"We are awestruck by the strong ethos towards empowering girls to try their hand at anything and the large number of extra-curricular school activities available and the strong emphasis on a well-rounded education. Everyone we have interacted with from Trish to Harry the bus driver have been kind and caring and we are in no doubt that sending our daughter to Kilgraston was the best decision we have made for her future."
New parent at Kilgraston
Kilgraston has an enviable reputation for the quality of its catering services. Meals are not only delicious and varied but also balanced.
Our proud partner is the appropriately named Inspire Catering, an award winning independent Scottish caterers sourcing 90% of its produce from Scotland and whenever possible from sustainable producers.
The daily menu is wide ranging, including soup and home-made bread, main courses with healthy and vegetarian options, baked potatoes with fillings and a well-stocked salad bar. There is also a choice of dessert or fresh fruit.
The Inspire Catering staff feel and are very much part of the Kilgraston family. They consult regularly with their main and very discerning customers – our puplils – on menu choices and catering for special events.
Healthy Living Plus Award
Inspire Catering are proud to have achieved accreditation to the Healthy Living Plus Award meaning all menus are balanced to offer 70% healthy choices. This is regularly independently audited for compliance with Award standards.
Scotch Beef Club
Inspire Catering are also the only caterer in Scotland to have gained membership of The Scottish Beef Club. This means our beef is sourced mainly from the Grampian Region in north-east Scotland. It also allows us to guarantee the quality and sourcing of all beef used in our catering service. The Scottish Beef Club procedures ensure a full audit trail from field to plate.
Food waste reduction
Our environmental protection goals are set high. We are review and monitor our catering services, including waste reduction. With Inspire Catering we have launched a new plate waste clearing system to help reduce food waste at all mealtimes. Plate waste has already been reduced by 25% and we are now recycling approximately 90% of our food waste in an environmentally friendly way.