Storied Saigon Restaurant, Vietnam House, Gets a Fresh Look and a Celebrity Chef Luke Nguyen
Storied Saigon Restaurant, Vietnam House, Gets a Fresh Look and a Celebrity Chef Restaurateur, author and MasterChef host, Luke Nguyen, collaborates with leading Vietnamese hospitality group to raise the bar on Vietnamese cuisine. Vietnam House, a downtown Saigon restaurant that first opened in 1992 in a 1910-built colonial French building, has re-opened with a celebrity chef at its helm and one of the country’s most dynamic hospitality companies, WMC Group, leading the way.
93-97 Dong Khoi Street
Ho Chi Minh City | District 1
T: +84 (28) 3822 2226
Hours of Operation
Lunch: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dinner: 5:30 - 11:00 pm
About Luke Nguyen
With an endless series of accomplishments under his belt, Australia-born Vietnamese celebrity chef Luke Nguyen has made quite the name for himself over his culinary career. At only 23, Luke realised his dreams by opening his first restaurant, the critically acclaimed Red Lantern in 2002. Luke is also the man behind the much-loved Fat Noodle, an Asian noodle bar concept at The Star in Pyrmont Sydney as well as in Brisbane. While cooking is his passion, so is his love for imparting culinary wisdom. Luke is the author of seven best-selling and award-winning cookbooks, including Secrets of the Red Lantern, The Songs of Sapa, Indochine, Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, Food of Vietnam, Luke’s Food of France and Street Food Asia.
Recently, Luke was inducted into the Food Hall of Fame for his popular cooking and travel programs televised in over 150 countries, including Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam, Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong, Luke Nguyen’s France and Luke Nguyen’s UK. He is also the host of Masterchef Vietnam series 1 and 2, and has even made special appearances in Gordon Ramsay’s Great Escape and Masterchef Australia.
In addition, Luke is the Ambassador for award-winning travel group APT, hosting culinary discovery trips to Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Myanmar and Japan. As the official Food Ambassador for ETIHAD Airways, he crafts the airline’s First Class, Business Class, and Economy Class menus.
Luke’s entrepreneurial streak led him to launch GRAIN Cooking Studio in Saigon in March 2015, which offers hands-on cooking classes where guests can experience a culinary and cultural journey through Vietnam. Vietnam House represents Luke’s first restaurant opening in Vietnam.
About WMC Group
Windsor Property Management Group Corporation (WMC Group) is a hospitality and property services management company headquartered in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The company's diverse management portfolio includes hotels, serviced apartments, offices, restaurants, and commercial shopping centers.
Guided by the company vision and mission, WMC Group is now embarking on a dynamic path of expansion and growth to become one of Vietnam's leading hospitality and property management groups.
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