The reformer and the keeper came away empty-handed: Urs Pfäffli won the choice of direction and is the new President of Gastro Zürich.
It was a victory in a battle election. 39 out of 65 delegates from the Gastro Zürich branch association elected Urs Pfäffli as the new President of the largest section of Gastro Suisse in the second ballot on Monday afternoon.
It wasn’t any decisions. It was a choice of direction for the association that had previously been chaired by Ernst Bachmann for 25 years. The 75-year-old former SVP cantonal councilor and landlord in Muggenbühl in Wollishofen, who had to resign due to age.
Schnitzel with fries versus trendy gastronomy
The internal dispute was about a culture war between the old innkeepers with a more traditional bourgeois orientation and younger, more innovative forces, especially from Zurich – “Schnitzel with fries versus trendy gastronomy”, the conflict could be a bit casual.