An annual hospitality and food industry exhibition opened in Ho Chi Minh City Wednesday featuring exhibitors from 24 countries and territories. Food & Hotel Vietnam 2006 features equipment, supplies, and services used in the food and beverage, hotel, restaurant, and bakery businesses. Ting Siew Mui, director of the fair and manager of Singapore Exhibition Services Pte Ltd., the organizer, said the three-day event hoped to capture the rapid development of the food and hospitality sectors in Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Food and hotel exhibition kicks off in Vietnam
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Park Hyatt Saigon revamps its food and beverage team The Saigon Times Daily The Park Hyatt Saigon has announced new appointments of three key positions in its Food and Beverage team. They are Ricarda Schneider as the new Director of Food and Beverage, Marco Torre as Executive Chef, and Ivan Barone as Chef de Cuisine at Opera restaurant. Since his arrival in 2012 as Executive Sous Chef, Torre has contributed tremendously to the culinary excellence at the Park Hyatt Saigon, with his expertise in both casual and fine dining. In his new position as Executive Chef, Torre will have the opportunity to explore and enhance his managerial skills, while further guiding the hotel towards culinary distinction and innovation. As the new Director of Food and Beverage, Ricarda Schneider is bringing her 19 years of experience in the hospitality industry to the celebrated cuisine outlets at the Park Hyatt Saigon. The German native held the same position at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne, the Park Hyatt … [Read more...] about Park Hyatt Saigon revamps its food and beverage team
Premier food and hotel show opens today By Quoc Hung - The Saigon Times Daily HCMC - The three-day Food & Hotel Vietnam 2009 will open today at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) in HCMC's District 7, featuring a wide range of quality products and solutions from the international food and hospitality marketplace. The fifth annual exhibition of its type is the gathering place for more than 350 exhibitors from 29 countries and territories, with three-fourths of them being foreign players, said the organizers. The event will be attended by many high-profile foreign firms like Charles Wembley, Chinatown Food, Del Monte, EuroChef, Flanders Investment & Trade, Grand Place Chocolate, and Meat & Livestock Australia to name but a few. Local counterparts in the event include An Nam Fine Food/An Nam Equipment, Good Food, Minh Long I Co., New Viet Dairy, Tan Uc Viet, Unilever, and newcomers Dan & Dan, Angst Truong Vinh, BT Corp, illy Coffee, VietSolutions and … [Read more...] about Premier food and hotel show opens today
The Food and Hotel Vietnam Fair 2004 will be held for the first time from Dec. 2 - 4 in Ho Chi Minh City to promote investment opportunities to businessmen in the hospitality, food, and beverage industries. An estimated 200 foreign entrepreneurs looking for investment opportunities in the country are expected attend the exhibition, co-hosted by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Singapore Exhibition Services, announced the organizers. The event, modeled on the immensely successful Food and Hotel Asia Exhibition, will feature a wide variety of food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, bakery and confectionary products, food services and hotel equipment, furnishings and supplies, and hospitality technology and systems, they added. … [Read more...] about Int’l Food and Hotel Vietnam Fair 2004 to kick off in Dec.
SINGAPORE, Aug 22, 2010 (AFP) - In his days as a jet-setting telecom executive, ready-to-eat meals were a regular part of Fazal Bahardeen's luggage. Many of the hotels he stayed in did not have halal-certified restaurants for Muslim travellers like the 47-year-old Sri Lankan-born Singaporean. Rooms lacked markers pointing to Mecca for prayers and staff were unable to answer questions from Muslim guests about their particular needs. "Half of my life was spent in hotels and airplanes," Fazal told AFP. "But being a Muslim, I was getting frustrated by the travel industry or the hotels not being able to provide the right services. You don't know what the prayer time is, where the prayer direction is, and you can't find halal food." But halal travel is now gaining popularity as demand for products and services permitted by Islam extends beyond food and interest-free financial instruments, and affluent Muslim travellers make their influence felt. Halal travel is expected to be worth 100 … [Read more...] about After Islamic food and banking: halal travel