The 4th Hoi An International Food Festival 2019 was officially opened in the central province of Quang Nam with the participation of nine chefs from Germany, Japan, France, Hong Kong (China), Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam.
During the festival themed “Cao Lau Challenge” taking place from April 12-14, the chefs will make Cao Lau dishes according to their national style to serve diners.
Aside from enjoying foods, visitors to the festival can see attractive music programs and amusement activities at night. Deputy chairman of Quang Nam province People’s Committee Tran Van Tan said that the annually organized event contributes in implementing Resolution 08 of the provincial Party Committee on tourist development by 2020. Quang Nam has been striving to get the target of eight million visitors by the year. According to TripAdvisor, Hoi An is listed in the top 25 destinations with the best cuisine in the world. Meantime, Lonely Planet has ranked cooking class service in Hoi An in the world is top 10 for visitors to get the special travel experiences. Mi Quang and Cao Lau are recognized as dishes meeting the criteria of “Asian cuisine value” and Hoi An market is named “Cuisine Heaven”. Hoi An cuisine has been formed through many decades of trading with merchants from lots of nations in the world. The outstanding thing in Hoi An cuisine is the harmonious combination of quintessence from the world’s leading cuisine nations such as China, Japan, India and Western countries and the local character in food processing and materials usage.