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Gunter Seeger Wants You to Feel At Home

By Florence Fabricant NY Times

Gunter Seeger Wearing Custom Shannon Reed Chef Coat.

Aprons: Utility Meets Fashion

By Alison Highberger Bend Bulletin 

January 6, 2015

 

 

“'I definitely think that aprons and chef jackets are a hot trend. People have picked up on the lack of cool clothing for cooks. It’s very utilitarian, but it doesn’t have to be devoid of style and fashion,' Reed said in a phone interview from her studio in Cambridge, Massachusetts."

Are Chef Coats Really That Bad? Chefs Respond.

Food Republic | January 6, 2015

 

 

On coat options for female chefs: “[Baker] is correct, but at least the coats are designed for men! I feel like a square every day because none of them fit…Shannon Reed makes amazing designer coats for women…if I could afford it, I would have a closet full of them. They are so well-made and comfortable.” - Chef Sarah Simmons

Chef Manfred Lassahn of the Hyatt

Chef Manfred Lassahn featured in LOCALE magazine Orange county
Locale Magazine | October, 2014

Louisville's finest to battle with other chefs at Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic

By Grace Yek | WCPO Cincinnati  September, 2015

 

Chef Anthony in Utility Apron

 




The September restart is upon us. Which means the cover goes back on the grill, the cookbooks come off the shelf, and the range starts to look a little less lonely.

Most home cooks need a jump-start to inspire the dreaded nightly supper and the fussy family members around the table. Our approach is to put yourself on the best dressed list . . . for the kitchen, that is. All you need is a serious apron.

When the Cincinnati Food and Wine Classic kicks off on September 12, the Tri-State will get to see why there is so much excitement surrounding Anthony Lamas. He deliciously expresses his Latin heritage in his brand of southern cooking, while staying true to the farm-to-table practice at his restaurant, Seviche

Chef Lamas is pictured wearing the Unisex Utility Bib Apron in Black Denim.

 

 

Aprons Inspire a Jump-Start in the Kitchen

By Jill Radsken | Boston Globe 

August 26, 2014

Unisex Utility Apron | Shannon Reed

 

 

 

From your kitchen to the chef’s, to the bar and the waitstaff, aprons are in style — and with designers watching, you can be dressed alike

The Boston Globe features our Unisex Utility Bib Apron in Hickory Stripe.

Celebrate 'Thanksgivukkah:' A spin on traditional dinner

NECN | November 25, 2013

 

 

Chef Josh Lewin explains how he'll be celebrating this Thanksgivukkah at the Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro while wearing our Utility Bib Apron

Chef de Couture: Shannon Reed Designs Innovative Chef's Coats and Aprons 

By Christopher Hughes 

 Boston Magazine | May 2013

 

Kristen Kish in Shannon Reed | Boston Magazine

 

 

 

The Lincoln-based clothing designer Shannon Reed has a résumé that includes stints at J.Jill and Sigrid Olsen, but it was her close friendships with chefs like Barbara Lynch and Suzanne Goin (of Lucques, in L.A.) that led to her current business—designing stylish, innovative chef’s coats and aprons. “It felt like all the uniforms these poor chefs were wearing were basically pajamas,” Reed says. “They were just void of style. I have such a passion for food and design that I thought it would be a great marriage.” After founding her company in 2008, she relaunched the business last November—and her wares can now be seen on Lynch, Oleana’s Ana Sortun, and the front-of-house staff at Myers + Chang.

Her latest fan? Menton chef de cuisine—and recent winner of Top Chef: Seattle—Kristen Kish (pictured), who donned a Shannon Reed chef’s coat on the finale of Last Chance Kitchen, an online component of Top Chef. “I love that they are industrial while still being really feminine,” Kish says of the designs. “I think they’re fantastic, and there are so many different options.”

“Moto” chef jacket, $189, and denim apron, $44, shannonreed.com.

Food Arts Magazine

Food Arts Magazine | May 2010

Food Arts Magazine Cover - May 2010

 

 

 

 Shannon Reed apron featured on front cover. 

Kitchen Chic: Women Chefs Shed Their Whites

By Jill Santopierto 

New York Times Blog | May 2009

 

 

Monday night, food luminaries flooded into New York City for the James Beard Awards — the culinary equivalent of the Grammys. This year, the awards honored Women In Food, inviting over 20 distinguished female chefs from around the country to cook for the festivities. Read the full article.

 

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