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The Practicalities of a Chef’s Uniform

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A chef’s uniform might seem unusual considering how messy a kitchen can get, but it was designed with practicality in mind.

The commercial kitchen space has changed quite a bit in the past few years, with big revelations in terms of what people are cooking and the equipment they’re using to do so. Something that hasn’t changed is the importance of a proper chef’s uniform. 

Uniforms are almost universally worn in kitchens, from small diners to the finest of dining. While the actual look of a chef’s uniform has had some small changes and improvements over the years, they’re still made up of the same parts with the same benefits—so let’s take a further look at why one might want to invest in a quality chef’s uniform for their commercial kitchen.

Safety First

More than anything else, a chef’s uniform is meant to keep whoever wears it safe thanks to its high-quality, thick materials that are typically fire-resistant. If you’ve ever worked in a professional kitchen, you’re aware of all the dangers that are around: knives are flying, ovens are hot, everyone is moving all at once in a controlled chaos that helps get people delicious food on their plates.

A chef’s uniform might not prevent every possible injury, but it sure can go a long way. Preventing a jacket’s sleeve from catching fire or helping take the brunt of a stray knife edge can prevent injuries that would otherwise be catastrophic. With all the dangers that are present in a commercial kitchen, take whatever protection you can get that doesn’t slow you down or prevent you from doing your job

Cleanly Kitchens

With kitchens being the whirlwind of workspace that they are, it’s no surprise that accidents do happen on a frequent basis. That means spills and other messes all over your nice fresh chef’s uniform. Typical chef’s coats are double-breasted, allowing whoever is wearing them to remove a stained layer and continue working. It gives the appearance of a fresh new layer of clothing, even if the truth is you just got the fifth spill on yourself during the dinner rush.

Maintain Professionalism

Part of any uniform is signaling that you care about your job and are willing to dress the part. The restaurant industry in particular is massive, so showing that you care about the quality of work you’re doing by wearing a fresh, clean chef’s uniform every day can help set you apart.

Uniform Services from Ace Uniform

To give your business a clean, professional, and cohesive look, rely on Ace Uniform. Whether you need uniforms in the food, automotive, industrial, construction, medical, security, or you-name-it industry, we can provide you with the uniforms you need for the price you want. We can also supply your business with high-quality mats and towels. On top of that, Ace offers facility services that can help keep your business place clean and safe. Give us a call at 1-800-366-1616 or visit us online to learn how we can help meet your needs. Want to get to know us even better? Visit us on social media on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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