Hosted by:  HCMC Department of Tourism
Time: 13:30 - 17:00
Date: Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Place: Conference Hall - Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC)
Time Content Speaker
13:30 - 13:40 Welcoming Delegates
13:40 - 13:55 Acknowledgement and Introduction of Esteemed Guests
13:55 - 14:15 Opening Remarks Mr. La Quoc Khanh – 
Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Tourism
14:15 - 14:30 Culinary History and Culture – The Foundation of Vietnamese Lifestyle Mr. Paul Le – 
General Secretary of Disciples of Escoffier Vietnam
14:30 - 14:45 Developing Culinary Values Associated with the Vietnamese Tourism Brand Mr. Nguyen Quoc Ky – 
General Director of Vietravel/ Head of Board to set up the Vietnam Cuisine Culture Association
14:45 - 15:00 Proposed Vietnamese Cuisine Marketing and Communications Strategies Ms. Nguyen Thu Huong –
CEO of Nam Huong Communication and Investment Corporation
15:00 - 15:30 Food Quality Assurance Program to Improve Service Quality in Tourism Assoc. Prof. Giovanni J Delrosario – 
Director/ Chef of Los Angeles Harbor College's Culinary Arts program;
Chef of the Faculty of the Culinary Arts Program - Los Angeles Trade Technical College
15:30 - 16:30 Panel Discussion – Experiences in Exploring the Values of Cuisine to Attract Tourists in Some Countries 
16:30 Closing Remarks



 10,000 Sqm / Exhibition Area 520 Exhibitors | From 36 countries / regions 20 International Group Pavilions

*The figures are based on projected statistics and are intended to serve as a guide only.