Why Do Chefs Wear White?

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Chef?s wear white coats because it is the most reflective colour that repels heat instead of absorbing it. This helps to keep them cool in the hot kitchen.
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Chefs wear white because it is the coolest color. When working in a very hot kitchen, you need something that reflects heat as much as possible. Also, white is easiest to clean as stains can just be bleached out.
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Other sources cited by the Boston Globe say the chef's hat dates to the Byzantine Empire, when Greek monastery cooks wore hats similar to those of Orthodox priests. In the 19th century
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so that you can see there dirt.
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We don't ;) However... Traditional chef uniforms were introduced by Carême who, himself, was a baker. He simply used the baker's uniform and changed the color of the neckerchief
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Rumor has it that chefs wear tall hats because they used to hide out in monasteries with the religious leaders. In order not to confuse people the chefs began to wear white. It's
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