Hong Kong is home to more than 12,000 restaurants and is well known as the world's "food paradise." Local residents and tourists alike enjoy the city's huge variety of cuisines and dining options, from dai pai dongs to Michelin-rated restaurants. Playing an important role in making sure that Hong Kong's cooks remain among the best in the world, the Chinese Culinary Institute (CCI) and International Culinary Institute (ICI) under the Vocational Training Council (VTC) offer training in the Eastern and Western culinary arts.
Graduates of CCI and ICI enjoy the benefits of practical training and academic achievement, and together, they create a strong pool of qualified talent to support the growth and sustainability of the hospitality and tourism sectors in Asia's World City and the region.
To learn about the training environment for hospitality talent, as well as the history of the development of vocational education in Hong Kong, the Manpower Committee and Vocational Training Council have jointly organized a visit to the Hotel & Tourism Institute (HTI), CCI and ICI, on 13 February at 14:30.
13:45 Assemble at Admiralty
14:00 Coach departs from Admiralty
14:30- 16:30 Tour of Hotel & Tourism Institute (HTI), Chinese Culinary Institute (CCI) and International Culinary Institute (ICI)
16:45 Visit ends. The group will take the coach back to Kennedy Town and Admiralty MTR Stations