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Good afternoon

We hope you are all well, as promised last week we will email you weekly with information we believe will be of use to you in these extraordinary times.

Thank you so much for all the emails we received asking for mentions and shout out on social media. Keep them coming as we are so keen to support you all.

We are working on the next two issues of  Velvet Magazine shopping baskets, so please get in touch if you would like to be included.

Wishing you the best of health, take care.

Team Grub Club 

 

 

It is so important to be on a variety of platforms all helping to promote your business and products.

So why not sign up to be part of our
Big Barn page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every month we search out three delicious products you can’t be without. We would love to hear from you if you have a product that would like to be seen by thousands of consumers.

Please drop us an email with your product details, RRP, where it is available from and then we can chat about a sample and what else we need.

hello@grubclubcambridge.co.uk

 

 

 

 

If you have moved to online sales, please check out what WBC has on offer here they have a wide variety of protective packaging, perfect for shipping out your goodies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You may wish to use some or all of these posters if appropriate for your business.

To access all the posters click here

 

 

 

 

 

A petition has been created to extend COVID-19 support to independent mobile catering businesses & the self-employed. To sign click here 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to Howes Percival for all their COVID 19 advice

https://www.howespercival.com/coronavirus/

Help is at hand!

We will email you weekly with information we believe will be of use to you in these extraordinary times. If you are not already signed up to our newsletter please sign up here.

If you have information you think would benefit, please get in touch. 

We are trying to support all of you selling in-store, online, click and collect or delivering. Please drop us a line if you would like us to give you a shout out.

Wishing you the best of health, take care Team Grub Club 

 

Love British Food has just set up a new directory on the website for any business offering food or drink – stores, butchers, farm shops – and still open to add their businesses.  Also any pubs/restaurants in the same situation or now offering deliveries/takeaway, so please do share or add to accordingly.  www.lovebritishfood.co.uk/register

 

 

 

The Guild of Fine Food has created a new platform with resources to help both producers and retailers with extraordinary times.

The support bulletin: To receive information especially relevant to independent food retailers and the producers who supply them.

Sign up here 

 

 

 

Bread and Jam have a series of webinars daily offering advice for those in the food and drink industry.

To find out more click here 

 

 

Roythornes have created a number of extremely useful pieces of information. Please use the links below to read them.

 

We’ve launched in Bedfordshire/Hertfordshire!

Grub Club Bedfordshire Hertfordshire

Well we certainly celebrated the launch of the award-winning Grub Club into Bedfordshire Hertfordshire in style! With almost 30 people attending the inaugural event in the area, we were delighted to coincide with the half-year anniversary of the fabulous new bistro restaurant, The Arbury in Baldock. As always we had a very warm welcome from our excellent hosts Martin, Lucy and Josh.

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Networking at The Lodge Duxford

Duxford Lodge Networking

What a way to start our networking year at the stunning recently refurbished Duxford Lodge. We were delighted to take over the wonderful venue for the evening. Welcoming 55 guests for the evening.

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A trip to Atithi, Cambridge

Atithi

We were delighted to be invited to visit the recently opened restaurant Atithi. 

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Raising a Glass for Local Gin

Warner's gins

This month saw the first event hosted by our Northamptonshire & Leicestershire group. The evening included a fascinating talk and tour of the award-winning Warner’s Distillery in Harrington.

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It was all about the Meatballs

Meatballmonth
Our November event was a celebration of Meatballs, well it is #meatballmonth after all! The event was hosted by Amelie the UK’s first Flam Kuche restaurant located in the Grafton Centre. Owner and Head Chef Regis, along with son Alex, were wonderful hosts. It was great to discover the delights of their French Fire Bread, we would highly recommend you stop and dine with them next time you are visiting the Centre.

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We had a Gin-tastic time

 

This September we celebrated our 5th birthday and British Food Fortnight in style at the Cambridge Distillery showroom in Grantchester with delicious food from Provenance Kitchen’s Airstream. It’s hard to believe that we have been bringing food business together for 5 years! Over that period we estimate we have connected over 6,000 people at our events.

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We Talked Cheese

Cheese_Masterclass

We had a wonderful evening at No 42 the London HQ for the Guild of Fine Food, with the focus very much on cheese.

For our London event we wanted to create a special evening that ensured everyone learnt something and also gave producers an opportunity to showcase their products as part of the meal. It was wonderful to see attendees travel from all over the country to attend the event, down from Yorkshire, up from Devon people really did travel far and wide to join us.

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Going off the Beaten Food Track in Cambridge

We have recently had the pleasure of speaking to Gerla from Cambridge Food Tours and we didn’t waste the opportunity to ask her a few questions about the foodie scene in Cambridge. Gerla provides award-winning food tours of Cambridge and she enjoys going ‘off the beaten track’ to showcase Cambridge’s finest foodie spots.

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