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'Pop-up' Restaurant 2015

Castle Douglas High SchoolTony Budde and Senior Hospitality students present a Scottish themed evening

Published by Mr Macdonald
Tuesday 20 January 2015

Following the success of the ‘Pop Up Restaurant’ in February 2014, Chef Tony Budde and the senior pupils of this year’s Hospitality classes in the Home Economics Department are working in partnership with Dumfries & Galloway College to run a ‘Scottish Theme’ night.  It will take place at Castle Douglas High School on Thursday 22nd January 2015.

This is an essential part of their course work and they will be assessed throughout the evening.  Students from a number of year groups will be involved in one way or another and these events form an integral part of the school’s Curriculum for Excellence.

This year’s project involves the students marketing the event, planning for the event e.g. producing menus, assigning duties, interviewing for positions, etc., preparing and serving on the night, organising entertainment for our guests and evaluating the whole experience.  It aims to give students a real experience of life in the hospitality industry and at the same time develop important life skills such as leadership and teamwork.

This project will involve staff and pupils in the English Department, who are preparing to read poetry on the night and the Music Department, who will provide background music on the evening from the schools Ceilidh band.  We will also showcase our extremely talented highland dancers with a couple of performances throughout the evening.  It is shaping up to be another excellent night!

Places are limited and will be issued on a first come first served basis.  Tickets cost £16 per person and this includes a hot and cold fork buffet, dessert, tea/coffee and the entertainment on the night.  If you wish to book tickets please complete and return the attached booking slip, with full payment, by Wednesday 14th January 2015.  Cheques made payable to Castle Douglas High School.   

Further information is available from any member of staff in the Home Economics Department at Castle Douglas High School on 01556 502821.  E-mail enquiries can be made through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , quoting ‘Scottish Theme Night enquiry’ in the subject bar.

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