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The Gift of Food This Christmas (& Savings into 2010!)

This year has seen a rise in the number of diners looking for a bargain - Well, look no further. Midlands Dining and Lifestyle Club ‘Gourmet-Life’ is offering diners, and their friends the opportunity to save 20% off their food bills throughout 2010, whilst dining at some of the Midlands finest restaurants, AND supporting the regions food producers.

Why not join the Midlands fastest growing, ethical dining club, for less PLUS receive £10 worth of ‘Chokolit’ FREE. More below or Join HERE

All of the restaurant members throughout the Midlands who accept Gourmet Life, are first assessed by the operators of the club for sourcing at least 20% of the main a la carte menu from local producers, then for levels of quality service, and knowledge of staff - then overall experience - this can include authenticity of origin such as Asian Restaurants, European, and American sourcing true ingredients such as herbs, spices, and using them to create their National dishes.

Gourm-E-vents ~ Not only do members receive 20% off dining, but they also save on exclusive Gourmet events such as  wine and food matching evenings, theme nights and all manor of Midlands food events. Many events are exclusively organised by the team at Gourmet-Life and members are invited to attend with their guests, at specially reduced prices. Read about one of their ‘Taste the Midalnds’ events held in October this at The Elms Hotel in Abberley HERE

Each season events will be held at key venues across the region, inviting top chefs, and producers for you to enjoy, learn, and of course consume.

Gourmet Life-Style Experiences - Sometimes you may want to offer a gift, or experience something yourself, with a difference. Well the team at Gourmet Life offer that too. With their contacts across the UK, they regularly offer exclusive experiences such as cooking with top chefs, including Jean Christophe Novelli, at his ‘Top 25 in the world’ Hertfordshire Academy, or how about closer to home at Brompton Cookery School near Shrewsbury in Shropshire, the first of it’s kind offering state of the art cookery equipment in this beautifully restored farm house, owned by the National Trust. Also cooking with the regions chefs, including Stuart Phillips of The renowned 2 AA Rosette Hundred House Hotel, Near Telford, as well as Suree of the King and Thai, Broseley near Bridgnorth, offering authentic cuisine cooked with authenticity and passion, and in Worcestershire, Daren Bale of the Elms Hotel and Spa, offering a wide range of Courses to choose from Or how about an experience with Midlands Chocolatier Louis Barnett of renowned ‘Chokolit’ - the highest qualified chocolatier of his age in the UK!

Food Festivals ~ The team at Gourmet Life are avid supporters of the regions food festivals and were out in force during 2009 at some of the best festivals in the area, including  Worcester Feast, Taste Birmingham, and of course Ludlow Food Festival where they launched their local produce and chef restaurant concept ‘Chefs Table’ feeding over 800 diners with local produce prepared by some of  the regions chefs.

Competition Winners - Many lucky foodie have recently been drawn to win prizes in t4h high profile competition run by Gourmet-life over recent months - which was launched at the Ludlow Food Festival - offering some great prizes, some which money cannot buy! Are you a winner? See below:

  • Chokolit Experience with Louis Barnett: WINNER J.S Dawkins, Shrewsbury
  • Masterchef with Stuart Phillips of The Hundred House Hotel, Nr Telford: WINNER: Mr Alan. F. Elliot, Worcester
  • Cooking with Chef, with Daren Bale of The Elms Hotel & Spa, Worcetershire: WINNER Susan Jenkins, Ludlow
  • Case of ‘Journeys End‘ South African Wine: Mr & Mrs A. Winchcombe, Cleobury, Shropshire
  • Signed Books by Anthony Worrall Thompson, Ainsley Harriet, Jean Christophe Novelli: WINNERS: Malcolm F Winters, Ellesmere; Andy Walters, Stevenage; Janet Hawkes, Tewksbury; Denman Harts, Abberley; Mr H Jackson, Denby;
  • Louis Barnett ‘Biting Back’ Chokolit Bars (worth £10 per pack): WINNERS Mr & Mrs Sue Eston, Burkhampstead; Jodie Epton, Bristol

Lucky winner and not yet claimed your prize? Contact us HERE with your FULL details and we will check our records, and dispatch or arrange your prize!

Join today And SAVE PLUS receive £10 worth of Louis Biting Back Bars for you, or a present for a friend. Join Gourmet Life HERE

Coming in 2010: Gourmet Life is set to expand during the coming year with:

  • Discount travel from the Midlands to London & back!
  • Overnight breaks in the Midlands, and in London at top hotels, plus dining savings in the capital
  • Monthly gourmet experiences, and food & wine nights
  • More restaurants - with almost 100 currently being assessed
  • Michelin Restaurants signing up to offer exclusive discounts and offers
  • Deli & Farm Shop Savings - Including Greenfields, Telford, & Bridgnorth Deli offering 10% off shopping throughout 2010
  • More great savings!

Why not join our mailing list? Simply email us HERE & say ’sign me up for your FREE foodie newsletter’!

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