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CookCool® Basic #SMART® Chef Pants

Without Customization from $19.95
With Customization
Qty 1-10 11+
$21.95 $19.95
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product details

Our CookCool chef pants effectively wick moisture away from where it's most likely to accumulate: at the waist. An ultra-absorbent microfiber band keeps you comfortable when you're working your hardest.

  • Lightweight poly/cotton 
  • Wrinkle and soil-resistant fabric 
  • Performance microfiber waistband, drawstring 
  • 2 side pockets, 2 back pockets, 1 water-resistant loop and Velcro thigh pocket (phone) 
  • Adjustable Velcro bottom hem 
  • New Color: Natural Jacquard. Mocha Jacquard

Pants that work as hard as you do to keep you comfortable

Our CookCool Basic #SMART Chef Pants provide incredible comfort along with intelligent design to give you everything you want in a great pair of trousers.


Moisture-Wicking Performance Microfiber

This comfortable material breathes, pulling sweat away to help you stay dry.

Two Side Pockets, Two Back Pockets, One Water-Resistant Loop and Velcro Thigh Pocket

When you need your tools to be by your side or secured, you get #SMART. We’ve crafted these pockets to give you plenty of storage options and make cooking easier.

Adjustable Velcro Bottom Hem

When you want a more tapered look, this feature ensures the bottoms of these pants are exactly how you like them.

Lightweight Poly/Cotton Blend

You want to be comfortable whether you’re cooking a single meal, for a big party, or keeping up with the dinner rush. This specially-designed fabric will have you feeling great, making it perfect for today’s chef.

Wrinkle & Soil Resistant

These pants hold their form even as you reach for pans, bend for pots and plate your dish. And if you spill sauce or oil on you (which obviously never happens), the stain is easier to remove.

Customer Reviews

4.3 / 5
Based on 49 reviews: 86% customers recommend this item.
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chef pants
Feb 15, 2016
"I have been wearing these chef pants for years, they are amazing and the durability is out standing. 15 years and still have the original pants and hope to retire with them in then next 12 years. Keep up the quality!!
Jay, verified buyer
Sep 21, 2015
"Medium is larger than anticipated but still fits thanks to drawstring"
Melissa, verified buyer
Jun 02, 2015
"however... with the huge shipping cost the price was more than doubled. Wont get another pair till I really need them."
Derrick, verified buyer
Jul 28, 2015
"Like the pants"
Tyler, verified buyer
Feb 16, 2015
"Not a huge fan of the draw string, and be nice if there was a zipper, but great fabric and feel, very cool in the hot kitchen."
Brian, verified buyer
Sizes vary
Nov 23, 2016
"I bought two pairs of these in both Black and in Heather Grey and the difference in sizing between just the two colors is very noticeable. The grey were exceedingly large. Aside from the size variation the pants are nice and cool. They dry fairly quickly and are very comfortable. "
Samantha, verified buyer
Apr 07, 2015
"Comfortable, the good pocket placement keeps stuff out of your way, and they breathe well"
Christopher, verified buyer
Jan 28, 2015
"thicker strap for the pants it bites into my hips"
Tom, verified buyer
Perfect for their Purpose
Nov 07, 2016
"Easy to adjust. Fit great. Look Great. Very Pleased."
Striped pants, verified buyer
Sep 18, 2016
"First time buying this kind of pant, really have enjoyed ithem, very comfortable and easy to move around. provides great ventilation also"
Cv, verified buyer
Sizes way off
Jun 16, 2016
"I like the material but I got mediums and they are way to big, I am a 33 waist and they would fit a 38 and way to long. Also the draw string does not hold them up."
Chef todd, verified buyer
Jun 14, 2016
"Love the feel of these pants. I do agree with other reviews. The pants have a tendency to falling down. Elastic in the waistband would improve the pants."
Chefsteve, verified buyer
May 18, 2015
"Sizing chart wasn't very clear for waist sizing with small med etc. I could have used large size for more leg room but I am happy with the product."
Keith, verified buyer
Great Product
Apr 10, 2017
"I wore Dickies and the where hot. I had alot of sweating and rubbing goin. My Cook cool chef pants stop that and they keep my cool. Totally recommend this product."
D, verified buyer
I liked them
Mar 26, 2017
"I bought this pants for my husband and he loved them, the quality is really good it's not your typical jacquard color I really love how they look on him, I just purchased another one in a gray color"
Ana, verified buyer
Mar 06, 2017
"Very comfortable pants"
Chef t, verified buyer
Almost perfect
Feb 11, 2017
"Pants stay cool and comfotable. Only grip is the drawstrings doesn't stay taught and pants become loose easily. "
Jonathan, verified buyer
I received my package
Feb 05, 2017
"I like the way the pants fit and I love the color and they feel great I'll be telling other chefs about the way you deliver chef wear and have the right things we need to look like professional chefs"
Carvis, verified buyer
Jan 14, 2017
"I really like the feel they just fit big "
D, verified buyer
Okay but not the end all of pants
Dec 21, 2016
"I work in two kitchens 6 days a week. These pants are alright... but there is no elastic in the waistband. And they are way bigger than the size advertised. They would be perfect if they had elastic... also my first pair the drawstring was frayed or cut when I unpackaged them."
Buzz, verified buyer
Good pants
Dec 20, 2016
"If you have a gut like me you probably look for a pair with elastic and draw string. A little hard to get them tied tight enough. "
Bradly, verified buyer
Nice pants
Nov 21, 2016
"Would be perfect if they had more of a waistband.Untie the strings and basically trousers to the floor."
Joe, verified buyer
A little big...
Sep 20, 2016
"Great looking pants; and I'm so happy we got them. I have to send one of the pairs back though because they're too big. Hopefully, Happy Chef will make the exchange with speedy shipping!"
Chef hardman, verified buyer
Good chef pants, nice features
Aug 26, 2016
"Overall, these are nice chef pants. Waistband is interesting and will take a little getting used to. Waist runs very big, but with the drawstring it's really a non-issue. All other areas fit perfectly. Very comfortable, lightweight, and cool. Love the phone pocket. The side pocket location keeps phone away from sweat moisture which is a nice feature. Wish it was on the right side though since I'm right handed. Concerned about durability, but have only worn them once so only time will tell on that front."
Jordan, verified buyer
Not bad, not great.
Aug 04, 2016
"Very comfortable pants. Size was true. Only having the ties is kind of annoying. They always seem to be falling down and don't stay tight enough. If they had tie with elastic waist they'd be perfect. "
Chris, verified buyer
Chef pants
Jul 27, 2016
"Nice and smooth try to make it a little tighter on the waist."
Leo, verified buyer
Not bad
Jul 06, 2016
"I like how cool it is but the size I received was too baggy and big for me. And the waistband is difficult to get used too"
Overall Great Product
Jun 24, 2016
"I'm satisfied with the products. My pants is a little big although the size I chose was in my size range. I should've gone with small but it's ok I guess. Excellent Product. "
Vince, verified buyer
Little big in waist
Jun 19, 2016
"I ordered the Large and they were HUGE!!! Check the sizing chart and think about something smaller, I liked the charcoal color but the drawstring on outside of pants wasn't appealing, returning for cargo style pants. "
Huge!!, verified buyer
Jun 02, 2016
"The difference between medium and large is quite a bit in the waist."
Dylan, verified buyer
Sep 01, 2015
"They are amazing. I'm never going to anything else than these chef pants!!!"
Reece, verified buyer
Apr 14, 2015
"Love how they look and feel great and comfortable. Perfectly withstands the demands of work in the kitchen and also wash right off."
Jose, verified buyer
Super Great!
Aug 11, 2017
"Be Advised! They Run Big!
but Overall they are Awesome! Super Comfortable and Super Cool! "
Chef isaac santiago, verified buyer
Aug 02, 2017
"Love these pants! The new waistband is fantastic, please add that to the entire line! "
Josh, verified buyer
overall good
Jul 24, 2017
"Just needs elastic in the waistband to help with the draw string"
Mike, verified buyer
Jul 20, 2017
"They are very light and comfortable. However, they run very large as I typically am an L-XL. I was disappointed that I had to pay to return these because I somehow fit into a medium with these pants. However, they are great and surprisingly durable for their lightweight material. They are keeping up with the Chef 10-12 hours a day."
Corey, verified buyer
Not too shabby!
Jul 12, 2017
"For the price they are pretty good! Decent fitting cool comfortable."
Sous chris, verified buyer
Great price
Jul 05, 2017
"I love the new style of chef gear it's about time"
Kory, verified buyer
Jun 11, 2017
"I ordered them just a little too big.But had to use them anyway.not a big fan of the drawstring. Do you have elastic waist? I need just large. Plenty of co workers interested I told them of your website. Otherwise ok except they fall down below my crotch not too comfy in the heat of a kitchen."
Melodrama, verified buyer
best Overall
Jun 05, 2017
"The best I've ever had"
Ognyan, verified buyer
Good Products, fair prices and fast service
Jun 02, 2017
Good products, verified buyer
Odd Elastic Choice
May 17, 2017
"These pants are great now that I have pulled the elastic (that is not mentioned in the description) out of the back half of the waistband. I don't know who came up with the half elastic, half drawstring idea, but it is a bad one in my eyes. Other than that, I look forward to wearing these for a nice long time."
Matthew, verified buyer
Great deal, great quality!
May 04, 2017
"Love the fabric, love the design, but to be honest the fit is a bit strange...very large in the waist while trim in the upper leg/seat. The XL waist is huge on a normally 42/44 fit but everything else is great!"
Ed, verified buyer
Great Pants...ties not so much
May 04, 2017
"Love the feel and look if these pants. The only draw back is the string for tying up your pants. Doesn't hold all that well. If you do order, order the size down that should help. "
Chefdavidyiung, verified buyer
waist way too large
Apr 13, 2017
"I ordered a small, and the drawstring is wide enough for a 42 in waist. Its just too big for a drawstring with no elastic. The material of the pants is great, lightweight and easy to clean. "
Maxwell, verified buyer
Tooooo big!
Apr 06, 2017
"Sizes are waaay too big...should've bought smaller size. Large could've been xxx-large.
Fabian, verified buyer
These were not true too size. The waist was huge and the length was much taller than average.
Mar 20, 2017
"These were not true too size. The waist was huge and the length was much taller than average. "
Too large, verified buyer
Dec 30, 2016
"Terrific customer service!"
Mom, verified buyer
May 05, 2015
"Good fit"
Kamal, verified buyer