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Josh wears our Blue Hartford and Nutmeg Rockford apron Tell us about the new restaurant – The Line & Label… The Line & Label is a stunning new venue built on the site of the previous Delacolline Winery in Port Lincoln. The restaurant sits on a 35 acre block which is also home to 120 rows of vines, 40 fruit and veg beds for kitchen use, an orchid with so...

Chef Massimo Mele is one of Australia’s most widely recognised Chefs. Born in Tasmania with family roots in Italy, he has thrived on being able to explore the produce and culinary techniques of both cultures. His passion for sharing fresh quality food has been the key to his success. Massimo has achieved a colourful and impressive career portfolio. He has brought delicious cuisine to all areas of Australia through pop-up restaurants, including his chefs table series, Tutti a ...

Author: Kevin Gemmell  

I can’t find what I’m looking for This should never be something we hear from our customers. If it is, we’re not doing our jobs. At Chef Works, we take tremendous pride in our fashion-forward culinary and hospitality apparel. And for us, function is just as important as fashion. Chef is in our name. And we know chefs and the culinary world. From chef jackets, aprons and pants to shirts and accessories, we can dress the back of the house and waitstaff to the nines. But we don’t stop there. We love offering variety to every corner of the hospitality industry. Bakers, chocolatiers and hairdressers are some of our best clients. And ass...

Tawnya Bahr on Innovating with local produce Founding partner of Straight To The Source, Chef and Food Consultant, Tawnya Bahr , talks about her approach to innovating with local produce. Chef Tawnya’s passion for local produce and drive to bridge the gap between growers, producers, chefs and patrons was the inspiration behind the Straight To The Source food industry tours. Valuing local produce… Valuing the produce you cook with is in...

Date Posted: 8 January 2018  

Before Chef Works, there was fabric… The brand you know has a story you may not. Over 60 years ago, Chef Works was founded from a family fabric business! Developing world class fabrics for fashion, uniform, and the general textile industry, the family saw a client base that just wasn’t getting the attention it deserved. It was then, that Chef Works was born out of inspiration for the wearer, the requirements of the role, the fabrics to suit the demands of those roles, and the pursuit of fashion. As you know, food is art and presentation is vital to the ov...

Roy Ner - Head Chef of Nour Restaurant, Sydney What we do here is take middle eastern cuisine in a way that has been approached before, but we look at it with fresh eyes. We were all born there, so we aren't just trying to play on the flavours. All the dishes that we have here are dishes that exist back home, innovated with Australian produce. First thing, the identity. I am connected to my roots and where I am from. We don’t cook just for the sake of cooking, we cook for ourselves, so when I do...

Date Posted: 15 January 2018  

The best fabrics for Chef uniforms. As you may know, Chef Works was founded from a family fabric business. The quality of our fabrics and superiority of our product research created the foundations on which we grew to become the leading manufacturer of hospitality uniforms. Here’s a run down of our top selling jackets according to the fabric that makes them. Combed Cotton 120 Bali Chef Jacket – ECRI ...

Author: Nicola Ince   Date Posted: 10 August 2017  

Chef Works Australia to launch NEW 2018 Uniform Collection at Fine Food Exhibition in September, featuring cutting-edge styles for Front of House. Be one of the first to feast your eyes on the new wears at the Fine Food Expo in September at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour. Visit Chef Works Australia at Stand F36. "Every creator needs a promoter; the most creative people are not always very good at self-promoting. Actors and singers need agents, artists need galleries and chefs need front of house to make their work shine. If you look at the best restaurants, they are successful as they have a great relationship between th...

Date Posted: 3 October 2017  

This summers most innovative apron is here. Chef Works has designed another stand out performer, the Indy Hipster Apron. There's nothing else like it, and it is already a fan favourite. "It's the toolbelt for hospitality professionals". Small and versatile, the Indy is the ultimate style accessory! SHOP INDY APRONS Offered in five complementary shades, including a never-before-seen retro baby blue chambray, the Hipster is your do-anything apron, with a reinforced D-ring belt that gives servers and service staff...

Date Posted: 11 April 2017  

"Comfort in the kitchen needs to feel like when I’m out in the ocean, that feeling of being free" Avid surfer, Ian Oakes (Head Chef / Owner at Drake Eatery, Bondi Beach), reveals what comfort in the kitchen means to him. Recalling his first ever Chef Jacket, Chef Ian now looks for tradition, security, agility, professionalism, and ‘a connection to the Chef community’. ...