Chefs Warehouse

The Chefs' Warehouse is a specialty food distributor that began sourcing products for high-end chefs over 30 years ago. With locations in major metropolitan areas across the United States and Canada, The Chefs' Warehouse serves the finest restaurants, hotels, caterers and gourmet stores in North America.
Our products are sourced to meet the expectations of the highest profile chefs with a portfolio consisting of imported and domestic specialty food products, such as artisan charcuterie, specialty cheeses, oils and vinegars, hormone-free protein, truffles, caviar and chocolate.

Company Growth (employees)
Ridgefield, US
Size (employees)
1,948 (est)
Chefs Warehouse is headquartered in Ridgefield, US

Chefs Warehouse Office Locations

Chefs Warehouse has an office in Ridgefield
Ridgefield, US (HQ)
100 E Ridge Rd

Chefs Warehouse Financials and Metrics

Chefs Warehouse Financials

Chefs Warehouse's revenue was reported to be $287.7 m in Q1, 2017

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

287.7 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

73.9 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %


Net income (Q1, 2017)

(1.6 m)

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

3.1 m

Market capitalization (17-Oct-2017)

566 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

35.8 m
Chefs Warehouse's current market capitalization is $566 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


673.5 m836.6 m1.1 b1.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

501.2 m630.6 m789.5 m891.6 m

Gross profit

172.4 m206.1 m269.5 m301.2 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


213.1 m208.1 m198.9 m282.9 m277.5 m262.4 m291.2 m297.9 m287.7 m

Cost of goods sold

160.7 m157.4 m148.5 m211.1 m207.1 m196.4 m219.4 m223.5 m213.8 m

Gross profit

52.4 m50.7 m50.3 m71.8 m70.5 m66 m71.8 m74.4 m73.9 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


20 m3.3 m2.5 m32.9 m

Accounts Receivable

15.1 m


16.3 m9.8 m9.2 m87.5 m

Current Assets

180.1 m189 m233.8 m264.5 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


14.7 m5.2 m2 m2.4 m1.5 m2.7 m48.3 m26.2 m35.8 m


67 m70.6 m71 m91.9 m93 m91.3 m91.3 m89 m91.2 m

Current Assets

177.3 m178.7 m177.8 m226.4 m226.6 m221.2 m286.2 m265.3 m261 m


79.2 m77.5 m78.4 m149.7 m155.1 m155.8 m155.3 m163.8 m166.6 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

17 m14.2 m16.2 m3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

2.5 m3.1 m15.4 m7.1 m

Accounts Receivable

(5.9 m)(21 m)(11 m)(2.5 m)


395 k(11 m)(6.1 m)7 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

3.8 m4.2 m967 k3.4 m5.2 m993 k(8.5 m)1.3 m(1.6 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

2.1 m

Accounts Receivable

5.4 m


(3.4 m)
USDY, 2017


147.7 k
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Chefs Warehouse Operating Metrics

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

SKUs Offered

31.8 k34 k34 k35 k43 k43 k43 k


1.6 k1.7 k1.8 k

Customer Locations

22.6 k26 k26 k26.5 k28 k28 k28 k

Distribution Centers

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