In recent years, buffet has become a popular form of eating. More and more buffet restaurants are springing up everywhere, attracting a large number of diners. But what is a buffet? Let’s find out together!
What is a buffet?
Buffet is a form of self-service dining that has been around since the 17th century. Diners pay for their meal, or today it is known as a ticket to eat and then eat to their heart’s content. When using the buffet, diners will be free to move between food stalls in the restaurant and choose dishes. The dishes will be added on the counter when they run out to meet the needs of the large number of guests every day.
Usually buffet is divided into three types: Cocktail Buffet, Standing Buffet and Sitdown Buffet.
+ Cocktail Buffet: Usually served during opening ceremonies, or for diners to have a snack before entering the main party. Cocktail Buffet consists of snacks presented on large plates. These are all easy-to-eat dishes that can be eaten in 1 to 2 bites. With this type of buffet, diners enjoy by picking up their favorite dishes with their hands.
Standing Buffet: This is a flexible buffet when diners can choose their dishes and eat on the spot on their plate, then can rest at some of the available seats in the party.
Sitdown Buffet: This is the most common type of buffet and also a very familiar buffet style of Vietnamese people. With this type of buffet, guests will be arranged with comfortable tables and chairs to enjoy the most food. Diners sit at the ordering table and can also go to the food stalls to choose their dishes and then return to the table to dine.
Buffet dishes are popular with Vietnamese people
As mentioned, buffet dining is increasingly popular in Vietnam, so the type of food to make buffet is also more diverse, from buffets serving a variety of both European and Asian dishes to special dishes. like hot pot, grilled.
It is a buffet style with hundreds of dishes including all dishes from Asia to Europe, from modern to traditional. With this plus point, this buffet style is suitable for large families or large groups, difficult to distinguish preferences. Some famous addresses with this type of buffet can be mentioned as Sen buffet system or Hoang Yen buffet. The average price of this buffet is from 300,000 VND / serving.
Hot pot buffet
This type of buffet usually includes 4, 5 types of hot pot sauce and a lot of side dishes. When eating hotpot buffet, diners will be able to choose 1 or 2 flavors of hot pot and then choose from a variety of dipping dishes such as beef, chicken, seafood pork, vegetables, and vermicelli.
In addition to the hot pot buffet that can be shared by many people in a large pot, there is also a hot pot buffet for one person or a conveyor hot pot. This type of hot pot is served on a one-to-one basis, each meal is served on an automatic conveyor belt. Currently, there are a number of popular hot pot buffet restaurants such as Kichi Kichi, Manwah, Dooki,…
This type of buffet is especially popular with the meat-loving team because there are many delicious marinated meat dishes. With this type, guests will choose the type of meat and then be brought to the table by the staff. Barbecue buffets will often have grilling staff to help, but many guests like to cook food by themselves. Especially in the cold season, hot and attractive grilled meats are the most ideal choice. The most popular barbecue buffet chains today must be followed by King BBQ, Gogi House, Sumo BBQ,… Usually grilled buffet or with hot pot to eat at the end of the meal.
This type of buffet is considered a rookie of the buffet village. Instead of meat dishes, this buffet serves seafood themed with a variety of shrimp, crab, crab, and squid. Because seafood is quite high, the price of seafood buffet is also higher than other types of buffet, however, if it changes from time to time, it is also worth a try.
Some famous seafood buffet addresses such as Poisedon, Bay Buffet, D’Maris. The average price of seafood buffet is about 400 thousand.