Under the experienced eye of Chef Nasser Jeffane, Café Calla offers a mix of modern Swiss/French and health-conscious cuisine, centered around seasonal and locally-sourced produce. Alongside this innovative selection of organic-based recipes, guests will also enjoy an extensive choice of beverages including mocktails, organic cocktails and a variety of wines from the Geneva region.
With its relaxing yet elegant atmosphere on the banks of the River Rhône, Café Calla features a 120-seat dining room, a shaded Parisian-style terrace and an exclusive 10-seat Chef’s Table, all complemented by a walk-in 1500-bottle wine cellar.
Proposing only the freshest home-made recipes and locally sourced meat and fish, Chef Jeffane has designed a range of dining options including an extensive a la carte menu. Created especially for the needs of our lunch business guests, the restaurant also features a “CHF 55 lunch in 55 minutes” three-course menu. In the evening, a cheese glass dome will be available in the wine cellar, while at weekends guests can enjoy live cooking stands and a seasonal buffet for Sunday Brunch.
Having worked alongside with renowned chef Thierry Marx, Chef Nasser Jeffane has worked at various Michelin-starred restaurants and hotels, including Le Pré Catelan and Hotel Lutetia in Paris. In addition, he worked as a Sous-Chef at Michelin-starred restaurant Sur Mesure at Mandarin Oriental, Paris for the past two years before joining Mandarin Oriental, Geneva.
Tuna tartar flavored with Asian spices, cucumber and coconut cream
Beef filet and melted scamorza with tomatoes, “Pont-Neuf” potatoes
Pan seared or grilled salmon, miso and artichoke mousseline, lemon preserved fregola and sucrine salad coulis