100 E. Ridge Rd.
Ridgefield, CT, 06877 United States
Russell 2000 (June 2012)
Before a gourmet chef can say "bon appétit," he must first procure his ingredients. A distributor of specialty food products, Chefs' Warehouse sells such gourmet food items as artisan charcuterie, specialty cheeses, hormone-free protein, truffles, caviar, and chocolates, as well as basic food ingredients like cooking oils, flour, butter, milk, and eggs. The company's core customers include chefs from independent restaurants, fine dining establishments, culinary schools, hotels, and country clubs. It is a leading gourmet ingredient distributor in culinary centers like New York City, Washington, DC, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Tracing its roots back to 1985, Chefs' Warehouse went public in 2011.