How to Look Cool When Preparing Food

Thursday, 26 July 2018

Street food is in, and with it a whole bunch of trendy, young hipsters are taking to food vans, rib shacks, butchers and grills in their bid to be the next hot spot in artisan eateries. Whether you live in a world city like New York or London, or a smaller city like Leeds and Manchester, chance is you know somewhere selling the latest in authentic street food.

Gloves Can Make Food Prep Look Cool
Choosing the right gloves can make you stand out from the crowd

It doesn't matter if you're selling curry down Brick Lane or grilling meat in a festival food truck, you're probably going to want to look the part, especially with the huge numbers of people being drawn into this latest new trend. Thankfully this doesn't have to be hard, and we have a fantastic range of aesthetic and professional-looking food preparation gloves that will give you a professional look when behind the stall.

Look Cool When Preparing Food

Street food is taking over, so if you do want to catch the eye when on the street it's important to stand out. This article will now show you what we believe is our best and most trendy gloves on the market, starting with the most popular in our range of black gloves suitable for Food Preparation.

Aurelia Robust Medical Grade Nitrile Gloves

Aurelia Bold Medical Grade Nitrile Gloves 73995-5

Black nitrile gloves look good because they are professional, serious and aesthetically pleasing. You can't go wrong with black nitrile gloves, and you can't go wrong with the Aurelia Bold Medical Grade Nitrile Gloves 73995-5, which use a 5mm powder-free nitrile coating to offer exceptional long-lasting strength, and a beaded cuff to ensure that the gloves stay on during food preparation. Ambidextrous and grippy, these gloves guarantee to catch eyes when preparing food.

Key Features: Supplied in a box of 100 gloves; offer exceptional tensile strength; look highly professional.

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Black Mamba BMG Gloves for Food Prep

Black Mamba Disposable Nitrile Gloves BX-BMG

The Black Mamba Disposable Nitrile Gloves BX-BMG have become well known in the food preparation market because of their dedication to safety and protection. Their thick nitrile coating offers some of the best tensile strength on the market, while their aesthetic appearance is bound to make you a top seller on the stall. Lastly, their affordable price and easy donning design makes them perfect for donning and doffing during a hectic afternoon or evening.

Key features: Supplied in a box of 100 gloves; east to don and doff; offers long-lasting tensile strength.

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Ejendals 318 Dotted Palm Gloves

Ejendals Tegera 318 Dotted Palm Assembly Gloves

Last in our top picks for black gloves is the Ejendals Tegera 318 Dotted Palm Assembly Gloves, which while offering dexterity also offer heat resistance too. This makes the gloves perfect for use on a food stall where hot ovens and grills pose a safety threat to your hands. Finally, like all our black nitrile gloves, they look professional to the audience.

Key feature: Price is per pair; offer excellent protection against knives; suitable for use with contact temperatures of up to 100°C.

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Stay Safe While Looking the Part

We don't just sell thin, black nitrile gloves and we understand that you may worry about your safety too. But don't worry, looking good and staying safe can be combined, and these three products demonstrate that you can look after your hands, your customers and your skin while making sure the eyes are on you in the street.

Food prep van looking cool
Stay safe and protected with our range of safety gloves

Polyco Bladeshades Seamless Cut Resistant Gloves

Polyco Bladeshades Seamless Knitted Level 5 Cut Resistant Gloves

Customers value preparedness, and nothing looks more prepared than the Polyco Bladeshades Seamless Knitted Level 5 Cut Resistant Gloves. Level 5 cut resistance is supported by four different colours, meaning that the chances of you cutting your hands and your customers developing food poisoning are slim to none. It's becoming more and more common for professional food places to have an open kitchen where the customers can see food being prepared, and what will comfort your customers more by showing them you're prepared to tackle food contamination?

Key Features: Supplied in four different colours to prevent food contamination; provides level 5 cut resistant to keep you safe; professional slim design perfect for open kitchens.

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Chainex Butchers Gloves

Honeywell Chainex 2000 Butchers Glove with Nylon Strap

If you're a butcher then sometimes you have to sacrifice aesthetics in favour of safety. But not anymore, as the Honeywell Chainex 2000 Butcher's Glove with Nylon Strap uses a steel chainmesh to offer outstanding level 5 cut resistance when butchering meat, filleting fish and processing poultry. Impressive to look at, this glove ensures that anyone passing will be impressed by your dedication to safety and style.

Key features: Feature a chainmesh steel liner that provides ultimate protection; suitable for butchering meat and filleting fish; impressive and aesthetic to look at.

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Gloves in a Bottle

Gloves in a Bottle

You'll want to be ahead of the crowd when you're selling your street food, and there isn't anything more innovative, popular and industry changing on the market at the moment than Gloves in a Bottle. You might be thinking that no one can see this, so what is the point? Well that is true, but having this behind you on the stall shows that you're bothered about protecting your hands from dryness, keeping them fresh and comfortable and therefore making better food than those around you.

Key features: Lotion absorbs into skin and prevents dryness; suitable for use with food and in the kitchen; an industry favourite.

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Stand Out From the Crowd

We hope to have given you some suggestions to help you stand out from the crowd. The marketplace for food on show is becoming more and more crowded, and sellers will do anything they can to grab attention. If you haven't found what you would like here, don't hesitate to check out our range of Food Manufacturing Gloves, Food Preparation Gloves and Food Service Gloves.

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Aurelia Bold Medical Grade Black Nitrile Gloves

  • Prices is per box of 100 gloves
  • Nitrile constructed gloves for added protection and strength
  • Black design with micro-texture for secure grip
  • Latex free, ambidextrous gloves
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Black Mamba Disposable Nitrile Gloves BX-BMG

  • Price is per box of 100 gloves
  • Chemical Protection - 3 times the chemical resistance of latex or vinyl
  • Powder free & textured with Grip Rite finish, made to grip not slip
  • One of the toughest disposables on the market; over 6.0 mils in thickness
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Ejendals Tegera 318 Dotted Palm Assembly Gloves

  • Price is per pair (Special offer on selected sizes)
  • Provides high levels of protection and breathability
  • Withstands contact heat up to 100°C
  • Suitable for assembly and foodstuff handling
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Polyco Bladeshades Seamless Knitted Level 5 Cut Resistant Gloves

  • Price is per glove (Special offer on selected sizes)
  • Food approved safety gloves for domestic and professional use
  • Use of Dyneema technology for uncompromised dexterity
  • Available in black, blue, red or white
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Honeywell Chainex 2000 Butchers Glove with Nylon Strap

  • Price is per glove
  • Chainmesh glove with excellent cut and puncture protection
  • Hardwearing nylon strap for improved glove life
  • Fully reversible for left or right hand use
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Gloves In A Bottle - 240ml Bottles

  • Price is per 240ml bottle
  • Revive hands in just one month!
  • Waterproof and rub-proof hand lotion
  • Ideal for skin conditions like Eczema
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