Celebrations With A Vintage Twist!
Here at Perth Racecourse we are renowned for our warm welcome, great food and award-winning hospitality. Many of our raceday regulars have been entertaining their guests, clients and staff for years with our packages, enjoying as they do, the unrivalled combination of stunning venue, breath-taking sport, fantastic food and a great party atmosphere.
What you might not know is that together with our catering partners, Sodexo Prestige, Perth Racecourse can host your celebrations and events on any other of the remaining 349 days of the year!
Thorntons Solicitors recently approached us to host their 25 years celebration and we were delighted to work with them to throw a big party for 250 team members. Looking to get out of the office and let their hair down, we booked them in for a Sunny Saturday in June (yes, there was one!) with a Vintage Fair and Barbeque in our newly refurbished, Rustic Barn.
The result was tremendous fun, as you can see from the photographs, but don’t just take our word for it. We caught up with Jane Davidson from Thorntons, the event organiser to find out exactly what the team had to say!
“We’d been looking for a venue to host our 25 year celebration and for us Perth Racecourse offered the perfect spot. We have offices in Perth, Fife, Dundee, Edinburgh and Angus so it seemed the most central point for everyone to meet. And with 250 guests we needed a big space!
I was keen to have a vintage theme, something a little different that could be built on with food and party games. The newly renovated barn was perfect for hosting a Vintage Fair and the team at Perth were only too happy to help me accommodate the theme throughout the remainder of the party.
The sun shone down on us and it was lovely when we arrived – so welcoming and fun, with everyone really enthusiastic and there to make sure we all had a great time.
The food was one of the highlights for me; it was excellent and everything came out on time and really well presented. The BBQ gave us a fun, relaxed vibe and fitted perfectly with the barn and the fair.
The feedback has been unbelievable! Usually there are one or two grumbles but I’ve had not one bad word! In fact, people are still talking about it and saying how much fun they’d had and how tasty the BBQ was.
It was a huge hit for us!”
We do love a party that prioritises their food and here at Perth Racecourse our catering partners, Sodexo Prestige, are only too happy to chat over ideas and menus to tie in with your theme or event. We use the very best in Scottish and British seasonal ingredients wherever possible and our team of chefs will give the same care and attention to a big old BBQ as they do to an a la carte fine dining experience.
If you’d like to find out more about taking over Perth Racecourse’s Rustic Barn for a Barbeque, Buffet or Hog Roast party, please contact us here!