The Ambassador of Canada to Vietnam, Ms. Deborah Chatsis, congratulated Don’s, a Canadian restaurant in Hanoi, on its inclusion on “Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants” list for 2013 and on the awarding of the San Pellegrino “Best in Vietnam” award. “Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013” list was published by World’s 50 Best Asia in Singapore in March.
“We are delighted to celebrate Don’s award today. He has been a pillar of the Canadian community for years, and a constant partner for the Embassy. His restaurant not only serves terrific food: it’s also an extension of Canadian culture and culinary expertise. In his own way, Don is a Culinary Ambassador for Canada.” remarked Ambassador Chatsis.
Don’s restaurant, on Xuan Dieu Street in Hanoi’s Tay Ho District, provides customers with a wide variety of International and Vietnamese comfort and fine dining dishes, from Foie Gras to Banh Xeo (rice crepe) and Banh Cuon (rolled cake) using Canadian, Vietnamese and other high quality imported ingredients. The restaurant has pledged to provide 100% guest satisfaction to all of its customer’s demands through its diverse menus and a well-trained team of friendly professionals.
Born in Montreal, Donald Berger is a Canadian Chef and Restaurateur who has worked in many 5-star hotels in the region before settling down in Hanoi as Chef Patron of Don’s Tay Ho. During his work and travels in Asia as an Executive Chef, Donald has cooked with Canadian ingredients and participated in culinary promotions alongside several Canadian embassies, including in Vietnam. Donald’s commitment to using Canadian products has contributed to the recognition in Vietnam that Canadian ingredients are of exceptional quality, and as a result are enjoyed by consumers in mainstream restaurants and supermarkets in Vietnam.