Set on the ground floor of the Almond Hotel, this
stylish restaurant specialises in Cantonese food and dim sum that fuses
the traditional with the contemporary, including excellent dim sum. Yi
Sang Chinese Restaurant, owned by renowned chef Luu Meng, opens from 6.30am to 10am, 11.30am to 2pm and 5.30pm to 10pm – dim sum not served in the evening.
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…
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 …