Born out of a multigenerational family-owned restaurant supply business, we at Made In take great pride in the incredible Chef partners that choose our cookware for their kitchens - whether for a Michelin starred restaurant or a local favorite. We are grateful for their insight and expertise on our products' design, performance, and durability.
Chef Grant's approach to molecular gastronomy at his Chicago restaurant, Alinea, has changed the way people experience dining out. Working with Chef Grant and Nick Kokonas and gaining input into the making and design of our products has been invaluable to our success. Chef Grant’s expertise has been everything we could hope for in a partner.
- Chef/Owner of 3-Michelin Starred Alinea. Owner of Alinea Group. Winner of James Beard Outstanding Chef.
Chef Tom is one of the most well-known names in the hospitality industry. Ever since his days at Gramercy Tavern, Chef Tom has been one of the fine-dining movement leaders. As one of the first chef-partners at Made In, it has been a pleasure to work with Chef Tom and have his guidance and input as we grow.
- Owner of Craft Hospitality. Host of Top Chef. Made In partner.
Chef Stephanie has been a friend of Made In for a long time. Not only is she one of the most prominent chefs in Chicago, but also the founder of “This Little Goat,” which is a line of sauces recently sold in tandem with Made In’s Blue Carbon Steel Wok. Chef Stephanie’s restaurants are a must-visit if you’re in Chicago.
- Chef and Partner of Girl & The Goat, Little Goat, Duck Duck Goat, James Beard “Best Chef: Great Lakes” recipient 2013. 2011 Food & Wine “Best New Chef.”
Chef Jeremy is a culinary mastermind who cares deeply about his food and developing his team of cooks. Childhood memories, not just from Jeremy, but by all of his chefs, influenced Birdie G's. It has been a pleasure to work closely with Chef Jeremy and outfit Birdie G's with Made In cookware.
- Chef and Owner of Birdie G’s
Chef Brooke believes there should be the highest level of quality with every aspect of running a restaurant. It is this mindset and devotion to her craft that makes her an ideal partner for Made In. With operating four different restaurants, Chef Brooke must use cookware that she can trust to be durable and consistent.
- Co-Chef and Co-Owner of Playa Provisions, The Tripel, Hudson House, and Da Kikokiko. Winner of Top Chef Season 14.
It has been a pleasure to work with Chef Matt in designing our sheet pans, which are used as serving trays for Horn Barbeque. Chef Matt’s dedication and commitment to his craft and the Oakland community have been an inspiration, and we couldn’t be happier to have him on our team.
- Chef and Owner of Horn Barbeque
Chef Jamilka is the first chef to have their restaurant entirely outfitted by Made In. With a passion for quality and design, we released our tabletop line with Chef Jamilka at the forefront of the launch. Chef Jamilka has been an amazing member of the Made In family, and we cannot wait to see what the future holds for such a talented chef.
- Chef and Owner of Wild Child. Pittsburgh Magazine’s 2018 Chef of the Year.