Our history

The Chlösterli - legendary since ever.

In the two centuries of its existence, the Chlösterli has experienced many things. At the beginning of the 19th century, it served as a bakery and grocery shop, then later as a residential house and inn, and even as a home. 

 

Despite all the changes and changes of ownership, one thing has always remained the same:

the dance floor with its famous dance evenings.

 

Where Liz Taylor and Roger Moore used to spend their sleepy sunsets.

From the second half of the 20th century at the latest, the Gstaad Chalet made a name for itself worldwide with its restaurant and dancing. Famous names like Roger Moore, Liz Taylor, 

David Niven, Günter Netzer and Robert Wagner have already been our guests.

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Our hosts

Our motivated chefs and service staff are the heart of the Chlösterli Gstaad. They prepare, reinterpret and serve exceptional dishes with the highest quality and creativity. We stand for a well-functioning team to make every guest happy at the Chlösterli.

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Martin Bieri

Martin Bieri laid the foundation for his culinary career during his apprenticeship years in Emmental and his years of travelling in establishments with typical French cuisine. He became already a chef at the age of 25 and created his own menu for the opening of a 4-star hotel. After that, he was to be found in the kitchens of many renowned addresses - at the Schweizerhof Bern, the Guarda Val in Lenzerheide or the Eggli mountain restaurant on Gstaad's local mountain, to name just a few. Most recently, he cooked at the Golf Club Gstaad, where his legendary Wienerschnitzel, delicious liver from the Gsteiger pig or the perfectly roasted Swiss poussins with sage butter were among the dishes on the menu.

 

In his innovative cuisine, Martin Bieri combines traditional, authentic dishes with a touch of exotic ingredients from Asia. And yet every guest should find a piece of home in his dishes. The commitment and passion of the Emmental-born chef were most recently rewarded with 16 Gault Millau points and a Guide Michelin star at Guardaval.

"My dishes are well-balanced and yet provide a certain element of surprise."