Scottish catering, occasions and venue operator celebrates enterprise progress

Unbiased Scottish catering, occasions and venue operators, Hickory, is celebrating additional enterprise progress after securing a prestigious contract with the Nationwide Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh-headquartered Hickory has signed a partnership with the Nationwide Museum of Scotland to supply a variety of food and drinks experiences for the landmark venue’s personal visitors. These embody providing personal occasions for 25 as much as 1,500 visitors, from intimate marriage ceremony ceremonies to gala dinners and red-carpet award ceremonies, throughout its areas, together with the grand gallery, rooftops and Bute room. 

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Elaine Elder, Director of Gross sales and Advertising and marketing at Nationwide Museums Scotland Enterprises, mentioned: “We’re thrilled to welcome Hickory to our panel of caterers right here on the Nationwide Museum of Scotland. When partnering with our suppliers, we construct sturdy relationships on belief and perception of their top quality in addition to their skill to execute 5 star occasions for our world viewers. The crew at Hickory are a pleasure to work with and as a dynamic and progressive enterprise we all know our shoppers are in secure arms. We look ahead to producing excellent occasions and memorable events collectively.”

Stephanie Stubbs, Hickory Managing Director, mentioned: “We’re delighted to companion with the Nationwide Museum of Scotland, a landmark metropolis centre venue that performs a significant position within the tradition of the Scottish capital. We share a ardour for creativity and collaboration and are thrilled to see visitors having fun with our food and drinks experiences throughout the Nationwide Museums unbelievable areas.”

Along with including the enduring Nationwide Museum of Scotland within the coronary heart of the Scottish capital to its increasing shopper checklist, Hickory has not too long ago additionally gained a brand new contract to function hospitality on the Belief Golf Girls’s Scottish Open and to work with Fringe by the Sea Pageant for a second-year operating.

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The brand new enterprise win builds on Hickory’s ongoing success in servicing among the nation’s most high-profile festivals, together with main sporting and different occasions, and venues. Hickory has grow to be famend for its fashion, experience, reliability and accountability, delivering success for occasion homeowners, organisers and premium manufacturers.

Hickory shall be working with the distinguished Belief Golf Girls’s Scottish Open being held on the scenic Dundonald Hyperlinks course from 28 to 31 July.  The event is an integral a part of {the golfing} calendar, sitting on each the Girls European Tour and the LPGA.  It attracts high ladies golfers, and followers, from internationally.

That is the second 12 months that Hickory will run all the bars throughout the favored Fringe by the Sea Pageant that takes place in North Berwick from 5 to 14 August.  Its eclectic line-up starting from music to comedy this 12 months contains large names such because the Joyful Mondays, the Royal Scottish Nationwide Orchestra and Nice British Stitching Bee choose Esme Younger.

Hickory is dedicated to investing in its loyal workforce by means of its in-house coaching programme that encourages folks to have a long-term future within the hospitality trade. Additionally it is working in direction of ISO9001.

It has additionally scooped a number of awards through the years. Having gained the accolade of Meals and Drink Firm of the Yr at Insider’s Made in Scotland awards, Hickory has this 12 months been named a finalist within the Greatest Scottish (Unbiased Enterprise) class on the Scotland Meals and Drink Excellence Awards 

Stephanie Stubbs added: “Our enterprise continues to increase and our outlook for the long run is brilliant. We’re additionally actually happy to have been appointed by the high-profile Belief Golf Girls’s Scottish Open and to work with Fringe by the Sea Pageant for the second 12 months operating, constructing on the profitable working relationship now we have created.

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“We’re dedicated to rising Hickory additional and have extra new appointments within the pipeline. Our service is recognised as second-to-none, and we should thank our loyal groups.”

Rory Metal, Director of Fringe by the Sea, mentioned: “We didn’t hesitate in appointing Hickory to work with us once more this 12 months to ship one other nice competition. Hickory has grow to be an integral a part of our success, maintaining our prospects pleased with wonderful service and a high-quality drinks provision.”

Hickory will proceed to increase its festival-style providing supporting large-scale occasions, together with the supply of progressive seasonal catering and styling for the Borders Guide Pageant, bars for the Scottish Open Golf Match at The Renaissance Membership and the Royal Highland Present. It additionally delivers occasions at an in depth and eclectic portfolio of venues throughout Scotland, together with the Meeting Rooms, Dovecot Studios, Newhall Property, Neidpath Citadel and Royal School of Physicians of Edinburgh.  It solely operates the brand new Cairns Farm Property within the Pentland Hills and Eskmills Venue on the outskirts of Edinburgh. Hickory is on the right track to virtually double its turnover to £4.5 million this 12 months.

With an emphasis on sustainability, Hickory’s mission is to ship Scotland’s greatest occasions and hospitality experiences.  That is achieved by offering the very best quality elements which are sourced domestically by their skilled culinary crew and delivering the very best quality seasonal meals.