Menu For Hope 5 – Asia Pacific Prizes2

Posted on December 19, 2008 by ChristieEvents

It’s that time of year again when Food Bloggers across the globe unite to help alleviate hunger by raising money for the UN World Food Program.

This year the lovely Ed from Tomato is hosting the Asia Pacific Prizes and let me tell you, they’re the best ones yet!

It’s only US$10 a ticket so please support this very worthy cause and maybe win yourself a great prize too! Click read more for the full list and instructions.

Donation Instructions:

1. Choose a global prize or prizes of your choice from our Menu for Hope at Chez Pim or Asia Pacific Prizes below.
2. Go to the donation site at First Giving and make a donation.
3. Each US$10 you donate will give you one raffle ticket toward a prize of your choice. Please specify which prize you’d like in the ‘Personal Message’ section in the donation form when confirming your donation. You must write-in how many tickets per prize, and please use the prize code.
For example, a donation of $50 can be 2 tickets for AP01 and 3 tickets for AP02. Please write 2xAP01, 3xAP02
4. If your company matches your charity donation, please check the box and fill in the information so we could claim the corporate match.
5. Please allow us to see your email address so that we could contact you in case you win. Your email address will not be shared with anyone.

Now for the fun part…. PRIZES!!!

Now, I’ve donated US$20 and put myself in for 2 tickets to win the day at Australian Gourmet Traveller – NO-ONE else choose this. I REALLY want to win!

Just kidding (kind of) buy a ticket and choose any prize you want. Here they are:

AP01: Pie: A global history
This is a terrific prize from Janet at The Old Foodie who will send a copy of her book Pie: A global history to the end of the earth.

AP02: A half-pound bag of Shan State green tea
I love green tea and these are whole tea leaves, which produce a mild, smokey, flowery drink without the slightest hint of bitterness.

AP03: 6 weeks of personal food and nutrition planning
Fantastic prize by my favourite nutrition blogger Kathryn at Limes & Lycopene. Buy a ticket now!

AP04: Mugaritz down under: A tasting menu with matched wines for 2 people worth $460 at the Royal Mail Hotel, Dunkeld
WOW! This one’s based in Melbourne, so keep that in mind before you buy a ticket. Flights are cheap these days so it shouldn’t be a problem! Buy a ticket!

AP05: Degustation dinner for 2 with matching wines at Melbourne’s Restaurant of the Year Attica
Another Melbourne based prize. Restaurant of the Year? There’s no excuse not to buy a ticket!

AP06: SYDNEY: A day behind the scenes on a food styling shoot with Australian Gourmet Traveller
I almost don’t want to let you know about this. I want to win! OK, buy a ticket if you must.

AP07: Coffee heaven and training
Steve Agi from the Melbourne Coffee Review is offering: 1 x Espresso Quest book by INSTAURATOR A$60. 1 x Entertainment Book (MELB) A$65. 6 x Cafe Workshop Tix (Cafe COACH) valued @ A$79 each worth a total of $474.

AP08: Skin Saviour – his and hers worth A$219.90
The range contains, no GM products, petrochemicals, harsh soaps, hormones or known irritants and can be delivered anywhere. Buy your ticket now!

AP09: A years supply mineral water from spa country
Free water? Yes please! Only if you live in Melbourne folks, sorry. Buy a ticket Melb readers!

AP10: A year’s supply of Tim Tams
Um, I think the value of this is self explanatory. Go and buy a ticket now!

AP11: 1 nights accommodation and a 3 course meal for 2 at the Provenance Restaurant in Beechworth
Again, in Melbourne. But remember, flights are cheap. There must be some people from Melbourne that read this blog… anyone, hello?

AP12: Accompany Age restaurant reviewer John Lethlean on a review
This is a very cool prize, I bet you’re going to buy your ticket right now.

AP13: Get your health back on track in 2009
Another great prize from Kathryn Elliott of Limes and Lycopene. She works at The Balance2health clinic in Gladesville NSW which is offering a $220 package to get your health back on track.

AP14: Barista training and gourmet coffee hamper
Great coffee is bliss. Matt at Abstract Gourmet has got Fiori Coffee in WA to donate a 2.5 hour professional barista training course for 1 person and a yummy hamper.

AP15: A RM200 cooking class voucher at The Cooking House in Desa Sri Hartamas
Babe in the City from Kuala Lumpur is offering A RM200 cooking class voucher at The Cooking House in Desa Sri Hartamas. The prize takes place in Kuala Lumpar.

AP16: 2 nights accomodation for 2 people in Dromana
The Purple Goddess from A Goddess in the Kitchen has donated a weekend for 2 at Chez Fur. You must travel to Mornington Peninsula for this prize.

AP17: $100 Voucher The Prince Wine Store
This store is in South Melbourne and has a large range of local and imported wines. Buy tickets please!

AP18: Cooking class with Tony Tan
Jeff at Thermomixer has organized for 2 tickets to an evening class of the winner’s choice (subject to availability) for Tony Tan’s Unlimited Cuisine Company in Toorak (Melbourne) to be taken at any time in 2009.

AP19: An almost priceless meal for two at Sunnybrae from local seasonal ingredients and good aged local wines
This prize takes place 2 hours drive outside Melbourne. Meal for 2 – delicious!

AP20: A degustation meal for two at Libertine with matching wines worth $270
You guessed it, Melbourne! I love visiting Melbourne. Buy Tickets!!

Best of luck, Christie

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  • The prizes look great! Hmm what to choose, what to choose…

  • I know it’s so hard! ;)

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