For over 30 years, our mission has been to make better tools so you can make better food. This is the story of how we became the Chef'n we are today.
Before David was a famous inventor and founder, he was just a kid who loved to watch Julia Child. By age 5 he was scrambling his own eggs.
David Holcomb's career as a kitchen gadget inventor officially launches with a better solution to using and storing fresh garlic.
GarlicMachine™ makes its first international appearance in New Zealand.
Chef'n opens our first office in the heart of Seattle's food paradise - Pike Place Market.
Inspired by the song "Truckin'" by the Grateful Dead, Chef'n Corporation officially launches.
The first one-handed pepper grinder hits the market.
A one-of-a-kind dual-ended gadget makes waves in the cooking world.
A new line to serve newer cooks. Vibe is our collection of gadgets that bring color, innovation and affordability to the kitchen.
Recognized for its ingenious asymmetric design which allows this gadget to reach any angle in pots, pans and bowls.
Lab921, Chef’n Design Studio launches.
The PalmPeeler™ was awarded Design Distinction in the consumer products category and SleekStor® received an honorable mention.
This crab gadget won Best of Category award for consumer products.
Best Seller: SleekStor™ measuring cups
Averaged 176 orders per day
Chef'n is recognized for the first of many times as one of the best companies to work for in Seattle.
From the very start, we've aimed to make garlic prep a little more fun. This is our take on quickly chopping tasty garlic cloves.
This gadget was inspired by the powerful and efficient mechanism of garden shears. A continual fan favorite, it has sold 1,000,000+ to date.
2 million sold to date and about a billion strawberries hulled.
Best Seller: Emulstir™
Biggest Retail Partner: Williams-Sonoma
Chef'n expands and opens an office in China.
The lab and corporate offices take the next step in their relationship and move in together in Seattle's international district.
Never underestimate the little guy. 400,000+ sold to date, 8 million leaves stripped.
Since launching, billions of PopTop™ kernels have popped.