GREAT BRITISH GourmetXperiences Printed Guide

GREAT BRITISH GourmetXperiences Guide 2017GREAT BRITISH GourmetXperiences© Guide: Showcasing eXclusive gourmet gifts that money can buy, with ingredients that money cannot!  Making the special, eXtra special. 

‘GREATEST BRITISH GourmetXperiences’ are gourmet gifts that money can buy, with tasty eXtras that money cannot! Each individual experience celebrates the best of British. Proceeds from nominated GourmetXperiences bought online, will be donated to charities including industry charity Hospitality Action.

GREAT BRITISH GourmetXperiences Printed Guide


This premium British printed guide is compiled with support from Independent Cookery Schools Association (ICSA), the premium-printed guide, which supports British produce and hospitality, is backed by big names including Love British Food ambassador Raymond Blanc OBE and cook school co-founder and Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith CBE. It also boasts high-profile contributions, quotes and recipes from celebrated names including Sir Terence Conran, Raymond Blanc OBE, Cyrus Todiwala OBE, Michael Caines MBE,  Shaun Rankin, Jean-Christophe Novelli, and Michel Roux Jnr to name a few. Contributions from every copy sold will also be donated to industry Charity Hospitality Action. Prue Leith CBE added “Learning to cook really well needs a good and inspiring teacher. Where better to find them than in this guide?”

Created by hospitality expert and Gourmet-Lifestyle founder James Day, the website and guide are a celebration of Greatest British chefs, producers and cookery school experiences.

James Day commented: “Our research has shown that people want that ‘added-eXtra’ from an experience at a restaurant, hotel or cook school. They ask us where they can go that is ‘really special’. Our website and books celebrate the British hospitality industry and showcase the best that money can buy with added extras that money cannot.

“The ultimate goal is being able to make a difference and encourage aspiring gourmands to learn, inform and inspire by purchasing the GourmetXperiences that suit their desires. Choosing from our simple sections of ‘EAT, STAY, DRINK, LEARN’ each showcasing unique British elements. Encouraging them to dine out and try new places, new products and new British GourmetXperiences. Sharing along the way with others, via discussions and social media on how they can help improve and support Great British producers.”

Supporter of Gourmet Experiences and Love British Food ambassador Raymond Blanc OBE said: “I passionately believe that it is up to each of us, be it consumer, chef or hotelier, to make a responsible choice.”

Read eXclusive interview with Raymond Blanc OBE Here

Campaign group Love British Food has been sending out the ‘Buy British Food’ message for the past 15 years, encouraging and supporting consumers, retailers and caterers to source food from Britain during British Food Fortnight and all year around.

Chef Michael Caines MBE, who writes the foreword for the GREAT BRITISH GourmetXperiences guide and is also featured talking about his experience creating Lympstone Manor, in Devon, added: “A gourmet experience is about much more than simple food and sustenance. Every detail of a visit to a restaurant or hotel, from arrival to departure, leaves an impression on the customer.”

Michael has created unique GourmetXperiences to be hosted at Lympstone Manor for his charity, to be launched during British Food Fortnight. Read more about Michael Caines MBE and his charity Here.

GourmetXperiences: Making the special, eXtra special. 


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