Monday, January 21, 2013

Happy Chef Uniforms Review (w/special appearance from the Toothless Chef!)

Wearing his Happy Chef Uniforms hat in the 'kitchen.'

Happy Chef Uniforms, founded in 1985 and headquartered in north New Jersey, offers a wide variety of anything that has to do with attire while you're cooking (for both the professional, and for you!).  From a fantastic selection of chef coats, to scrubs, to formal wear, and everything you can think of in between (all with a wide variety of styles and colors to choose from), Happy Chef Uniforms has just about any clothing/uniform item for the kitchen that you might want or need.

A sampling of Happy Chef Uniform chef coats

A sampling of Happy Chef Uniform scrubs.

Of course, too, they have every kind of apron you could possibly want, at prices that are entirely too difficult to beat.  Anyone who cooks regularly knows the value of a good apron!  Those pictured below are all less than $10 (some significantly less!), and they come in a variety of colors and styles (there are many other styles to choose from on their website).

Sampling of Happy Chef Uniform aprons.

Though they do specialize in professional wear, they also offer a kids' line that is hard to resist.  Can't you just see your little one in a proper chef coat, hat, and/or apron?  If your child is anything like my kiddo, pretend cooking never gets old. My son goes so far as to be the chef, the waiter, and the restaurant manager, all in one sitting.  And in his Happy Chef Uniform, he looks authentic (and cute too).

Kids Chef Wear items.

The chef hat we selected for review was for my little one, whom I am happy to note, also finally lost that wiggly tooth I've been telling you about!  Here is the latest scene from our cooking adventure, in pictures.

Mom:  "Let me see your missing tooth?"
Chef (in a very stern voice):  "I'm trying to cook here!"

Everyone knows though, that it doesn't take any time at all to convince a 5-year old to act silly, so in no time at all, I got the picture I wanted.  :)

His first lost tooth, woot!

The hat we received is a very high quality (thick cotton blend), with a floppy toque, and an adjustable (velcro) band, which means the hat will grow with him. We selected the white hat w/a red trim (to match the kitchen, of course) and it's been a big hit over here at our place.

Happy Chef Uniforms also offers a variety of linens, skirting, cutlery, and the like, and they have gift certificates for sale (so the chef in your life can pick out his/her own favorites).  To get your shopping started, Happy Chef Uniforms also has a one-time deal of $5.00 off of any order (woot, extra savings on already low prices!).

Take a look at their website to see all of the great items they have for sale.  You can also follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Pinterest.

Disclosure:  I received an item for review purposes only.  No other form of compensation took place and all opinions stated were my own.

36 comments:

Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell said...

Oh my gosh, you picked the perfect thing even if just for fun! Love it! Looks like anything one could need for culinary work could be found there too.

mail4rosey said...


Thanks, Liz. They do have a large inventory and we have been having fun w/the hat. :)

Khloé Belle Gadson said...

I love this! my daughter wants to go to a culinary high school so this would be absolutely perfect for her.

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mail4rosey said...


Thanks for your nice comments, and your visit. :)

Henrietta said...

Oh, I just love that little chef hat, so cute! It's great that it will last for a long time too! Yay on losing his first tooth!

mail4rosey said...


The hat really does have a lot of growing room in it, I love the adjustable band.

And that tooth was a huge deal over here, the first time he's encountered the tooth fairy you know. Amazing how a handful of nickels and pennies'll make the little ones happy. :)

alissa apel said...

Thanks for the heads up! My boys love dressing up. Even the 7 year old! It looks like they have a great selection.

Brandy said...

This is so cute, I bet my kids would love something like this.

Judy Haughton-James said...

The uniforms are beautiful and I like the one you chose for your son. Red and white is a great combination. Enjoy the rest of your day.

Masshole Mommy said...

Those uniforms are great and your little guy totally rocks his!!

Pat Hatt said...

Never knew there was such a place, sure rockin that hat.

Our Neck of the Woods said...

How fun! The kids stuff looks so cute on your toothless boy! I think it would be fun to have a chef's coat, so I'm checking those out now.

Theresa said...

My little ones love to help in the kitchen too, but we don't have anything cute like that for them to dress up in. Going to go check the site out now!

He looks seriously cute in his chef's hat! And Congrats on the 1st missing tooth!

My Journey With Candida said...

Hahahaa... very cute post!! My Grandson would love this for his little kitchen set.

ambde said...

You definitely have your hands full!

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Kelly Blackwell said...

Awww what a cutie. Those really are great looking uniforms. I am probably one of the messiest cooks I know. I have more than seven aprons, and trust me when I say that I need each one. I am always getting food on me. Even if it is just a stray drop. :)

Raising Reagan said...

This is too cute ~ Reagan loves using her chef's hat and coat while cooking in the kitchen!

xoxo
Lanaya
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brich2222 said...

Such a cutie and proud of that missing tooth. Nice to know about this place

mail4rosey said...


My son loves costumes, and his sister did too at his age... in fact, some days she'll don a costume and play along w/us still (and she's 13 now, lol).

mail4rosey said...

Thanks, Judy. I liked that the hat came w/an option for the red band too. :)

mail4rosey said...


Thanks, he's a cool little guy, and it's a cool little hat. :)

mail4rosey said...


I see you post and I think of rhyming, lol. Totally going to get to your book, I think of it every day but haven't pulled out my Kindle yet!

mail4rosey said...


Hurrah! I hope you like the site, I think I might get an apron or two. I only have one but I never wear it because I don't want to get it dirty, hahahaha (silly, I know).

mail4rosey said...


The site's neat, and thanks for the 'grats. A tooth is a big deal when you're five. That's good stuff. ;)

mail4rosey said...

I know, they're so cute for kitchen sets. I may get the coat for his birthday.

mail4rosey said...

I know, I'm going to miss it when he gets older. :)

mail4rosey said...

Thanks, Hanna, I just visited and saw that great birthday party theme you had going on for your little one. Well done!

mail4rosey said...

Grease is the worst... I have more ruined shirts from Sunday morning breakfast than I care to admit.

mail4rosey said...

I bet she looks adorable in the outfit too. :)

mail4rosey said...

Nice to have you visiting. :)

Anonymous said...

The outfit is too cute! I think kids definitely need the attire to fit the part! My little girl just got a vintage kitchen for her first birthday and loves wearing the apron with it. :)

mail4rosey said...

I think the little aprons are so cute. :) Happy pretend dining! :)

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nomzam said...

Thanks for the very nice post. He is looking cute in chef clothing. And now a days little master chefs are famous so kids really exited to wear these uniforms.