Chef Set - About Us



Chef Set Ltd. are manufacturers, importers and distributors of Light Catering Equipment based in Birmingham, U.K.

Founded in 1978, as a small industrial metal spinning company, B.M.S Cookware Ltd.  Manufacturing a small range of Aluminium cooking pans.


1981, Acquisition of “Chef Set” brand name and company.  Established the company as a quality supplier of catering equipment to Wholesalers, catering distributors and Government Institutions.


1985, Manufacturing Non-stick Aluminium for Mail Order companies and Retail Outlets started.


1992, Manufacturing Stainless Steel cookware for Mail Order and Retail Outlets established. 


In 1992 also saw the start of importing products from Hong KongChina & India.


1995/1996, a second factory established in Pune, India.  Manufacturing Stainless Steel Impact Bonded cookware & Aluminium cookware for both UK and export markets.  This development gave the flexibility to design and produce both own label and branded goods.


Chefset Housewares Import Export Co Ltd founded to increase the export of Stainless Steel accessories either manufactured or sourced from different suppliers.


2002, due to an increase in demand, the company began an expansion program.  Doubled the size of the manufacturing facility, semi-automation processes began to increase output.

Chefset/Sun power Co Ltd, Guangzhou, China, partnership.  Direct shipments for customers for Catering/Retails Products.  This helped implement the expansion into 3 divisions, Retail, Catering & Mail order.


2004, ISO 9001:2000 registered.  Manufacturing closure of specialist retail/Catering division in UK.  Transfer of all Machinery to India.  UK site distribution centre for UK & Europe.


2007, In-house production of Aluminium cookware for domestic and professional markets. 


2008, New 3 head brazing machines for lower cost cookware along with annealing plant.


2009, Successful trials for manufacturing Tri-Ply for the near future.


2010, Joint venture company opened (Chef Set International) office & showrooms in Guangzhou, China.