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December 08, 2011 11:14 ET

American Express Tickles Heston Blumenthal Fans' Tastebuds

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 8, 2011) - Cardmembers of credit card provider, American Express will be given the first opportunity to see Heston Blumenthal when he returns to Australia in May 2012 through an advance ticket presale starting today on the American Express Australia Facebook page.

Culinary master, Heston Blumenthal will host "one night only" events live on stage in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. American Express Cardmembers will have first access to show tickets before the general public, through a ticket presale starting today (15 November) at 2:00pm through to 11.59pm on Sunday 20 November 2011. American Express has also reserved some of the best seats in the house, with preferred seating available to eligible Cardmembers*.

American Express is also giving eligible Cardmembers* the chance to win a private lunch with Heston Blumenthal at Sydney's newly opened Balla Restaurant.

Cardmembers can access the presale and competition through the Entertainment Offers tab on the American Express Australia Facebook page

The enthralling events will focus on Heston's unique philosophy and approach to cooking, exploring taste and flavour, and his passion for the multi-sensory experience of eating and drinking. The chef of the three Michelin starred Fat Duck Restaurant in the UK and star of Heston's Feasts and the Mission Impossible TV series will be interviewed by host and Masterchef judge Matt Preston and will also demonstrate his culinary philosophies through experiments live on stage.

Heston will take guests on a journey from his humble beginnings to the creation of iconic dishes such as 'The Sound of the Sea', logic defying hot and iced tea, his famous Snail Porridge and the epic Mock Turtle Soup - a dish that takes three days to make.

There is only one Heston Blumenthal and he will appear for one night only in each city.

The Heston Blumenthal presale is just one of many events that American Express Cardmembers can access through Entertainment Offers on the American Express Australia Facebook page. Cardmembers can also access exclusive behind-the-scenes giveaways, competitions and presales happening across Australia.

Sydney: State Theatre, Tuesday 1 May 2012
Brisbane: Concert Hall, Friday 4 May 2012
Melbourne: Regent Theatre, Tuesday 8 May 2012
Adelaide: Festival Hall, Friday 11 May 2012
Perth: Perth Concert Hall, Tuesday 15 May 2012
*Eligible Cardmembers are those with a Card issued by American Express Australia (not bank issued).

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