Le Méridien Saigon Launches A New Series Of Chef's Table Named “Pause + Savour”, Honoring International Cuisine

“Pause + Savour” is a new series of Chefs' Table events organized by Le Méridien Saigon to celebrate the diverse international cuisine. Each event is led by a renowned Executive Chef of the hotel who was recognized as Chef of the Year 2023 by LUXUO magazine - Chef Nguyen Phi Cong, in collaboration with many talented chefs. Le Méridien Saigon aims to leave a remarkable impression through its Pause + Savour event series by emphasizing the importance of: Celebrate the ingredients; Be simply attractive;  Honour the talents; and Delight every taste.

Starting in 2024, Le Méridien Saigon will consistently host “Pause + Savour” Chefs' Table events, featuring a fusion of renowned culinary traditions from various global epicenters. The initial chapters will draw inspiration from Asia, featuring iconic cuisines such as Korea, Hong Kong (China), Taiwan, and Japan. This will be accomplished by partnerships with talented culinary professionals from famous hotel brands belonging to Marriott, both domestically and internationally.

The first episode of the series, happening during Korean Week at Le Méridien Saigon from April 22 to April 28, named "Seoul Inspiration" with the presence of guest chefs from Le Méridien Seoul Myeongdong, Korea.

The first episode of The Chefs' Table series "Pause + Savour",  named Seoul Inspiration, will kick off by featuring the culinary collaboration between two Le Méridien hotels, one located in Seoul, Korea and the other in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The chefs from both cultures have meticulously handpicked all the ingredients for this dining experience.

The guest chef who opens the first chapter of culinary experiences will be Executive Chef Theo Park of Le Méridien Seoul Myeongdong. With over two decades of experience in prestigious hotel brands and a deep immersion in the culinary scene of Seoul, Chef Theo Park draws endless inspiration from Korean cuisine to create unforgettable dining experiences for his guests.

Bringing a touch of elegance and finesse, the first chapter with Chef Phi Cong and Chef Theo Park is set to highlight the best of Korean and Vietnamese cuisine at BARSON and Latest Recipe Saigon. Using only the finest ingredients and incorporating distinctive flavors, two talented chefs promise a culinary experience like no other.

Korean Week at Le Méridien Saigon 2024

Le Méridien Saigon is hosting Korean Week from April 22, 2024 to April 28, 2024, in collaboration with Shinhan Bank Vietnam, Sulwhasoo Vietnam, and WineCellar Vietnam. During this time, all hotel’s outlets: BARSON, Latest Recipe, Boujee Lounge, and La Victoire will come together to offer a variety of enticing culinary events. Indulge in a delightful combination of culinary delights, entertainment, and rejuvenation in the vibrant heart of modern Saigon.

At BARSON - a vibe dining bar located on G-floor of the hotel, Chefs' Table Tasting Dinner will be available for three nights on April 25, 26, and 27, 2024. The tasting menu for this special event has been carefully crafted by the talented executive chefs from Le Méridien Saigon and Le Méridien Seoul Myeongdong, well-paired with renowned wines selected to elevate the flavors by Head of Sommelier at Le Méridien Saigon, Ms. Huyen Ha. The ticket is priced at VND 1,700,000++ per guest, and a wine pairing option is available for VND 800,000++ per guest. Events have a limited number of tables; reservations in advance are required, with an Early Bird discount of up to 15%.

At Latest Recipe, Chef Theo Park is excited to offer a Korean Buffet Dinner on April 25, 26, and 27, 2024. Diners can look forward to a diverse culinary experience that will satisfy their cravings. Experience a delectable Seafood Buffet Dinner in Seoul style, meticulously crafted by expert Korean chefs, showcasing the vibrant colors and authentic flavors that are sure to delight your taste buds. Indulge in this culinary extravaganza, available at only VND 1,590,000++ per guest.

At Boujee Lounge on the night of April 26, immerse yourself in the electrifying atmosphere of the +82 TAKEOVER event with a talented female DJ from Korea, DJ Hanna. Prepare to be captivated by her special performance, which will leave you wanting more. By bringing together the best in Korean entertainment and music, this monthly series offers a unique opportunity for individuals to immerse themselves in the vibrant spirit of Korea, fostering cultural appreciation and creating lasting memories.

At La Victoire E-gaming on the night of April 28, a membership party will be organized with exclusive invitation only. (*Only for foreign passport holders over 18 years old.)