is about to get a new Swiss restaurant that will offer gooey melted
is set to debut mid-April at the Lakeland Village Center development
inside the Bridgeland community of Cypress. Swiss native Markus
Klauser is the mastermind behind Edelweiss. He will be the head chef.
He co-owns it with William Payne and their wives who live in Cypress.
has worked in the restaurant industry with his aunt who owns an
eatery back home. However, while in the U.S., he started to miss the
Swiss cuisine. He said the Swiss see dining has a way to bring
family and friends together. He said through dishes like the raclette
cheese will amplify this kind of experience.
can choose from a large array of cheese rounds, scraped and melted
table-side onto meat, pasta and vegetable dishes. Some traditional
Swiss dishes to be offered include:
- Alpermagronen – penne pasta peppered with creamy cheese sauced potato cubes and onion crisps on top
- Zurcher geschmetzeltes mit rosti – beef strips and mushrooms in a made-in-house gravy with Swiss hashbrowns
said Edelweiss can be the place people can come to relax and hang out
with their family and friends. He said the goal is to make dining
something eventful rather than a quick spot for a meal.
Edelweiss finally opens in the Lakeland Village Center, it will be
one of many new restaurants in the area; Local Table is one other
restaurant to open.
Edelweiss will be open Tuesday through Sunday; closed on Mondays.