Chefs Catalog Promo Codes in 1979 Marshall Marcovitz founded Chefs Catalog in Chicago. The slogan was: "Professional Restaurant Equipment for the Home Chef." Julia Child became one of Marshall’s early supporters. The Chefs Catalog was the only commercial catalog she agreed to appear in and you can see her on the front cover of an early catalog.’ Acquisition of Chefs Catalog by David Sabin and Eric Salus in conjunction with a well established group of individuals and large equity funds. David and Eric are two seasoned executives with over 80 years of experience in this industry. The Chefs Catalog is back and ready to be your number one destination for top-quality, durable and high performance kitchen equipment you need to create everyday meals to gourmet feasts. Since 1979, Chefs Catalog have reached Chefs Catalog of all skill levels, from cooking enthusiasts to professional Chefs.