Dates for the next series of events:

  • Presidents Dinner September 2017
  • Leadership Symposium 2017
  • Cook of the Year 2018
  • Leadership and Golf Weekend 2018

GroceryAid is a charity that helps people all over the UK who have worked, or are working, in the grocery industry and who need some extra support to get by. GroceryAid raises money through a variety of fundraising events, donations and corporate sponsorship. The financial and welfare help that they provide makes a very real difference. The MonKeyBusiness Foundation raises substantial funds on behalf of GroceryAid by running three major events:


Leadership Symposium Event

Third year of this brilliant event that brings together outstanding leaders in business and sport to talk about their experiences, being held at Rothamsted Research Centre again, November 28th 2017.
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Leadership and Golf Weekend

The event, held every year in Spain or Portugal since 1999, has raised over £2m and annually now raises over £350,000 for GroceryAid. Attended by many Grocery Industry leaders, retailers, wholesalers, suppliers and many celebrities including Sir Ian Botham, Jason Leonard, Lawrence D’Allaglio, Sir Clive Woodward, Matt Dawson, Tom Chaplin and Bob Willis.

Sam Torrance (pictured above) made the Keynote Speech this year.

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President’s Dinner

Held at Michel and Alain Roux’s magnificent 3 Michelin star restaurant, The Waterside Inn in Bray. The event attended by senior leaders from sectors of the Grocery industry raises nearly £100,000 each year.

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Grocery Cook of the Year Competition

A new event that began in in 2013, it engages grocery industry participants to compete for what will become a coveted award, judged by Michel Roux and another of our big supporters, Brian Turner.

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