Hoi An International Food Festival to feature 12 famous chefs

NDO – The third International Food Festival will be held from March 14-17 in the ancient city of Hoi An, Quang Nam province, with the participation of 12 famous chefs from around the world.


The chefs are members of the World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS) and come from numerous countries including Germany, Sweden, Russia, Portugal, Greece, the US, Malaysia, India and Vietnam.

They will cook many delicious dishes from the available local ingredients found in Hoi An and every night one of the chefs will introduce a typical dish at the ‘Big dish’ area.

Foreign music bands will provide a wide variety of street programmes and there will be a culinary carnival, which is expected to attract a large amount of visitors.

Hoi An city was recognised by the WACS as Vietnam’s food capital in 2017. The annual event aims to promote the image of the culture and tourism of the ancient city, to both domestic and foreign visitors.

The festival will offer an opportunity for local chefs to gain experience form leading global culinary experts.