Saigon Professional Chef (SPC)directly under HTA (Ho Chi Minh Tourist Association), also one of society corporate of professional chefs, also our slogan: "Combine, co-operate for the development of professional chef business; Developed and preservation cultural of Vietnam’s gastronomy; create active medium to share our experience of success on cooking trade; Help each other; initiate skill for the following generation".
SPC is a non- self-interested action organization. Agent gives incorporator's legitimate right to cuisine people with a view to defense, also a forum to share information for our members in one way of the most equally.
+ November 14th, 2005: Establishing SPC.
In a love of their job, also wanted of develop the gastronomy of Vietnam, a few of professional chefs in Ho Chi Minh such as, Mr. Đỗ Kiều Lân, Mrs. Bùi Thị Sương, Mr. Quách Thiên Tường, Mr. Norbert Ehrbar… is creating the profession organization of people who works in gastronomy.
With the acceptation of HTA, November 14th, 2005, they decided to create SPC, HTA allow that SPC has a private temporary board of directors, enable SPC to come in action under HTA’s manage.
+ November 15th, 2005: Grand opening SPC
In the grand opening, more than 150 members, newspaper reporter and guest.
Mr. Than Hai Thanh, Vice-president of HTA has enunciation.
Mrs. Do Thi Hoa, General Secretary of HTA publishes creates Saigon Professional Chef.
The new Private temporary board of directors:
1. Đỗ Kiều Lân
2. Bùi Thị Sương
3. Norbert Ehrbar
4. Quách Thiên Tường
5. Nguyễn Nguyên Trang
6. Nguyễn Văn Điệp
7. Nguyễn Hồng Quảng
8. Trần Quang Vinh
9. Lý Sanh
10. Trần Thị Thanh Tuyền
11. Lê Thị Minh Thảo
+ March 14th, 2006: First meeting of members in SPC
More than 100 members attended in the first meet of SPC at Majestic hotel.
Specially, Mr. LêNhựtTân, Vice-president of VHTT – DL HCM. He respected the opening of SPC and he said he will support the SPC’s activity.
Temporariness board of directors is changed by official board of directors. 11 old members become the new official board (2006 – 2008). Mr. ĐỗKiềuLân become a new president of club.
Therefore, the plan of activity had been accepted.
+ March 2nd, 2007: First anniversary of SPC.
Our first anniversary establishes really majesty at the hall of 23 LêLợi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
Mr. John Sloan – President of WACS in Asia.
+ March 2007: Our club had been accepted by HTA and upgrade to SPC until now. We were the first association of cook established in Vietnam.
+ February 2008: The second meeting of SPC.
Our second meeting was successful. Our official board of directors had made a vote of President, Vice-presidents, and responsible commissioner. Mr. ĐỗKiềuLân was elected for a second time to be President of SPC (77/77 voted).
1. Ông Đỗ Kiều Lân
2. Bà Bùi Thị Sương
3. Ông Norbert Ehrbar
4. Ông Quách Thiên Tường
5. Bà Nguyễn Nguyên Trang
6. Jackie Na
7. Ông Lê Công Thành
8. Ông Lý Sanh
9. Ông Đỗ Quang Long
10. Ông Võ Văn Anh
+ May 15th, 2008:
SPC have been invited to the conference of WACS in Dubai to become a member of them.
+ February 25th, 2009: Third Anniversary
Our 3rd anniversary established really majesty at the hall of Majestic hotel, Ho Chi Minh City.
Mr. LãQuốcKhánh, Vice-president of VHTT – DL.
Mr. QuáchThiênTường retired Vice-president of SPC.
+ March 2nd, 2010: The third meeting of SPC.
We decided to create our third meeting at REX hotel with more than 250 people.
Leaders of VHTT – DL Ho Chi Minh, and HTA Ho Chi Minh.
More than 200 members, guests and newspaper reporters.
Mr. Lã Quốc Khánh, Vice-president of VHTT – DL.
Mr. Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, President of HTA.
1. Mr. Lý Sanh – President of SPC with 159 votes (99.38%)
2. Mrs. Bùi Thị Sương – Vice-president with 158 votes (98.75%)
3. Mr. Lê Công Thành – Vice-president with 155 votes (96.88%)
4. Mr. Norbert Ehrbar – Vice-president with 151 votes (94.38%)
5. Mr. Phan Hùng Long – Responsible commissioner with 150 votes (93.75%)
6. Mr. Jackie Na – Responsible commissioner with 147 votes (91.88%)
7. Mrs. Lê Thị Hoàng Vân – Responsible commissioner with 142 votes (88.75%)
8. Mr. Bùi Công Thành – Responsible commissioner with 136 votes ( 85.00%)
9. Mr. Phạm Tuấn Hải – Responsible commissioner with 135 votes (84.38%)
10. Mr. Trần Đức Tú – Responsible commissioner with 132 votes (82.50%)
11. Mr. Kiều Hoàng Hùng – Responsible commissioner with 119 votes (74.38%)
12. Mr. Chung Nam Ủy – Responsible commissioner with 115 votes (71.88%)
Our third meeting was really successful and ended at 6.00pm at March 2nd, 2010.
After 5 years, SPC has more than 700 incorporatorsand partition off many formalities: High order of incorporators, linking incorporator and specialized incorporator.