This week the Marriott Ranch Staff is preparing to cater at one of oldest traditions in Virginia Horse Country. The Virginia Gold Cup Races at Great Meadow in The Plains, Virginia is the site host for the series of Steeplechase Races this Saturday, May 3rd. An estimated guest attendance of 50,000 line the Member's Hill, North and South Rail areas as they cheer on their favorite horse and rider while enjoying food and beverages prepared by our team at various tent locations.
Some guests arrive early at their tent locations for a continental breakfast that includes, Assorted Scones, Fresh Baked Muffins Mini Quiches and Fresh Fruit. Cheese Boards, Spinach Dip,Hummus, Vegetable Displays, Country Ham Biscuits, Picnic Sandwiches and Chilled Shrimp are later morning Horsd"oeuvres. As the races get under way, Fennel Rubbed Beef, Roasted Kabobs, Fried Chicken , Deli Platters and side salads arrive. Cookies, Brownies, Dessert Bars and Assorted Mini Pastries fill the sweet tooth requirements wrapping up the food service.
Marriott Ranch also provides full bar service equipped with bartenders. Our team will serve just under 6,000 guests at various locations around the race course. Our sales team spends months working with clients to ensure every catering detail is covered. The operations team spends equal time arranging labor, ordering food and beverage and preparing catering orders. We are looking forward to catering 50+ tents this Saturday for the annual running of The Virginia Gold Cup Races. This is an event not to miss. Contact The Virginia Gold Cup Ofiice in Warrenton, Virginia to buy your car passes and enjoy a southern tradition! See you at the races!