December 23, 2016

Ho Chi Minh City - December 20th 2016

The warm “KOTO charity dinner” was organised on December 20th, 2016 in support of building the new KOTO school in Dong Nai, which will provide a second training school and better accommodation for the at-risk and disadvantaged Vietnamese youths.

The dinner took place at the residence of Ms. Karen Lanyon - Australian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City, catered by KOTO’s very own graduate chefs and current t...

December 21, 2016

KOTO was lucky enough to enjoy a visit from celebrity chef Chef Alex Fernando Salgado Sanchez, from the OCIO Restaurant, in Botoga the Capital of Columbia on Monday (19/12/2016).  Claudia Liliana Zambrano Naranjo, the Charge d'Affaires at the Embassy of Columbia in Hanoi, facilitated the event during a very short visit by chef Alex to the city.  

The students were very excited to meet the chef but also to be able to learn some...

December 20, 2016

Every winter, KOTO staff and trainees visit an organisation as part of their community service program – an opportunity for our trainees to give back to the community and help those less fortunate than themselves.

During the annual Winter Appeal, we close the KOTO Restaurant so the entire team can spend the day working in the community, serving food, sharing gifts and providing much needed winter clothing and other items to the beneficiary. T...

December 20, 2016

Last month the Alfresco's Group kindly sponsored a classroom as part of the renovations to the KOTO training centre in Yen Vien.  The Alfresco's Group has donated a total of 50,000,000 VNĐ which has allowed us to set up our 'Alfresco's Classroom'.  The donation went towards students desks and chairs, a teachers desk and chair, a new data projector, a new Air conditioning unit, a glass white board, flooring, painting and decorating of the roo...

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