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Apr 12, 2011

Chefs' Warehouse Holdings, LLC Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

Ridgefield, CT, April 12, 2011 – Chefs’ Warehouse Holdings, LLC (the “Company”), a premier distributor of specialty food products in the United States, announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 (the “Registration Statement”) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined. The shares of common stock to be sold in the offering are expected to be offered by the Company and certain of its stockholders.
Jefferies & Company, Inc. is acting as sole book-running manager of the proposed offering. The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the preliminary prospectus related to this offering, when available, may be obtained by contacting Jefferies & Company, Inc., 520 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10022, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, or by calling toll-free (877) 547-6340 or by email to
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC, but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

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