In 1844, Johannes Baur opened his second hotel in Zurich right beside the lake with an open view of the mountains.
One of the first select member hotels of THE MOST FAMOUS HOTELS IN THE WORLD, The Baur is a synonym for Zurich. Traditional Swiss hotelkeeping meets an international clientele. Recently renovated it is in exquisite shape.
Below a snapshot of the most famous chef in histroy, Auguste Escoffier, who visited the Baur au Lac in 1930.