|This is the capital city's first egg festival. Photo giadinh.suckhoedoisong.vn|
HÀ NỘI — A food festival showcasing the variety of dishes that can be made from eggs, from simple to delicate ones, will be held for the first time in Hà Nội on June 26.
The egg festival is an activity within the Vietnamese Family Day 2022 celebrations. It is organised by the Vietnam Art and Culture Exhibition Centre in co-operation with the Hanoi Media Association, the Hanoi Professional Chefs Association, the World Super Chefs Association in Việt Nam, and the Megalink Media.
Festival-goers can witness celebrity guest chefs showcase their cooking skills by creating innovative egg dishes. The theme of the festival is creativity in egg processing from daily meals to the most luxurious dishes of Vietnamese and international cuisine.
According to Phạm Thanh Hà, Chairman of the Hanoi Media Association, five famous Vietnamese and international chefs will cook their distinctive egg dishes at this year’s festival.
|Visitors will see celebrity guest chefs showcasing their cooking skills to create innovative egg dishes. Photo courtesy of Hanoi Media Association|
They include Hervé Rodriguez (French Michelin chef, owner and head chef of Herve Dining restaurant, HCM City); Hoàng Tùng (owner of T.U.N.G Dining restaurant, one of the Top 100 best restaurants in Asia in 2021 voted by The World's 50 best); Võ Hoàng Nhân (Vietnam Top Chef Champion 2014); Lê Xuân Tâm (Chairman - World Association of Super Chefs in Vietnam, Chief Chef of Moo Beef restaurant) and Nguyễn Thị Ngọc Quyên (head chef at Movenpick Hotel Hanoi).
The five guest chefs will also act as judges for the Creative Chefs contest, in which 10 chefs across the Việt Nam will compete for the best egg dishes.
Another area of the festival will be dedicated to products of large enterprises in Việt Nam’s culinary sector, like spices, coffee machines or sauces made from eggs. In particular, 10 cream cakes will be presented to handicapped children in Hà Nội.
Visitors could also take selfies at the photo zone that features three giant eggs and 50 ostrich eggs that have been artistically painted for the event.
The egg festival will take place at Vân Hồ Exhibition Centre, located on No 2 Hoa Lư Street, Vietnam Art Exhibition Centre, from 1-6 pm on June 26. Tickets are free.
June 28 was chosen as the annual Việt Nam Family Day in 2007 by then Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, to reinforce the responsibilities of ministries, departments, social organisations and individuals, in the process of building families, to achieve the goals of prosperity, progress, equality and happiness. VNS