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 Post subject: Project 'Royal'
 Post Posted: July 4th, 2011, 9:13 pm 
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For those of you who have been around since the launch last year of Michelle's cake company last August and been part of the ever growing group of 'official tasters'....

I though you might be interested to have an insight into a slightly different project;

The Royal Norfolk Show is the last big 'Royal' show of its kind in the country, it attracts a huge following (this year alone there were 99,000 people through the gates on one day!!!) Imagine the Ideal Home exhibition but five times the size..

To be able to have a stand within the food hall section you have to submit a huge application pack (think of a job application and times it by 5), with photo's of the stand, products etc, every year those stalls that have attended the previous year get 'invited' back and any spaces then go through the application process, this year there were 1,000 applications for the 10 spaces that became available, Michelle got through the nightmare application process and was succesful in being awareded a stand.

The show is held over two days (last Wednesday and Thursday), although you are allowed to apply for special permits to be able to enter on the Tuesday to set up.

As this was the first show of this size, we decided to completely redesign Michelle's displays to be able to cpe with the volumes of people.

Michelle and her 'team' started baking 4 days prior to the event and worked around the clock to bake in excess of 4,000 cakes.

The van loaded and ready to roll on the Tuesday with the stand and first batch of cakes (30 bakers trays)

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At the exhibition hall on the Tuesday morning getting ready to start setting up.
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The stand provisionally set up on the Tuesday
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All tucked up for the night ready for the big event...
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 Post subject: Re: Project 'Royal'
 Post Posted: July 4th, 2011, 9:24 pm 
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Wow that looks and sound like a massive task, well done to all involed and for making it in to the food hall.


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 Post subject: Re: Project 'Royal'
 Post Posted: July 4th, 2011, 11:20 pm 
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The stall all set up ready for the first day
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Michelle and her girls all in their GLU-10-3 promotional aprons and t-shirts
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The stall under seige....
(The photo's dont really do justice to the volume of people there, at some points during the days they were queued 10 deep to get to the stall!!
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The food hall all filled up with stalls & people.
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Michelle taking a 5 minute break with the boys
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 Post subject: Re: Project 'Royal'
 Post Posted: July 4th, 2011, 11:29 pm 
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well done Michelle looks like the cakes went down well with the punters


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 Post subject: Re: Project 'Royal'
 Post Posted: July 5th, 2011, 6:44 am 
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OMG! It cake heaven :op and looks like all your hard work was well worth it . Massive well done :0D


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 Post subject: Re: Project 'Royal'
 Post Posted: July 5th, 2011, 8:03 am 
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It's amazing how many people you can attract with a bit of cake :shock: ....................................well done shell.


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 Post subject: Re: Project 'Royal'
 Post Posted: July 5th, 2011, 4:46 pm 
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Just goes to show there's more to life than t'internet - well done

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 Post subject: Re: Project 'Royal'
 Post Posted: July 5th, 2011, 6:48 pm 
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well done to the family+team mark....can we add by royal appointment to the outlaw street plaudits this year then ;)


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 Post subject: Re: Project 'Royal'
 Post Posted: July 19th, 2011, 8:01 pm 
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A new 'icing on the cake' for Michelle.

She's been notified that she's won a Gold for her Lemon Drizzle cake in the 'Great Taste' awards.

This is a huge achievement as the Great Taste awards is a national competition with over 7,000 applicants including main high street companies such as Waitrose and Sainsburys...


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 Post subject: Re: Project 'Royal'
 Post Posted: July 19th, 2011, 8:06 pm 
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Well done shell 8-) and your lucky enuf to have such a willing band of outlaws to act as official tasters !!


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