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The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (CHEF)

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The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc.

100 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877
United States

IndustryFood Wholesale
Full Time Employees1,948

Key Executives

Mr. Christopher PappasFounder, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres1.23MN/A57
Mr. John PappasFounder and Vice Chairman619.89kN/A53
Mr. John D. AustinChief Financial Officer & Assistant Corp. Sec.520.08kN/A55
Mr. Alexandros AldousGen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.447.33kN/A36
Ms. Patricia LecourasChief HR Officer368.3kN/A61
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes specialty food products in the United States and Canada. Its product portfolio includes approximately 43,000 stock-keeping units comprising specialty food products, such as artisan charcuterie, specialty cheeses, unique oils and vinegars, truffles, caviar, chocolate, and pastry products. The company also offers a line of center-of-the-plate products, including custom cut beef, seafood, and hormone-free poultry, as well as food products, such as cooking oils, butter, eggs, milk, and flour. It serves menu-driven independent restaurants, fine dining establishments, country clubs, hotels, caterers, culinary schools, bakeries, patisseries, chocolatiers, cruise lines, casinos, and specialty food stores. The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. markets its center-of-the-plate products directly to consumers through a mail and e-commerce platform. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

Corporate Governance

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.