Warehouse stores

Smart Foodservice Warehouse will be renamed US Foods Chef’store


Effective March 1, Smart Foodservice Warehouse Stores will be known as US Foods Chef’store, according to US Foods Holding Corp. US Foods acquired Smart Foodservice Warehouse Stores last April to accelerate the growth of the cash-and-carry market. The name change aims to combine the power of the US Foods brand with the assortment, pricing and customer service of Smart Foodservice Warehouse Stores, paving the way for a better customer experience.

“Our new Chef’store branding represents the next step in our continued partnership with US Foods,” said Derek Jones, President of US Foods Chef’store. “Smart Foodservice Warehouse Stores and US Foods share a commitment to providing the best service to our broad customer base, which includes restaurateurs and catering professionals. We are delighted with the additional benefits this will provide our loyal customers.

The 72 smart foodservice warehouse stores will update store signage, marketing and promotional materials, associate uniforms and other items in and around locations. Over time, stores will also begin to introduce exclusive brands of US Foods to expand the product assortment.

US Foods will also open two new Chef’store stores in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Clarkston, Wash. On March 1. Designed as a one-stop-shop for restaurateurs and food industry professionals, the stores will offer thousands of food products. , including fresh meat, seafood and produce, in addition to restaurant-grade equipment and other supplies. Stores will be open to the public, with no membership required. When the new stores open, US Foods will have a total of 80 Chef’store stores across the continental United States.

Operates 70 branches and 78 take out stores, based in Rosemont, Illinois American foods provides approximately 300,000 restaurants and food service operators with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions.


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