An international-scale event organized by Restaurant Association Vietnam (RAV) and HCS Group and Vietnam Cuisine Culture Association (VCCA), in collaboration with key domestic and international partners, to kick-start Vietnamese F&B businesses in the post Covid-19 time.

Update latest trends and insights' through the workshop “Future of F&B Industry”, designed by domestic and international experts.

Develop an ecosystem for F&B businesses.

Provide a platform for networking and investing within the industry.

Vietnam Food Travel Map:

Vietnam Food Travel Map” is a community project aiming to establish a system for cuisine destinations, raise awareness of local food culture and heritage through individuals, experts and organizations actively sharing their images and videos about experiencing Vietnamese dishes on different social media platforms. This is the first Food Travel Map of Vietnam developed by the “VIETNAM FOOD TRAVEL MAP” PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT community, artisans, food experts.

Investment & Business Networking

In addition to the benefits of HCS and RAV – Restaurant Association Vietnam - Membership packages, the series of IBN activities offer members  more benefits from RAV's Business Development Ecosystem to develop networks of partners,  investors, and suppliers, etc.

Highlight activities of Investment & Business Networking:

  • Out-bound Food Service Singapore - Vietnam,  Inbound Food Service Taiwan - Vietnam, FOODEX Japan...
  • Monthly IBN activities are held in Saigon and Hanoi.

F&B Business Productivity Benchmarking Project in Vietnam

  • During this transition period to the New Normal, businesses desperately need the attention and support of organizations and industry experts, which is why the Restaurant Association of Vietnam - RAV and HCS group in  collaboration with domestic and international partners, will conduct the F&B Business Productivity Benchmarking Project in Vietnam to fill this gap and will be the pioneer in creating an industry standard for the food service sector.

The RESTAURANT eMagazine

The Restaurant Vietnam magazine has in-depth selection articles, industry trend reports, and  inspirational case studies, which have been a highly anticipated publication from the restaurant  community since its launch in June 2020.

Released publications: No. 01 - June 2020

Sustainable Restaurant Program


Restaurant Association Vietnam (RAV) works closely with numerous leading domestic and  international organizations, other associations, and industry partners to realize the short-term goal  of creating “excellent restaurants” and long-term vision of promoting the industry-wide sustainable  growth.

The program motto: “Creating powerful competitive edges for F&B businesses - Balancing between economic benefits and socio-environmental responsibilities”.

The program contains 4 action pillars, split into 3 phases:

Phase 1 - 2021: Identifying the need for sustainability and calling for action.  Phase 2 - 2022: Evaluating and measuring effectiveness.

Phase 3 - 2023: Ranking and awarding members.

Explore the program at: 

Langlieu Restaurant Awards

An annual ceremony to honor outstanding restaurants in Vietnam, Langlieu Restaurant Awards  aims to be a recognition for efforts to achieve excellence of Vietnam F&B industry, as well as  encourage its businesses to strive harder to match other cuisines, regionally and internationally. In  addition, the award plays an important role in transforming Vietnam into a top destination for  culinary tourism.

FoodTre Vietnam Summit

Photo: FoodTrex event took place in Lisbon, World Food Travel Association

In collaboration with World Food Travel Association (WTFA), this is a highly insightful conference  focusing on developing Culinary Tourism in Vietnam and aiming to turn it into a competitive  highlight among the regional and international playgrounds. Ultimately, it is anticipated to generate  positive impacts for F&B business, and for Vietnam’s tourism industry and the whole economy in  general.

The Restaurant Excellent Show

Photo: theRES - Revenue management in Restaurant and Food business

This is a series of workshops dedicated to sharing knowledge for Vietnam’s F&B industry, delivered  by leading industry experts and guest speakers from established local businesses with   contemporary and innovative concepts. Emphasizing casualness and proactive interaction, each  workshop ensures participating businesses receive a fresher perspective of familiar topics and  approach new pieces of knowledge in a very straightforward manner.

Highlight workshops in theRESTAURANT Excellence Show:

HCS x RAV x | 08/2020 | “Creating Competitive Advantages for F&B Businesses with Digital  Platforms”.

HCS  x RAV x Google Vietnam | 09/2020 | “Creating Media Stories on GMB (Google My Business) for  F&B Businesses”.

HCS x RAV  x  SEG  |  17/12/2020  |    “The Post Covid-19 Food & Beverage Business – Time for Re-  Engineering”.

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