Hoi An International Culinary Festival 2017

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(QNO) – The 3rd Hoi An International Culinary Festival 2017 started on June 12 at the An Hoi Sculpture Garden (Hoi An city, Quang Nam province). Standing Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Huynh Khanh Toan was present at the event.

Phó Chủ tịch UBND tỉnh Huỳnh Khánh Toàn tặng hoa cho các đầu bêp
Vice Chairman Toan (left) gives flowers to the chefs at the festival

The festival named Challenges of Cao Lau faces 10 international chefs working in Vietnamese restaurants. They bring different flavours of Cao Lau of their own countries to local residents and visitors. As an activity of the 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival 2017, the event contributes to the Hoi An tourism brand name promotion and confirmation. At the same time, it is also a chance for local chefs and international food experts to exchange experiences.

Chuẩn bị sợi cao lầu
Making Cao Lau vermicelli.

The Hoi An food has recently become world famous for its special flavours through international travel magazines. Especially, at the 2nd International Culinary Festival (in March, 2017), Hoi An was honored to be the “Food Capital of Vietnam” by the World Association of Chefs’ Societies. It was also chosen as a place for Vietnamese and foreign cuisine connection and exchange via the annual international food festival.

The culinary festival will end on June 14.

Sợi cao lầu sau khi được cắt xén
Cao Lau vermicelli.
Cao lầu là món ăn khá đặc trưng của Hội An
Cao Lau – one of the Hoi An typical dishes.
Du khách hào hứng với món cao lầu tại Liên hoan ẩm thực
Visitors and Cao Lau at the festival.
Cao lầu đã góp phần tạo nên thương hiệu ẩm thực Hội An
Cao Lau contributes to Hoi An cuisine brand name.
Trình diễn chế biến cao lầu
Cooking Cao Lau.
Các đầu bếp rất háo hức khi được tham dự Liên hoan ẩm thực
Chefs at the festival.
 Liên hoan ẩm thực là cơ hội giao lưu giữa những đầu bếp quốc tế với các đầu bếp địa phương
The exchange between local and foreign chefs at the festival