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12/12/2022
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Entries Open for Roux Scholarship 2023

We have sponsored the Roux Scholarship since its inception 40 years so are very are excited to hear the details of The Roux Scholarship 2023, which apparently will see the most dramatic developments to the competition since its launch nearly 40 years ago. These include a new option for the star prize, a new-look final recipe challenge and the publication of a White Paper about women chefs and The Roux Scholarship. Entries opened in November with chefs invited to create recipes using a delicious range of ingredients. New star prize... Read More

28/10/2022

Global introduces new products for 2022

This September we invited some of our fabulous customers to the beautiful Langham Hotel in London, to celebrate the launch of our new products. During the day, we all took part in a cookery class, hosted by the wonderful ‘Sauce’. This was a great way for customers to get to grips (literally) with our new Global G-106 Kiritsuke Knife that we have just introduced. We would also love to say it helped improve our cooking skills… however sadly, that just isn’t true. We cooked up a storm (well tried to)... Read More

New Director Team at Grunwerg 04/05/2022

I. Grunwerg Ltd Unveil New Look Management Team

I Grunwerg Ltd is the sole UK distributor of the popular Global Knives brand and an award-winning supplier of Housewares and Catering Products. Recently we have made several new director appointments in order to fuel the company’s plans for ambitious growth. The new look management team was formed on the 29th April and brings to an end the leadership of Charles and David Grunwerg, who stepped down in 2018 and 2022 respectively. Benjamin Grunwerg is promoted to Managing Director having worked within the business for 13 years. Ben will provide... Read More

Roux Scholarship finalist Jonathan with Alain Roux and Michel Roux 21/04/2022
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Jonathan Ferguson – Crowned 38th Roux Scholar

Huge congratulations to Jonathan Ferguson for winning the Roux Scholarship 2022. The 25-year-old junior sous chef from The Glenturret Lalique Restaurant in Crieff, Scotland, beat five other finalists in a highly challenging final cook-off held at Westminster Kingsway College, London, on Monday 11th April 2022. Jonathan said “I’m happy, really happy. I freaked out a bit when presented with the dish we had to cook, but two minutes into it, I settled down really quickly. I had done something similar to this technique but with vegetables, never with protein. I... Read More

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Oli Williamson crowned 2020/21 Roux Scholar

Congratulations to Oli Williamson who has won the 2020/21 Roux Scholarship! The 30-year-old Sous Chef from The Fat Duck, Bray, beat five other finalists in a fiercely contested final held at Westminster Kingsway College, London, on Monday 25th October, after the competition was postponed twice due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It was the first time the Roux Scholarship has convened since the passing of its founders Michel Roux OBE and Albert Roux OBE KFO and, in memory of their fathers, Alain Roux and Michel Roux Jr asked the chefs to... Read More

Top 5 Global Christmas Gifts for a Budding Chef

GLOBAL Classic GS-3 Cook’s Knife Earlier this year, Which? Magazine tested out 10 popular chef’s knives from various brands and the GS-3 was one of just two chef’s knives to come out on top with the distinguished ‘Which? Best Buy’ status. The GS-3 Cook’s Knife is a medium sized chef’s knife that will perform any task you can think of in the kitchen. The GS-3 is great for chopping small to medium vegetables, meat and fish, and it can also be used to finely chop herbs or peel garlic. Whatever... Read More