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Spice Market Sunday Brunch Buffet Contest


In conjunction with the 54th Merdeka Celebration, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa  has appointed GourmetGarden.com.my to co-organised this exclusively for bloggers contest.  This contest is open to all bloggers to test their writing skills and popularity. Joining is easy, you just have to signup on our Facebook Page and get chosen to be one of the lucky few that will be invited to brunch at Spice Market in Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa Penang for FREE. Each week, 6 (pax) lucky bloggers will be chosen to dine for free. But for those who were not chosen but would like to participate, you are still very welcome join in the fun and festivity and compete to win exclusive prize.

Brunch will happen on the 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th of August 2011, from12:00pm until 3:00pm. But bloggers are advice to congregate at 11:30am for a undisturbed photo session all the glorious food and chefs (if possible).

Contest is separated into 2 categories, “Best Written” and “Most Likes” and a bonus prize for “Ultimate Likes”

Best Written

For the “Best Written” article, bloggers would need to to submit their published article on the event at RoundU.com for it to be eligible to compete in this category. The articles will be read and judge by a panel consisting people from Rasa Sayang, Vinstella Jewellery, GourmetGarden.com.my and RoundU.com after the end of the contest. Last date for submission will be at 12:00am 4th of September 2011. The winner will be announced on the 17th of September 2011.

Most “Likes”

For the “Most Likes” contest, bloggers just need to publish their article in their blog(s) then share it in GourmetGarden.com.my Facebook Page and try to get as many “Likes” as possible to win the weekly contest. Each blogger is only allowed to participate in this category once and only during the immediate week after having attended brunch on Sunday. Example, if you attended brunch on the 7th, you would have from 12:01am on the 8th to 11:59pm on 14th of August to participate and gunner the most number of “Likes” as possible.

Ultimate “Likes”

An additional bonus!  Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa will also choose the blog with the highest number of “Likes” at the end of the contest irregardless if they have won the weekly contest or not. And this category will be in session until the 10th of September 2011 at 11:59pm. The winner will be announced on the 17th of September 2011.

Prizes up for grabs include:

  • Weekly Most Facebook “Like” Blogger (1 Prize each week for 4 weeks) Exclusive Spa Treatment for 2 Persons (1 hour 15 minutes) at Chi – The Spa at Shangri-la, Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang  (worth RM699nett).
  • The Ultimate Facebook “Like” Blogger (1 Prize) 2 Days 1 Night Stay with Breakfast for 2 at the Garden Wing, Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang Deluxe Sea facing Room (worth RM1,322nett) and Exclusive Jewellery Cash Voucher from Vinstella Jewellery (worth RM300).
  • Best Written Article of Spice Market Buffet Spread (1 Prize) Candle Light Dinner For 2 at Feringgi Grill, with specially crafted menu By Chef David Pooley of Feringgi Grill, Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang (worth RM1,160.00nett) and Exclusive Jewellery Cash Voucher from Vinstella Jewellery (worth RM300).
  • Best Photograph (1 Prize) Exclusive Jewellery Cash Voucher from Vinstella Jewellery (worth RM300).


How to join:

Step 1: Sign up for the events happening every Sunday in August. Limited to 6 lucky (bloggers) per Sunday brunch that will get to dine for FREE. If you are not one of the 6 lucky ones, and would still like to take up the challenge to feat your writing skills and popularity against your peers, come as paid customers to fight for what is rightfully yours (I mean prize or prizes). Friendly competition makes us grow and improve! Post your article in English, Mandarin & Bahasa Malaysia are all welcome.

Step 2: Choose either 7th, 14th, 21st or 28th of August 2011, then message us your preference after signing up.

Step 3: Be at Spice Market at 11:30am sharp on your chosen date.

Step 4: Experience, Enjoy & Express in your blog(s).

Step 5: Submit published articles to RoundU.com for the best written article category.

Step6 : Share it in GourmetGarden.com.my fan page wall for the “Most Likes” contest, and try to get as many “Likes” as possible within the time frame.

Step 7: Wait to win!

The followings are the selected bloggers for each individual weeks.

The 1st batches of bloggers who have attended Sunday brunch on the 7th of August were:

The 2nd batch of bloggers who have attended Sunday brunch on the 14th of August were:

The 3rd batch of bloggers who have attended Sunday brunch on the 21st of August were:

The 4th and final batch of bloggers who have attended Sunday brunch on the 28th of August were:

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