Rochelle retired from the professional kitchen in 1990 to dedicate all of her time to Chefwear. Since the company’s inception she has served as the President and Gary Fleck as the Chief Executive Officer. In the spring of 2009, Chefwear moved to a new and larger facility in Addison, Illinois as it need more space for growth and expansion.
Chefwear now offers a full line of culinary apparel designed to meet the needs of the restaurant and hospitality industry, as well as the avid recreational cook. In addition to expertly designed pants and jackets, Chefwear’s innovative products include shirts, shorts, aprons, shoes, hats, Pint Size Duds and a variety of accessories.
Not only is Chefwear recognized as an innovative provider of culinary apparel, but also for its active role in giving back to the community and sharing its success by creating products with a purpose. Over the years several custom patterns have been developed to benefit a diverse selection of charities with a portion of their sales. Some of them included Share Our Strength pattern ,the 9/11 Relief Fund pattern and the Tribal Spirit pattern. The Awareness line, was created to benefit the Lauder Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
The most recent additions to Chefwear’s product included the eco-friendly product line added to the line in 2008 and this spring of 2010 Barwear by Chefwear was launched. And this year to our products with a purpose line we are adding a pant pattern to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand. As we celebrate our past 20 years we look back and know that it is customers that have always helped us by contributing to the “fabric of our success” through the years.
Chefwear has evolved into a thriving business by continually meeting the apparel demands of the restaurant and hospitality industry. Chefwear’s headquarters and retail outlet store are located at 2300 Windsor Court – STE C in Addison, IL and offers customers knowledgeable and friendly service along with the best in culinary outfitting. As long as there is a need for innovative and quality chef apparel, Chefwear will lead the industry and expand its product lines to support the ever-changing culinary community.