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Parsnip Mash Ltd
The Lord Mayor's Mansion House
Clifton Down
Bristol
BS8 3LJ

tel: 0117 903 1460

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Managing Director, Simon Goodman
simon.goodman@parsnipmash.co.uk
Events Team inspireme@parsnipmash.co.uk
Kitchen james.thomas@parsnipmash.co.uk

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Dear Simon,

Before my year as Master of the Guild fades into the distant past, I wanted to thank you and your team for all your support over the past year. Much of the success of the Guardians’ events is inextricably linked to the fine fare, excellent service and efficient organisation of your team. So again, thank you, and I look forward to the opportunity to appreciate all of this without the interruption of having to make speeches and announcements in the future!
With best wishes
David Pople

— Mansion House Bristol

Dear Simon

Now that I finally have a moment, I would just like to take the opportunity to thank both you and Abigail for all your hard work in providing us with a really fantastic day last Saturday for Ellen and Drew’s wedding.

The Mansion House is such a lovely setting and the weather was even better than we could have hoped for at the end of September!

We really appreciated all the help and support we received from yourself and the rest of the staff  both before the event, and on the day, which ensured that the day went so smoothly and stress free. A number of our guests commented on how helpful and efficient the staff were.

I know that all our guests had a wonderful time,  and that Ellen and Drew loved every minute of it.

 

With many thanks again,

 

Kind regards

 

 

Jill Cooper

Ellen & Drew’s very sunny day — The Lord Mayors Mansion House, Clifton.

Hi Abigail,

I was just emailing to say thank you to you and your team for being so wonderful before and on our wedding day.  We had a fantastic day and that was mostly because of you guys; keeping things moving, providing wonderful food, not minding too much when someone broke a plate (still not sure how he dropped his knife and shattered the plate), amongst a million other things you did for us.

I hope dealing with all our guests wasn’t too taxing for you.

Anyway, thank you again for helping us make our day so special.

Best wishes

Gemma & Michael

Gemma & Michael’s smashing day. — The Lord Mayors Mansion House, Clifton.

 

Good afternoon Simon/Abigail,

We just wanted to send a quick e-mail to say many thanks for helping to organise our wedding ceremony on 24/06/2017 and for all your assistance in making the day so special.

We had a really fantastic day, everything went brilliantly and we were really pleased with the venue and the food, service, etc. that we received from you guys; we’d have absolutely no hesitation in recommending you to anyone else planning a wedding!

As you can expect there are lots of photos which illustrate the venue, food and so on and we’re more than happy for you to use these for promotional purposes.

Once again thank you for helping to make our wedding a complete success and best wishes for the future!

Best regards,

Justine and Phil

Justine & Phil get hitched… — The Lord Mayors Mansion House, Clifton.

Hi Abigail,

Thank you for your lovely message, and sorry it’s taken us a little while to reply. We and all of our guests had an absolutely brilliant day and we’re more than happy to let you have some feedback (all good!).

You and Simon have been so much help in organising our wedding – we were able to do exactly what we wanted, and you were also helpful when we didn’t know what we wanted (really good to have the benefit of your experience of organising weddings!) Things like food options for the season, timings for the day etc. You were also amazing when we had to reschedule – it really was above and beyond anything we could’ve asked for. We are so grateful for that.

On the Friday and the day itself Chloe was great  – she was totally on top of things, nothing was too much trouble and her lovely friendly attitude really helped us to enjoy ourselves. Little things like making sure me and Rich had drinks and giving everyone a little longer to enjoy the sunshine before dinner was great. We didn’t have to think about anything on the day – it felt like it all just happened naturally, we just got to relax and enjoy ourselves. I’m sure Chloe must have been exhausted at the end of it! My parents also had really lovely things to say about the day and about you all (and they’ve been involved in more weddings than me!).

Also – we have had so many compliments about the food! Everyone loved it – you catered really well for everyone (we had a lot of very happy vegans). Everyone said I wouldn’t be able to eat at my own wedding (nerves?) but your food proved them all wrong.

So a massive thank you to you all! You made the whole experience really enjoyable and stress-free.

Best wishes and thanks again,

Bryony and Rich

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Bryony & Rich Tie the Knott — The Lord Mayors Mansion House

Hi Abi,

Thankyou so much for everything you did for us on our wedding day! You weren’t just the caterers, you were the inventors and creaters of the most amazing food anyone has ever had at a wedding  (the compliments are still coming in!), you were the organisers and it was down to you that the whole day went so smoothly.
We came to you with what we think was a very random request – tapas with a twist. What you created was above and beyond what we ever expected. Everyone was so satisfied and full after dinner!!
Abi and Simon were so easy to get on with and obviously very good at their job! We would highly recommend Parsnip Mash to anyone!!
Thanks for making our wedding day amazing.
Mr & Mrs Tynan

Tynan’s get hitched — Coliters Brook Farm

Dear Simon
Thank you so much for your enormous contribution to the success of our dinner last Friday. The canapés before the meal were all delicious and the meal itself was superb, hot, well-presented and beautifully cooked. The asparagus was perfect in flavour and texture, the lamb beautifully tender and the rhubarb panna cotta so light and well-flavoured, a lovely way to end the meal. Service of both food and wine was quick and efficient and your staff did a thoroughly excellent job. We could not have been more pleased.
As you know we may be hosting a similar event in about 18 months time and if we do, I shall have no hesitation in asking you to cater it.
Leonie.

International Food & Wine Society — Merchants Hall

Hi Simon,

No not at all – thank you!! We had an absolutely amazing time and I had so many comments from people about the food in particular saying it was incredible… so much so that I had people asking if they could get the recipes.
Could we provisionally hold Saturday 21st April? We would really love to use the City Hall again next year but obviously it’s up to the new committee and depends on our financial standing next year.
Thanks again for a great evening,
Emily.

Uni Jets Summer Ball — City Hall, Bristol

Hello,

I just wanted to get in touch to praise the venue and staff on the success of the Lang wedding that took place on Saturday 15th April at The Mansion House.

Myself (sister of the groom), my partner and little girl had a fantastic day. The venue itself was beautiful and a perfect environment for a wedding.

The staff were wonderful and made such an effort to make everyone feel welcome and were wonderfully tolerant and professional with so many children running around all day!

The food was beautifully presented and simply delicious.

When speaking with my brother (Mr C Lang) he couldn’t praise the venue enough for their help and professionalism when planning the day.

He explained that wedding’s were a relatively new venture for The Mansion House and its team of staff. With this in mind I felt it was only polite to tell what a wonderful job you did.

Many thanks for all of your help and for a wonderful day.

Kind regards

Stacey Lines

Christian & Lucy Tie the Knot. — Lord Mayors Mansion house

Dear Simon

Thank you so much for looking after us at our special anniversary dinner at Merchants’ Hall last night.  All our guests had an excellent time and it was a splendid way to celebrate our 30 years and look forward to the next 3 decades.  Thank you for providing the Prosecco for us too.

I hope you could hear the round of applause for you and your team during the speeches.

Thank you again for your support.

Warm regards, Sue

QCF anniversary dinner — Merchants Hall, Bristol