The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF), a premier distributor of specialty food products in North America, announced late last month that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of CGC Holdings, Inc., dba “Capital Seaboard”, based in Jessup, Maryland. Since its inception, Capital Seaboard has provided the finest produce and seafood to the Mid-Atlantic.
“We are very excited to welcome the Capital Seaboard team to the Chefs’ Warehouse family of companies,” said Christopher Pappas, Chairman and CEO of The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. “Our shared focus on quality and uncompromised service makes this a great combination that will benefit our customers throughout the Mid Atlantic region. Since inception in 1985, The Chefs’ Warehouse has been purveying high-quality, luxury, artisan, local and specialty products for many of the best chefs in America.”
“We are thrilled to be joining the Chefs’ Warehouse team,” said Larry Quinn, President of Capital Seaboard. “We appreciate that The Chefs’ Warehouse wanted to continue with the Capital Seaboard team in place and we couldn’t have chosen a better home for our valued employees or a better organization to support our customers and vendors.”
“We’re always looking to expand our portfolio of offerings to our customers,” explained Jenny Regan, The Chefs Warehouse’s Director of Marketing. “We really liked the management and their business plan at Capital Seaboard. With 100 plus years produce and seafood, it enables us to strengthen what we have to offer our Mid-Atlantic customer. So this will be an amazing opportunity for us to grow together and really strengthen our produce and seafood offerings in that area and throughout our national operations.”
The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. is a premier distributor of specialty food products in the United States and Canada focused on serving the specific needs of chefs who own and/or operate some of the nation’s leading menu-driven independent restaurants, fine dining establishments, country clubs, hotels, caterers, culinary schools, bakeries, patisseries, chocolatiers, cruise lines, casinos and specialty food stores. The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. carries and distributes more than 55,000 products to more than 34,000 customer locations throughout the United States and Canada.
The Chefs’ Warehouse is a specialty food distributor that began sourcing products for high-end chefs 35 years ago. With locations in major metropolitan areas across the United States and Canada, the company serves the finest restaurants, hotels, caterers and gourmet stores in North America.