HCM City Tourism Department in collaboration with the Tourism Association will hold an international culinary festival at the water park Le Van Tam from 15-18 December 2016.

With the theme "The Art of multi-sensory cuisine" Food Festival in 2016 will take place from 15-18 / 12, at Le Van Tam Park (District 1, HCMC), with the participation of about 150 booths from 20 countries.

Ms. Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa, Deputy Director of the City’s Department of Tourism, Chief organizer of the festival, said: "Festival delicacies this year will elevate the quality, aim to promote travelers’ cuisine experiences”

Besides promoting cultural features traditional cuisine of Vietnam, the festival will bring to customers new trends of world cuisine. Organizing committee expected, the festival will create synergy with the activities of distinguished culture, attracting a large number of international visitors to Ho Chi Minh City at the end of the year ".

Besides, Countries’ culinary delicacies Festival also took place this year with many special activities such as introducing traditional culinary craft villages, introduction of wine, beer and water, cooking Korean food, grow culinary art exhibitions, programs converge Vietnamese coffee ...

At the festival, there are also competitions: Festival 5-star Chef, traditional delicacies implementation countries, outstanding performance, stalls...

Accordingly, in the program operation processing performances and cuisine at the booth takes place from 9 am - 22 hours. The organizers will build regional "common home cuisine Ho Chi Minh City" introduces the special dishes, typically from 24 districts.

In particular, the organizers will create conditions for poor children and disadvantaged to experience, interact and enjoy free food at the festival.

The main food booth will be divided into 5 areas represents multi-sensory art of cuisine: sight, smell, touch, taste, hearing ... Each region brings a distinctive look of enjoying different dishes offers the perfect experience for visitors to participate.

In which areas is the sense of taste and smell introduction booths cuisine with harmonious combination of taste, stimulates appetite and the appetite of diners as Western cuisine of Vietnam, Indian dishes, Thai dishes...

In particular, the highlight of the festival this year is the Festival program 5 star chef with the participation of 20 5-star hotel and two high-end restaurants in the city area.

With the theme "happy season" units exhibiting and introducing fresh bakery products prepared for the end of the wedding season, participating guests will enjoy the food and vote.

In addition to the culinary activities, tourists can chat with the Master chef of Vietnam Ngo Thanh Hoa and exchange from 10-11h30 with Master Chef Vietnam from 16/12.

In addition, during each day of the event will create exchange programs, interact with visitors as program Korean cooking, traditional delicacies Thi countries; Bartender mixing performances of Vietnam's top...

The opening ceremony took place on 15/12 at 18h00 and closing ceremony, awards at 18h00 December 18th at the main stage area.