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Michigan GOURMET TRAVELS ™ Testimonials

As a retail pioneer specializing in Michigan-made food products and gift baskets, I could not have foreseen the amazing “Made-in-Michigan” movement and state pride that has recently caught fire here in our Great Lakes State!

Below are just a few satisfying things our clients had to say after receiving our Michigan-made food products!
Carol worked with us to produce a single appropriately-sized jar of cherry salsa, rather than a package of smaller jars, that was perfect as a gift for our agents at our hospitality event in February 2015. The label with our logo and “company story” made it special and unique. We got rave reviews! We’ll definitely look to Carol for more ideas when we plan next year’s event. 
D.M. Single customized jars for hospitality event give-aways
"Carol is an amazing resource and true professional. She is prompt in creating one of a kind gift options ( even without much notice! ). I can always count on her creativity and attention to detail in keeping business partners, candidates and new hires delighted."
J.M. One-Of-A-Kind Gifts

"I have been working with Carol Brandt at Gift Basket Classics for many years and she never disappoints.  Her creativity and personal touch guarantee quality gift baskets at an economical price."

Creativity and personal touch guarantee quality
"I have purchased several gift baskets and specialty gift products from Gift Basket Classics and Michigan Travels Gourmet Specialties.  I have been beyond pleased with the quality of the products, and more importantly, the client service provided by Carol in handling my orders.  This company is owned by a very special lady committed to satisfying her customers.  I will continue to recommend her to anyone in need of products she provides."
G.K. Beyond pleased with quality and client service
"Great products, fantastic timely service and value pricing!"
R.S. Great products, fantastic timely service and value pricing!
"We decided to use Michigan Travels Gourmet Specialties' cherry BBQ sauce as favors for guests at our Traverse City wedding. Carol outdid herself with the personalized, custom labels. Along with a picture of our choice, she included a little story about how we met and how we got where we are. It turned out perfectly and all of our guests raved about both the jars and the sauce!" Our wedding guests raved about their BBQ Sauce Favors!
"Gift Basket Classics always provides excellent, reliable service for all of my gifting needs.  Carol is great to work with and very flexible.  She is always willing to go the extra mile to make things just right and I can always be sure that things are delivered as instructed.  I love the option to use local products in the gift baskets - it -provides a unique touch for our out-of-town guests.  I would recommend using Gift Basket Classics  - they are a pleasure to work with and really provide a personal touch."
L.R. Excellent, reliable service, goes the extra mile to make things just right
"Thank you SO much Carol for getting it there in perfect time! It was a very nice surprise for him and the WHOLE family is enjoying the goodies! My sister sent me a picture of it but by the time she got home he had ripped into it and done some pretty good damage! Thank you again for excellent service; you made my day and his!" Customized, expedited same-day local delivery
"Carol does a beautiful job of putting together gift baskets for me to use as closing gifts. They always look personalized and terrific. She is excellent at sticking to the price requested. I highly recommend her work and the made in Michigan products she uses!"
C.S. Beautiful housewarming/closing gifts for realtor
"Carol is exceptionally talented in the creation of gift baskets and gift boxes. She is wonderful to consult with and always provides the finished product on time. Carol is dependable and puts forth the extra effort to provide great customer service."
M.J. Exceptionally talented
"Carol makes beautiful gourmet baskets using items made in Michigan. I highly recommend her for gifts for the special people in your life."
L.R. Highly recommended
"Carol is great! She designs gift baskets that fit the occasion and personality of the individual that they are going to. She is highly creative. Carol has designed gift baskets for friends, family and my clients. The occasions have been anything from a business thank you basket to a wedding basket (for a couple marrying in their late 80's) to Christmas, birthday, mother's day, and hostess gifts. Carol also provides special thank you baskets for speakers for our Executive and Professional Woman's Association. By providing the personal touch, these thank you's are unique and useful. Carol's latest venture into the Michigan products gift baskets has brought praises from my clients and business associates from across the country. I would highly recommend Carol for all your gift needs."
J.W. Highly creative gifts for organization's speaker gifts & many other occasions
"Carol has created many great gift baskets for me over the years - both for personal gifts and Corporate gifts. Each of the baskets has been unique and appropriate for the occasion. All of the recipients of the baskets have been more than pleased because Carol takes the time to learn about the occasion, the recipient and the giver of the gift. The basket is always a gift you are proud to give. In addition, the baskets are always delivered on time and are an excellent value."
H.G. It's always a gift you are proud to give
"I have used Carol's business, Gift Basket Classics, on several occasions and have been the recipient of her excellent work as well. I'm always greatly impressed with the overall basket presentation visually, but the products themselves are excellent too! Carol is thoughtful with suggestions and always exceeds expectations. It's a perfect gift that can't go wrong!"
R.M. Have also been the recipient of her excellent work
"Carol is excellent in making the customer happy! I enjoy knowing I may order a basket of Michigan products." Excellent at making the customer happy!
"The gift baskets Carol created for my clients were put together professionally and attractively. I was very pleased and wouldn't hestitate to get baskets from Carol again!"
B.R. Professional and attractive gifts
"Since 1997, when I first met Carol and utilized the services of Gift Basket Classics, she has consistently delivered over and above my expectations, always offering creative ideas that fit my budget. Additionally, her customer service is stellar! I would highly recommend Carol as a colleague and professional."
M.T. Consistently delivered over and above expectations
"Carol Brandt of Michigan Travels Gourmet Specialties/Gift Basket Classics has always been excellent in the creating of unique gift basket ensembles. I have called her on many occasions and said I want something like this or that and she creates it for me. It is like she is reading my mind at times and creates the perfect baskets for my business associates, friends and family. I would recommend Gift Basket Classics and Michigan Travels Gourmet Specialties for any of your needs. She can create something from your mind and make a masterpiece with style and professionalism."
M.G. A masterpiece with style and professionalism
"I have ordered baskets from Carol numerous times for several different occasions throughout the years. I have been 110% satisfied each time. Carol goes above and beyond with custom orders. She is very creative and does excellent work. I would highly recommend her services."
M.D. 110% Satisfied
  We were more than satisfied! These gift baskets and items are over the top in both quality and uniqueness! Our expectations were exceeded! Often my folks would not even unwrap the baskets until the rest of the family and friends could see it because it was so beautiful to look at! Then because of the variety of items in the basket they would have treats for many days to enjoy!
-- Fred W.
Great gift for elderly Parents

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