Bank of Ireland Credit Cards Launch Priceless MasterCard Customer Competition to Win a Master Class with Celebrity Chef Rick Stein

Bank of Ireland MasterCard and celebrity chef Rick Stein have teamed up to launch an exclusive and priceless gourmet competition for its MasterCard customers. The event promises to be an experience of a lifetime for anyone who enjoys great food.

Twenty-five customers and their guest will win a priceless opportunity to meet and dine with Rick Stein. They will be invited to attend an exclusive Master Class event in Dublin on September 12th 2008 where they will experience a special cookery demonstration by Rick Stein. This will be followed by an exclusive lunch with him, cooked up for them under the supervision of one of Rick’s chefs from his signature Seafood Restaurant located in Padstow. The winners of the competition will enjoy an afternoon in the company of this culinary giant who has presented many popular TV series such as Mediterranean Escapes, French Odyssey and Food Heroes. Rick Stein also runs four restaurants, a delicatessen, a patisserie, a seafood cookery school and a hotel in the charming little fishing village of Padstow on the north coast of Cornwall.

Full details of this competition including the entry form can be found in the Bank of Ireland Cardtalk Magazine – Summer ’08 edition. Copies of the magazine are rolling out to all Bank of Ireland credit card customers over the month of June. CardTalk can also be downloaded from

Customers can enter this competition every time they make five transactions with their Bank of Ireland MasterCard or add an additional cardholder to their MasterCard Credit Card account. The closing date for receipt of entries is August 25th 2008.

Furthermore as an added benefit to their credit cardholders, Bank of Ireland have teamed up with Noyeks Newmans, specialists in kitchens, floors, decks and doors to offer a special 20% discount* to Bank of Ireland credit cardholders when they spend more than €500 in their store! Bank of Ireland credit cardholders simply need to present their credit card in store along with the Summer ’08 edition of Cardtalk!

*Full details and a full set of promotional terms and conditions for the Rick Stein Competition and the Noyeks Newmans discount are available from Bank of Ireland Personal Lending 33/35 Nassau Street, Dublin 2. Bank of Ireland is regulated by the Financial Regulator. Bank of Ireland do not accept responsibility for the services provided by a 3rd party provider.


For reference:
Jane Kealy
Marketing Manager Credit Cards
Bank of Ireland
Ph: (01) 6176372

Mary Brennan
Group Corporate Communications
Bank of Ireland
Ph: (01) 6043838