Meet the woman leading the apron revolution! Ellen Bennett, founder and CEO of culinary workwear brand Hedley & Bennett, gives new meaning to fashion inside (and outside) of the kitchen. In this episode, Ellen and Kelly chat about:

  • What inspired Ellen to create the ultimate kitchen uniform for chefs and home cooks alike that marries fashion with function
  • How Ellen went from a living room operation to global production of culinary workwear
  • Where Ellen draws inspiration from when it comes to style and function, from her heritage to her extensive network of talented chefs
  • How Ellen has pivoted her business resources to create face masks for frontline workers
  • Ellen’s biggest learning from dealing with our new normal
Ellen Bennett from Hedley & Bennett

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Ellen Bennett

Ellen Bennett is the founder and CEO of Hedley & Bennett, the leading Los Angeles-based culinary workwear brand that sells aprons, jumpsuits, chef jackets and most recently, face masks. Hedley & Bennett outfits more than 6,000 restaurants, hotels, coffee shops, resorts and hundreds of thousands of home cooks all over the world. Most recently, Ellen pivoted the resources of her company during the global crisis to make masks to meet the needs of both professionals and consumers while donating more than 275,000 masks to frontline workers.

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Kelly Senyei holding a stack of homemade tortillas in a blue napkin

Easy Homemade Flour Tortillas

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Instant Pot Carnitas topped with cherry tomato pico de gallo salsa on white plate with tortilla chips next to hot sauce and a glass of beer

Cherry Tomato Pico de Gallo

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Hedley & Bennett Masks

Hedley & Bennett Masks

Hedley & Bennett Aprons

Hedley & Bennett Culinary Workwear

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