Leading Chefs Create Exclusive Food Travel Guides on Gogobot
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Gogobot, the world’s largest social travel site, announced today the launch of Food Travel Month, which celebrates exclusive restaurant guides and tips from some of the most well-known culinary masters.
Together with Gogobot, an array of Food Networks stars, Iron Chef veterans, Top Chef finalists and James Beard Award winners created exclusive guides with personalized recommendations on where to eat, drink and have a good time in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vail, Chicago, London, Paris and more.
- David Myers, Comme Ca, Los Angeles
- Giada De Laurentiis, Food Network and Cooking Channel
- Spike Mendelsohn, Good Stuff Eatery, Washington DC
- Marcel Vigneron, runner-up, Top Chef
- Stephanie Izard, Girl and the Goat, Chicago
- Sam Talbot, Imperial No.9, New York City
- Kelly Liken, Kelly Liken, Vail, CO
“Gogobot is all about helping you get the best advice for your travels and has become a hub for foodies to share their picks. Who better to offer tips on restaurants than the country’s best chefs?” said Gogobot CEO Travis Katz. “Gogobot is the go-to site for food lovers – where you can get the best recommendations and create beautiful Guides of your own culinary adventures.”
Chefs, food writers, and foodies are flocking to Gogobot in growing numbers to share reviews, swap insider tips on the best dining, cheap eats, and hidden bars. Nearly a third of the reviews on the site are for restaurants and bars all over the world. The number of restaurants shared by Gogobot users is ever-increasing with the launch of Gogobot’s new mobile app, which allows foodies to snap photos and write reviews as their entrees are hitting the table.
Until November 13, Gogobot users who write reviews paired with photos will be automatically entered into Gogobot’s Top Tips contest which means foodies will have a chance to win $1000 doing what they love: sharing their culinary passion with others.
Complete list of Chef Guides: www.gogobot.com/food_travel_2011
Gogobot.com, the largest social travel site, is writing a new chapter in online travel planning where friends, not strangers, are the key to creating extraordinary travel experiences. Launched in November 2010, Gogobot helps people tap into their personal networks via Facebook and Twitter to easily get and give travel reviews and advice and share all the aspects of their trips through stylized digital scrapbooks and interactive maps. Partnered with HomeAway, Expedia, Hotels.com, Kayak, Priceline, and others, Gogobot enable users to book their vacations directly from the site. Whether you are looking for Las Vegas hotel reviews, the top things to do in Paris or hotels in Silicon Valley, Gogobot provides personal advice for the traveler. Gogobot’s mobile platform is on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Named one of TIME’s 50 Best Websites of 2011, Gogobot users have shared more than 2 million places on the site. Gogobot is based in Menlo Park, California.