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Holiday desserts

By | Desserts, Holiday

Take the worry out of holiday desserts by stocking up on these delicious, premium desserts. From cakes and cheesecakes, to cookies and macarons, there’s sure to be a dessert to fit your menu.

Triple Mousse Cake

Three kinds of chocolate mousse are layered together for a sinfully rich and one of a kind treat. Moist chocolate cake base topped with dark chocolate, white chocolate, and milk chocolate mousse.

Item 16666 – 2/16 slice case

Turtle Cheesecake

Luscious chocolate marble cheesecake topped with caramel, pecans, and semi-sweet chocolate sitting on a cookie crust.

Item 16674 – 2/16 slice case

Mini Peanut Butter Mousse Dessert

Two great tastes that taste even better in a mousse. Graham is the foundation for the tiny tour of rich chocolate and peanut butter mousse layers, decorated with a drizzle of melted chocolate.

Item 34735 – 15 ct. per case

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Smooth, textured cheesecake enhanced with real pumpkin and delicately spiced. Each slice is dolloped with cinnamon buttercream icing. Get this limited, seasonal treat while supplies last.

Item 16695 – 2/16 slice case

Chocolate Mini Cheesecake Assortment

A rich, decadent assortment of smooth, bite-size cheesecakes with mild buttery graham cracker crust. Dulce de Leche, Mocha Cappuccino, and Decadent Turtle.

Item 90603 – 177 ct. case

Citrus Mini Cheesecake Assortment

A cool tropical assortment of bite-size delectable cheesecakes with sweet graham cracker crust and colorful fruit puree swirl. Lemon Blueberry, Key Lime, and Strawberry Margarita.

Item 90604 – 177 ct. case

Bourbon Butter Cake

Three layers of buttery cake layered with bourbon ganache, studded with chocolate and pecans and frosted with a bourbon icing.

Item 16661 – 2/16 slice case

Ghyslain Flourless Chocolate Cake

A decadent chocolate flourless cake. Roughly 3″ in diameter and 1 1/2″ tall. Gluten-free. Plate as is or add your own sauce, fresh fruit, a dusting of confectioner’s sugar or a dollop of whipped cream.

Item 95779 – 24 ct. case

Ghyslain Mini Flourless Chocolate Cake

The bite size version of Ghyslain’s Flourless Chocolate Cake. Plate as is or add your own sauce, fresh fruit, a dusting of confectioner’s sugar or a dollop of whipped cream.

Item 95778 – 24 ct. case

Ghyslain Vanilla Cheesecake

Undecorated vanilla cheesecake by Ghyslain. Make it your own with fruit, chocolate shavings, or whatever suits you. 3″ in diameter.

Item 95777 – 24 ct. case

Ghyslain French Macarons

Carefully hand-crafted macarons provide a welcome splash of color before they melt in your mouth. Each flavored macaron is filled with a delectable ganache. Flavors include chocolate coffee, fleur de sel bourbon, orange praline, passionfruit coconut, pistachio strawberry, and raspberry chocolate. Gluten-free.

Item 95796 – 150 ct.

Ghyslain Macaron Vive Color

Carefully hand-crafted macarons provide a welcome splash of color before they melt in your mouth. Each flavored macaron is filled with a delectable ganache. Flavors include black currant, blueberry lemon, cherry chocolate, lemon poppy seed, strawberry banana, and yuzu.

Item 95776 – 150 ct.

Kern’s Kitchen Derby Pie

My Old Kentucky Homemade. Handcrafted for over 60 years, Kern’s Derby-Pie chocolate nut pie is a true taste of Kentucky. Leaudra and Walter Kern along with their son George created the first Derby-Pie dessert in 1954 at the Melrose Inn in Prospect, Kentucky, and to this day they make each pie, one at time, according to that legendary secret
recipe. Premium chocolate and choice walnuts are folded into a
decadent filling, then baked in Grandma Leaudra’s delicate crust.

Item 16632 – 6/9″ pies

Kern’s Kitchen Derby Pie Sheets

Kern’s Derby-Pie chocolate nut pie in an 8″ x 12″ sheet perfect for banquets. Cut into 1″x1″ squares for bite size or any larger size as a dessert.

Item 02921 – 4/3# case

Christie Cookies – Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Made in Nashville, TN, Christie’s Cookies has been crafting cookies using only real butter and gourmet ingredients for over 30 years. These chocolate chip cookies are portioned and ready to bake. 100% real butter provides a rich, moist taste that has a 3-5 day bake life when baked properly.

Item 02690 – 150 – 2.5 oz.

Christie Cookies – Chocolate Chunk Cookie Dough

All the gourmet semi-sweet chocolate chunks Christie’s Cookies could fit in a cookie made perfect with a hint of brown sugar and pure Madagascar bourbon vanilla. A staff favorite!

Item 02691 – 252 – 1.45 oz.

Christie Cookies – Sugar/Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough

Classic, sweet and chewy butter cookie that comes with the cinnamon on the side. You can bake these off as sugar cookies or as snickerdoodles. Have fun with it! It’s the little black dress of the bakery, perfect for every occasion.

Item 02855 – 162 – 1.45 oz.

Great apps for holiday caterings!

By | Holiday, Hors d'oeuvre

Short on staff for your holiday parties? Let our selection of Kabobs premium appetizers help!

Located in South Atlanta, Georgia, Kabobs is revered as the industry leader in hand-crafted gourmet hor d’oeurves. Using only the freshest premium ingredients available, Kabobs team of culinary professionals have created an expansive menu offering.

Kabob – Mini Quiche

Four delicious varieties – Three cheese, Florentine, Classic French, and Mushroom. Item 90609 – 200 ct.

Kabob – Bacon Wrapped Scallop

A mouth-watering combination of plump white sea scallops (30-40ct), wrapped in a strip of lean bacon. Served on a toothpick skewer. Item 90611 – 100 ct.

Kabob – Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

A large (31/35ct) tail-off shrimp wrapped in lean bacon held together with a toothpick skewer. Item 90610 – 100 ct.

Kabob – Beef Empanada

A mouth-watering mixture of shredded beef, cheddar chees, jalapenos, and exotic spices wrapped in corn masa pastry. Item 90613 – 100 ct.

Kabob – Beef Satay

A succulent strip of beef on a 6″ skewer. Perfect plain or served with your favorite sauce. Item 90637 – 100 ct.

Kabob – Chicken Potsticker

A blend of ground chicken, fresh scallions, and roasted garlic, accented with the citrusy-sweet exotic flavors of lemongrass, wrapped in a wonton wrapper. Perfect for frying or steaming. Item 90665 – 150 ct.

Kabob – Chicken Satay

Chicken tenderloin meat on a 6″ skewer. Delicious plain or with your favorite sauce. Item 90607 – 100 ct.

Kabob – Coconut Chicken

A 3/4 oz. strip of chicken breast dipped in a coconut batter and rolled in a mixture of shredded coconut and bread crumbs. Item 90621 – 100 ct.

Kabob – Coconut Shrimp

A large butterflied shrimp dipped in a mild coconut batter and rolled in a mixture of coconut and bread crumbs. Item 90619 – 100 ct.

Kabob – Corn & Jalapeno Jack Cakes

Hand formed corn cakes, capturing generations of artisan mastery; mixed with jalapenos, Monterey Jack cheese, and fresh green onions. Excellent plain or as a stepping block to a personal culinary masterpiece. Item 90639 – 128 ct

Kabob – Crab Cakes

A blend of crabmeat, risotto, peppers, and spices hand formed and lightly breaded. Item 90620 – 200 ct.

Kabob – Franks in Blanket

Miniature beef frankfurters wrapped in a blanket of puff pastry. Item 90662 – 100 ct.

Kabob – Pimento Mac & Cheese Bites

A blend of sharp and white cheddar cheese, accented with pimentos, garlic, and a hint of hot sauce, dusted in panko bread crumbs. Requires deep frying. Item 90638 – 200 ct.

Kabob – Pork Potstickers

A blend of pork, scallion, napa cabbage, and roasted garlic wrapped in a wonton wrapper. Item 90608 – 100 ct.

Kabob – Spanakopita

A flaky triangle of phyllo pastry filled with spinach, zesty feta cheese, and tantalizing spices. Item 90616 – 200 ct.

Kabob – Thai Chicken Satay

Chicken tenderloin marinated in a delicious blend of fresh peanut and Thai spices on a 6″ skewer. Item 90628 – 100 ct.

Kabob – Vegetable Empanada

Onion, eggplant, peppers, sundried tomatoes, black beans, Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese in a jalapeno and cheddar cheese flavored dough. Item 90614 – 100 ct.

Kabob – Vegetable Spring Roll

A colorful mixture of Chinese Vegetables tossed with soy sauce, sesame oil, and a touch of fresh ginger wrapped in a spring wrapper. Item 90625 – 200 ct.

Thanksgiving Hours

By | Holiday

What Chefs Want will be closed Thanksgiving Day. No deliveries or will calls. Our offices will be closed.

We will resume deliveries on Friday, November 26. If your restaurant is restricted for deliveries on Fridays, please order ahead to get you through until your next delivery day.

Will calls on Wednesday, November 25 will need to be placed by 11:00 AM local time and picked up by noon local time. All will call offices will close at noon local time on Wednesday, November 25.

Our Butchery, Seafood Processing, and Prep Kitchen will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and will resume Friday, November 26.

Please order what you need ahead of time to get you through Friday lunch service as we cannot guarantee early deliveries on Friday, November 26.

For Colorado customers, orders placed for Friday delivery will need to be placed by Wednesday at 5:00 PM MST. All orders placed between 5:00 PM MST Wednesday and 5:00 PM MST Friday will be delivered on Saturday or your next available delivery day.

Our WOW Center will close at 5:00 PM Wednesday, November 24. All voicemails, texts, and emails will be monitored over the holiday and orders will be entered for Friday delivery.

What Chefs Want would like to wish all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving. May you be able to spend time with your friends and family on this holiday.

Get ready for Thanksgiving!

By | Holiday

We stock thousands of items that you can access daily for your Thanksgiving parties. Here are a few suggestions.

Pomegranates

Item 10981 – 36 ct case


Fresh Cranberries

Item 10414 – 18 lb case

Item 10415 – 12 oz bag


Brussels Sprouts

Whole or halved


Whole Beef Ribeye

Exports and Lipons available in multiple grades


Whole Beef Tenderloin

Available by the each or case. Multiple grades available


Shucked Oysters

Oyster Dressing!

Item 48221 – Extra Select Gallon

Item 48218 – Select Gallon


Lobster Tails

Multiple sizes available


Tart Shells

Multiple sizes available


Foil Pans

Full size, Half size, and Lids


Catering Trays

Multiple sizes available


Click on Restaurantware on the web or app to see hundreds more catering and to-go items that will help with your holiday planning. Click here for an online lookbook for ideas!

Item of the Day: Chocolate Chunk Cookie Dough from Christie’s Cookies

By | Chef's Feed, Holiday, Hors d'oeuvre, Item of the Day, Local and Specialty, Products, Retail Ready, Snack Foods, Southern Foods, What Chefs Want

Chocolate Chunk Cookie Dough from Christie’s Cookies

For 30 years, Christie’s Cookies has been crafting cookies using only real butter and gourmet ingredients. No artificial substitutes, zero preservatives, all goodness.
All the gourmet semi-sweet chocolate chunks we could fit in a cookie, made perfect with a hint of brown sugar and pure Madagascar bourbon vanilla. 


Serve freshly baked gourmet cookies without the hassle of making them from scratch. 100% real butter provides a rich, moist taste that has 3-5 day bake life when baked properly. Already pre-portioned – just take out the freezer, place on the sheet pan, and bake.        

Learn more here

Item 02691 – 162/1.45 oz. case

Item of the Day: Tea Rose Goat Cheese from Capriole Farms

By | Charcuterie, Cheese, Chef's Feed, Holiday, Hors d'oeuvre, Item of the Day, Local and Specialty, Products, Retail Ready, Snack Foods, Southern Foods, What Chefs Want

Capriole Farms Tea Rose Goat Cheese

Tea Rose beckons the eye with an impressionist’s palette of spring and summer color. Fragrant herbs, flower petals, and a touch of fennel pollen subtly compliment the light, delicate paste of the fresh, bright chevre.
Learn more here.

Item 91921 – 6 oz. wheel

Item of the Day: Nacho Buddies Jalapeno Peppers

By | Charcuterie, Chef's Feed, Holiday, Item of the Day, Local and Specialty, Meats, Products, Retail Ready, Snack Foods, What Chefs Want

Nacho Buddies Sliced Jalapeno Peppers

Add some WOW to your Nachos!
Or for that matter, anything put your jalapeños on. Our red and green jalapeños give you the excitement of flavor as well as add color to your food preparations. Nacho Buddies™ are a great new way to be creative with all of your delicious spicy, and now colorful, culinary creations!

More info about Puckered Pickle Company here.

Item 95712 – 1 Gallon

Item 09975 – 4/1 Gallon case

Item of the Day: Beef Tenderloin Tails

By | Chef's Feed, Holiday, Item of the Day, Meats, Products, What Chefs Want

Beef Tenderloin Tails

Produced from pure DEG, it guarantees you the hottest single wick product available with no unsightly rust. This is the ideal product for extended banquets or catering, burning on average 5.5 hours. Because the fuel is DEG, your cans are cool to the touch a

Tapered ends of the Tenderloin, the most tender beef muscle. Great choice for tender cubes, Fajita meat, and medallions.

Now through Mother’s Day only $8.97 per lb.

Item 00653 – 5/2 lb. case