Why Our Members Love Us
Locally owned & operated! ChefZone is a member of the Y. Hata ‘Ohana.
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Y. Hata & Co., Limited, has been an essential part of Hawaii’s economy for over 107 years spanning their journey from Hilo, Hawaii, to their current statewide reach. It is the largest independent, family-owned foodservice distributor servicing the State of Hawaii dedicated to providing Solutions Delivered with Aloha.
ChefZone, our cash and carry division, was developed to provide a one stop solution for the food service industry, including a demonstration kitchen, tabletop showroom, and business center to. Today we offer more than 7,000 products, including exclusive specialty items, to both our business customers as well as local families and “foodies”.
Our Core Values
We place our Partner’s needs above our own.
We provide profitability solutions to help our Partners succeed.
We owe it to our Partners to operate a profitable enterprise.
We constantly strive for improvement and look globally for solutions.
We perpetually work to drive cost out of the system.
We embrace change, technology, diversification and strategic growth.
We have confidence to make decisions that are in the best interest of our Partners.
Our management is fair and equitable and coaches the ʻOhana for success.
We have a winning attitude and are “the Best we can be” at all times.
We “WOW” our customers with our commitment to excellence.
We encourage open and constructive discussions.
We foster an atmosphere of “Truth over Harmony.”
LIVE ALOHA, GIVE ALOHA!
We help our ‘Ohana and support local businesses and communities.
We Life and Give Aloha to everyone we touch.
We love life and have fun!