We embroider onto a wide range of fabrics for a variety of purposes. Make your business instantly identifiable with embroidered clothing.
Five Star Embroidery is able to provide a range of chef and restaurant service clothing which is suitable to stand up to the demands of a busy kitchen and restaurant environment. As with all our ranges we are able to personalise each garment with your restaurant logo and name to portray a professional image for your restaurant.
The clothing worn by chefs is very distinctive and has a history and tradition built over many years. The traditional “chefs whites” was chosen as the colour white because it was seen to represent cleanliness. Here’s some other interesting facts about the chef’s uniform and why it is designed in the distinctive way we see in restaurants around the world today.
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Tradition dictates that the head chef should wear the tallest hat with more junior or younger kitchen staff wearing a shorter hats or caps depending on their rank in the kitchen. The proper name is a toque blanche which is French for “white hat”, today this is often shortened to a toque.
The traditional chef’s jacket is double breasted for a number of practical reasons as well as being professional and presentable. The double breast means that they are easily reversible to hide stains and also provide extra protection in the kitchen from heat and spillages. The chef’s jacket is usually adorned with knotted cloth buttons because they are more robust when it comes to frequent washing and contact with hot items.
Chef’s trousers are well known in the catering industry as baggies. They are loose fitting for comfort and usually have a checkered pattern which is simply because the pattern helps to disguise stains.
Many years ago chefs would wear a neckerchief to mop up sweat from their faces when in the busy hot kitchen for hours on end. Of course with health & safety regulations changing this is not allowed so the neckerchief is mainly aesthetic and for tradition’s sake.
If you would like to review your restaurant and catering uniforms, Five Star Embroidery is able to help. Our embroidery service is fast and of high quality ensuring your uniforms and the designs you choose will last wash after wash. Call Five Star Embroidery today for a no obligation quotation