Markus Winter plans to build a new resort near his Vietnamese luxury hotel. On the flight he got a crush on consultancy firm executive Nora Mäder, but she's a spy for a Chinese competitor. German restaurant chain owner Erik Krüger wants to lure back his son and prospective heir Malte, who however feels he found happiness as cook in Markus's hotel, preparing traditional Vietnamese cuisine like his fiancée Lamai's mother. Erik flies in Malte's Hamburg ex-fiancée Susanne, a compatible heiress. Resourceful Fabian gets caught in his own white Internet lies to seduce younger and fitter Susanne.