Golden Spoon is promoting tourism

Thứ tư, 21/05/2014 10:12

On May 21st the preliminary round of the Golden Spoon contest took place in Can Tho City with the theme of Drawing a Vietnam Cuisine Map”

There are 13 teams competing in this contest, coming from: Can Tho, Tien Giang, Ben Tre, Dong Thap and Vinh Long. The contest is sponsored by Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Vietnam with the Ly's Horeca brand of the Minh Long Ceramics Company being the main sponsor.

The results of the preliminary round were: Champions - An Hoa hotel restaurant (Ben Tre province). Second prizes went to the Saigon Beer Club (Dong Thap province) and Van Phat 1 hotel restaurant (Can Tho province). The second prizes were worth VND 30 million each.

All winning dishes met the criteria of the Organizing Committee: traditional country style dishes featuring typical cultural values or authentic local characteristics and contributing to the diversification of Vietnamese cuisine. They represented the message that every dish should promote local culture.

This is the second season of the “Golden Spoon - Drawing a Vietnamese Cuisine Map”. The contest will take place in 10 provinces, in cities which represent Vietnam and will be extended until October. First in Can Tho it will then move on to Kien Giang, HCm City, Binh Duong, Lam Dong, Khanh Hoa, Danang, Quang Ninh, Hanoi and Lao Cai.

After the semi-finals in North and South, the final will take place in Binh Duong province on December 10th. The total value of prizes of this contest is VND 3 billion including the winners prize of VND1 billion. Other prizes will be awarded for each round and each region.

The renowned artist and Vietnamese product ambassador, Kim Xuan said that this contest is to honor talented chefs, who use their skill to present dishes in the most refined manner. They also contribute to the enrichment of Vietnamese cuisine culture. This in turn promotes Vietnamese cuisine tourism to the international community.

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