Arniston Bay Wines will be sponsoring the wines for the event.
we get to enjoy these cute little little babies on the day
has come on board and I will have 100 double tickets to give away on the day
WOW!! Thank you so much Taste of Cape Town
This remarkable festival will bring together the city's most acclaimed restaurants and
carefully selected exhibitors to attract 20 000 of Cape Town’s most dedicated and sophisticated foodies.
This year the Cape’s most extravagant food festival will again be held at Rhodes High School, Montreal Avenue , Mowbray. From Wednesday the 24th, to Sunday the 28th of March, 19 of the Cape’s top restaurants and chefs will be serving a stunning selection of sample - sized signature dishes to Taste of Cape Town visitors. You've got to be there to cut the mustard :o)
And then..........what almost made this gal's jaw fall to the floor and faint clean away.........
sent an email confirming the following prizes - and I quote -
20 Signed Caviar Dreams Cookbooks
A 6 course set menu dinner paired with specially selected wines for 10 persons at Blonde Restaurant
that is opening in May
And don't think this is the end of it.......don't forget those goodie bags that are slowly but surely getting overstuffed.
If you have not yet booked your place do so soon or you might be very disappointed!!
Here are the conference details again:
Date: Sunday 21 March 2010
Time: 9.30 for 10am - 5pm
Venue: The Giggling Gourmet Cooks Playground - just opened at 32 Napier Street opposite the new Cape Quarter.
A buffet style lunch will be served by the Giggling Gourmet team
Keynote Speaker - Jeanne Horak-Druiff from the award winning blog Cook Sister
Other speakers - the delightful and talented Nina Timm from My Easy Cooking, Jane-Anne Hobbs, otherwise known as Juno, professional book editor, sub-editor and writer of 20 years experience and author of the fabulous blog Scrumptious SA and Sam Wilson Editor in Chief of Women24, Food24 and Parent24
Cost - R430.00 (including a goodie bag but excluding travel or accommodation expenses)
The venue can accommodate 100 delegates so please book urgently if you don't want to miss out on the blogging event of the year :o)
Here is the day's agenda - to whet your appetite if you have not yet decided that this is for you:
09.30 - 10.00: Registration and Champagne/Orange Juice
10.00 - 10.15: Welcome & Introduction by Giggling Gourmet Jenny Morris
10.15 - 11.15: WRITING - 'Finding your Blog Voice' by Jeanne Horak-Druiff and 'Effective Recipe Writing & Editorial Techniques' by Jane-Anne Hobbs
11.15 - 11.45: 'Getting to know your camera' by Nina Timm
11.45 - 12.00: Short Coffee Break
12.00 - 12.45: 'How to be a better Blogger' by Jeanne Horak-Druiff
12.45 - 13.30: Lunch Break
13.30 - 14.15: 'Social Networking - Getting Connected' by Sam Wilson
14.15 - 15.00: 'Food Styling' by Nina Timm
15.00 - 15.15: Short Tea/Coffee Break
15.15 - 16.00: 'The Legalities & Ethics of Blogging' by Jeanne Horak-Druiff
16.00 - 16.30: 'Monetizing Your Blog - how to make money from blogging' by Nina Timm
16.30 - 17.00: Questions & Answers with all the speakers
And don't forget of course the amazing prize that was previously announced on the blogs.....
A course from the divine chocolatiers for two to attend any of their amazing chocolate workshops at
And so I bid you goodnight. I shall hit the keyboard again early tomorrow morning to carry on my campaigning and co-ordinating.