Chef presents French cuisine for participants of the event (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – An international culinary event titled “Gout de France” opened in Ho Chi Minh City on March 21.

The event, held by France’s Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and Consulate General in the city, drew the participation of professional chefs, culinary students and French food lovers.

Consul General of France to HCM City Vincent Floreani said the event aims to introduce French cuisine to Vietnamese people.

It also featured meetings of students who ever studied in France and French chefs with Vietnamese students of French cuisine and hotel management.

Nguyen Anh, a student of HCM City of Technology (Hutech), said the programme helped students to earn more experience in cooking, sales and how to market their products. - VNA