Robert Burns Dinner

 2014 Event Details

The Scottish St. Andrew Society of Greater St.Louis


The 42nd Annual






Cocktails @ 5:45 PM / Dinner @ 7:00 PM (with Haggis)

Featuring Dance Caledonia Highland Dancers
& the St. Louis Caledonian Pipe Band

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Chase Park Plaza

212 North Kingshighway Blvd, St Louis, Missouri 63138

Special room rates @ the Chase $149
(book soon)

Room Reservations call:877-587-2427or 314-663-3014

Now through January 5th 2014 Reference Robert Burns Birthday Dinner





$70 Members                                     $80 Non-Members                          $650 Table of 10

*Online ticket sales are subject to a modest convenience fee.

Click HERE to purchase tickets online. 

Click HERE to see videos of the 2013 Robert Burns Dinner.

Click HERE to see pictures of the 2012 Robert Burns Dinner.


The dinner will be held in the Starlite Room on the 11th floor with cocktails beginning at 5:45 p.m. and dinner beginning at 6:45 p.m..

If you have not already purchased your tickets, time is running out. 

Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about the Burns Dinner:

TICKETS: You will not receive paper tickets to the event. When you arrive at the Starlite Room, there will be a registration table where you will check in and receive your table number. If you have guests that will be arriving separately from you, please e-mail their names if you have not already provided them to Karen Kraft at so that their names can be included on the registration list.

COAT CHECK/REGISTRATION: When you exit the elevator on the 11th floor, the coat check will be to your left and the registration table will be to your right.

PARKING: You have several options:


  1. Valet parking for $10.00 which will be at your cost.
  2. Free self-parking in the garage attached to the Chase (entrance is on Maryland between Kingshighway and Euclid) or in the garage at the corner of Lindell and York just east of the hotel. Please bring your parking ticket with you to the dinner and we will validate it for you.
  3. There is a parking lot on the southeast corner of Lindell and Kingshighway. It does not belong to the Chase, but parking is available there as well. Parking there is at your own risk.
  4. Street parking is available around the hotel.


NOTE: The Food and Wine event will be at the Chase that day as well, so parking may be crowded. If there is a sign up at the garage that says “Hotel and Event Parking Only,” go ahead and enter the garage. If there are orange cones up at the valet, pull up and tell them you are there for the Burns Dinner and they may be able to help you.

COCKTAILS: The bar during the cocktail hour is a cash-only bar. Wine is available for purchase by credit card during the dinner. Coffee and tea will be served during dinner. Once dinner service is complete, drinks will again be available for cash only at the bar. An ATM is located on the lower level of the hotel.

HOTEL GUESTS: If you are planning on spending the night at the hotel, here are a few things you may want to know:

  1. We have a special room rate of $149.00. Mention the Burns Dinner when you make the reservations.
  2. Overnight valet parking is $26.00. Self-parking in the garage is free.
  3. There is a spa, movie theater and fitness center at the hotel. The fitness center is free to guests.
  4. There are restaurants at the hotel and within walking distance of the hotel.



Appetizer:  Haggis (made by the Sisters of the Haggis)

First Course:

Salad--Lattuga with iceberg, candied bacon, pickled onion pedals, grape

tomatoes, maytag blue cheese, creamy herbed dressing


Pretzel & Soft White Rolls with Butter

Entrée Course: 

Petite Sirloin Filet & Salmon

braising jus, roasted garlic whipped potatoes, grilled asparagus bundle

Dessert Course:

1. Caramel Cheesecake
berry coulis & fresh berries

2. Flourless Chocolate Decadence creme anglaise & fresh berries

Freshly Brewed Iced Tea & Water

Freshly Brewed Regular & Decaffeinated Coffee and

Selection of Hot Herbal Teas













Comments From Guests of past Events:

"My family and friends at my table said that this Burns Dinner was the best one they've attended." --  Steve Nichols and family

"I would like to say the Burns Dinner was a smashing success" -- Jeffrey and Josie Holtz 

"What a beautiful evening of tribute, good fun. Speeches and toasts were excellent. The Pipe Band .......ahhh , goose bumps" -- Brock and Janet Moss 

"Congratulations on a great evening. Our friends at both tables enjoyed themselves and spoke highly of the speech - makers and the meal" -- Bill and Jen Nicoll

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2013 Sponsors:

St Louis Scottish Games logo

St. Louis Scottish Games 

Missouri Tartan Day Festivites logo
Missouri Tartan Day Festivities -- Sponsors of the Haggis

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