Shared enthusiasm: Some voices of the Waag team

Sepp Wimmer
«I am fascinated by my work and by the challenge of recognizing the unspoken wishes of my guests and meeting their expectations.»

Sepp Wimmer, Zunfthaus host

For Sepp Wimmer the Zunfthaus zur Waag is more than a workplace. He has devoted himself to managing the business since 2004 and continues to do so with unchanging enthusiasm and an unerring instinct for the desires and wellbeing of his guests. He has great respect for the cultural heritage of the Zunfthaus and manages it with great dedication, inner passion and Austrian charm.

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Sandra Wimmer
«My husband and I complement each other perfectly. I enjoy translating his charming hospitality into numbers and hosting the accounts.»

Sandra Wimmer, Administration

Since 2004 Sandra Wimmer has worked with her husband part-time and is responsible for the human resources, marketing and accounting tasks at the Zunfthaus zur Waag. These include, for example, end-of-month accounts,  employees salaries, social media and maintaining the website.

Markus Schels
«There is no greater pleasure than to surprise a person by giving him more than he expected.»
-Charles Bodelaire-

Markus Schels, Operations Assistant

Since January 2022, Markus Schels from Germany can be found throughout the house as deputy to Zunftwirt Sepp Wimmer, be it at banquets, in event coordination or in the à-la-carte restaurant. He takes care of all the wishes and concerns of our guests and supports the staff in their activities.

Sandra Degiacomi
''What I appreciate about my job is the contact with people, the versatility and the daily new challenges in order to fulfil the wishes of our guests.''

Sandra Degiacomi, Event Manager

After completing her Matura, Sandra Degiacomi from St. Moritz has graduated the hotel management school in Lucerne as Dipl. Hotelière-Restauratrice HF/SHL. The close contact with guests and the variety of events spurs her on every day. With her cheerful and organised nature and great professional competence, she is always ready to help our guests with advice and assistance when booking events.

Ines Sägling
No pleasure is temporary, for the impression it leaves is lasting. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe-

Ines Sägling, Event coordinator

After her apprenticeship as a restaurant manageress in Germany, Ines Sägling graduated from the Hotel Management School Lucerne with a Dipl. Hotelière-Restauratrice HF/SHL. She has been working in banquet administration and event coordination for many years.  Since June 2021, the sympathetic mother of two sons is a great asset to our event coordination with her organized and expeditious manner.

Tobias Hanne
«An excellent cuisine is the foundation of all happiness»
- Auguste Escoffier -

Tobias Hanne, Head chef

Tobias Hanne from Germany can look back on a remarkable career in the best restaurants and hotels in Switzerland and nearby countries. Since January 2022, he has been responsible for the culinary excellence in our kitchen. With a lot of passion and expertise, he leads his team through the challenging task of delighting our guests anew every day.

Wojciech Grzejszczyk
«My work is very varied, every day is different.

Wojciech Grzejszczyk, Sous-Chef

Wolle, as we call him,  has worked in Austria, Germany and Switzerland in renowned establishments before he joined us in 2010 as Chef Pâtissier. Since then, he has been conjuring up desserts for our guests with a lot of passion and great professional skill. But it is not only desserts that are close to his heart. Since January 2022, he has been sous-chef, responsible for à la carte and banquet production and acts as deputy to the head chef.

Natale Morana
«My daily goal is to give our guests a moment of peace and enjoyment. Even a short visit to the restaurant should give a long-lasting pleasure.»

Natale Morana, Restaurant Manager

Natale Morana and his team are responsible for the smooth service flow in our à-la-carte restaurant on the 1st floor and on the terrace. Born in Sicily, he has worked in the best restaurants and hotels in Switzerland and Italy and has been taking care of our guests with charm and a high level of professionalism since January 2022.

Patrick Blawah
«My job is different every day and I appreciate the flexible working hours. It makes me feel good when people are happy with my work.»

Patrick Blawah, Allrounder

Patrick Blawah from Liberia has been our trusted man about the house since 2008. He is never tired and always smiling as he carries chairs and banqueting tables from one place to another, carefully sets out the festive tables in the banqueting rooms, deals with any technical issues and is always there when you need him.