Infomation of the 4th Hội An International Food Festival 2019

Monday - 08/04/2019 23:03

At the Marketing Conference in Ho Chi Minh City, the leading expert in modern marketing Philip Kotler has suggested building the Vietnamese brand to the "Kitchen of the World" from recognition of the richness, great taste and nutrition that Vietnamese food brought. In that long and diverse cuisine, Hoi An city is recognized as one of Vietnam’s food capitals by Mr. Thomas A. Gugler - President of the World Association of Chefs’ Societies in 2017.

The trade among different nations in Hoi An port in the 16th - 17th century has brought the cuisine here the harmonious combination  from the world's leading culinary countries such as: China, Japan , India, Western countries, etc... This factor plus its own identity in cooking, ingredient combination, soil and abundant local produce enable Hoi An to develop its special cuisine.
Hoi An today is a favorite destination for visitors; the development of tourism with thousands of multinational-tourist visits every day has led to the diversity of business types and styles of enjoying food in Hoi An.  Therefore, after the success of the last three years’ events, Hoi An continues to be chosen as the meeting place for the world's top culinary experts at "THE 4TH INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL - HOI AN 2019" which is scheduled to be taken place from April 11th to 14th 2019 at An Hoi Sculpture Garden.
This year, the event with the theme "Cao Lau Challenge" will introduce the traditional dish of  Hoi An and the chefs will also remix this dish in their own style to serve visitors.  In the exciting atmosphere of artistic performances every night, the 10 chefs from Germany, Japan, France, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, The Philippines and Vietnam will bring visitors great food.
Hoi An culinary culture has been creating great attraction to experts and tourists from all over the world.  Hoi An was honored in "Top 25 of best food cities" by TripAdvisor, Hoi An cooking class listed in "Top 10 most exciting experiences on the planet" by Lonely Planet, Mi Quang and Cao Lau dishes recognized as "Top Asian culinary value", Hoi An market voted as "Food Paradise", etc ... This is a base that make Hoi An International Food Festival" happen since 2016.  Through this event, Hoi An city will have an chance to introduce its values of local cuisine, promote the images of culture – tourism and cuisine of Hoi An to visitors in and outside Vietnam, creating opportunities for local chefs, people of Hoi An and visitors to exchange with international experts. 
Time Activity Venue
April 12th, 2019
16:30 – 18:00 Street parade  The ancient town
18:00 – 18:45 Opening ceremony   An Hoi Sculpture Garden
18:45 – 19:15 The chefs cook Cao Lau. An Hoi Sculpture Garden
April 14th, 2019
17:00 – 18:00  Cao Lau big dish An Hoi Sculpture Garden
Award ceremony
18:00 – 19:00 Closing ceremony
Regular Activities (From April 12th to April 14th, 2019)
17:00 – 21:30 The chefs cook and serve Cao Lau at booths. An Hoi Sculpture Garden
19:00 – 21:30 Traditional instrumental concert and contemporary music performance An Hoi Sculpture Garden
For further information, please contact:
* STANDING  OFFICE: The Center for Culture, Sports, Radio and Television of Hội An city
Address: 01 Cao Hong Lanh st., Hoi An city
Tel: (0235) 3861327
Email: ttvhtt@dng.vnn.vn
Website: www.HoiAnWorldHeritage.org.vn - www.HoianAncientTown.vn
* Hoi An Culinary Events Company
Address: 106 Nguyễn Thái Học st., Hoi An city
Tel : 0934607217 (Ms Hien)
Email: contact@hoianiff.com
Website: www.hoianinternationalfoodfestival.com


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