Hilton HHonors giveaway: Win a free night stay in any Hilton hotel in the world!
** This giveaway competition has now closed. Congratulations to the lucky winner Hodaka Hashi (entry #13)! Enjoy the prize Hodaka and thanks to everybody for participating!
My lovely readers, boy do I have a treat for you. Hilton HHonors, the loyalty programme for the Hilton Hotels group is 25 years old this year. In celebration of their quarter century mark, HHonors is working with theboywhoatetheworld to give away a Free Night Stay in any of the 3,900 Hilton Worldwide properties around the globe to one of you lucky readers out there!!! The competition is open to anybody & everybody, wherever you are! If you are interested, see below for ‘How to enter the competition’ where you will find details and T&Cs.
Apart from hotel stays, room upgrades and the wide range of products available from the HHonors Global Shopping Mall, there are a whole host of fantastic Golden Moments Experience Rewards you can redeem by being part of the HHonors loyalty programme! For the foodies out there, here’s my pick of the Top 5 Gastronomic experiences redeemable through HHonors:
1. An Exclusive Private Dinner for 2 in Rieti, Italy
2. A Wine Tasting Discovery Half-day in France
3. A Sommelier course in Spain
4. Chocolate Workshop for 2 in the Netherlands
5. Wineshare scheme – Own your very own row of 50 vines in France, Italy or the UK
HOW TO ENTER THE COMPETITION
To be in with a shot to win a Free Night Stay Certificate** from Hilton HHonors, simply leave a short comment on this blogpost by 11.59pm BST on Thursday 25th October 2012 detailing:
- Your Full Name (1 entry per person only)
- Your E-mail Address (further details will be sent by the Hilton HHonors team via e-mail to the lucky winner)
- Your most unique/memorable gastronomic experience (it can be anything from a dinner experience, to a cookery course to a wine-tasting trip. A 1 liner will do – we want to hear from you!)
After the competition closes, participants will be numbered according to the order at which they’ve commented on this post. One very lucky winner will then be randomly selected using www.random.org.
The winner will be announced on Sunday 28th October 2012 on this blogpost as well as on Twitter (@guan_chua) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/theboywhoatetheworld) so do follow / like the blog (if not already) to receive updates.
** courtesy of Hilton HHonors, redeemable through HHonors.com in any of the 3900 properties of the Hilton Worldwide portfolio subject to availability at time of booking, valid for one night’s stay in a standard room, certificate expires August 31st 2013
And if you thought that was it, it gets better. In addition to the free night stay giveaway, Hilton HHonors will also be rewarding its members with a 25 Million Point Giveaway and 25 Days of Winning sweepstakes over the next couple of months. Sign up here to become a HHonors member and stay tuned to www.HHonors.com/25days for further details!
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Best of Luck!
sounds really cool!
Most memorable gastronomic experience would have to be this late Saturday lunch at The Taj West End (Bangalore), on the garden concluding with a set of musician’s performing at the table.
I met my food wife in Tokyo; discovering tonkotsu in ippudu roppongi, shirako in nishiazabu, yakitori in higashishinjuku, sui-gyoza in omotesando and sapporo with otsumami in any local izakaya. one day i’ll return to her…
Stumbling across a farmhouse kitchen in Croatia whilst driving through the countryside. There was no menu, the owner recited what he had caught in his field/forest that day and how he was going to cook it. It was also in the height of truffle season so it was impossible to avoid this ingredient;-) Was an absolute lucky gem to find and every morsel was seasonal, delicious and memorable.
Celebrating my 30th with a Banoffee Pie, made by my husband who has never baked anything in his life (he never had to, i’m a pastry chef). It wasn’t the best pie I have ever tasted but certainly the sweetest and most memorable.
I got the chance to ride in an 18 wheeler with a truck driver and it was in the rain and this lady was driving slow in the rain so the truck driver got into the fast lane and all of a suden the lady came over in front of him (some feet) and it literally scared the crap out of both of us because he could not slow the truck down like you slow down a car. It takes so much more time. It was horrifying
Most memorable… I would say eating homemade Maine blueberry pie made by wild blueberries that I helped pick!
Leung Kwun Lung Matthew
From engineering graduate to being a pastry chef – one of the biggest decision I have made so far in my life, and I did not regret it one bit.
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mum’s home cooked meal!
Here is my entry!
Ruilin Wendy Lee
My most memorable gastronomic experience was having the most delicious artichokes I have ever had in my life at Hotel Lanzillotta prepared by the owner’s nonna. Nothing beats having the chance to taste what the italian nonnas’ cook!
Best food experience…the simple things are best, I think a little English style teahouse that was stumbled upon in a small midwestern town!
I turned from a staunch vegetarian into a crazy carnivore over 3 days spent in Tasmania, Australia. From delicious venison to smoked salmon and truffles, I have never eaten so well! And not the slightest bit guilty, kindof…
Must be the dinner in the hills south of Rome. The restaurant was so outraged by my manners – eating the salad WITH the main meal as opposed to eating it on its own – that he asked everyone to shut up and listen. Then, he reprimanded me publicly. I’ll never forget the lesson, nor the meal.
My first and only cookery course at Blue Elephant in Bangkok. Went to the local markets in the morning which was very interesting, then cooked various Thai dishes. Didn’t know that I could cook something which tasted so good! Lol
Roganic because it was my first time sampling a 10 course menu!
It would be the meals i had in Bali as they were all home grown and made the old fashioned way. Babi Gulings which were grilled for hours in woodfire and an organic menu in front of vegetables patches in Sari.The orgasmic food experience was also a feast for the eyes and senses.
The most unique experience I had in Italy eating homemade pizza prepared by an old Italian lady. It was delicious!
Most unique gastronomic experiences was when me and my husband went to Garmisch Germany and try stuff from rabbit to sushi and all kind of delicious stuff
Steve Nyu Chin Liang
Had the chance to try some of the great cocktails in Finland when I visited the Arctic Icebar in Helsinki during the summer….having alcohol in the ‘winter time’ is just awesome and invaluable….
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my most unique grastronomic experience would probably be a 5 course dinner we had while no a dinner train in 2008, it was fun.
Traveling in Madrid we followed directions posted on a wall to a small cafe hidden behind a locked door. A sign telling guest to knock to enter. Amazing discovery, great food and wine.
Sitting down at a restaurant in Lisbon and letting the waiter order for us.
Food tour in testacio market, Rome.
at Chiquitos in London!
Raw Oysters slithering down my throat @ Island Creek Oyster Bar Boston MA
Okonomiyaki in a small little alley in Tokyo where no one spoke a word of English – had to pantomime our order and hope for the best!
Off-the-menu noodle dish with pork, spice, and XO sauce in a sizzling metal bowl at an unassuming restaurant in Chinatown, New York City.
Home made hot spinach & Onion pakodas with Masala chai on those rainy days. Courtesy – the wife!
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Extra spicy tom yam from Absolute cooked by Mr.Thai
Enjoying fresh home-made spinach + ricotta and pumpkin filled ravioli with an Italian family at an Bosco Del Fracasso, Scandiano, Reggio Emilia , Italy
2am in Tokyo and stumbled upon what seem to be a traditional ramen shop which Sonia and
I ordered (via a vending machine) two bowls of ramen (without any expectations) and ended being two bowls of ramen that changed our lives forever – Two bowls of ramen sent down from the sky, how can it be so perfect I ask why, two chefs added Japanese affection, ramen made to absolute perfection.
Costa Azul, Old Kent Road
never paid so little for a chopping board so full of meat
plus they play live music next to you so loud you can’t even hear the person next to you
plus its so dodgy you never know if you’re gonna leave alive
The most memorable food experience recently is when I made duck and watermelon salad, after trying it in Gilgamesh (Camden Town). It turned out to be a true Mother-In-Law Pleaser!
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