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Dream First Apron Highlights
Adjustable neck strap and long waist straps give you all day comfort
Lotsa pockets for all your stuff, and a utility loop for your tongs or towels
Stain-resistant, pro-grade machine washable materials keep your aprons looking fresh
We first made this feel-good color explosion of an apron to celebrate the release of our founder Ellen Bennett’s memoir; Dream First, Details Later. Like Ellen, the Dream First apron is spontaneous, surprising, and unexpected in the best way. Dream up your own delicious recipes in this delightful confection of dancing rainbow dots! Also available in our Kid's apron style.
8oz. 100% Cotton Denim Fabric
Machine Wash Cold. Hang Dry or Tumble Dry Low. Low Iron as Needed.
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Meal: Ellen's abuelita's famous enchiladas!
Quality Over Everything!
I am writing this after 6-8 months of daily use/washes and the quality of these aprons is something to be noted. I paid half the amount on an apron from amazon that fell apart after just 1-2 months. These aprons are definitely worth the investment if you work in a commercial kitchen. I am thrilled with my aprons, thank you Hedley & Bennett!
Professional, Functional & Attractive!
This apron is professional, functional—and even attractive! It’s sturdy and well-made, fits great, and it has pockets, too. I read about Hedley & Bennett aprons in “The Strategist” and I’m glad I did, Also, their customer service department is the best on the planet. If I could give them more than 5 stars, I would.
This apron is made of quality materials. It is extremely functional and at the same time very comfortable. The fabric is heavy duty but still soft and pliable making it easy and non-binding while dashing around a busy kitchen. I have 2 H&B aprons and they have been game changers in the kitchen. The colors and prints available make it difficult to not have a different one for each day of the week.
“Top chefs across the globe wear H&B, so putting one on is basically like Superman slipping into his cape."
“The favorite among our testers, this apron is comfortable, soft (yet sturdy), gender neutral, and adjustable (to fit a wide range of sizes).”
“Hedley & Bennett aprons are universally adored by chefs.”
“As practical as it is pretty.”
Designed with and for the best chefs and cooks: The Dream First Apron
This is the H&B apron. Born in a professional kitchen out of the need for something better. An apron tested by some of the world's best chefs and fearless home cooks across the globe. A modern staple, designed to help you show up as yourself in the kitchen, safe to get your hands dirty (and offering a good spot to wipe them). When you put this apron on, you can pull anything off.
The craftsmanship of our aprons is our bread and butter. We don't mess with anything less than the best because we care about our apron's every detail. Everything you need and nothing you don't. Always built to the highest quality. Always made to last.
An apron developed hand in hand with insanely talented, obsessive chefs; relentlessly refined to be not just be an apron, but the perfect companion to any cooking adventure—be it service for 200 or dinner for two. With two huge lap pockets, double pen chest pockets, and a utility loop, everything you need will always be in reach.
Meet The Apron Squad
From our earliest days befriending chefs at farmer’s markets in LA, we’ve built an incredible community of some of the most creative and hard working people out there: World famous chefs & home cooks. Bakers & pitmasters. Little kids & Grandmas & Grandpas.
We’re all united by our love cooking, love of creating, and that boldness to suit up, show up, get our hands dirty, and never stop trying.