RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — The Chefs’ Warehouse Inc., announced Feb. 25, its acquisition of a majority of the assets of Bassian Farms Inc., a meat, poultry and seafood manufacturer and distributor for foodservice customers. Bassian, based in San Jose, California, has been a supplier to chefs in Northern California and the San Francisco Bay area for more than 25 years.
“I would like to welcome the entire Bassian Farms organization, including founders Dan and Lee Bassian, into our growing family of companies,” said Christopher Pappas, chairman and CEO of Chefs’ Warehouse. “We believe that this acquisition further enhances our ability to deliver quality protein products while optimizing our existing production and distribution capacity in Northern California.”
“We are a family company with a focus on providing quality and service to our customers. Chefs’ Warehouse shares these values and will help us to expand upon our customer-centric business model,” said Dan Bassian, co-founder of Bassian Farms.
According to Chef’s Warehouse, Bassian Farms is expected to generate approximately $50 million in annual net sales.