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)+16%
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 Data and Metrics

Chefs Warehouse Financial Metrics

Chefs Warehouse's revenue was reported to be $1.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 13% increase from the previous period.
$, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.2 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

301.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

3 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

47.2 m

Market capitalization (23-Jun-2017)

357.1 m

Closing share price (23-Jun-2017)


Cash (30-Dec-2016)

32.9 m


656.7 m
Chefs Warehouse's current market capitalization is $357.1 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

Gross profit Margin, %



36.6 m33 m40.4 m47.2 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

28.8 m24.8 m27.7 m5.7 m

Net Income

17 m14.2 m16.2 m3 m
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


20 m3.3 m2.5 m32.9 m


16.3 m9.8 m9.2 m16.1 m

Current Assets

180.1 m189 m233.8 m264.5 m


78 m78.5 m155.8 m163.8 m

Total Assets

354.8 m376.2 m586.2 m633.5 m

Accounts Payable

33.9 m43.2 m64.9 m65.5 m

Total Debt

147.7 m143.5 m274.8 m332.5 m

Current Liabilities

62.6 m77.1 m103.1 m107.4 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

97 m98 m125.2 m127.2 m

Retained Earnings

35.1 m49.3 m65.5 m68.5 m

Total Equity

146.8 m188 m193.8 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

1 x1.5 x1.7 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.4 x0.4 x0.5 x0.5 x

Financial Leverage

2.6 x3.1 x3.3 x
$, 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

Cash From Operating Activities

10.6 m9.8 m37.7 m38.9 m

Capital Expenditures

(11.7 m)(24.2 m)(21.7 m)(16.6 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(89.7 m)(23.7 m)(129.3 m)(35.8 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

98.7 m(2.7 m)91 m27.2 m

Interest Paid

6 m8.2 m

Income Taxes Paid

11.5 m10.7 m

Free Cash Flow

22.3 m34 m59.4 m55.5 m
Y, 2016


13.9 x


16.9 x


11.8 x


1.7 x


0.5 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x

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