Monday, May 21, 2012

Summer Fancy Food Sweepstakes Serves Exclusive DC Eats, Luxe Travel

Washington, DC is a world-class dining destination. From celebrity chefs to homegrown restaurants, the exciting cuisine scene has foodies flocking to the nation's capital.

And June 17-19, 2012, the menu gets even more enticing as Washington, DC welcomes the 58th Annual Summer Fancy Food Show. The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade convenes 2,400 exhibitors from 80 countries and regions showcasing over 180,000 new foods and beverages at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

The tempting trade show is traditionally closed to the public; however, the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade and Destination DC, the official convention and tourism corporation for Washington, DC, have cooked up a delectable sweepstakes, "DC Eats. You Win!" contest. One winner and a guest will be whisked away for a three-day, two-night getaway that includes VIP passes to the members-only show, a luxury hotel stay in downtown DC, roundtrip airfare and foodie fun. Log on to All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. [EDT] Friday, June 1, 2012.

The Prize Package includes:
  • Two (2) VIP Passes to NASFT 2012 Summer Fancy Food Show
The 58th Annual Summer Fancy Food Show is the largest specialty food and beverage show in North America. Winner will receive VIP access to the show floor, plus special seminars, tours and tastings.
  • One (1) Gift basket from NASFT
Take home the tastes of Fancy Food! A basket filled with samples from a selection of exhibitors lets you savor the show's "fancy foods" once you've returned home.
  • Two (2) American Airlines vouchers for travel to Washington, DC (valid June 17-19, 2012)
Arrive in style on American Airlines. With dozens of flights to DC a day, American makes it easy to travel to the nation's capital.
  • Two (2) night stay at the Mayflower Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel (valid June 17-19, 2012)
President Truman once called the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel Washington, DC's "second best address." Just blocks from the White House, the Mayflower Renaissance offers all the luxury and elegance of a historic hotel combined with an abundance of modern conveniences and amenities.
  • Two (2) Food Walking Tour Vouchers
Experience DC restaurants like a local. Metro Food Tours offers participants the chance to sample and sip their way through DC's unique neighborhoods.
  • One (1) $100 Dining Gift Certificate
Recently ranked a Top 10 U.S. dining city, there are plenty of restaurants to pick from in Washington, DC. Whether you want a family-style dining experience or a romantic rendezvous, DC's restaurant scene has what you're looking for. Total prize package value: $3,560