Cong will represent Vietnam at the Bocuse d’Or Asia in Shanghai in 2012, with the other semifinals to be held in Europe, the US, and South America.
The final to find the global winner will be held in Lyons, France.
At the Nha Trang College of Tourism, Art and Culture, where the event was held for the first time in Vietnam, Tran Thai Bao of Ho Chi Minh City’s Caravelle Hotel and Nguyen Trung Tuyen of Anna Mandara Resort, Khanh Hoa, won the second and third prizes.
The biennial cooking competition was started in 1987, named after French chef Paul Bocuse, to honor the most talented chefs around the world.
Source: Tuoi Tre News