The most prestigious hospitality competition, the George Baptiste Cup, will come to Asia for the first time when it is held in Vietnam in late May, the Hue Tourism College announced recently – This time with both Vietnamese and Danish participation.
The highlight of “Vietnamese and International Gastronomy” will take place from May 25 to 31 in Hue. The contest has sixty contestants form Vietnam, Denmark, Canada, Japan, Poland, Mexico and – of course – France. The bontestants will be either trainees of the hospitality sector or professional waiters and head-waiters from haute cuisine restaurants.
The event starts with the Vietnamese National Cup on May 25, followed by the International Cup on May 29. The event will close on May 30 with the award ceremony and a gala dinner.
The event will be supervised by Franck Languille, president of the French Georges Baptiste Cup Bureau and maitre d’hotel at the French National Assembly.