The Workwear Apron

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The Apron

Aprons are one of a few garments in workwear that have stayed in fashion for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. It was a garment born out of necessity, and has only continued to grow in popularity. Craftsmen, such as wood workers and blacksmiths, wore leather aprons for maximum protection against the elements of their work. Chefs and cooks have worn cloth aprons for hundreds of years Continue reading

Putting Together a Workwear Uniform: Chef Designs

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Putting Together a Workwear Uniform: Chef Designs

Do you own or manage a restaurant? Putting together a workwear uniform for all the different positions in the restaurant industry can be quite a task. At Automotive Workwear, we carry Chef Designs apparel, a leading brand in the restaurant industry. These garments are durable, comfortable, and a great choice for outfitting large kitchen crews. Let’s pair together one of our best selling chef pants Continue reading

A Behind the Scenes Look at Chef Uniforms

Uniforms for the Kitchen

A Behind the Scenes Look at Chef Uniforms

The business of being a chef is one of the oldest careers in the world. Chef uniforms, the traditional checkered pants and white jacket, are more recent, having been introduced in the last several hundred years. Today, you will find chef pants that vary from checkered, to plain black, to striped, to fun fabrics with hot peppers all over them, and chef jackets with more style and variety than ever Continue reading

Professional Workwear: Linden Grey

Linden Grey

Professional Workwear: Linden Grey

Since 2007, Linden Grey has been manufacturing top of the line professional workwear for the service industry. This includes professional looking sweaters, dress shirts and pants, and more. This brand, a part of VF Imagewear, is available through Automotive Workwear, and can be found in a variety of places. Search “Linden Grey” on the website to quickly pull up the various options. If you are looking for tailored, professional looking Continue reading

The Elements of a Good Chef Coat, and Choosing the Best Chef Designs Coat

Chef & Kitchen Restaurant Uniforms

The Elements of a Good Chef Coat, and Choosing the Best Chef Designs Coat

What makes a good chef coat? The perfect design, built with a real chef in mind. The classic chef coat was actually designed for maximum protection and comfort for chefs. The double breasted closure ensures that at least two layers of fabric protect the chef’s torso at all times. Wide sleeves allow for freedom of motion and ease while handling a work station. The wide cuffs on a long or ¾ sleeve were also designed with ease of use in mind. Wide cuffs rolled down will protect the chef’s full arms from hot oil while using the deep fryer, or really working any other hot stations. When working other stations, the wide cuffs are easily rolled up to keep the chef cool. The perfect design must be paired with the right construction and structure.

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