How creepy is it that we’re in February already? I can account for January but I honestly have no idea where the first two weeks of this month has gone. One good thing about this though, is that it means we’re getting even closer to Taste Of Sydney 2010!
Long time readers may recall last year’s events, if not, feel free to read about the very exciting launch event, my giveaway competition and the post-event review.
So yes, it is that time of the year again, where we’ve worked off the Christmas fat and are ready to celebrate the best of what Sydney’s top restaurants have to offer. The Taste events worldwide really are, the ultimate foodie festival!

Taste Of Sydney 2010 - WIN free double entry passes on JENIUS food blog - giveaway competition

Because the event is quite a bit of fun (well, how often do you get to choose and pick how many desserts make up your custom degustation menu or which restaurants they come from?), I decided to spice up this giveaway.
Instead of answering a standard 25 words or less competition question, to win one of three double passes to Taste Of Sydney 2010 (valued at $55), all you have to do is take a photo of me taking a photo!
And here’s the cut-out you will need to print out. Simply click on the below image to download the A4 cut-out.

cutout of JENIUS

HOW TO WIN

  1. Download and print the cutout of me holding my camera (you can print in black & white or colour)
  2. Take a photo of the cutout infront of any of the restaurants participating at Taste Of Sydney 2010; the complete list available below
  3. Upload the photo anywhere, e.g. to your own server, flickr, twitpic, photobucket, etc
  4. Add a comment below with a link to your photo
  5. Three of the most creative entries will win a double pass (valued at $55) each

I’ve even put together an example of what an entry could look like:

Example of competition entry requirement: cutout of JENIUS outside a Sydney restaurant

List of restaurants which will be showcasing at Taste Of Sydney 2010:
Becasse – 204 Clarence Street, Sydney
Etch – 62 Bridge Street, Sydney
ARIA – 1 Macquarie Street, Sydney
Pilu at Freshwater – ‘On the beach’, Moore Road, Harbord
Guillaume at Bennelong – Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney
Restaurant Balzac – 141 Belmore Road, Randwick
Longrain Restaurant & Bar – 85 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills
Dank Street Depot – 1/2 Dank Street, Waterloo
Flying Fish – 19 – 21 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont
Restaurant Assiette – 48 Albion Street, Surry Hills
Bird Cow Fish – 500 Crown Street, Surry Hills
Berowra Waters Inn – Via East or West public wharfs, Berowra Waters
Four In Hand – 105 Sutherland Street, Paddington
Jonah’s at Whale Beach – 69 Bynya Road, Whale Beach
Buon Ricardo – 108 Boundary Streetm Paddington
Marque – 4/5 Crown Street, Surry Hills
el Toro Loco – 49-53 North Steyne Street, Manly
Have fun and good luck!
Competition closes 11:59pm AEST on 4 March 2010.
Taste Of Sydney 2010
When: 11 – 14 March, 2010
Where: Brazillian Fields, at the heart of Centennial Park

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED.

Congratulations to Jenni, Karrie and Nomnomnibblies! Thanks to Stellar* and Taste Of Sydney, these guys have each won free double entry passes to this delicious event!

Stay tuned for more giveaways on JENIUS ๐Ÿ™‚

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Jennifer is the founding blogger of I Ate My Way Through (originally, Jenius.com.au). Growing up in the multicultural melting pot of Sydneyโ€™s Inner West as a second generation Australian (of Vietnamese refugee parents of Teochew Chinese ancestry), Jen has always had a deep curiosity about global cuisines, culinary heritage and the cultural assimilation of immigrants. For Jen and her family, food is always at the centre of all celebrations, life events and milestones. A lover of the finer things in life, as well as cheap eats, her blogging ethos is all about empowering and inspiring people to expand their culinary repertoire. When not running her two companies (she is also the Managing Director of The Bamboo Garden online marketing agency), Jen can be found exploring old-world charms at vintage markets and delving into local eats around the world. She has a weakness for fried chicken.
  • Karrie

    Haha! This comp is hilarious. I can’t wait to see the results! It’ll be Jenius all over Sydney! Now I just need to figure out what I can do with your photo… Hmm….

  • Great competition. Here’s my entry http://simonfoodfavourites.blogspot.com/2010/02/taste-of-sydney-2010-jenius-competition.html I’d really love to win a double pass. I didn’t get a chance last year to go. Sounds amazing! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Jen

    Thanks Simon! Love your entry – I couldn’t help but crack up at the macro pic! Haha, your speediness is impressive as always! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Jen

    Thanks Karrie! Look forward to seeing what you come up with!

  • What do you mean “worked off the Xmas fat”? I’m still clinging onto mine! LOL
    Sounds like a fun competition. I’ve already got my tickets and I can’t wait for the yummy food to come. Mmmm…

  • Jen

    Oh, you’ve started a food blog! Yay!
    I’ve been killing myself at the gym lately so have the Taste Of Sydney marked down as a “day off” where I can eat anything and everything I want. Actually, I had a FEW days off ’cause of Chinese New Year too, mmmm… maybe I should have reworded it to festive season (December – February) fat! LOL!

  • Hey Jennifer! Been a while since I saw your “I ate my way through” where it was really nice meeting you. Love your blog! and love eating hehe! Awesome competition! XX

  • Thanks for the visit! I’m so happy that it has finally been launched; it was my Valentine’s Day present from the boy (even though I knew it was coming).
    Which day are you going to be there by the way? ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Ahahahhaha What a cool Competition. I have to go and put an entry in ehehehe.

  • Jenni

    Hi Jen! I don’t live in Sydney but I’ll be there the weekend of Taste Of Sydney and would love to win tickets!! It will be my first time. Here’s my entry – croquettes are one of my favourite foods in the world and I love tapas, so I’d definitely visit El Toro Loco (plus super keen to try the others – yuuum!!)
    http://s991.photobucket.com/albums/af40/Jenni_C_2010/?action=view&current=ElToro2.jpg

  • Karrie

    Hey Jen! Here’s my entry, of you outside the very delicious Bird Cow Fish. I love their brunch menu! Still haven’t had a chance to try their lunch or dinner mains though, hopefully if I get to go to Taste I will!
    http://img704.imageshack.us/img704/6690/img9149r.jpg

  • This is a really good competiton!! Too fun not to enter! We’d love to win tickets to Taste of Sydney since we’ve never been to any! Here is our entry =D
    http://nomnomnibblies.blogspot.com/2010/03/jenius-taste-of-sydney-2010-competition.html
    Love L & J xx

  • Awww thanks Jen ! We had fun entering the comp – Seriously can’t wait to go ! =)
    Love L&J xx