The 1st Danang International Food Festival (DNIFF 2019), one of the most expected cuisine events in the city this summer, has been organised on the East Side of Dragon Bridge, Tran Hung Dao Street, Son Tra District from June 02nd to June 06th 2019.
Under the theme of “Taste of homeland”, this year’s Festival was upgraded with lots of activities and sub-programs, connecting the local and international gastronomy. At the event, tourists had the chance to enjoy various kind of international food preparing by famous international chefs at the International Food Corner.
The festival welcomed the attendance of chefs from 13 countries, namely the USA, Germany, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Australia, Mexico, Sweden, Lebanon, India, Greece, China and Turkey who are the world-class chefs and the honour members of the World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WORLDCHEFS) as well as the head chefs at the top restaurants in their home countries. In particular, the DNIFF 2019 greeted Mr. Thomas Andreas Gugler – President of the WORLDCHEFS. The highlight of the five-day festival was the “Big Dish” prepared by one famous chef each night who had been chosen by the President of World Asscociation of Chefs’ Societies.
Before the event’s Closing Ceremony, a cosy farewell dinner took place at Danaksara’s Restaurant, Furama Villas Danang on June 06th 2019. The feast was attended by Mr. Nguyen Xuan Binh – Deputy Director of Danang Department of Tourism, Chairman of the DNIFF Organizing Committee; Ms. Huynh Thi Huong Lan – Deputy Director of the Danang Center for Tourism Promotion, Vice Chairwoman of the DNIFF Organizing Committee; Mr. Thomas Andreas Gugler – President of the WORLDCHEFS; Mr. Keerthi Hapugasdeniya – Representative from Happy K Solution, Member of the World Chef Association, Founder of DNIFF and 13 famous chefs. The world-class chefs had the chance to enjoy authentic Central Vietnamese cuisine prepared by our Executive Chef Doan Van Tuan and his culinary team, which created a long-lasting impression for the chefs to cherish for the days to come.