Receive Scholarships when Joining FPT University’s MasterChef Version

For the first time, FPT University will hold a small-scale culinary competition for young people with MasterChef Alain Nghia, winner of Iron Chef 2013. The winning team has the opportunity to get scholarships worth VND 200 million.

Taking place in a single day, July 16 at the HCMC campus of FPT University (Innovation Building, District 12), the Youth MasterChef competition is for youth groups from 3 to 5 members aged 17-20. The program aims to find talents in Hospitality Management, one of the newest courses offered in 2017 by FPT University.
Taking place in a single day, July 16 at the HCMC campus of FPT University (Innovation Building, District 12), the Youth MasterChef competition is for youth groups from 3 to 5 members aged 17-20. The program aims to find talents in Hospitality Management, one of the newest courses offered in 2017 by FPT University.

Participants should prepare their own dishes, kitchen utensils and dishes for decoration according to their entries.

In the preliminary round, the entry will consist of three styles (appetizer, main, dessert) presented for one serving. Each team will be given uniforms and will be required to wear during the competition. The cooking time will be set up as following parts: Appetizer – 45 minutes, Main Course – 60 minutes and Dessert – 30 minutes. The jury will select six teams from this round to enter the final round, taking place on the same day.

In the final round, each team will spin to select the main ingredients. The teams will enter the supermarket area of the organization board to receive raw materials. Entries will be the main dish served for a serving dish on the team’s decorative plate.

Iron Chef Vietnam 2013 – Alain Nghia will be one of the judges of the Youth MasterChef Contest at FPT University. The story of his passion for cooking will be motivation for many young people who are eager to pursue the profession of restaurant – hotel service.

Members of the winning teams will receive a scholarship to study hospitality management at FPT University with cash. In particular, the first prize includes 5 million and 70% of scholarships; the second prize contains 3 million and 50% of scholarship, and the third prize is 2 million with 30% of scholarship. Register for the contest until July 15 here.

Hospitality Management is always in the top 3 most aspiring HR trades. According to the Center of Forecasting Human Resources and Labor Market Information in HCMC, the service sector always occupies a high market share in the distribution of human resources in the three economic sectors.

In 2016, the country welcomed more than 10 million international visitors, up to 25.9% over the previous year. Revenues reached nearly VND 400,000 billion. Currently, the country has more than 21,000 accommodation establishments and 1,600 international travel businesses. The income level for the hotel management scale has just reached VND 10-18 million per month and over VND 40 million per month for five star hotels.

Credit: Kim Ngan (Chungta.vn)