CANADA DAY

Happy 149th Birthday Canada! Let’s celebrate this amazing anniversary of our incredible country by saving money!! Please visit our website this week. Until July 2nd, you can get 18% off your order of scrubs, work wear, or chef wear just by using the coupon code CANDAY16! Check out our new arrivals including new prints and new styles! We have 4 brand new prints/patterns available and brand new unisex sets available to fit your mood, whatever it is! Try them at a discount price, come back because you love them!   Please see our website for more information, or to place […]

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Chef Wear… why wear it?

Chef coat

  A chef uniform is much more than a garment you are required to wear for work. Each part of your ensemble plays a specific role in protecting you from everyday kitchen dangers. A typical chef uniform is a chef’s jacket, chef pants, a hat, a neckerchief, an apron, good slip-resistant shoes, and sometimes a hand towel. Even if you aren’t required to wear all parts of the ensemble, your chef uniform still serves a purpose. Chef Hats The most recognizable part of your chef uniform is the chef hat—the classic French cooking hat or “toque blanche” is literally translated […]

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Chef Wear Trends 2014

No matter the decade, one thing seems to be clear; chefs and kitchens staff all want quality and comfort from their uniforms, above all else. We’ve seen a few notable changes when it comes to kitchen uniforms. Many of the changes in culinary fashion happened because of advances in technology, fashion and culinary trends, and of course the ever-increasing desire for comfort.

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Keeping Your Knives Sharp

Keeping Your Knives Sharp

First, you will need to get yourself a good-quality whetstone. Since the process of keeping your knives sharp is really composed of two separate procedures, you will need two different stones to accomplish the task.  Some stones, however, have a combination of the two correct types and sizes of grits. Steer away from getting a cheap stone as it will be too soft and porous for the job.  A high quality carborundum stone with a smooth and a coarse side (combination stone) is a good choice. Keep your whetstone clean. Wash it with soap and water, or some solvent on a […]

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Preparing Great Meals in comfort and style!

Preparing Great Meals in comfort and style!

Your Hotel Chef staff spends most of their time on their feet. That’s difficult enough as it is, so you want to make sure that their uniforms are as comfortable as possible. Our comfortable Chef wear uniforms can give your staff the fuel they need to do their job in the Kitchen with a smile. Can you imagine the impact on service! That’s why we have a selection of comfortable Chef Wear uniforms at Dixie Uniforms. Not only will your staff look great preparing that meal they’ll feel great, serving it to you too! Save

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