Specifically, the show will be officially broadcast at 8:30 p.m. every Monday on Vietnam Television Channel 3 (VTV3), starting from June 12.
Le Hanh, CEO of TVHUB Joint Stock Company, emphasised that the programme has been a huge success in more than 24 countries over the past decade, and the Vietnamese version is expected to bring a unique and distinct Vietnamese culinary culture to the international stage.
The winner of the show will receive an incredible prize worth VND 300 million, earn a scholarship at a renowned culinary school, and have the opportunity to represent Vietnam in a variety of international cuisine competitions.
As the main judge of Top Chef Vietnam 2023, Alain Nguyen—chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City Chefs Association—said that this year’s version is looking for chefs who have a deep understanding of the value of Vietnamese ingredients, particularly their rich and diverse characteristics.
This year, TasteAtlas selected Vietnamese cuisine as one of the top 20 cuisines in the world. With its unique blend of flavors and aromas, it is no wonder that this Southeast Asian country has become a culinary destination for foodies. From the famous pho to the iconic banh mi, Vietnamese dishes offer something for everyone. From its rich history and culture, to its diverse ingredients and methods, it is easy to see why this delicate and flavorful cuisine has gained international attention. So why not explore the amazing flavors of Vietnamese food today?
The iconic American travel magazine, Travel & Leisure, has highly acclaimed Vietnamese cuisine, calling it the “quintessence” and encouraging international travelers to make Vietnam their first destination this year.