2011, 2013

Of Cook Shirts and Aprons: Outfitting the Kitchen

November 20th, 2013|Restaurant Apparel|

Of Cook Shirts and Aprons: Outfitting the Kitchen
Automotive Workwear carries a wide variety of workwear for the restaurant industry, including back of the house and front of the house uniforms. […]

111, 2013

A Behind the Scenes Look at Chef Uniforms

November 1st, 2013|Restaurant Apparel, Workwear|

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 […]

2209, 2013

Professional Workwear: Linden Grey

September 22nd, 2013|Housekeeping Uniforms, Restaurant Apparel, Workwear|

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 […]

306, 2013

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

June 3rd, 2013|Restaurant Apparel|

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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2801, 2013

How to Find the Best Chef Pants for You

January 28th, 2013|Restaurant Apparel|

How to Find the Best Chef Pants for You
Finding the right work pants or chef pants can be frustrating. Rather than doing the trial and error method, take the time to utilize these tips to help you buy the right pair of chef pants the first time around. There are a number of things to take into consideration before buying work pants. Keep reading for three things to consider before buying.

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2301, 2013

Uniforms for the Kitchen

January 23rd, 2013|Restaurant Apparel|

 Uniforms for the Kitchen
Every respectable kitchen, whether a Michelin starred restaurant or a hole-in-the-wall pizza place, needs certain things to do it’s job. Professional workwear for front of the house managers and wait staff are important, but it is also important for the back of the house. After all, a restaurant’s purpose is to serve food, so it makes sense that the ones making the food have a certain standard to meet. Cleanliness and clean shaven faces are certainly expected from the health department, but professional attire should also be expected and embraced by the employees. There is a long history of professional workwear for the kitchen, and chefs are proud of the tradition.

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