The Food Republic Pavilion KL Dream Gadget contest made the tech dreams of five lucky patrons come true at a simple prize-giving ceremony held at the award-winning food atrium recently.

More than 1,000 entries were received for the five-week contest that was jointly organized by Food Republic Pavilion KL and Permanis Sandilands Sdn Bhd. Weekly main prizes for the contest included the Samsung Galaxy Note II, HTC One X, iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy SIII with the grand prize of an iPad Mini.  Main prize and consolation prize winners also received cash vouchers of a total of RM10,845.

The Food Republic Pavilion KL Dream Gadget Contest was held from March to April 2013 and saw a surge in patrons to the popular Food Republic food atrium as regular patrons and new customers enjoyed great food, Pepsi, Mirinda, 7Up and Revive Isotonic drinks to be in the running to win tech gadgets of their choice.

The main prizewinners of the contest are Chin Chee Meng taking home the Samsung Galaxy Note II, Cheah Chee Fong receiving the HTC One X, Chin Yit Mun claiming the iPhone 5, Teng Sook Gin taking the Samsung Galaxy SIII, with Rabindranath Indrajit winning the grand prize of the iPad Mini.

“We are delighted with the response to the contest as it shows that good food, world-class beverages and the latest gadgets are must-haves for Malaysians foodies,” said Permanis Sandilands Sdn Bhd Vice President of Marketing Hemalatha Ragavan. “We look forward to holding more contests with Food Republic Pavilion KL to reward and thank loyal patrons and Pepsi fans for their continuous support.”

Speaking on behalf of Food Republic Pavilion KL, Senior Branch Manager – Operations, Andy Lee said that the food atrium which is now in its sixth year is constantly finding new ways to engage patrons including adding new tenants and cuisines, upgrading services and improving the ambience, using social media to raise brand awareness and keeping customers engaged with redemptions and contests.

Main prize winner Rabindranath Indrajit, 39, an IT Engineer, was overjoyed with his win. “I am a regular patron at Food Republic Pavilion KL, I love Pepsi and I have been eyeing an iPad Mini for some time. I decided to increase my chances of winning by sending in multiple entries and it paid off!”

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