Document and Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Jun. 24, 2011
Sep. 09, 2011
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Chefs' Warehouse, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001517175  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jun. 24, 2011  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-24  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   20,834,938