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CookCool® Cargo #SMART® Chef Pants

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Cargo pants feature five pockets, letting you store more than ever before. 100% cotton construction and CookCool mesh panels keep temperatures down.

  • 100% cotton
  • Mesh vents: front, back
  • Elastic waistband, drawstring, zipper fly
  • 2 side pockets, 1 back pocket, 1 cargo pocket, 1 water-resistant Velcro cargo pocket (phone)
  • Unisex

Customer Reviews

4.5 / 5
Based on 72 reviews: 89% customers recommend this item.
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Aug 31, 2015
"Great construction, nice design. Not sure if I'm much cooler, but I enjoy the comfort and added pockets"
Erick, verified buyer
Jul 27, 2015
"The material is great. Repels water and is very easy to wash. I ordered your cool chef pants about three years ago they were a lighter material. I do miss that lightweight material but would still recommend the cool chef cargo pants to all chefs"
Adam, verified buyer
Crazy length
Apr 29, 2017
"So i got my cookcool cargo pants today and was really excited, but when i went to try them on the waist fit fine but the length was crazy, like covering up my whole foot. I get my pants about 30 in length these and to be about 36 or maybe even 38 in length. #unhappy :("
Jun 02, 2015
"Very utile. I have worn A LOT of Chef pants over the years with a lot of bells and whistles, but these are everything they were described to be. Cool, comfortable, light-weight....and I love the large draw string at the waist. Nothing worse than a stubborn knot when you've been holding it for three hours on the hot line.....!"
Jz, verified buyer
great pants but crotch area needs to be stronger
Sep 23, 2017
"these pants are great but u need to strengthen the crotch area because it rips to easy on us big guys & u could low the price some too"
Silverleafking , verified buyer
May 05, 2015
"I wish I could order same waste smaller length."
Chris, verified buyer
Sep 23, 2015
"Love this pants. They are cool and comfortable."
Keith quinton smith, verified buyer
Great Quality, but...
Aug 31, 2017
"The quality is great. These pants are durable, and the vents really work. They arrived about 6 inches too long and I had to have them hemmed. That changes the cost as well as the location of the vents..."
Casey, verified buyer
May 04, 2015
"My son is a chef in Florida and I bought him his first Cook Cool pants and coat a year ago. He says it makes a huge difference in the hot kitchen and loves them. I order him several pairs a year because I am a good Mom ;)"
Emily, verified buyer
Sous chef
Feb 16, 2018
"Great fit and style I'll buy more"
Richard, verified buyer
Good. Not great.
Jul 05, 2017
"White stiching unexpected, dont like. High waisted,for me anyway. Will buy another style."
Chefdavid, verified buyer
Jun 02, 2015
"I am about 5'9 and 170#. I feel the pants are too long and the vents too low on the leg. I also think there should be vents in other locations like the crotch. The fit at the waist was perfect for me out of the bag at around 33 waist. The left pocket had a rip on the inside and it's my personal opinion that the pockets are too deep. The pants are light and look great."
Eric, verified buyer
Jun 02, 2015
"Best pants I have purchased in my 30 years career."
Ed, verified buyer
Oct 24, 2018
"I like these pants have been ordering them for years. Wish they came in poly/cotton so they would not fade in color or wrinkle as much. The mesh at the knee is a nice idea but when you put the pants on the foot catches and rips the mesh."
D, verified buyer
Cargo pants
Sep 13, 2018
"Comfortable not as heavy as other brands but just as durable "
Corey, verified buyer
New pants
Jun 20, 2018
"These are the best pants ever
They are comfortable and cool"
Zbo, verified buyer
Husband loves these pants!!!
Apr 04, 2018
"My husband is a chef and ONLY orders from happy chef uniforms because of the material. Its comfortable and light weight."
Ceelove, verified buyer
Apr 03, 2018
"Excellent product and well worth the money. Will order again. "
Jj, verified buyer
Very satisfied
Mar 20, 2018
"These pants are amazing. A little long but I can deal with that"
Sb, verified buyer
Mar 08, 2018
"I bought these Cargo Smart Chef Pants for my guy at Valentine's Day. He loves them and everyone in the kitchen wants a pair like 'em. In fact, I have given out the link to Happy Chefs website a couple of times due to the appeal of this style. They just keep the CookCOOL.. literally & figuratively!
Thanks for that... Chef's provide a needed skill and usually it's really hot in the kitchen."
Sousun, verified buyer
great but one draw back
Mar 06, 2018
"Elastic band is too tight"
Chef t, verified buyer
Photo on site not accurate (IMO)
Mar 05, 2018
"These pants are good. They are more baggy than the photo, plus the sticking in white and noticeable. They are made well, just not my style, and I would buy them again. They are well made and are at a great price point. Just note the picture isn't the best. "
Chefjames15, verified buyer
Awesome pants.
Jan 18, 2018
"They're awesome. Got them in the winter so can't say much about the vents, but I'm sure that in Summer, I'll be extra glad I got these. Mesh kinda looks like fishnet, so I can keep my covert sexy on while we get railed."
Greg, verified buyer
Great pants. Comfortable and true to fit.
Dec 29, 2017
"Great pants and true to fit. Plenty of pockets. Comfortable and roomy. Vents in the knees are nice for cooling. Will be purchasing more!"
Mike l., verified buyer
Great product
Dec 21, 2017
"Love everything about it"
Chef pipes, verified buyer
Great paints
Dec 03, 2017
"I hate having my phone and Wallet in my side pockets because they get in the way and honesly make my sides sweat a bit. After Worry my mash pans in the kitchen one day and then Jean's the next I Found that there really is a big difference . I honestly love these pants."
Patrick, verified buyer
Great paints
Nov 27, 2017
"These paints are awesome. Honesly I notice a big difference warring them at work.I feel cool and comfortable, the next day I wear jeans and I'm not and miserable. I wear them out of work cause they look great and feel great. I'm going to buy more pairs with different Design soon "
Pat, verified buyer
Comfortable and durable
Nov 13, 2017
"These are the best chef pants I've ever owned. Great quality, durable material, yet still pretty comfortable.
My only complaint is paying nearly $10 for shipping on such a light weight package. "
Gladdy, verified buyer
Great Pants
Oct 10, 2017
"I really like these pants. I had them hemmed because they are pretty long. One thing you have to remember when washing them make sure all the velcro is closed because the waist string will get caught and stuck on the velcro pockets the string gets all wrapped around your pants in the washer and dryer. Great pants!
David, verified buyer
Most comfortable
Sep 05, 2017
"Purchased these on a whim. I am most pleased with the fit and the comfort. Best buy. Thank you."
Thomas, verified buyer