On April 18, the Invitational Competition of 2018 Huaiyang Cuisine Masters was held in Huai'an. The competition was hosted by the Department of Human Resources and Social Security of Jiangsu Province and the Department of Commerce of Jiangsu Province. Bureau of Commerce in Huai’an and China Huaiyang Cuisine Group undertook the competition. The competition upheld the promotion of Huaiyang cuisine culture, strengthened the exchange of Huaiyang cuisine skills and excavated the spirit of craftsmanship, trained talents, created Huaiyang cuisine brand, promoted the spread of Huaiyang cuisine in China, and the integration of Huaiyang cuisine industry chain innovation and development. More than 460 contestants from Shanghai, Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangsu and other provinces and cities attended the competition.