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Friday, May 29, 2009

Freebie Friday: Win tickets to see Gordon Ramsay at the Good Food & Wine Show, Sydney


It's a Happy Friday to you because Grab Your Fork has another competition giveaway!

Thanks to Johanna from Stellar* Concepts, Grab Your Fork has a swag of prizes for the upcoming Good Food & Wine Show in Sydney. This ever-popular event runs over three glorious days, enticing visitors to eat, drink, taste and purchase a huge range of food, drink, wine, cooking and entertainment products.


Good Food & Wine Show 2008

The cooking demonstrations are always a popular attraction and Gordon Ramsay will be back in town. This year tickets to his sessions in the Celebrity Theatre will now cost an additional $20, although sessions to the other chefs--Matt Moran, Tobie Puttock, Gary Mehigan and George Calombaris--will be free.

This year the Celebrity Theatre will be expanded to seat 2,500 people so more people will have to chance to watch their favourite chef/s in action.

THE COMPETITION
Major prize: 1 x double pass to the Good Food & Wine Show Sydney including tickets to the Gordon Ramsay session at 12.30pm on Saturday July 4 2009* (worth $95)

Minor prizes: 5 x double passes to the Good Food & Wine Show Sydney^ (worth $55 each)

To enter this competition, readers must answer the following:

If you could ask Gordon Ramsay one interview question, what would it be?

1. Add a comment to this post with the question you would ask Gordon. Make sure you include your first name somewhere in the comment so your answer can be identified as yours, and yours first.
2. Copy and paste your answer into an email
2. Mark it with the subject heading "Gordon"
3. Provide your full name, contact phone number and valid postal address so if you win, the tickets can be mailed out to you promptly
4. Send your email to


This competition closes at 5pm Friday 12 June 2009. Winners will be announced and notified on Monday 15 June 2009. Only one entry per person will be accepted. Duplicate entries will be deleted. No personal details will be forwarded to third parties.

The major prize winner will be decided on the basis of humour and/or creativity. The judge's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

The remaining double passes will be awarded randomly so everyone has a chance to win.

* Please note the Gordon Ramsay session has been ticketed and cannot be exchanged for another date or time.

^ The double passes are valid for entry into the Good Food & Wine Show Sydney only. Tickets do not automatically include entry into any of the Celebrity Theatre sessions, although free tickets should be available each day. It is recommended you head to the Box Office as soon as you arrive at the Show to secure session tickets, subject to availability.

Gordon Ramsay
What question would you ask to get Gordon hot under the collar?

This competition has now closed.

Thank you for your entries. Winners have been announced here.

The Good Food & Wine Show visits the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre 3-5 July 2009. Session times are as follows:

Friday 3 July - 9.00am - 4:30pm (Daytime session)
Friday 3 July - 5:30pm - 9:30pm (After Dark session)
Saturday 4 July - 9.00am - 6.00pm
Sunday 5 July - 9.00am - 5.00pm

The Good Food & Wine Show visits Melbourne 5-8 June 2009, Perth 31 July-2 August 2009 and Brisbane 6-8 November 2009.

Related GrabYourFork posts:
Gordon Ramsay at David Jones Food Hall, Oct 06
Good Food & Wine Show 2008
Good Food & Wine Show 2006
Good Food & Wine Show 2005
Good Food & Wine Show 2004

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posted by Helen (Grab Your Fork) on 5/29/2009 01:45:00 am


35 Comments:

  • At 5/29/2009 10:27 am, Blogger Nerida said…

    Gordon, what's wrong with cooking sausages (only) on the BBQ?

     
  • At 5/29/2009 10:41 am, Blogger JKK said…

    How bout.. "given the choice of eating terrible food for a year or giving up on swearing for a year, which would you choose?"

     
  • At 5/29/2009 11:40 am, Anonymous Jin said…

    What would you have as your last meal on earth?

     
  • At 5/29/2009 11:42 am, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Are you planning on opening up a Hell's Kitchen in Australia as Australians can give you run for your money in the swearing stakes? (Andrea)

     
  • At 5/29/2009 12:24 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    That's a challengin post,

    "Why do you put on a tv persona on shows like Hell's kitchen and kitchen nightmares different from who you really are as seen on the F word and the live Cookalong?"-Oday

     
  • At 5/29/2009 1:06 pm, Anonymous charmaine said…

    Which celebrity chef makes you squirm in your pants?

     
  • At 5/29/2009 1:53 pm, Anonymous Sue said…

    What are your five essential pantry ungredients?

     
  • At 5/29/2009 2:43 pm, Blogger fennalia said…

    When you spit out food in Hells Kitchen, do they really taste that bad? Or are you just being picky?

     
  • At 5/29/2009 4:55 pm, Anonymous avik said…

    What was the first dish you taught your children to cook?

     
  • At 5/29/2009 7:25 pm, Anonymous Eunnie said…

    Eunnie would ask "Other than your own cooking, who's work do you admire?"

     
  • At 5/29/2009 10:34 pm, Blogger SoR said…

    What food do you hate the most in the world and would never eat even if you are starving to death?

     
  • At 5/30/2009 1:07 am, Anonymous Ivan said…

    Is that a new tan, or did your jar of tandoori paste explode?

     
  • At 5/30/2009 9:39 pm, Anonymous Natalie said…

    What secret recipe will you never give away?

     
  • At 5/31/2009 12:23 am, Anonymous divemummy said…

    What home-cooked dish makes you think of your childhood?

    What's your favourite dish to eat when you go home to Mum's?

     
  • At 5/31/2009 8:30 pm, Anonymous Patty said…

    who would you rate as the number 1 chef in the world and why?

    or

    where do you see food heading? (trends.. such gastronomy etc.)

     
  • At 5/31/2009 8:39 pm, Blogger Alan said…

    Alan would ask:

    "If you were to choose a contingent of the world's top chefs to be on a show like Hell's Kitchen, who would you select and why?"

     
  • At 5/31/2009 11:22 pm, Blogger Simon Food Favourites said…

    Given the chance, what dessert would you serve for the Queen of England and why?

     
  • At 6/01/2009 11:20 pm, Blogger William said…

    Will Loc asks...
    "If you could only choose one type of meat and one type of vegetable to cook with, what would they be?"

     
  • At 6/02/2009 8:35 am, Anonymous Hayley said…

    What would you say is the sexiest meal?

     
  • At 6/03/2009 9:02 am, Anonymous Chief Plonker said…

    Three part question - i. Will Maze still be opening in Melbourne in 2010 after the sale of some of your overseas restaurants ii. If So, will you be running Hell's Kitchen Australia to find a chef for Maze in Melbourne iii. If so, how do I get on it??

     
  • At 6/04/2009 7:21 pm, Anonymous kay said…

    how are u safe guarding your restaurants around the world against the financial crisis? how much has it been affected?

     
  • At 6/04/2009 9:17 pm, Anonymous CheL said…

    It would be a dream come true to meet Mr. Ramsay in person. So many questions that I want to ask him: What made you fall in love with food, are you satisfy with your current position as one of the best chef in the world and what inspire you to create new food ideas.
    Cheers

     
  • At 6/04/2009 10:01 pm, Anonymous Helen said…

    I've just seen that Hell's Kitchen is being turned into a pornographic movie (http://hamaraphotos.com/hollywood/ani-news/gordon-ramsays-hells-kitchen-to-get-porny-treatment.html)
    Who should play you?

     
  • At 6/05/2009 3:06 pm, Blogger Taryn said…

    Describe your last cooking disaster.

     
  • At 6/06/2009 7:53 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Do they serve better food in heaven or hell?
    --"johnny forks"

     
  • At 6/06/2009 8:13 pm, Anonymous Reality Raver said…

    Helen - I am still laughing at your question. I am sure he would say Johnny Holmes if he was still alive.

    I would ask:
    If you could only eat in one of your restaurants, which would it be?

     
  • At 6/06/2009 9:43 pm, Anonymous Jeenah said…

    Jianna would like to ask: "Gordon, why do you swear so much?"

     
  • At 6/08/2009 10:10 pm, Blogger timbo said…

    What would you put in a dish called "The F Word"?

     
  • At 6/08/2009 10:16 pm, Anonymous Dee said…

    Strawberries, sex or a soccer game.
    What would you choose for a lazy Saturday morning?

     
  • At 6/10/2009 4:34 pm, Blogger Miss Behaving said…

    In the time you've spent here, what food would you choose that in your opinion most represents Sydney?

     
  • At 6/11/2009 2:59 pm, Blogger Annette said…

    If you had to decide upon a meal to exemplify each season of the year, what would they be?

     
  • At 6/11/2009 9:04 pm, Anonymous Shiri said…

    Do you ever wish you had invented Robuchon's pomme puree?

     
  • At 6/12/2009 12:38 am, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Gordon, you are one of the most reputable chefs building a career out of nothing, with chefs that work with you saying you are a pleasure and joy, then why do you still get so much bad publicity? (paul)

     
  • At 6/12/2009 9:21 am, Anonymous soulchocolate said…

    Gordon, given a choice between creating a dessert for Sarah Symonds and Tracy Grimshaw, who would you pick, and describe the dessert you would create for her.

     
  • At 6/12/2009 3:22 pm, Anonymous Gelso said…

    If you could only cook with one condiment for the rest of your life, which would it be? (salt and pepper are included)

     

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