Did you hear?! We're turning 5️⃣ !!! So we figured what better way to celebrate than looking back on all of the awesome people, events, and moments that got us to where we are today? Let's travel back in time and see how far we've come! 🎉
The Apron Idea - While working as a line cook in two kitchens here in LA, Ellen is inspired to design a functional, badass apron.
First Office - Ellen and the team move into H&B's very first office in downtown Los Angeles! ✨
1 Year Anniversary - Heath Ceramics helps us celebrate our first anniversary with an awesome store installation.
Apron Squad OG's - Tons of AMAZING people join the squad including Jon Shook, Vinny Dotolo, Josiah Citrin, Michael Voltaggio, Bryan Voltaggio, Josef Centeno, Nancy Silverton, Michael Cimarusti, and Bruce Kalman to name a few!
First Kids Line - The Apron Squad grows to include our Mini Apron Squad line. 🎈
Second Office - The squad moves to a second, bigger office! Growing so quickly!
Full Time - Ellen leaves Providence to work for H&B full time!!!
Events - We sponsor Alex’s Lemonade for the first time ever and have worked together ever since, helping the fight against childhood cancer. 🍋
Features - The Los Angeles Times features us!
Chef Coats - Our first ever chef coats are launched, which is HUGE. ⚡️
Third Office - The team moves to an even bigger office - we add on more team members as the brand grows & grows!
Fourth Office - The team moves to our current office and factory in Vernon!
New Products - Work shirts, chef caps, and our first ever Potter Apron are all launched!
4 Year Anniversary - We celebrate our 4th birthday with a huge colorful carnival right here in Vernon. 🎪
Big News - Healthcare is provided for the awesome Apron Squad team!!!
Chainstitching - This super cool, loopy form of embroidery is added to our list of ways to customize your apron. ✂️
Features - We outfit the chefs on Iron Chef Gauntlet in our chef coats!