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The Chefs' Warehouse is a food distributor. The Company's portfolio consists of imported and domestic specialty food products, such as artisan charcuterie, specialty cheeses, oils and vinegars, hormone-free protein, truffles, caviar and chocolate.

TypePublic
Founded1985
HQRidgefield, US
Websitechefswarehouse.com
Employee Ratings3.3

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)2,316(+17%)
Job Openings12
Revenue (FY, 2018)$1.4 B(+11%)
Share Price (Oct 2019)$36.4 (+2%)

Key People/Management at The Chefs' Warehouse

Christopher Pappas

Christopher Pappas

President & CEO
John Austin

John Austin

CFO
Tom McCurley

Tom McCurley

CIO
Patricia Lecouras

Patricia Lecouras

Chro
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The Chefs' Warehouse Office Locations

The Chefs' Warehouse has offices in Ridgefield, American Canyon, Baltimore, Brisbane and in 20 other locations
Ridgefield, US (HQ)
100 E Ridge Rd
American Canyon, US
165 Klamath Ct, American Canyon
Baltimore, US
2730 Wilmarco Ave
Brisbane, US
145 S Hill Dr
Carrollton, US
2100 Luna Rd #120
Chicago, US
2801 S Western Ave
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The Chefs' Warehouse Financials and Metrics

The Chefs' Warehouse Revenue

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The Chefs' Warehouse's revenue was reported to be $1.44 b in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2019)

357.0m

Gross profit (Q1, 2019)

90.2m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2019), %

25.3%

Net income (Q1, 2019)

1.1m

EBIT (Q1, 2019)

6.2m

Market capitalization (11-Oct-2019)

1.1b

Closing stock price (11-Oct-2019)

36.4

Cash (29-Mar-2019)

17.3m

EV

1.4b
The Chefs' Warehouse's current market capitalization is $1.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

673.5m836.6m1.1b1.2b1.3b1.4b

Revenue growth, %

24%27%13%

Cost of goods sold

501.2m630.6m789.5m891.6m972.1m1.1b

Gross profit

172.4m206.1m269.5m301.2m329.4m367.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Revenue

170.6m187.2m213.1m208.1m198.9m282.9m277.5m262.4m291.2m297.9m287.7m331.7m325.1m318.6m370.4m361.5m357.0m

Cost of goods sold

126.6m141.1m160.7m157.4m148.5m211.1m207.1m196.4m219.4m223.5m213.8m249.1m244.2m239.1m277.2m269.5m266.8m

Gross profit

44.0m46.1m52.4m50.7m50.3m71.8m70.5m66.0m71.8m74.4m73.9m82.6m80.9m79.5m93.2m92.0m90.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

26%25%25%24%25%25%25%25%25%25%26%25%25%25%25%25%25%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

20.0m3.3m2.5m32.9m41.5m42.4m

Accounts Receivable

15.1m

Inventories

64.7m9.8m92.8m87.5m102.1m112.6m

Current Assets

180.1m189.0m233.8m264.5m296.8m328.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

17.0m14.2m16.2m3.0m14.4m20.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

7.3m3.1m15.4m7.1m8.5m10.3m

Inventories

395.0k(11.0m)(6.1m)7.0m(11.8m)(6.3m)

Accounts Payable

(1.4m)15.4m(941.0k)10.4m13.7m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Net Income

12.2m989.0k4.8m9.0m967.0k4.3m9.6m993.0k(7.5m)(6.1m)(1.6m)2.0m4.9m544.0k7.4m11.5m1.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

5.5m2.3m4.5m6.6m7.2m11.0m4.0m8.5m13.7m4.9m10.0m15.0m5.2m10.5m16.2m5.8m

Inventories

(1.3m)52.0k(2.4m)(6.0m)(4.8m)(6.2m)1.6m1.7m5.6m(3.4m)(8.7m)(19.7m)754.0k(10.2m)(4.3m)677.0k

Accounts Payable

(1.4m)(2.9m)(2.8m)(2.7m)44.0m50.6m53.7m57.9m54.6m59.2m
USDY, 2019

EV/EBIT

222.7 x

EV/CFO

185.3 x

EV/FCF

419.3 x
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The Chefs' Warehouse Operating Metrics

Q1, 2015FY, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016FY, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

SKUs Offered

30 k31.80 k31.80 k33.70 k33.70 k34 k34 k35 k43 k43 k43 k

Distribution Centers

20 21 21 21 21 25 22 22 24 24 24

Suppliers

1.60 k1.70 k1.80 k

Customer Locations

20 k22.60 k22.60 k24.50 k24.50 k26 k26 k26.50 k28 k28 k28 k
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The Chefs' Warehouse Online and Social Media Presence

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The Chefs' Warehouse News and Updates

The Chefs' Warehouse Acquires Bassian Farms, Inc.

Acquisition Accelerates Specialty Protein Expansion on West Coast Acquisition Accelerates Specialty Protein Expansion on West Coast

Fortinet Set to Join S&P 500; ASGN and Penn National Gaming to Join S&P MidCap 400; Veritex Holdings and The Chefs' Warehouse to Join S&P SmallCap 600

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600: S&P MidCap 400 constituent Fortinet Inc. (NASD: FTNT) will replace Envision Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: EVHC) in the S&P 500, S&P …

The Chefs' Warehouse Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was The Chefs' Warehouse founded?

    The Chefs' Warehouse was founded in 1985.

  • Who are The Chefs' Warehouse key executives?

    The Chefs' Warehouse's key executives are Christopher Pappas, John Austin and Tom McCurley.

  • How many employees does The Chefs' Warehouse have?

    The Chefs' Warehouse has 2,316 employees.

  • What is The Chefs' Warehouse revenue?

    Latest The Chefs' Warehouse annual revenue is $1.4 b.

  • What is The Chefs' Warehouse revenue per employee?

    Latest The Chefs' Warehouse revenue per employee is $623.8 k.

  • Who are The Chefs' Warehouse competitors?

    Competitors of The Chefs' Warehouse include Benjamin Foods, Hospitality Mints and Gordon Food Service.

  • Where is The Chefs' Warehouse headquarters?

    The Chefs' Warehouse headquarters is located at 100 E Ridge Rd, Ridgefield.

  • Where are The Chefs' Warehouse offices?

    The Chefs' Warehouse has offices in Ridgefield, American Canyon, Baltimore, Brisbane and in 20 other locations.

  • How many offices does The Chefs' Warehouse have?

    The Chefs' Warehouse has 26 offices.