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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549 

 

FORM 8-K 
CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 15, 2020 

 

 

THE CHEFS’ WAREHOUSE, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter) 

 
         
Delaware   001-35249   20-3031526

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

         

100 East Ridge Road

Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(203) 894-1345

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code

______________________________________________

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report) 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

  Written communication pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)  
  Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)  
  Pre-commencement communication pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
  Pre-commencement communication pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value CHEF The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
Preferred Stock Purchase Rights CHEF The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 

 

 

   

 

 

Item 8.01. Other Events.

 

In light of the significant impact on the global economy, and the food service industry in particular, from the effects of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, on May 15, 2020, the non-employee members of The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. Board of Directors (the “Board”) decided to forgo the cash portion of their annual Board retainer for the one-year term beginning at the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 15, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

   

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

  THE CHEFS’ WAREHOUSE, INC.
     
  By: /s/ Alexandros Aldous
  Name:   Alexandros Aldous
  Title: General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Government Relations Officer

 

 

 

Date:   May 18, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

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