What is the cost to participate in the event?

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There are two ways to participate... 

1. Register as a CEO/Business leader to participate alongside top chefs

Registration is $1100 USD or 26.000.000 VND  (inclusive of tax) to participate as a CEO or Business Leader Executive Level. Get involved with all the action in the most meaningful way. Click below to register.

2. Buy a place for you and your team to dine as dinner guests and enjoy a three-course meal alongside charity and social impact leaders

Buy a seat at the table for $220 USD or 5.500.000 VND (inclusive of tax), you'll be able to pay it forward by gifting a seat to someone working in the charity and impact sector, with funds raised from this event going to VietHarvest. 

Please contact our team at hello@vietharvest.com to book seats for your guests, company or business. Limited spaces are available.

We invite everyone to come together to connect over a meal and learn more about VietHarvest.

Ready to register? Head here 

When and where is the event taking place?

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The second annual CEO CookOff Vietnam will take place in Ho Chi Minh City. 

Date: Wednesday 17 July 2024
Location: It's a surprise! We will reveal soon! 
Main Event: 5pm - 8.30pm (CEOs are required to attend 4.30pm)
Networking Event for Business Leaders: 8.30pm - 10pm

Please contact our team at hello@vietharvest.com for any registration questions. 

Do I have to cook at the event?

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There are two ways to be involved in this event as a business leader. 


As a CEO/Business leader participant - by attending and participating you will be invited to put on an apron for a fun evening and cook alongside 10 of Australia and Vietnam's top chefs and 50 other business leaders.  

You will be teaming up with chefs such as Peter Cuong Franklin, Phan Lê Anh Tú and Julien Perraudin - serving up meals to business, charity and social impact leaders and packaging up hundreds of meals to be delivered by VietHarvest to local charities.

For this option, each CEO/Business Leader will be in a group of 4-5 other leaders and a top chef, they will help with chopping, cooking, plating, and serving a 3-course meal to the guests! This is a unique opportunity to give back to those in the community, charity and social impact sector who have been critical to supporting those most in need.  

Businesses can also book limited seats for their staff members and team to enjoy the dining experience and turn the tables and serve their staff! These dining guests will sit down and enjoy the 3 course meal.

Register here for the option that suits you!
VietHarvest: 2024 CEO CookOff 

Is my CEO CookOff registration fee tax deductible?

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As this event is hosted in Vietnam and is open to guests from many countries, please seek advice from your local tax authority. 

If your donation is made from Australia, and is above $2 AUD it is tax deductible. See our Fundraising Policy. 

Do I need to fundraise?

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If you're registered to participate as a CEO or business leader, yes we would absolutely encourage you to fundraise! Our aim is to collectively raise $100,000 USD, allowing us to set up a Nourishing Hub in Ho Chi Minh City as well as strengthen our operations across Hanoi. We can only do this with your support. 

Your fundraising will go directly to help VietHarvest establish its foundations of food rescue in Ho Chi Minh City and continue to rescue food and feed underserved communities across Vietnam. 

How can staff members get involved?

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Each CEO or Business leader can register to cook at the event. For your team, you can register a team to dine as guests and be part of this special event buy booking a ticket to be seated. See our Event Page for further details. 

There will be a limited number of seats on the evening.  For every paid seat at the dining table, you will be paying it forward to a social impact or charity leader as gratitude for the tireless work they do to support the underserved communities in Vietnam. 

Is there an opportunity to sponsor the event?

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Yes! This event is only possible thanks to our sponsors and in-kind supporters. If you'd like to contribute your product or services, please contact hello@vietharvest.com 

If you are based in Ho Chi Minh City contact our Manager: phuonganh.ngo@vietharvest.com

If you are based in Hanoi contact our Manager: liz.dinh@vietharvest.com