Ridgefield, Connecticut-based The Chefs’ Warehouse Inc., a distributor of specialty food products in North America, 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 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.”
Larry Quinn, president of Capital Seaboard, said his company is “thrilled” to be joining The Chefs’ Warehouse team.
“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,” he said.
The Chefs’ Warehouse is focused on serving the specific needs of chefs who own and/or operate some of the nation’s leading specialty food stores, menu-driven independent restaurants, fine dining establishments, country clubs, hotels, caterers, culinary schools, bakeries, patisseries, chocolatiers, cruise lines and casinos.
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.