|Italian Cuisine Week is being celebrated in HCM City to introduce the cultural values of the European nation. — VNS File Photo.|
HCM CITY — Italian Cuisine Week is being celebrated in HCM City to introduce the cultural values of the European nation.
Organised by the Italian consulate in the city and to run until November 29, the event includes Italian chefs, food tasting and dinners, cultural events, conferences, and commercial promotion programmes.
It began with the “Learning by Eating the Italian Way” seminar on November 16. The “Triple I Conversation on the Theme of Food Business” seminar will be held at the consulate on November 23, and the “Borsa Vini” exhibition at The Reverie Saigon hotel on November 26.
Many thematic dinners are planned in collaboration with restaurants and hotels in the city like Namo Tuscan Grill, Bamboo Chic Restaurant, The Reverie Saigon’s Romeo and Juliet Restaurant, and the Park Hyatt Saigon.
The event is part of the International Italian Cuisine Week world-wide to introduce the excellence of Italian cuisine, promote the positive effects of the Mediterranean diet on human health and show Italians’ culinary traditions as an essential part of life and a source of inspiration for art and literature. — VNS