When working in certain industries, specific items and uniforms might be required. Different items cater to different industries and are either necessary, required or specific to their job. For instance, working in the food processing industry is going to require a completely different uniform than someone working in the performing arts industry.
For those working in the culinary or restaurant industry, some of the most common uniform pieces are chef coats, chef pants, and chef utility shirts. These things are extremely important for a unified and professional look, but also for the chefs and staff's protection. Uncommon Threads is a leading designer when it comes to producing high-quality and stylish chef wear.
When purchasing your employee's utility shirts, you are going to want to assure that they provide a level of protection. For instance, Uncommon Threads Utility Shirts protect staff members from radiant heat emanating from cookers, food stains from cooking, and help customers to know who is an employee.
A Little History
Tracing their origin back in the 19thcentury, chef shirts have been redesigned over the years to make them much more modern in this day and age. Most chef shirts all over the world harbor similar structural designs as this profession is well-established all over the world. Utility shirts come in a variety of different designs, colors and styles, to make it easy to find what you need.
For example, some utility shirts might have breast pockets embedded on them while some may lack this feature – it all depends on the designer or the specifications made to the designers. Consequently, some utility shirts might be colored on the collar while some might have their collars in plain form. Additionally, the button structure on the utility shirts might vary. This is where some of these shirts have buttons on their helm while some actually don’t have any. Last but not least, the patterns of some chef shirts vary from restaurant to restaurant and from jurisdiction to jurisdiction; some of the chef shirts might have a stripped pattern while others might have a solid pattern on their surface.
You will notice, in most exclusive hotels specifically, chefs wear different colored utility shirts; the main reason for this is that chefs in hotels vary in terms of their rank. So, the head chef is often seen wearing a different colored shirt from the rest. Although the chef profession goes with ranks, the hotel management tends to keep the chef shirt differences subtle for uniformity purposes.
Buying a Utility Shirt
As an employer, you have to keep in mind that these are shirts your employees will have to wear all day long and throughout the year. With this in mind, purchasing shirts that are durable and sustainable are more common and better options. When it comes to durability, utility shirts made from cotton are the best, so this is an option to look for. Then you should also consider the style, as you can choose from quite a few options. Finally, don’t forget the color – this is very important as you may not always want your chefs to wear white. You will have plenty of other color options too, so consider choosing a color that will work for you.
Uncommon Threads Utility Shirts
At UniformsInStock we have a wide selection of uniforms available, so that you can buy chef shirts to your own specifications. Our uniform store is easy to shop at, with a simple checkout process and helpful sales staff that is always available to assist you with choosing clothing items for your employees.
We have theLong Gripper Closure Cook Shirtwhich is made of cotton material and harbors a solid pattern. Also, the shirt is short sleeved and is of classic fit. It is designed by chef designs. It is only available in white color and available in many neck sizes to choose from.
Gripper Closure Cook Shirt with a Pocketis also stocked up at our stores. It has one breast pocket and is available in black and white colors. Consequently, the shirt is short sleeved and is of classic fit. It is designed by chef designs. There are many neck sizes for you to choose from too.
We also have theButton-Front Cook Shirt - With Pocket. The shirt is short sleeved and is of classic fit. It is designed by chef designs. There are many neck sizes for you to choose from too. It is only available in the white color is designed by chef designs.
Cook Shirt with Black Trimis a unique chef shirt that we have stocked up. It has a black strip on the collar and you might consider making this the chef shirt for your head chef. It has a solid pattern and designed by chef designs. Consequently, the shirt is short sleeved and made form cotton material.
Checked V-Neck Chef Shirtcan also be made your head chef’s shirt because of its uniqueness. It is checked and short-sleeved harboring a solid pattern. It is made of cotton and designed by chef designs. It is a classic fit.
We also have the classing fittingWhite with Black Trimmed Utility Shirt, which is an Uncommon Threads favorite. Made of cotton, it is guaranteed to serve you for a very long time. It is short sleeved and available in many neck sizes too.
For more information about our selection of Uncommon Threads Utility Shirts, please don’t hesitate toget in touch.
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