Park Hyatt Saigon Introduces Hands-on Cooking Classes Geared for the Novice Chef

Sweet and savoury sessions from three master chefs at Park Hyatt Saigon.

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, April 18, 2013 --( Park Hyatt Saigon is pleased to present three carefully crafted cooking classes on how to make authentic Italian dishes, grill steak perfection and bake the best desserts. These cooking classes will be a unique opportunity to work with, and learn from, the experts themselves on how to produce tasty food at home.

Intimate groups of five to eight people will be working together to enjoy the fruits of their labour and learn kitchen tips and tricks using the best ingredients. Executive Sous Chef Marco Torre offers Italian classics, featuring long-established homemade pizza and pasta recipes; Chef de Cuisine of Square One, Soren Lascelles, raises the steaks showcasing how to cook premium prime cuts from Australian Wagyu and Angus to US Prime Beef along with matching red wines for each grade; Pastry Chef Bertrand Sommereux designs a sweet journey to teach the art of truffles, cupcakes and tarts.

Presenting a truly authentic experience, the chefs incorporate creativity and flair to the class in an entertaining environment, and more importantly, learning how to produce tantalising meals.

All cooking classes require a 48-hour advance notice and begin from 2.30 PM - 5.30 PM with a minimum of 5 people and a maximum of 8 people.

Cooking Class options include:

Marco’s Rustic Italian – VND 1.800.000 per person, including a glass of prosecco
Soren’s Premium Cuts – VND 3.300.000 per person, including matching red wines
Bertrand’s Bakery – VND 3.700.000 per person, including one glass of champagne

Prices are subject to 5% service charge and 10% government tax.

To learn about other specials, events, and promotions, please visit our Dining and Entertainment website, or call us at +84 8 3824 1234.

About Park Hyatt Saigon

Park Hyatt Saigon, a 244-room hotel, is a central landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, located within walking distance to the business district and various cultural and historical sites. It features French colonial inspired rooms; a pillar-less ballroom with a drive-in vehicular access; two award-winning restaurants – Opera, serving Italian cuisine and Square One, serving Vietnamese seafood and Western steak. The hotel is also host to 2 Lam Son, the contemporary bar known for its stylish ambiance and signature cocktails, and Xuan Spa, the tranquil retreat set amidst a tropical garden and an outdoor pool. Reservations for Park Hyatt Saigon may be made by calling +84 8 3824 1234 or visiting

About Park Hyatt

Intimate and residential in style, Park Hyatt hotels promise gracious service on a personal scale. Located in many of the world’s premier destinations, each Park Hyatt combines elegance with distinctive regional character. Park Hyatt hotels feature sophisticated interiors, meeting and special event spaces for small groups and social occasions, critically acclaimed art programs, and signature restaurants featuring award-winning chefs. For more information and reservations, visit
Park Hyatt Saigon
Jenny An
+84 8 3824 1234