About Us

Our company is big enough to offer low pricing, but small enough to provide the personal touch you deserve. Whether you are opening a new restaurant or adding to an existing location we are dedicated to providing an outstanding experience. Gator Chef provides hands-on service along with high-quality new and used restaurant equipment.

Woman-Owned, Family Operated Local Business

Commercial Kitchen & Restaurant Design Services

Building out a new commercial kitchen? Remodeling an existing foodservice business? Need equipment purchasing advice? Our Team has been in your shoes as chefs, restaurateurs, and hospitality professionals. That level of experience sets us apart, making it easy for you to succeed.

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Consultative Sales

Gator Chef’s fully operational commercial test kitchen is a learning center dedicated to you! Test out equipment and appliances firsthand, take classes from industry leading experts, and earn your food safety certifications all in one convenient location.

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Cash N' Carry Superstore

Gator Chef’s Restaurant Supply Store is one of the largest in the Chicagoland Area stocked with thousands of products including commercial refrigeration, commercial cooking, restaurant supplies, and more! Even take advantage of our Test Kitchen to try before you buy!

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The Gator Chef Difference

Consult Industry Experts

Ultimately, working with Gator Chef's Industry Experts is the biggest difference not only for your bottom line, but for your business' future investment. Besides having been in your shoes as owner-operators, service line workers, bartenders, executive chefs, servers and other hospitality professionals, we are trained directly by the manufacturers to bring as much book and street smarts to the table.

Secure Your Investment

Feeling understood and secure on your purchases is a must. We are here to listen and provide you with the purchasing experience tailored specifically to you. For your future investment let us show you why it is better to work with a local company versus any ole online retailer.

White Glove Delivery

Our compliment of local services include making sure your product is delivered properly, conveniently and hassle-free. Free delivery sounds great and all when considering online purchases, but sometimes you have to evaluate your time spent as well. Our white glove delivery option includes receiving the units, uncrating and inspecting for any damage, prepping all equipment with casters and access, properly accounting for your location's doorways, steps, etc, possibly removing old units and setting the new ones in place.

Installation & Service

Our roots are in service, not just customer service. The Gator Chef Family also operated a commercial refrigeration service company for over 40 years. Our Delivery and Install Team are fully equipped to make a difference in your purchasing experience by properly installing the equipment to manufacturer's specs!

Save On Your Bottom Line

Considering our local services along with our Knowledge and expertise you will be sure to save at the end of the day ensuring maximization of your day-to-day operations! Don't believe us? Read our reviews below and give us an opportunity to earn your business.

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