The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc.

NasdaqGS:CHEF Stock Report

Market Cap: US$1.7b

Chefs' Warehouse Management

Management criteria checks 4/4

Chefs' Warehouse's CEO is Chris Pappas, appointed in Jan 1985, has a tenure of 39.5 years. total yearly compensation is $5.03M, comprised of 20.3% salary and 79.7% bonuses, including company stock and options. directly owns 7.25% of the company’s shares, worth $122.77M. The average tenure of the management team and the board of directors is 11.8 years and 3.5 years respectively.

Key information

Chris Pappas

Chief executive officer

US$5.0m

Total compensation

CEO salary percentage20.3%
CEO tenure39.5yrs
CEO ownership7.2%
Management average tenure11.8yrs
Board average tenure3.5yrs

Recent management updates

Recent updates

Chefs' Warehouse Stock: A Solid Start To 2024, But Valuation Appears Fully Cooked

May 10

The Chefs' Warehouse Looks Appetizing After Strong Q4 Results

Feb 15

Chefs' Warehouse: Eyeing Up A Long Entry (Technical Analysis)

Oct 10

At US$32.72, Is It Time To Put The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) On Your Watch List?

Aug 30
At US$32.72, Is It Time To Put The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) On Your Watch List?

Here's Why Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Aug 02
Here's Why Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Chefs' Warehouse: Financial Turnaround Is Coming

Jul 29

Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Jul 12
Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Chefs' Warehouse: Wait Until A New Trend Is Confirmed

May 02

Does Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Apr 18
Does Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Mar 22
Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Would Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Be Better Off With Less Debt?

Dec 24
Would Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Be Better Off With Less Debt?

Analysts Just Made A Notable Upgrade To Their The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) Forecasts

Jul 30
Analysts Just Made A Notable Upgrade To Their The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHEF) Forecasts

We Think Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Has A Fair Chunk Of Debt

Jul 29
We Think Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Has A Fair Chunk Of Debt

Chef's Warehouse acquires Nicola Imports to boost presence in Arizona and Colorado

Jun 16

The Chef's Warehouse acquires Foley Fish to boost seafood category

Apr 26

If You Had Bought Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Stock A Year Ago, You Could Pocket A 97% Gain Today

Mar 13
If You Had Bought Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Stock A Year Ago, You Could Pocket A 97% Gain Today

Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Is Carrying A Fair Bit Of Debt

Jan 28
Chefs' Warehouse (NASDAQ:CHEF) Is Carrying A Fair Bit Of Debt

Chefs' Warehouse Is Overvalued Given Economic Conditions

Dec 23

The Chefs' Warehouse EPS misses by $0.06, misses on revenue

Oct 28

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Chris Pappas's remuneration changed compared to Chefs' Warehouse's earnings?
DateTotal CompensationSalaryCompany Earnings
Mar 29 2024n/an/a

US$35m

Dec 29 2023US$5mUS$1m

US$35m

Sep 29 2023n/an/a

US$20m

Jun 30 2023n/an/a

US$21m

Mar 31 2023n/an/a

US$28m

Dec 30 2022US$5mUS$1m

US$28m

Sep 23 2022n/an/a

US$35m

Jun 24 2022n/an/a

US$30m

Mar 25 2022n/an/a

US$14m

Dec 24 2021US$6mUS$919k

-US$5m

Sep 24 2021n/an/a

-US$50m

Jun 25 2021n/an/a

-US$65m

Mar 26 2021n/an/a

-US$87m

Dec 25 2020US$4mUS$941k

-US$83m

Sep 25 2020n/an/a

-US$35m

Jun 26 2020n/an/a

-US$19m

Mar 27 2020n/an/a

US$9m

Dec 27 2019US$3mUS$855k

US$24m

Sep 27 2019n/an/a

US$22m

Jun 28 2019n/an/a

US$22m

Mar 29 2019n/an/a

US$21m

Dec 28 2018US$2mUS$849k

US$20m

Sep 28 2018n/an/a

US$21m

Jun 29 2018n/an/a

US$20m

Mar 30 2018n/an/a

US$17m

Dec 29 2017US$2mUS$792k

US$14m

Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD5.03M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.55M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Chris's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


CEO

Chris Pappas (64 yo)

39.5yrs

Tenure

US$5,028,855

Compensation

Mr. Christopher Pappas, also known as Chris, served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President at Qzina Specialty Foods, Inc. Mr. Pappas Founded The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc., in 1985 and has been its...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Christopher Pappas
Founder39.5yrsUS$5.03m7.25%
$ 122.8m
John Pappas
Founder13.3yrsUS$2.81m3.52%
$ 59.6m
James Leddy
CFO & Assistant Secretary6.7yrsUS$1.44m0.49%
$ 8.3m
Timothy McCauley
Chief Accounting Officer6.4yrsUS$825.85k0.22%
$ 3.7m
Alexandros Aldous
Gen. Counsel13.3yrsUS$1.35m0.30%
$ 5.1m
Christina Polychroni
Chief Human Resources Officer1.6yrsno data0.055%
$ 930.5k
Ed Kauffeld
Executive Vice Presidentno datano datano data
Jonathan Steckler
Executive Vice President of Supply Chain & Business Intelligence11.8yrsno datano data

11.8yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CHEF's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Christopher Pappas
Founder13.3yrsUS$5.03m7.25%
$ 122.8m
John Pappas
Founder13.3yrsUS$2.81m3.52%
$ 59.6m
Steven Goldstone
Independent Lead Director8.3yrsUS$167.49k0.075%
$ 1.3m
Aylwin Lewis
Independent Director3.5yrsUS$177.49k0.032%
$ 534.9k
Katherine Oliver
Independent Director8.7yrsUS$199.99k0.094%
$ 1.6m
Richard Peretz
Independent Directorless than a yearno data0.0014%
$ 23.4k
Joseph Cugine
Independent Director11.8yrsUS$204.99k0.11%
$ 1.9m
Lester Owens
Independent Directorless than a yearno data0.0014%
$ 23.4k
Ivy Brown
Independent Director3.5yrsUS$179.99k0.032%
$ 534.9k
Debra Walton-Ruskin
Independent Directorless than a yearno data0.0019%
$ 32.0k
Wendy Weinstein
Independent Directorless than a yearno data0.0023%
$ 38.3k

3.5yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CHEF's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).


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