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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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Building the Pinkster Brand

Over the next few months, we will release a series of blogs from fellow foodies, showcasing how they build their brands, what challenges they have overcome and what is on the horizon.

Here is what Stephen Marsh from Pinkster Gin had to say.

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Post Event Round Up – Explore Great Food & Food Photography

We have received some amazing comments about our recent event, Time to Explore Great Food & Food Photography. As you know we always try to deliver unique networking events that bring together the wonderful people who work in and with the food industry, so to hear that we have achieved our goal is fabulous and your kind words are truly appreciated.

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National Tell A Story Day – The Story Behind Eat Cambridge

Heidi-White

 

We love hearing about what’s inspired someone to create a brand and get it off the ground. And what better day to hear a brand story, than National Tell a Story Day. We are celebrating this great day by hearing Heidi Whites story about what inspired her to start Eat Cambridge. Thank you Heidi, for sharing your story with us.

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Getting to the Heart of Grain Culture

Q&A with Grain Culture

We recently tried some bread from Grain Culture…..wow, just wow! We knew we had to contact Luca Fiorio, Grain Culture’s founder and hear more about the business and his fantastic range of bread. You really need to get your hands on this, but first take a read of Luca’s blog.

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SmokeWorks, Cambridge

We recently had the pleasure of visiting SmokeWorks in Cambridge, as they had kindly invited us to come and check it out. So it was a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a trip to Cambridge to combine food and culture, who doesn’t love a trip to the Fitzwilliam Museum?

As many parents will know, it is always hard to find a restaurant that caters for everyone’s tastes. On this occasion, it was two adults and five kids, ranging in age from 7 – 14, with one veggie.

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Networking why?

I am often asked why I started Grub Club Cambridge and the answer is simple. I was feed up of going to networking events that were full of life coaches and accountants (nothing against either of them). I wanted to go to networking events that served wonderful food and were specifically focused on the food industry. Having worked in the food industry for a number of years I felt that there was a gap in the market for our events.

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Brampton Mill’s Stylish Refurbishment

We were lucky enough to get a sneak preview of the stunning new refurbished at Brampton Mill. Not only that, we also got to sample the new seasonal menu. It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it!

The refurbishment includes an extensive makeover of both the interior and exterior areas. The charm of the 500-year old pub has been retained with many of its original features, and of course, that eye-catching fully functioning mill wheel still takes pride of place. The new look is modern, stylish and contemporary, and has kept the same welcoming warmth, whether you’re visiting for a winter evening meal or a summer drink with friends.

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