Sunderland Association Football Club (SAFC) offered attendees a whirlwind tour of international cuisine at a recent networking event in partnership with Bidvest 3663.
The Evening with the Black Cats took place at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light, and offered guests an opportunity to sample food from across the world.
Around 350 business people from across the North East attended the event, including Sunderland Head Coach Gus Poyet and a number of first team players, who took part in a Ready, Steady, Cook style cookery challenge.
Stalls were set up in the club’s Montgomery suite with food offerings including Asian, Chinese, Indian, Italian and a range of seafood along withEnglish favourites such as pies, sandwiches and desserts.
Guests were also offered a range of bowl dishes prepared by the catering team at SAFC, with a stands offering deli-style food, cakes and desserts.
North East five star hotel Seaham Hall gave guests mini massages and attendees were also offered the opportunity to take part in a quiz with a range of top prizes including two VIP tickets for The Open golf next year.
Guests were also given the opportunity for a tour of the stadium and to mix with iconic players from the past, including members of Sunderland’s 1973 FA Cup.