Diners enjoy Italian cuisine in Hanoi

The Hanoitimes - The Italian Cuisine Weeks in Vietnam will last until December 13.


Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Danang and Nha Trang are hosting over 10 events for the Italian Cuisine Weeks in Vietnam. 

 The Italian Cuisine Weeks in Vietnam. Photo: ICHAM

The Italian Cuisine Weeks in the world is an initiative involving the whole network of 296 Italian diplomatic and consular missions and Italian Cultural Institutes to promote the Italian culinary culture, which is at the core of the Mediterranean food and so fundamental to the Italian identity and lifestyle.

Over 1,000 events will be organized around the world during these weeks to promote the Italian cuisine and its regional varieties. 

They include masterclasses with Italian chefs and sommeliers, food and wine tastings and pairings, cultural events and exhibitions, cooking classes, Italian product fairs in deli stores, thematic lunches and dinners with Vietnamese celebrities and Italian protagonists of the culinary panorama in Vietnam. 

Besides, dozens of Italian restaurants all over Vietnam, from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, from Danang to Nha Trang, from Vung Tau to Da Lat, will present for the occasion authentic and original Italian specialties and menus, at an affordable price, to be made available to customers from November 12 to 29.

The ambition is to raise attention on the Italian cuisine and products, their connection with conviviality, hospitality, lifestyle and healthiness, but also on the enrichment driven by exchanges between Italian and Vietnamese culinary traditions.

As in previous editions, the Italian Cuisine Weeks events will be showcasing the best of Italian food and wine culture to Vietnam, through the excellence of Italian products, which are guaranteed by a verified production chain and protected by an effective geographical indications system.

The whole Sistema Italia in Vietnam (Embassy in Hanoi, Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, Italian Trade Agency and ICHAM – Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam) is committed to promoting the World Week of Italian Cuisine, as a consistent and effective initiative to consolidate the bilateral relations with Vietnam.