Da Nang chefs introduced to regional cuisine

By DA NANG Today / DA NANG Today
November 04, 2023, 14:06 [GMT+7]

Chefs from accommodation establishments, restaurants, and cruise ships across Da Nang attended a training course on preparing regional dishes to serve tourists, themed ‘Xu Quang Cuisine’, on Thursday afternoon.

Artisan Tran Thi Dong (in ‘Ao Dai’) instructs chefs to prepare Phu Chiem-style Quang noodles. Photo: THU HA
Culinary artisan Tran Thi Dong (in ‘Ao Dai’) instructs chefs to prepare Phu Chiem-style Quang noodles. Photo: THU HA

The event was jointly organised by the Da Nang Department of Tourism, the College of Tourism, and the city’s Culinary Culture Association.

During the event, participants had the opportunity to directly practice preparing dishes under the supervision of artisans and had culinary exchanges.

These activities helped participating units improve the quality of typical Vietnamese regional dishes, thereby contributing to promoting culinary products as unique ones to lure more domestic and international visitors to Da Nang, building a brand, and enhancing the exchange of traditional culinary culture.

Notably, culinary artisan Tran Thi Dong, who won the second prize at the first-ever Quang Noodle Festival themed 'The Quintessence of Quang Noodles - Phu Chiem' directly guided and shared experience in preparing Phu Chiem-style Quang noodles and corn sweet soup.

According to Director of the municipal Department of Tourism Truong Thi Hong Hanh, under the municipal People's Committee-agreed Plan No. 114/KH-UBND dated May 24, 2023 on developing cuisine into a unique tourism product in Da Nang during the 2023-2030 period, the city prioritises exploiting and developing cuisine to become a unique tourism product in the city.

This is a necessary strategy to meet the essential needs of tourists and residents, creating new products and different attractions for destinations, in order for visitors to enjoy a variety of cuisine and delicious dishes nationwide and worldwide.

Besides, it contributes to stimulating spending, and attracting tourist markets, experts, investors and others, hereby making an important contribution to the city budget revenue and its economic development, and creating jobs for locals.

In the future, some training courses on preparing regional dishes with the topic of Northern, Central and Southern Cuisine will be organised in the city, aiming to facilitate visitors to enjoy delicious and strange dishes of the three regions.

Reporting by THU HA - Translating by M.DUNG