A RIGHT ROYAL CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE FEATURING PRINCESS DIANA'S CHEF DARREN MCGRADY, FATHER CHRISTMAS AND BRITISH TREATS DECEMBER 1

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THE BRITISH EMPORIUM ANNOUNCES A RIGHT ROYAL CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE FEATURING PRINCESS DIANA'S CHEF DARREN MCGRADY,
FATHER CHRISTMAS AND BRITISH TREATS DECEMBER 1

GRAPEVINE, TEXAS (November 2012): Start your proper Christmas celebration at The British Emporium in Grapevine! The most British spot in the Metroplex will host its annual Christmas Open House on Saturday, December 1 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Back for a return engagement will be Royal Chef Darren McGrady, who has worked in Buckingham Palace and was private chef to the late Princess Diana. He will be the special guest at the store's annual Christmas Open House and will appear from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. to meet customers and sign his book, "Eating Royally." Guests will have the opportunity to sample Princess Diana's favourite dessert, Bread and Butter Pudding, at this festive event.

"We are delighted to host Mr. McGrady this holiday season," said Sheela Kadam, owner of The British Emporium. "He has so many wonderful stories about Princess Diana and his book is the perfect gift for foodies and fans of British royalty and their culinary traditions."

The entire family will also enjoy seeing British Father Christmas at the Christmas Open House, as he greets children and families with sweets and comics from noon - 4 p.m. From 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., complimentary tea and British holiday fare will be available for customers to sample.

For 20 years, The British Emporium has provided British groceries & gifts to the North Texas community. Owner Sheela Kadam is renowned for holding year-round community-related British cultural events such as royal celebrations and hosting VIP visitors from Great Britain. The store is a popular meeting point for the expatriate British community and Anglophiles alike.

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The British Emporium Est. 1992
British Groceries & Gifts
140 North Main Street
Grapevine TX 76051
817 421 2311
www.british-emporium.com  
HOURS: Mondays - Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sundays, noon - 5 p.m.