Serve customers great-tasting bulk canned food. Chef-mate chilis, cheese sauces, & entrées satisfy customers across your entire menu, breakfast to dinner.

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This last year, obviously, wasn’t the best. However, we are proud of operators who found creative ways to succeed and survive (maybe even thrive). We want to celebrate you. How did you do it? We hope using CHEF-MATE products was a contributing factor. If so, share with us how, by participating in our “Let’s Be Candid” video contest and you could win an iPhone 12 Pro and $1,000!

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CONFIDENCE IN EVERY CAN.

At Chef-mate, we offer reassurance and support through Ready-to-Eat products that meet the highest food safety standards along with great taste and convenience you can always count on.

Chef-mate® products are Cooked Before Canning™ and provide these great benefits:

Ready-to-Eat: No additional prep needed

Shelf Stable: 18-month on-shelf ambient storage

Labor Savings: Simply open, heat, serve

Excellent Hold Time: Up to 8 hours on a steam table

Chef-mate® products can help create menu items customers can enjoy for dine-in, takeout, and delivery.

Get inspired with our Confidence To-Go brochure.

 
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TAKE-AND-BAKE TAMALE PIE

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This savory Tex-Mex-inspired dish offers great taste for take-and-bake or takeout. Simply layer Chef-mate Chorizo Skillet with cheesy polenta, shredded cheese and green onion.

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COOKED BEFORE CANNING

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What makes Chef-mate a best-seller? Our proprietary Cooked Before Canning™ (CBC) method. Most bulk canned food is cooked during the canning process, which often overcooks food near the edges and creates a metallic taste. Chef-mate products are Cooked Before Canning™ to ensure quality taste, color, and texture in every can.

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SEE THE VERSATILITY OF CHEF-MATE PRODUCTS

Chilaquiles

To-Go Tip:
Replace the eggs with on-hand ingredients or simply omit. Package up chips, warm Chef-mate Cheese Sauce and other toppings separately for maximum customer enjoyment.

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Chorizo Breakfast Supreme Pizza

To-Go Tip:
Create an easy new takeout/delivery favorite with Chef-mate Chorizo Skillet. Sub the eggs with corn kernels, mushrooms and tomatoes, or extra cheese.

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Sausage Herb Risotto

To-Go Tip:
This hearty main dish is perfect for travel. Use this Chef-mate Country Sausage Gravy comfort recipe as-is or as a base for a weekly special dressed up with surplus pantry items.

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Country Corn Cakes

To-Go Tip:
These tasty bites offer another way to use Chef-mate White Cheddar Cheese Sauce and serve as the perfect add-on to any take-home order.

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