The Waitrose & Partners Event Returns For its Third Year in Support of GroceryAid Funding

PUBLISHED: 4 May 2022


On Thursday, 19th May, the quintessentially British Waitrose Garden Party returns for its third year at Dorney Court, Windsor. This event will welcome more than 1,200 guests including retailers, suppliers and Waitrose & Partners colleagues for an unforgettable evening of fundraising fun for GroceryAid, industry networking and A-list entertainment.

The day promises to ignite guests’ taste buds with a decadent yet sustainable menu curated by Zoe Simons, Senior Brand and Innovation Development Chef at Waitrose & Partners. Vibrant entertainment will get guests heading to the dancefloor thanks to a chart-topping headline performer, live DJ set, interactive fundraising game, plus a delicious selection of food and drink activations.

This year’s GroceryAid event is supported by our Major Sponsors; Arla Foods UK, Asahi UK Holdings Ltd, Bakkavor Group Ltd, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, Dalehead Foods, Danone Ltd, Dovecote Park Ltd, Greencell Ltd, Greenyard Frozen UK Ltd, Hovis Ltd (Premier Foods), Joubere Ltd, JTI UK Ltd (Japan Tobacco International), Moet Hennessy UK Ltd, Nestle UK Ltd, Pilgrim’s Food Masters UK Ltd, Pladis (UK) Ltd, Reckitt UK (Health), Reckitt UK (Hygiene Home), Stonegate Farmers Ltd, The Compleat Food Group and William Grant & Sons Distillers Ltd.

There is also an incredible collection of Bar Sponsors on the night; Asahi UK Holdings Ltd, BrewDog plc, Diageo plc, Lavazza, London Essence, Pernod Ricard UK Ltd, Ramsbury Gin and William Grant & Sons Distillers, who will be providing guests with a tantalising selection of drinks throughout the evening. Guests will have their optimal photo opportunity with the help of BazaarVoice and their floral swing seat, so guests can snap and share the evening’s festivities as a piece of memorabilia of the night.

Pop by the delicious Cake Jar Station created by Fearne & Rosie to end the night on a sweet note, or make the most of the palatable cheese buffet donated by; Arla, Bradbury’s, Emmi, Snowdonia, Norseland, Saputo, Cropwell Bishop, Fayrefield Foods, Peter’s Yard, Crosta Mollica, Lactalis and Prima Fruit.

Thank you to all the incredible companies donating product to support the evening; Accolade Wines, Arla, Bradbury’s, Berry Gardens, Cheeky Panda, Coca-Cola, Cropwell Bishop, Crosta Mollica, Dovecote Park, Emmi, Fayrefield Foods, Fearne & Rosie, Judes Ice Cream, Joubere Ltd, Lactalis, Lavazza, London Essence, Minor Figures, Mirabeau, Moet Hennessy UK, Neat Cleaning, Nestle,  Norseland,  Peter’s Yard, Pipers Crisps, Pladis, Prima Fruit, Ridgeview, Saputo, SHS Drinks, Snowdonia, Storck, Tony’s Chocolonely.

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