The Pampered Chef®, founded in 1980 by Doris Christopher and part of the Berkshire Hathaway family of businesses, is the premier direct seller of high-quality kitchen tools. The Pampered Chef’s sales force of Independent Pampered Chef® Consultants offer multipurpose kitchen tools, demonstrate easy food preparation techniques and share recipes that can help you entertain with style and ease — transforming the simple to the spectacular.

Company Headquarters
The Pampered Chef, Ltd.
One Pampered Chef Lane
Addison, IL 60101-5630 U.S.A.
Founded: 1980
Chairman, Founder & Interim Chief Executive Officer: Doris Christopher
International Offices: Canada, United Kingdom, and Germany
Corporate Staff: 700+
Sales Force: 60,000 Independent Pampered Chef® Consultants worldwide
Customers Served: 12 million

Products: Professional-quality tools for cooking and entertaining. More than 500 items are carried at any one time, with 80-90 percent of those products exclusive to The Pampered Chef®.

Test Kitchens: The Pampered Chef® Test Kitchens are committed to developing timesaving tools, tips and recipes that enhance mealtime and suit busy lifestyles. A staff of home economists, food scientists, chefs, dieticians and product developers edit, test and develop more than 400 recipes per year. The Pampered Chef® is continually expanding its recipe and product collection to align with top flavor, ingredient and lifestyle trends.

Distribution: Products are sold primarily through in-home cooking demonstrations known as Cooking Shows (1 million are held in the United States each year).

Structure: Direct Sales. There are eight consultant career levels progressing from Pampered Chef® Consultant to National Executive Director.

Better Business BureauThe Pampered Chef® is a BBBOnLine® accredited business. The Reliability Seal represents the Better Business Bureau system's reliability assurance program for the World Wide Web. Click here for more information.

DSA Top 20 Largest Member CompaniesThe Pampered Chef® was recognized by the Direct Selling Association as one of the 20 Largest Direct Selling Association Member Companies for 2014.

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