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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
203 894 1345

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
IndustryFood Distribution
Full Time Employees2,221

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Christopher PappasFounder, Chairman, CEO & Pres1.49MN/A1960
Mr. John PappasFounder & Vice Chairman812.38kN/A1964
Mr. James F. LeddyCFO & Assistant Sec.608.52kN/A1963
Mr. Alexandros AldousGen. Counsel, Chief Gov. Relations Officer & Corp. Sec.561.11kN/A1981
Ms. Patricia LecourasChief HR Officer447.3kN/A1956
Mr. Timothy McCauleyChief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1965
Mr. Ed KauffeldExec. VPN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Jonathan StecklerExec. VP of Supply Chain & Bus. IntelligenceN/AN/A1969
Alex HolianExec. VP of Bus. IntelligenceN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 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 55,000 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 company markets its center-of-the-plate products directly to consumers through a mail and e-commerce platform. The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

Corporate Governance

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 30, 2021 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 3.

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.