The actual festival premiere will take place on Sunday, August 28, 2022, 16:00 to 21:00. Top-class chefs have announced themselves, including 12 star chefs from Switzerland and a top pâtissier. They will all delight the guests with their creations. In addition to hosts Tristan Brandt and Niklas Oberhofer, two-star chefs Jeroen Achtien (Restaurants Sens, Vitznauerhof, Vitznau), Rolf Fliegauf (Ecco Giardino, Ascona), Christian Kuchler (Taverne zum Schäfli, Wigoltingen), Patrick Mahler (focus Atelier, Park Hotel Vitznau, Vitznau) and Sebastian Zier (Einstein Gourmet, St. Gallen) will take the festival stage. Star chefs Marco Campanella (La Brezza, Hotel Eden Roc, Ascona) and twin brothers Dominik Sato (Restaurant Seepark, Thun) and Fabio Toffolon (Restaurant zum Äusseren Stand, Bern) have also announced their presence at the premiere of the First Waldhaus Flims Festival of the Arts. Active support comes from Germany with the likeable star chef Nico Burkhardt (Gourmetrestaurant NB, Schorndorf). Andy Vorbusch (Pâtissier of the Year 2007. Hospitality Vision Lake Lucerne) will take care of the sweet end. Drinking pleasure will be provided by Champagne Moët & Chandon and wine partner von Salis, among others, while numerous regional gourmet and non-food partners, such as Samsung, which is responsible for the visual incentives, will provide further surprise moments.