Chefwear founder, Rochelle Huppin, handed out the first pair of Chefwear pants to some of the most influetial and up-and-coming culinary figures in the world in the late 1980s. Continuing along with that tradition, Chefwear focuses on building relationships with chefs and dressing them in our stylish culinary apparel as they continue to thrive in the kitchen. See what some of these culinary leaders are wearing while doing what they love.
Zena Polin and Jerry Hollinger
The Daily Dish
Polin teamed up with Hollinger to open The Daily Dish where they serve seasonal comfort food utilizing locally sourced and farm-fresh ingredients. Polin is an accomplished writer and editor in the culinary community focusing on food and wine from Latin America. Her knowledge of food and wine pairings combined with Hollinger’s experience as a chef and caterer helped The Daily Dish earn Open Table’s Diners’ Choice Award in 2011 and 2012. Polin is sporting our Five-Star Traditional Organic Jacketin Avocado.
The Mozzarella Company
Lambert founded The Mozzarella Company in 1982 after spending some time in Perugia, Italy learning the language and immersing herself in the culture. After falling in love with the taste and texture of mozzarella, she learned how to make this creamy cheese and opened up her own business in Dallas, Texas. Lambert now ships her fresh mozzarella all over the country and earned the “Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America” from the James Beard Foundation amongst other awards. Lambert is featured wearing our Women’s Sterling Chef Jacket in Red.
Chef Budi Kazili
The INN Crowd with Chef Budi Kazali
The INN Crowd with Chef Budi Kazali began its second season in February of 2013 and features Kazali pairing his famous “East meets West” dishes with the best local wines in Santa Barbara. Kazali features a guest on his show and educates him/her as well as the audience about what a good wine pairing can do to enhance your meal. Kazali is wearing our Five-Star Windsor Jacketin Natural and his guest is featuring our Organic Classic Bib Apronin Plum.
Chef Gail Sokol
Think Outside The Lunchbox
Sokol is an award winning pastry chef with expertise in baking as well as classical cuisine. Sokol works closely with the Think Outside The Lunchbox initiative in the state of New York. Sokol teaches adults and children the importance of a healthy lifestyle with emphasis on a well-balanced diet and physical activity. Sokol is wearing the Women’s Sterling Jacket in Red and ourUltimate Pants in the Veggies pattern to benefit Veggie U. Her guest, Brian Sherman Superintendent of Schoharie Schools, dons the Organic Classic Bib Apron in Avocado.
Tsai just wrapped up his 10th season of Simply Ming where he focused on demonstrating to his audience the most basic cooking fundamentals and brought in special guests chefs to teach viewers unique recipes they can try at home, which shows off Tsai’s masterful teaching capabilities. Ming and his guests protect themselves against spills and splashes in the kitchen by showcasing our Bistro Chef Apron Without Pockets in Black.