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This summer, Beefeater have teamed up with the Boss of Beef, Sir Ian Botham, who'll be getting back into his whites and cooking up a storm of goodies to give away!

We’ll be releasing new games, Facebook apps and competitions throughout the summer, so why not pull up a deckchair and make yourself comfortable? There are 1000s of freebies on offer, from free dessert and money off your food bill, to signed Beefy merchandise and even the chance to meet The Boss himself at the cricket. Our first game, Spin 2 Win is ready to play today, so why not jump straight in over here.

Stay ahead of the game and keep up to date with all the latest news from the Boss of Beef by joining us on Facebook and Twitter.

Go on, we love any excuse for a party...

This summer, Beefeater have teamed up with the Boss of Beef, Sir Ian Botham, who'll be getting back into his whites and cooking up a storm of goodies to give away!

Spin 2 win

Spin and match 3 symbols to grab yourself a fantastic freebie. You get one spin per day so make it count.

So, what’s up for grabs?

  • A money can’t buy experience – meet Sir Ian Botham!
  • A signed Sir Ian Botham cricket bat PLUS a voucher for 50% off your Beefeater food bill (50 available)
  • 30% off a slap up meal at your favourite Beefeater (1000+ available)
  • A free dessert(1000s available)

Bowl over Beefy

Record a video of your best celebration and you could win one of these fantastic Boss Of Beef prizes!

Whether you've smashed a wicket, scored a goal or just ate a biscuit without making any crumbs, Beefy wants you to bowl him over with your best celebrations! Read more about the prizes below:

  • 1st Prize - A VIP cricket session for yourself and 2 friends with our very own Boss Of Beef, Sir Ian Botham and iPad mini! All travel and accommodation expenses are also included.
  • 2nd Prize - An invite to a cricket session for yourself and 2 friends with the Boss Of Beef, Sir Ian Botham and a pair of Beats By Dre headphones.
  • 3rd Prize - An iPod shuffle and a slap-up meal at your favourite Beefeater.

Beefy’s Apprentice

You’re hired! This summer Sir Ian Botham will be looking for his very own apprentice and it could be you! There are going to be some serious perks with this job… How does free steak for life sound?

BBQ Botches

This summer the Boss Of Beef, Sir Ian Botham, wants to see your BBQ (and kitchen) disasters. We know it's tricky to tame the grill, but we've got your back!

Simply upload a photo of your BBQ Botch or kitchen nightmare and get your friends to vote. You could end up retiring your BBQ tongs and dining on a years worth of free steak at Beefeater. Good luck!

Steak Of Success

We're backing the boys this summer with 'Steak of Success' our latest Facebook game. We'll be giving away 1000s of free steaks every time England taste victory over the Aussies in the Ashes.

If England win all five Ashes Tests, we'll will give away a mountain of 10,000 free steaks to England cricket fans, that's over £100,000 worth of steaks across the country!

Make sure you connect to our Facebook app today and keep your eyes on the ball for our Facebook wall announcement after each test match!

Beefy’s History

The Boss of Beef began his first-class career in 1974 with Somerset, the same year Beefeater first opened its doors to the hungry public.

Sir Ian Botham, OBE is a former England Test cricketer and Test team captain, and current cricket commentator. Well-known by his nickname “Beefy”, he was a genuine all-rounder with 14 centuries and 383 wickets in Test cricket and still holds the record for the highest number of wickets taken by an England bowler to this day.

Sir Botham was not only the top English cricketer of the 1980s but a leading sports personality, familiar household name and yes, you guessed it - a big steak lover! So this summer he's swapping his cricket whites for chef whites, and joining us at Beefeater as our 'Boss of Beef'.

He has already been getting stuck into his role and spending time at the Whitbread Skills Academy – a training centre that thousands of our restaurant staff pass through for specialist training.

When playing against Hampshire and facing the West Indian fast bowler Andy Roberts in 1974, a bouncer hit him straight in the mouth. Unfazed, and minus a few teeth, he simply carried on and finished the match. Now that’s our kind of Boss!

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