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.
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 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 …