Peter Knogl has been Chef de cuisine of the Restaurant Cheval Blanc by Peter Knoglsince the spring of 2007. The son of a Bavarian farmer began his epicurean journey in the charming Bavarian lakeside village of Aschau im Chiemgau, where he worked under the tutelage of the Michelin 3-Star celebrity chef Heinz Winkler. Having refined his natural talents at several first-class dining establishments, Knogl’s career took him to the city of Basel in 2007, where he has dazzled the culinary world with bold dining concepts ever since.

The iconic Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois is one of Europe’s oldest city hotels and exudes the charm and elegance of a historic grand hotel. It goes without saying that our luxury establishment offers everything that a discerning guest should expect from a hotel in the five-star category.

Gourmets will be spoiled for choice at the hotel’s fine dining restaurant Cheval Blanc.Peter Knogl is uncompromising in using only the finest ingredients for his recipes and giving the natural taste of these ingredients precedence over other flavours. This approach has doubtlessly played a role in earning him many prestigious awards, such as Gault Millau “Chef of the Year 2011 and 2015”. Intelligent composition is the hallmark of his creations and dishes unfold in a manner that is straightforward and authentic. These qualities make Knogl’s cuisine a joy for any gourmet.

The 47-year-old now joins only two other chefs in Switzerland – Franck Giovanniniat the Hôtel de Ville in Crissier and Andreas Caminada at the Schloss Schauenstein in Fürstenau – in holding three Michelin stars, generally acknowledged as the highest accolade possible for a chef, after being awarded the highly coveted award earlier this year.



  • ThreeMichelin stars
  • 19Gault Millau Points




Cheval Blanc

Blumenrain 8

4001 Basel

+41 (0) 61 260 50 07