The Company that Revolutionized Culinary Apparel
With headquarters just west of Chicago, IL, Chefwear ships all over the continental United States as well as internationally. As the first culinary apparel company to revolutionize chef fashion, we have been manufacturing and distributing stylish culinary apparel for the past 22 years.
We promise the easiest and most pleasant shopping experience by providing the customer with a 100-percent satisfaction guarantee on our wide selection of styles that we stock in our warehouse. Chefwear has withstood the test of time and are proud to be the top choice amongst leading chefs all over the globe.
The groundwork for Chefwear began when pastry chef Rochelle Huppin began her education at The Culinary Institute of America in 1985. After being handed the standard polyester uniform on her first day of class, Huppin realized that the ill-fitting garments would not work for her in the kitchen and began to design and sew her own uniform out of 100-percent cotton fabric.
Upon her graduation from CIA in 1987, Huppin handed out her new design of baggy-cut chef pants to a variety of successful chefs in the industry at a “Meals on Wheels” event hosted by Wolfgang Puck in Los Angeles, CA. Her new style of chef pants were an instant success and it became apparent that there was a need for a comfortable and fashionable alternative to the standard chef uniform by everyone.
Huppin stepped away from the kitchen in 1990 to give her full attention to Chefwear and has served as the Founder and President of the company since its inception.
Today, Chefwear has developed into a full line of hospitality uniforms and works with large hotel chains and restaurants, culinary programs, grocery stores and independent restaurants as well as multiple high-profile events such as: The James Beard Awards, Food Arts BBQ and South Beach Food and Wine and New York Food and Wine.
Chefwear’s headquarters and retail outlet store are located at 2300 Windsor Drive Court, Suite C in Addison, IL and offers customers knowledgeable and friendly service along with the best in culinary outfitting.
Chefwear's leadership and prominence within the culinary apparel industry demands a continued commitment to our foundations of creating innovative products, providing quality workmanship, and offering knowledgeable, friendly service. A critical component of our success is also contingent on our investments in the community. Join us in our quest in making this vision a reality.
Carol Mueller (VP of Sales and Marketing)
Telephone (US Only): (800) 568-2433
Telephone (International): 001 (630) 396-8337
Fax: (630) 396-8391