Marble countertop with Boos Block cutting boards

About Us

John Boos & Co. creates sustainable, high-quality, performance-driven equipment and workspaces that inspire home cooks and professional chefs to evoke passionate connections through what unites us all: delicious food and meaningful company.

Through a legacy of workmanship, innovation and devotion stemming from our founder to employees past and present, John Boos & Co. aspires to be recognized worldwide as a touchstone at the heart of cooking and the enjoyment of food.

Since 1887, the American-made line of John Boos gourmet products has been trusted in the world’s finest kitchens and workspaces by renowned chefs and restaurateurs. Be it wood or stainless steel, our dedication to custom, precision craftsmanship is unwavered.

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John Boos & Co first facility in Effingham, ILwelder soldering stainless steel


From humble beginnings in an Effingham, Illinois, sawmill to an 87,000 square foot plant on 12 acres, learn about the illustrious history and tradition of the John Boos company and those who keep our name at the forefront of foodservice innovation.

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woodworker sanding end grain butcher block


A commitment to preserving and protecting the environment is an integral part of our business practice. It is our duty to ensure the environment’s integrity and consideration of our processes and facilities at all times.

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