Russel's catering Service business was started in 1988 with the assistance of well experienced stewardess to do the catering to a group of distinguished guests at the inaugural opening ceremony of first Seylan Bank. With his Food and beverage experiences in Five Star Hotels, he was able to organize this function with limited staff and this opening ceremony was a great success, highly commended by the Bank management.
Russel's (Pvt) provides superior Tea & Catering services to most of the major Local and International Banks, Dialog GSM, Colombo Stock Exchange, Board of Investment, Ceylinco Group of Companies to name few of them. Initially the company was started with a staff of 25, today it has employed more than 150 well trained staff. The company goal is to exceed the expectations of every client by offering outstanding Tea and Catering services, increased flexibility, and greater value, thus improving service efficiency. The company undertakes all types catering services especially for weddings, birthday parties or any other social gatherings.
In a short span Russel's Tea and Catering services has achieved massive business growth and presently it has started manufacturing its own unblended tea sachets by the trade name "Russel's Teas" and loose tea packed in attractive wooden boxes which is very popular in international markets. The company is widening its horizons by entering into new business areas such as staff uniforms for Hotel Industry specially for Food & Beverages Staff in Australia and recently entered into Office Staff uniform tailoring business for some of the leading local private companies.
Russel's (Pvt) Ltd. is managed by Mr.Russel Perera, Chairman/Managing Director and ably assisted by his wife Mrs.Bernie Perera Operation Manageress.
Tea Service was established in the year 1988 with a single outlet and a very few dedicated staff members. With sheer dedication and determination, this small scale business has now grown into a fully fledged business