Argentine gastronomic week opens in HCM City

The Embassy of Argentina in Vietnam is presenting the best of Argentine cuisine at the Caravelle Saigon Hotel in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.

Chef Alberto Curia shows the best of Argentine food during the Argentina’s Gastronomic Week in HCMC - Photo: Courtesy of organizer

The Argentina’s Gastronomic Week in the city, running until September 22, introduces a wide variety of Argentine delicacies such as beef asado, empanadas, humita (creamy corn cake), and provoleta (grilled provolone cheese).

The dishes are prepared by Argentine chef Alberto Curia, who has more than 20 years of experience in Argentine and Mediterranean cuisine, and chefs from the Caravelle Saigon Hotel’s Nineteen Restaurant.

Chef Alberto Curia has served as an honorary chef for the Argentine Ambassador.

The buffet costs from VND1.19 million++ per person, including free flow of wine, cocktail, soft drinks and juice.

The Embassy of Argentina also collaborates with the Saigon Sommeliers Association to organize an Argentine Wine Day at the hotel’s Saigon Saigon Bar on September 19.

Earlier, the Argentina’s Gastronomic Week was held at the Pan Pacific Hanoi from September 7 to 14.