This exclusive gastronomic event brings together three Michelin-star Chef Bruno Ménard (Singapore), two Michelin-star Chef Michel Portos (Marseille, France), one Michelin-star Chef Jean-Francois Bérard (La Cadiére d’Azur, France), one Michelin-star Chef Jérôme Laurent (Shanghai, China) and Celebrity Chef Régis Triguel (Moscow, Russia).
Every event, every menu will be different
This year’s event is honoured to have diamond sponsor Lexus – the world’s leading luxury car brand. With the same goal of creating luxury lifestyle experiences, Lexus and Sofitel are hoping to bring exhilarating moments for gourmet lovers in Saigon.
The chefs will cook together for cooking classes, lunches and dinners with each event featuring two to three chefs. Every event, every menu will be different to underline how subtle and innovative high gastronomy can be.
The highlight of the week will be the Chefs Battle & Gala Diner on Nov.17
The highlight of the week will be the Chefs Battle and Gala Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 17 in the Diamond Hall. All five chefs will team up with local talents to prepare the main course for 120 lucky guests. The gala dinner will include a four-course dinner crafted by Executive Chef Stéphane Postoyan and his team. The main course will also be the result of their creation from the “Chef’s Black Box.”
It promises to exceed your expectations by bringing the best food, wine and service together while being given the opportunity to watch the chefs’ creative talents live. The Chefs Battle will be judged by Celebrity Chef Jack Lee, among other stars.
Then, the week will end in style with the Stars Brunch on Sunday, 18 November 2018 at Mezz. Indulge the last day of this amazing culinary week with free flow of champagne, brunch stations designed by both Executive Chef Stéphane Postoyan and guest chefs to showcase the best ingredients Vietnam has to offer.
The third Saigon Gourmet Week is set to strengthen the commitment of Sofitel Saigon Plaza as an Ambassador of French art-de-vivre where guests are offered the best of French cuisine and culture in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.
“Sofitel Saigon Plaza prides itself in providing culinary events for the most discerning food connoisseurs in Saigon. The gathering of Michelin-star chefs and celebrity chefs highlight Sofitel Saigon Plaza as a landmark of gastronomy in Ho Chi Minh City”, says Mr. Olivier Revy, General Manager of Sofitel Saigon Plaza.
The third Saigon Gourmet Week is co-hosted by Disciples of Escoffier Vietnam, a French association of more than 25,000 chefs from over 26 countries. Transfer of culinary knowledge and passion is one of their core values.
The event is in partnership with Lexus, Air France, Annam Professional, Badoit, Clement Design, EuroChef, Evian, Giesser, Nespresso, Marou, Tan Khoa, Aden, Le Corto, Red Apron, The Warehouse, Répertoire Culinaire VN, The FarmHouse, IndoGuna, Celliers d’Asie, Candia Professional and Andros.
When: Nov. 13 to 16 Nov.
Cost: VND1,250,000++ (includes three-course set lunch)
When: Nov. 13 to 16 Nov.
VND 950,000++ for 3-course set lunch (food only)
VND 1,650,000,000++ for 3-course set lunch (includes wine pairing)
When: 13 – 16 November 2018
VND 2,250,000 ++ for 5-course set dinner (food only)
VND 2,950,000++ for 5-course set dinner (includes wine pairing)
GALA DINNER WITH CHEF BATTLE
When: Nov. 17
Time: 6pm to 10pm
Cost: VND 2,950,000++ 5-course set dinner (includes wine pairing)
STAR CHEF BRUNCH
When: Nov. 18
VND 1,750,000++ (food only)
VND 2,250,000++ (free flow wines)
VND 2,750,000++ (free flow champagne & wine)
Note: Prices are subject to 5% service charge and 10% VAT.
For more information or advance reservations, call +842 8 3824 1555 or email