Functionality for Hospitality Uniforms

When implementing a uniform in your hospitality workplace, functionality of the uniform is vital in supporting your staff to do their work efficiently. Below are some tips for choosing work wear  for hospitality workers.
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Cafe, Restaurant wait-staff

  • Non-restrictive clothing which allows free flow in movements 
  • Shirts and pants with ample pockets
  • Shirts that are suitable to wear in warmer and cooler environments
  • Apron with pocket space for note pads and pens
  • Breathable or moisture wicking fabric
  • Consider the colour of the shirts – white will show food and drink spills 
  • Consider comfortable pants or skirts with pockets and adjustable waist band
  • If a vest is required ensure a comfortable designed fit with ample pocket space
  • Ensure white shirts aren’t see-through


  • Non-restrictive clothing which allows free flow in movements
  • Double-breasted jacket – reversible so its able to hide stains quickly 
  • Ensure chef whites aren’t see-through
  • Jacket with thermometer/pen holder 
  • Jacket with adjustable sleeve lengths
  • Chef hat that is fully adjustable yet breathable 
  • Chef apron with ample pocket space
  • Pants that are breathable, comfortable and allow free flowing movement 
  • Custom embroidery specifying position/name

For more information about choosing a hospitality uniforms check out our blog post here

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