Posted on March 28, 2017

Teatro, City Centre Rotana’s specialty signature restaurant, in partnership with Emirates Airline will host a Vietnamese Food Week featuring award winning Iron Chef Michael Bao Huynh from 26th March until 2nd of April 2017. The opening night and the week-long event will also be presided by the Vietnamese Embassy in Qatar, and His Excellency Nguyen Hoang, Ambassador Extraordinary of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

In collaboration with the Teatro Chefs, Chef Michael Bao will develop and serve a special a la carte menu throughout the week, featuring his unique take on Vietnamese cuisine. Some of the creations on the menu will include Black Cod en Papillote, BBQ Shrimp Salad and the very exotic Crab Cakes with lychee, strawberry and tamarind dressing. There will also be special not-to-be-missed events including a Vietnamese Cooking Class, a five-course a la carte dinner and a special Ladies Dinner evening.  “It is a real pleasure for us to host Chef Michael Bao at Teatro, and a privilege indeed to be collaborating with such esteemed partners in such venture”, said Martin Kendall, the General Manager of City Centre Rotana Doha. “It not only makes for an incredible culinary experience for our guests, but it is also a great opportunity for a unique cultural exchange”.

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“We are delighted to support an event that highlights the distinct flavours of one of our Far East destinations. Emirates flies to two destinations in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City and we recently launched Hanoi last year. We hope that Vietnamese Food Week at City Centre Rotana inspires people to travel to this one-of-a-kind destination,” said Tariq Almutawa, Emirates Manager for Qatar. Chef Michael Bao Huynh is a renowned award-winning International Chef, and one of the most celebrated when it comes to Vietnamese cuisine. He carries in his record numerous international awards and recognitions including Best Chef 2003clfvk New York Magazine, Coach for Bocuse d'or Vietnam Team 2014, Iron Chef Vietnam 2013, Michelin Bib Award in 2011 and 2012 (OBAO NYC) and Michelin Star at Cocoon Club, Frankfurt. 

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