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Saigon Chefs Week to gather international master chefs

Update: October, 01/2018 - 16:27
2 Star Michelin chef Thierry Drapeau. — Photo courtesy of Hôtel des Arts Saigon
Viet Nam News

HCM CITY — Three Michelin-starred chefs, together with seven other talented chefs from all over the world, will converge at a culinary event hosted by Social Club Saigon of the Hôtel des Arts Saigon.

The first edition of ‘Saigon Chefs Week’, which will take place from October 9 to 13, aims to celebrate the Epicureans while honouring HCM City’s booming dining scene. The internationally-renowned chefs will share their passion and deliver a unique culinary experience.

The one week programme is a culinary journey including cooking classes hosted by the chefs themselves in their own distinctive kitchens, exquisite dinners across five of the best restaurants in town, and one weekend Epic Evening Brunch above the city on the 23rd floor of the Hôtel des Arts Saigon.

3 Star Michelin chef Jacques Pourcel. — Photo courtesy of Hôtel des Arts Saigon

The gastronomic journey will start at Jardin des Sens restaurant with an eight-course dinner created by 3 Star Michelin chef Jacques Pourcel, 1 Star Michelin chef Richard Toix, and Master Chef Alain Caron.

The next destination will be Le Corto restaurant with chef Sakal Phoeung – who won the title Maitre Cuisinier de France, and Michelin chef Pourcel.

The culinary journey then will continue with the “Wood Fire” Dinner at Quince by 1 Star Michelin chef Jean-Baptiste Natali and Quince’s Executive Chef Julien Perraudin.

Hôtel des Arts Saigon’s Executive Chef Egidio Latorraca. — Photo courtesy of Hôtel des Arts Saigon

On October 12, a seafood feast at L’Escale restaurant will be hosted by 2 Star Michelin chef Thierry Drapeau and Hôtel des Arts Saigon Executive Chef Egidio Latorraca.

The final destination will be the Social Club restaurant with the extravagant Epic Evening Brunch hosted by Executive Chef Latorraca and the Bocused’Or Vietnam Chef Daniel Nguyễn, together with all other culinary masters who have joined the Saigon Chefs Week.

Art is always one of the key values of every event held by Hôtel des Arts Saigon, including the Epic Evening Brunch. An art exhibition and an artistic performance by the French contemporary artist Christopher Lecoutre will light up the night. — VNS



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