|Chefs from Mường Thanh Hospitality will present specialities of the north-western region including sticky rice and grilled pork. Photo nhamuong.com|
HÀ NỘI — A cooking contest is taking place on Wednesday at Mường Thanh Luxury Quảng Ninh Hotel, near Hạ Long Bay, with the theme Quintessence of Vietnamese Kitchens.
The contest draws the participation of more than 100 chefs nationwide, honouring the cuisines of different localities and promote the uniqueness and diversity of Vietnamese gastronomy.
After showing off their talents in cooking, the contestants also present the meaning, origin and concept of the dishes. The Việt Nam Book of Records, VietKings, will give certificates for the regional delicacies of Việt Nam.
The delicacies will be assessed by a jury including Chairman of the Royal Chefs Association Dương Văn Hùng, Masterchef Việt Nam 2013 Ngô Thanh Hòa, Top Chef Việt Nam 2014 Võ Hoàng Nhân and Trần Thị Hiền Minh, author of the book Hương Bếp Nhà (Scent from the Home Kitchen). — VNS