The Power of Networking

Building a strong network of business contacts is extremely valuable within the food industry. Grub Club Cambridge is a Foodie networking group that can help you develop business relationships, share advice and strengthen your brand through collaborations.

As we approach our 3 year birthday bash we decided to ask our regular attendees what they enjoy about our networking events. Here’s what they said:

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World Gin Day – Lets Celebrate!

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It probably comes as no surprise that it’s World Gin Day on Saturday 10th June. The gin scene in the UK has seen monumental growth over that past few years and in 2016 annual gin sales rose a staggering 16% to smash through the £1bn barrier for the first time in the UK.

This World Gin Day is expected to be bigger than ever with events taking place up and down the country. If you’re planning your own event or would like a little warm up before you venture out, why not try this recipe for a ‘Love 40′ Gin Cocktail. Let’s celebrate Gin in style!

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A Fond Farewell

bokeh photographic by Alistair Grant - Grub Club Cambridge (Vhari Russell  Kelly Molson Headshot 4 Cropped 96ppi)

As you know Grub Club Cambridge has been hugely successful and will continue to be so. However, it is with a heavy heart on both parts that co-founder Kelly Molson has decided to hang up her Grub Clubbing shoes.

A fond farewell from Co-founder Kelly.

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An Evening with Santander at the Three Horse Shoes, Madingley

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We were delighted to visit the Three Horse Shoes at Madingley and enjoy a wonderful evening, for our April event. It was great to visit the newly taken over Three Horse Shoes as they are now part of the Old Bridge group.

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In today’s Britain is there a place for the independent food retailer?


Our guest blog this month is from Edward Berry from The Flying Fox and is a write up of the presentation from our event at Food Matters Live 2016.

The Flying Fork is an independent food consultancy providing a range of commercial advisory elements to food retailers and producers.

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Advertising: the legal rights at issue with advertising and marketing of products and services


Thanks to Grub Club for a great evening on 26 September to celebrate their 2nd birthday!  As part of the event I gave a short talk highlighting some of the advertising ‘watch outs’ that regularly come up in the food and drink sector from a legal perspective.

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2nd Birthday Bash at Childerley Hall


September 22nd was Grub Club Cambridge’s 2nd birthday! We can’t quite believe that two years have passed since we had the idea of setting up a networking group for food and drink professionals.

Our venue for this fab event was Childerley Hall. Our dinner was held in the aptly-named ‘Long Barn’ – thought to be one of the longest timber-framed barns of its type in England.

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Grub Club Cambridge at The Rupert Brooke


May’s Grub Club was held at the lovely Rupert Brooke in Grantchester; The theme being a Pinksters delight, as part of the wonderful Eat Cambridge Festival.

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Sticks ‘n’ Sushi – Cambridge


Grub Club Cambridge were invited along to the preview evening for the Cambridge branch of Sticks’n’Sushi . Kelly gives you the low down on this excellent new addition to the city.

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Nutrition labelling – Seven secrets for successful food labelling


Nutrition labelling comes into force 2016. See below for why you need to do it and how NIS can help.

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