Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula wins first prize at The Golden Spoon

Chef Michel Roux congratulated the newest Golden Spoon’s WinnersThe team at Citron recently named the winner of the “Golden Spoon Competition” InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort took the first place in the “Golden Spoon” (Chiếc thìa vàng) cooking contest on the night of 16th January, 2014, bringing home a prize of VND 1 billion (US$47,370) and a trophy.

Danang, January 20 2014 – Trust the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort to bring guests the unique gastronomic experience. After their French restaurant La Maison 1888 being named as one of the 101 best restaurants in Asia by the Daily Meal, now the team of 3 chefs at Citron further accentuated InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort’s position on the culinary map by winning the “Golden Spoon Competition,” Vietnam’s first cooking contest for professional chefs.

Co-organised by the HCM City Tourism Association, the Business Studies and Assistance Centre and Binh Duong-based Porcelain Company, the contest attracted the participation of a total of 140 teams of chefs working at restaurants around Viet Nam.

A team of three talented chefs from the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort impressed the jury with their creative 4 course menu called “A taste of home” (Hương vị quê nhà) featuring the authentic Vietnamese traditional dishes. The head-chef of the team is Mr. Nguyen Duc Duong who is now the Chef de cuisine of Citron Restaurant of the resort.

Citron Restaurant is InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort’s magnificent all-day dining restaurant, offering the best views to the entire resort. The most coveted seats in the house are the private dining booths that float over the hillside, 100 meters above sea level. Each unique space suspends guests mid-air and takes the form of an inverted nón-lá, a traditional Vietnamese conical hat.

Vietnamese master chef Anh Tuyet, who has trained the team since opening day of the Resort, said to be very pleased by the team’s achievement.

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