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Discover fresh aprons, bold artwork, new looks and more in the 2019 Happy Chef catalog.

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THREE GENERATIONS, ONE MOTIVATION:
MAKE EVERY CHEF A HAPPY CHEF

NO ONE
WAS DOING
IT THE WAY
I THOUGHT
IT SHOULD
BE DONE.

Joseph Nadler
Happy Chef
Founder and Chairman

Over three generations, Happy Chef has evolved from a small Butler, New Jersey purveyor of chef uniforms, to an international culinary apparel brand. We didn’t do this by simply offering the same old, same old or hopping on new trends. We did it by actively listening and responding to the needs of our customers. With that approach, we’ve earned the respect of the restaurant and foodservice industry around the globe, creating functional, stylish, chef-inspired designs, always with an eye toward innovation.

1995
Happy Chef manufactures the first-ever short-sleeved lightweight chef coat. The 505, now known as the Signature Coat, revolutionizes the traditional chef coat with its comfort and functionality, setting a new industry standard.
1998
Happy Chef introduces CookCool® technology. Designed to enhance comfort and performance in the kitchen, CookCool®’s moisture-wicking/performance microfiber, mesh and high-flow vents are included in a wide array of coats, pants and hats.
2013
Happy Chef launches #SMART® technology, becoming the first culinary apparel company to offer items specially designed to keep chefs’ devices safe in the kitchen. Found in coats, aprons and pants, #SMART® technology includes waterproof pocket lining to protect phones from spills and hidden pass-throughs to keep dangling cords out of harm’s way.
2017
Happy Chef adds enhanced flame-resistant technology that’s woven into the fabric of select garments. This exclusive technology is guaranteed to protect the wearer for the life of the product – never washing off or wearing out.
2018
Happy Chef expands its offerings with flexible, functional cotton stretch fabric. Providing greater range of motion and extra comfort, the new stretch fabric is found in a variety of executive chef coats as well as select men’s and women’s pants.

WORKING HARD FOR YOU AND WITH YOU

Success was no accident. It happened through long hours, hard work and a relentless drive to improve. Sound familiar? We know how it feels to rely on your own grit and resourcefulness to get ahead. We understand what it’s like when your work is part of who you are.

That’s why for three generations we’ve evolved with you: visiting your kitchens from big city hotspots to bustling school districts to corporate campuses, listening to your stories and responding to your needs.

So whether you’re ordering an apron or knife case for yourself or making a corporate order for the full gamut of chef coats, shirts, pants, hats and shoes for your team, we’re confident you’ll find just what you need. And we’re always just a call away if you need assistance.

When you do what you love, it’s not work. But that doesn’t mean it’s not hard. We get that, too. That’s why from front of house to back of house, we’re invested in making your job easier. To deliver on the promise that in our coats, under our hats and in our shoes, you’ll always find a Happy Chef.