Hanoi to host traditional cooking competition
A traditional Vietnamese cooking competition will take place in Hanoi, headed by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).
The competition will be held for cooks from many hotels and restaurants across the country. Each contestant must have at least three years of working experience to enter, and each hotel or restaurant can have one to three staff members to prepare traditional dishes.
This competition will be organised to celebrate the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi and 50 years of Vietnam Tourism.
The first round will be held in individual regions by the local Departments of Culture, Sports and Tourism from now through October 15. The best results will be sent to the VNAT before October 30 take part in the finals in mid December