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  • FutureChef 2015

    FutureChef 2015

    22 September 2014

    FutureChefWhat is Springboard's FutureChef?Springboard’s FutureChef is an exciting interactive programme of resources matched directly to the food-related curriculum in the UK. FutureChef provides pupils aged 12-16 years with access to, and direct support from, chefs & other hospitality professionals, bringing the industry alive in the ......Read More

  • Skills for Chefs 2014 - A Passion to Inspire

    Skills for Chefs 2014 - A Passion to Inspire

    20 March 2014

    Attention all Lecturers!!!There is still time to enter The Skills for Chefs Young Restaurant Team of the Year 2014Closing date is the 2nd April 2014 http://skillsforchefs.org.uk/competition/4551599061 - be Inspired !!! ( Please note Travel dates for the main Prize ) ......Read More

  • 2014 Fish and Chip Awards

    2014 Fish and Chip Awards

    10 February 2014

    The 2014 National Fish and Chip Awards were held in The Lancaster Hotel and hosted by Jean-Christophe Novelli on the 22nd Jan. Congratulations to all the winners! See some pics above. Check out all the winners on the website http://www.fishandchipawards.com/   ......Read More

  • Do you work in Education?

    Do you work in Education?

    6 February 2014

    Please see the survey below collecting information for the PACE conference.Please take a few minutes to give your views on such an important topic. We're looking at the nation's health challenges and the role catering education has to play in combating them. We want to ......Read More

  • What Tool Could You Not Go Without In The Kitchen?

    What Tool Could You Not Go Without In The Kitchen?

    12 August 2013

    When it comes to working in a professional kitchen, there is sure to be plenty of equipment and machines dotted around to help with everyday tasks. From the humble wooden spoon to the mighty oven, all kitchen equipment, big or small are essential to helping ......Read More

  • So, You Need New Workwear?

    So, You Need New Workwear?

    12 June 2013

    Your jacket is looking a little old, your shoes aren’t up to scratch and your hat has had its day, you feel it is about time you purchased some new clothing for work. Well for any chef, the uniform is an important part of the ......Read More

  • A Few of Our Favourite Recipe Sites

    A Few of Our Favourite Recipe Sites

    31 May 2013

    Here at Russums we love a good recipe. The love of good food is what keeps the catering industry going. Catering professionals and chefs alike are all about creating delicacy masterpieces for others to enjoy. For some it is all about inspiration. Taking ideas from ......Read More

  • Catering Clothing  Why Is It Needed?

    Catering Clothing Why Is It Needed?

    12 April 2013

    Cookery and working in a kitchen requires many things. The right skills, appropriate equipment, a good knowledge of food and the correct clothing. Like any other job, working as a chef requires you to wear a uniform, not only for workwear purposes but also safety ......Read More

  • Professional Knives  The Essential Tools for Any Chef

    Professional Knives The Essential Tools for Any Chef

    5 April 2013

    You need Quality Equipment when it comes to food preparation and catering, there are many pieces of equipment that need to be acquired when at work in the kitchen. Like any job, you need to have the right tools to get the job done and ......Read More

  • Comfort and Style with Chefs Whites

    Comfort and Style with Chefs Whites

    19 June 2011

    Working in the kitchen the all day is no easy task. A chef’s jacket and coat should be extremely comfortable and when stylishly designed keeping this aspect in mind, then you have the best combination. Both comfort and style are important when it comes to ......Read More

  • Great Chefs Clothing From Le Chef

    Great Chefs Clothing From Le Chef

    17 June 2011

    We love Le Chef Clothing at Russums and it's a huge hit amongst many chefs as excellent quality material is used to make the clothing. Le Chef uses light weight fabric mainly because the chefs have to be in their work wear throughout the day. ......Read More

  • Chef Equipment Perfect for a Busy Kitchen

    Chef Equipment Perfect for a Busy Kitchen

    14 June 2011

    Every chef needs the basic equipment in their kitchen to keep things running smoothly. Something as simple as a quality knife can also go a long way in making or breaking a dish. Knives are made with specific purposes in mind, for each ingredient you ......Read More

  • Chefs Shoes - Perfect Footwear for the Kitchen

    Chefs Shoes - Perfect Footwear for the Kitchen

    28 April 2011

    As a chef being on your feet is just part of the job, and as you work most of the time in the kitchen you must have shoes that give excellent grip and won’t slip on the floor. Professional Chefs footwear is provided by a ......Read More

  • Chefs Jackets Can Be Stylish Too!

    Chefs Jackets Can Be Stylish Too!

    27 April 2011

    Marie Antoine Careme designed the modern chef jackets in the mid 1800s. He transformed the Chefs Jacket and gave it a new look. Before this Chefs would wear grey-coloured jackets. The new jackets for the chefs had a double breasted design. After that this became ......Read More

  • Professional Chefs Trousers

    Professional Chefs Trousers

    31 March 2011

    One important consideration when buying professional chefs trousers is which type of waistline to go for. Many chefs are now opting for trousers that have an elastic waistline for increased comfort when they are working in a hot kitchen. Chefs take great pride in ensuring ......Read More

  • You Can Leave Your Hat On

    You Can Leave Your Hat On

    21 February 2011

    Make sure you look the part in the kitchen, and keep your appearance tidy, with a chef hat from Russums. We have a collection of chefs’ hats in various sizes and designs, including trilbies, caps and the traditional tall chef hat. So whichever style you ......Read More

  • Supplies You Need To Be Top Chef

    Supplies You Need To Be Top Chef

    4 February 2011

    A chef is as only as good as his instruments. If you want to create and serve the best then you have to be prepared with the best equipment and supplies and let’s face it — who doesn’t want to serve the best food they ......Read More

  • Why Choose Global Knives

    Why Choose Global Knives

    13 January 2011

    A Global knife-set is the key piece of kit for many of the world’s top chefs. Every knife in the Global range — from cleaver to paring knife — has a razor sharp ergonomic design, expertly weight-balanced and of an extremely high technical specification. Made ......Read More

  • Proper Chef's Clothes Give You A Professional Look

    Proper Chef's Clothes Give You A Professional Look

    13 January 2011

    The classic chef’s look of white jacket, checked trousers, and a tall hat, is one of the most recognizable uniforms in the world — and a smart chef knows how to use clothes to create the right image. Working as a chef is a highly ......Read More

  • Cutting Edge Knives

    Cutting Edge Knives

    10 January 2011

    Chef Knives are of course an integral part of the kitchen, and at Russums, we know the importance of good quality kitchen equipment at the right prices.We stock a huge range of professional knives and knife sets from the world’s leading manufacturers, including Global Knives, ......Read More

  • Add a Touch of Individuality

    Add a Touch of Individuality

    17 December 2010

    For a fresh approach in the New Year, personalised embroidery is the perfect way to add a touch of individuality and project a strong corporate image via your garments. At Russums, we offer a high quality in-house embroidery service which is also excellent value for ......Read More

  • New Facets To Food

    New Facets To Food

    17 December 2010

    Need a gift for a wannabe Heston Blumenthal? Take a look at our molecular gastronomy kits for a very unique solution. Molecular gastronomy has become increasingly popular as a cuisine style since top Michelin restaurants including the Fat Duck and elBulli have become known ......Read More

  • Whites, checks or pinstripes? Weve got it all!

    Whites, checks or pinstripes? Weve got it all!

    26 November 2010

    As you know, the festive season is one of the busiest times in the kitchen which can really put your whites through the test, so if you need to stock up on chefs’ clothing, then we’ve got exactly what you’re looking for. Here at Russums ......Read More

  • Welcome to the Russums blog!

    Welcome to the Russums blog!

    29 September 2010

    Welcome to the brand new Russums Blog! Here at Russums we want to keep you up to date with the latest in the catering world. Here at Russums we have a huge selection of quality catering clothing and equipment. So if its catering clothing or ......Read More

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