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About John Boos

Conrad Boos founded this kitchen-products company — named after his son, John — in Effingham, Illinois, in 1887. A blacksmith by trade, Conrad preferred to straighten horseshoes on sycamore tree blocks that he had a local mill create, as he found the wood absorbed the shock of his hammer. The town butcher noticed this innovation and asked for a similar block for his meat market. Thus farriery gave way to food service, and now John Boos makes kitchen supplies for chefs like Charlie Trotter and Food Network stars Mario Batali and Emeril Lagasse. Butcher blocks are still on the menu, but the company also offers cutting boards, carts, compartment sinks and bar stools in food service-grade stainless steel and, where appropriate, northern hard rock maple.

Past Sales Featuring John Boos & more

Sale Ended May 16, 2013

Up to 70% Off: BergHOFF Cookware & More

When you use high-quality cookware, your food doesn’t just come out better; it’s also easier to prepare. BergHOFF's pans, skillets, roasters, stock pots, and beyond (from top industry names) will inspire you to cook more — and better.

Sale Ended August 08, 2014

Our Top Picks Feat. Donna Karan, WMF & More

Sleek design and stellar quality combine effortlessly in BergHOFF’s tableware and drinkware. From to sculptural utensils to sleek glasses, they’ll set your table in high style.

Sale Ended March 07, 2014

Up to 70% Off: Kitchen Must Haves Feat. Kyocera

This sale includes a wide range of all things kitchen, with one goal: To get you set for culinary success.

Sale Ended November 18, 2013

Up to 70% Off: BergHOFF Cookware & More - 11/15/2013

When you use high-quality cookware, your food doesn’t just come out better; it’s also easier to prepare. These pans, skillets, roasters, stock pots, and beyond will inspire you to cook more — and better.

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