09 September 2012

NESCAFE Dolce Gusto 1st Birthday Bash

I have been invited to the NESCAFE Dolce Gustro 1st Anniversary Bash @ Loola’s by Awfully Chocolate.

It is an afternoon party filled with fun and surprises.

Upon reaching the venue, I can indulge myself in a couple of interesting activities ranging from Latte Arts, taking Polaroid photos to trying out the 13 different exciting beverages of Dolce Gustro.

There is also a game booth just outside the shop whereby the goal of this game to push the capsules into the designated “ Nestle circles”.

Note that the entire capsule has to stay within the circles and if it just touches the edge, it will not be counted as a winning entry though. And the winner will get a chance to spin the wheel.

Too bad, I am not good at aiming but some of my friends do get to walk away with Dolce Gustro capsules and tumbler.

Finally the event begins with Melody Chen as the host.

Next up is the opening speech by the Managing Director of Nestlé (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Mr Valerio Nannini.

He thanks all valued customers and loyal fans for the loyal support of  NESCAFE Dolce Gusto, a system that fulfils consumers’ desire for an aspirational café lifestyle and truly redefines the experience of coffee drinking at home and at the workplace. Now comes the exciting moment….cake-cutting ceremony for Dolce Gustro to mark its 1st year anniversary.

Melody also points out that this is really a double celebration as it will be Mr Valerio Nannini birthday in a few days time. Happy Birthday! Mr Valerio Nannini.

I am even thrilled that apart from tasting the limited edition Dark Chocolate Espresso Gateau (a special Birthday cake created in an an exclusive collaboration with the homegrown cake shop – Awfully Chocolate,), I do have the chance to take photo with Mr Valerio Nannini.

By the way, this cake features Awfully Chocolate’s famous all chocolate cake sandwiched between six layers of intense dark chocolate fudge, topped with a generous layer of aromatic and smooth Espresso mousse made using NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® very own Espresso Ristretto. Yummy!

Good News
In conjunction with NESCAFE Dolce Gusto 1st Anniversary, there will some special promotions for this machine and its capsules:

 Dolce Gusto will be launching 4 highly anticipated variants, the Vanilla Latte Machiatto, Caramel Latte Machiatto, Lungo and Chococino for the first time in the Singapore market.

From 1 to 30 September, with the purchase of any one NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® System, we are giving a free bubble capsules holder worth $20 at the point of purchase.

Redeem the Dark Chocolate Espresso Gateau with the purchase of any 5 boxes of NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® capsules from our official retail partners* or through the official webshop https://www.dolce-gusto.com.sg/EN/Pages/Home.aspx

How to participate in this exclusive Dark Chocolate Espresso Gateau redemption 

1. For a period of 6 weeks starting 15 August to 30 September 2012, purchase any 5 boxes of NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® capsules via official retail channels or webshop and you may use the proof of purchase* to redeem the limited edition Dark Chocolate Espresso Gateau.

2. Redemption is limited to the first 1,000 Dark Chocolate Espresso Gateau (worth $35) and may be made over 2 weekends, on either 28th to 30th September or 5th to 7th October 2012 from 10 am to 10pm. There is no limitation to the number of redemptions per customer.

3. To ensure that you bring home only the freshest creation, redemptions are based on a pre-order basis and must be made 3 days in advance. Pre-order may be placed by calling Awfully Chocolate at 6345 8212 on Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm.

4. Redemption may be made with ease at 6 strategically chosen Awfully Chocolate’s outlets at Raffles City, Ion Orchard, East Coast, Jurong Point, Vivo City and Sembawang Hills.

5. To redeem the Dark Chocolate Espresso Gateau, bring along your proof of purchase* to your indicated choice of redemption location.

* Proof of Purchase

- For retail purchases, the original receipt(s) must be presented. A maxi
mum of 2 receipts may be combined to redeem the cake.

- For webshop purchases, both the Email Order Confirmation(s) and corresponding Singpost Delivery Order must be presented.

6. For more information on this promotion, you can contact the NESCAFE® Dolce Gusto® Singapore hotline at 1800 836 7009.

Back to the event: Check out the food that is served.

My favourite is definitely the cup cakes as the sponge cake is springy with an generously servings of strawberry whipped cream.

The event finally ends with a lucky draw whereby 2 lucky winners get to bring home a Dolce Gustro each.

Well, although I am not one of the lucky winners, I still  get to bring home a goodie bag worth $50, which includes the $35 limited edition Dark Chocolate Espresso Gatea.

Overall, I do have a lovely time at this event and I will like to thank Emily and Nestle for the invitation.

Lastly, please remember to like Nescafe Dolce Gusto FB Page for more Product Updates and Promotions:  https://www.facebook.com/dolcegustosingapore

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