Restoration Yard's Events Team
Stephen Begg, Events & Activities Manager
Stephen has over 20 years’ experience working in some of Edinburgh’s most prestigious hotels and venues including The Dome and The Printing Press. Stephen will manage your corporate or private event from the initial meeting through to the event itself. His favourite thing about working here? The pace and the variety. He loves the change from the frenetic city centre events venues and the diverse range of enquiries we receive. No day is ever the same plus there are fun challenges to keep you on your toes!
Colin Halliday, Head Chef
With a CV including stints at Gleneagles, Edinburgh’s The Caledonian Hotel and as Nick Nairn’s executive head chef, Colin Halliday arrived at The Kitchen with as much pedigree as the produce he cooks. Colin has created some incredible menus for you to choose from for your corporate event, private event or wedding. Or, if you want something that bit different, we can work with you to create it.
Gillian Heath, Food and Beverage Manager
Gillian joined Restoration Yard following an outstanding 19 years working at The Dome as their Deputy General Manager and latterly General Manager in Edinburgh’s city centre. Leading The Kitchen at Restoration Yard team, Gillian is passionate about delivering the highest standards of service. Her favourite thing about working here is the beautiful drive down into the park as she starts her day; watching out for deer and driving past the majestic palace always make her happy to work in such a beautiful place.
Thea Griffiths, Weddings & Events Coordinator
Thea joined Restoration Yard in 2019 as our wedding and events business increased. Thea helps clients create their dream events, providing guidance and helping run with new ideas. Thea’s favourite part of her role is having the time to sit down with clients and discuss their plans. There’s no ‘one size fits all’ approach here which helps make an event at Restoration Yard so special.