Dianne McDonald: What a week!

The week has started with a whirl for our newly crowned Barker’s 2015 Recipe Developer/Foodie, Dianne McDonald.

After flying to Auckland from her hometown Dunedin, to be at special announcement, she’s met some wonderful people including judges Annabelle White (food writer) and Tamara West (food photographer), the Barker’s team and Michael Barker himself. Exciting times ahead!

Here is just a snippet of Dianne’s week on Instagram:

Dianne McDonald

barkersofgeraldine And the winner is….Dianne McDonald of Dunedin, crowned title of Barker’s 2015 Recipe Developer. Congratulations!! Hot off the press, more to follow #barkersofgeraldine.

Winner Announcement

barkersofgeraldine The lovely @diannemcdonald, Michael Barker and fabulous foodie Annabelle White at the 2015 Recipe Developer/Foodie search announcement yesterday. #barkersfoodies2015

Dianne McDonald and Annabelle White

diannemcdonald I met this amazing woman today. Thank you so much Annabelle White. Thank you #barkersofgeraldine for this opportunity. So excited to spend the next 12 months working on with your awesome products! 🙂 #happy #blessed

flight to Auckland

diannemcdonald Let the journey begin with #barkersofgeraldine. Couldn’t be happier! 😀

Dianne McDonald and Annabelle White

trudifresh @barkersofgeraldine have revealed the winner of their new foodie recipe developer. The very adorable @diannemcdonald, a mum of 2 from Dunedin. Clearly an amazing food creator and she loves a laugh too a la #cuddlycook Annabelle White.