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Chef Luu Meng’s secret recipe for success: Knowing the art of finance

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Chef Luu Meng’s secret recipe for success: Knowing the art of finance  | Publication date 23 April 2019 | 10:14 ICT Share Meng’s Almond Group manages a successful chain of hotels and restaurants in Cambodia. Photo supplied  Apart from his culinary skills, chef Luu Meng says an important ingredient in his successful business is having acquired knowledge in financial literacy. Meng, who is CEO of the Almond Group, began learning about finance as a child. Meng sat down with The Post to answer some questions about financial literacy and its importance in life as well as how it helped him and how it can be of benefit to the Cambodian economy. He said that one of the first lessons he learnt when he started business is the option that he implemented many years ago and that was to always re-invest. “Any support is always important but usually finance from banks and institutions comes a bit later” Meng said. Meng attributed financial literacy as the main cause for his business succes…

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សហគ្រិនជោគជ័យនៅកម្ពុជា (Chief Luu Meng (Food & Beverage, Hospitality)

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US Foods Week 2018 ends with a bang

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US Foods Week 2018 ends with a bangAnith Adilah Othman / Khmer Times Share: 

Group Photo with US cooperative Partners included: US Embassy, US Dry Bean Council, Cambodia Tourism Federation & Importers. Supplied
The 2018 US Foods Week officially ended, after 10 days of gastronomic promotion, on Wednesday (Dec. 12). The chargé d’affaires at the US Embassy in Phnom Penh, Michael A. Newbill, spoke at the closing ceremony in Raffles Hotel Le Royal on Friday (Dec.14). Present at the auspicious ceremony were, among others, the economic associate at the US Embassy, Lauren Higgins, and Cambodian Tourism Federation President Luu Meng. Mr Newbill called the event a grand success, as it won over a great number of people who had sampled the high quality US foods offered, and a manifestation of the growing trade ties between the US and Cambodia. “Cambodians are eager to try US products and taste American food. We hope to see more US agricultural and food products in Cambodia’s restaurants, in s…

Sweden funds hospitality training

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Sweden funds hospitality trainingVen Rathavong / Khmer Times Share:  Swedish embassy officials meet with academy representatives yesterday. KT/Ven Rathavong The Swedish embassy yesterday provided $2 million to the Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia to train students to become chefs from 2018 to 2020. The aid follows a similar three-year grant that ran from 2016 to 2018 with a budget of $3 million. After signing the agreement, Pierre Tami, CEO of ACAC, said that hospitality in Cambodia is evolving, noting that the number of tourists arriving in the Kingdom is expected to reach six to seven million by 2020. Mr Tami said the strong growth of the tourism sector meant that it is the right time to invest in training students to enter the hospitality industry. “The industry is looking for skilled staff,” he said. “They want workers with skills, but don’t know where to find them in Cambodia.” He added that youth entering the workforce are struggling to find jobs as they are turned away due to …

Uy Kuyteav & Yi Sang Restaurants exclusive VIP event @ Aeon Mall 2 Sen Sok City

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Uy Kuyteav & Yi Sang Restaurants exclusive VIP event @ Aeon Mall 2 Sen Sok CityKhmer Times Share:  Luu Berly and her VIP guest at Uy Kuyteav & Yi Sang restaurants exclusive VIP event. Photos by: Engly Tuy (Sakura)  Uy Kuyteav, the home of Cambodian herbs cuisine, has been serving up Cambodian dishes in a home-cooked style since opening the original outlet within World Dining, Aeon 1 in 2014. The opening of Uy Kuyteav Aeon Sen Sok City brings the total number in Phnom Penh to five. Almond Group wants to support Cambodian producers and showcase Cambodia’s heritage in this new restaurant. “Everything you see in the restaurant, from the lights to the floor tiles, was made in Cambodia,” said Almond Group General Manager Phal Leakhena. The original Yi Sang restaurant opened its doors on 08.08.2008 – an auspicious day in the Chinese calendar- within Almond Hotel on Sothearos Boulevard. Since then, the brand has led by example, serving fresh artisan dimsum and other innovative Cantone…