Passion Week at Park Hyatt Saigon

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 15:41

Passion Week 2019 at Park Hyatt Saigon features a series of culinary and culture activities withexperts, including Michelin-starred chefs,invited for the event. —  VNS Photo

Leveraging on last year’s success, Park Hyatt Saigon is bringing back the long-anticipated Passion Week event for the second time in HCM City.

This year, Passion Week features a series of culinary and culture activities with several experts invited for the event.

Passion Week 2019 gathers renowned artists from various fields who hare their passion for contemporary art and cuisine. The event is part of Park Hyatt Masters of Food & Wine, which is a series of sophisticated culinary and beverage experiences hosted at Park Hyatt locations around the world.

For four days from October 23 - 26, Passion Week 2nd Edition will host a series of exciting master classes conducted by internationally acclaimed artists, as well as exclusive dining experiences by Michelin-starred chefs. This unique event features a whole week full of art, beauty, inspiration and gastronomy.

The event will host exclusive workshops in which participants gain insights into the remarkable skills and knowledge of internationally prominent masters in art, food and wine. The master classes include floral design, photography, chocolate, and wine; mixology; and how to build an art collection and how to collect vintage watches.

From October 23 to 26, Passion Week introduces four lunches and four gala wine dinners, all created and catered by current Michelin-starred chefs.

Chef Jun Lee, a one Michelin-starred chef, will create lunch and dinner on October 23.

After working in the US at different Michelin-starred restaurants, Chef Jun Lee returned to Seoul and opened his own restaurant Soigne1 in 2015, which has held one Michelin star since 2016. His cooking style reflects his vast international experiences by infusing French, Italian and American techniques and flavours into the structure of Korean cuisine.

Chef Ryohei Kawasaki, a one Michelin-starred chef, will present lunch and dinner on October 24.

Ryohei Kawasaki is a Japanese chef based in Paris whose cuisine is interpreted as Japanese-French fusion. He opened his first restaurant, Noborimachi Saryo, in Hiroshima, introducing locals to the secrets of French food. His dishes are highly minimal but do not compromise on flavour.

Chef Gaetano Trovato, a two Michelin-starred chef, will prepare lunch and dinner on October 25.

Chef Gaetano Trovato is the chef and owner of Arnolfo Restaurant in Tuscany. At age 26, he was awarded the first of two Michelin stars. During his tenure, both Gaetano and Arnolfo Restaurant have received numerous awards, including three Luigi Veronelli stars, Gambero Rosso Emerging chef, Outstanding Chef from the L’Espresso Guide, two Michelin stars and three forks in the Gambero Rosso guide.

Chef Jacob Jan, a three Michelin-starred chef, will host lunch and dinner on October 26. Born in Austria, chef Jacob Jan held positions at exclusive restaurants in Germany, England and Belgium before opening his own restaurant De Leest in Vaassen in 2002.

The restaurant received its first Michelin star in 2003, its second in 2007 and its third Michelin star in 2014. From his extensive international experiences, Chef Jacob Jan will create cosmopolitan and creative dishes.

Park Hyatt Saigon is located at 2 Lam Sơn Square in District 1. For reservations, call (028) 38241234. — VNS


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