Humble beginnings, clear vision
Steve Dickler, former Chef, sees a need for professional knife sharpening, AccuSharp starts.
Mobile Tools & Sharpening
First Chefs' Toys truck hits the road. The truck is modeled after a Snap-On Truck and begins selling smallwares to restaurants.
Chef Equipment Distribution
Mike Krepistman, 25 year veteran of the S.E Rykoff Company, leaves to start equipment distributorship, called Advantage Foodservice Equipment Company.
Brick & Mortor Store
Steve opens up brick and mortar cash and carry store in Irvine, California.
Chefs' Toys Advantage
Mike and Steve join forces and form the new company Chefs’ Toys Advantage offering tabletop and large equipment
New Store Front
Chef’s' Toys relocates to Main Street in Santa Ana, California opening a larger location to accommodate the growing sales and customer base. The new store is 13,000 sq ft.
Chefs’ Toys relocates to our present 34,000 sq ft. flagship mega-store in Fountain Valley, California. Chefs’ Toys starts to grow quickly.
South Bay Location
Chefs’ Toys, opens its first expansion location in Torrance, California to reach the growing customer base in the South Bay and LAX regions.
Anaheim Store & Warehouse
Chefs’ Toys opens their store in Anaheim, California to serve the Disneyland tourist areas and Inland Empire.
Star Restaurant Supply Acquired
Chefs’ Toys completes it’s acquisition of the famed Star Restaurant Supply in Van Nuys, California, a foodservice equipment institution since 1947 catering to chefs and stars alike.
Los Angeles Store
Chef’s Toys opens in West Los Angeles to serve the hot LA restaurant market
Inland Empire Expansion
Chefs' Toys opens the company's sixth location in the city of Corona, California.
State of the Art Distribution Center
Chefs’ Toys opens their state of the art distribution center. This 44,000 sq ft center handles distribution and logistics for all stores.
Design Firm Acquired
Chefs' Toys acquires Michael Blackman & Associates, a leading commercial kitchen & restaurant design firm.
Chefs’ Toys earns Top Dealer Achiever Award
Foodservice Equipment & Supply magazine gives Steve one of the best national honors in our industry: Top Dealer Achiever Award for 2016.
San Diego Expansion
Chefs' Toys opens its 7th warehouse store in Miramar serving the San Diego market.
Chefs' Toys Rebrands
Chefs' Toys updates its branding and launches its new website chefstoys.com to better serve its customers.