Upcoming exhibition

Dinner is served! The story of French cuisine

Photo: Sueddeutsche Zeitung Photo / Alamy Stock Photo

From May 17 to October 2019

Enjoy and reflect on the elegance, richness, and many delights of a remarkable way of life – French gastronomy.

Celebrate how France, on the strength of its high-quality products and exemplary culinary creativity, brought the art of cuisine to its height – to the point where UNESCO placed the French gastronomic meal on its list of humanity’s intangible cultural heritage in 2010.

The exhibition will cover the captivating history of French gastronomy, imbued with luxury, good taste, and refinement - not to mention the utmost precision and adherence to etiquette - as well as the pleasure of eating, drinking, celebrating and of well-being, together.

During every course, from aperitif to dessert, you will enjoy delicious anecdotes and encounter extraordinary people – from monarchs to gourmets to philosophers – each of whom contributed to the art of eating well. Many of the secrets to success of the great artisans and houses of culinary art will be revealed, and you will come to realize how this exceptional savoir-faire has inspired so many artists and authors.

Come feast your eyes on Dinner is served! The story of French cuisine.