|Chef Dương Thị Hải Anh and Nguyễn Thị Thúy of La Badiane team will take part in the fifth International Catering Cup to be held in Lyon, France, in January. — Photo Courtesy of organsier.
HCM CITY (VNS) — A two-member Vietnamese team will take part in the fifth International Catering Cup to be held in Lyon, France next January.
Dương Thị Hải Anh is head chef at Nineteen 11 Restaurant & Bar, and Nguyễn Thị Thúy is head pastry chef at D'Alice Dessert and Tea House, both in Hà Nội.
They won the Việt Nam competition organsied by Work Global in HCM City from February 13 to 19.
The contest, held for the second time in Việt Nam, attracted 12 two-member teams working in the catering industry. All received a week's training from famous French chef Fabien Pairon before the competition.
The criteria to win were hygiene, safety, flavour, aspects, experience, creativity, and team spirit, Pairon said.
The International Catering Cup is held every two years by the National Confederation of Charcutiers Catering (CNCT).
It is open to all professionals aged at least 23 from the food trades involved in a commercial catering activity either as an employee or a manager.
Việt Nam took part in the competition for the first time last year and finished fourth out of 12 teams. — VNS