Published 11.14.22

Nashville’s Gabriel Reyes Wins $20,000 Culinary Trip from Cintas and Chef Works

CINCINNATI – Nashville resident Gabriel Reyes recently won a $20,000, once-in-a-lifetime culinary excursion to Italy.

Reyes, a Uniform Sales Representative for the Rental division of Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS), recently won the trip of a lifetime following Cintas’ six-month Win the Kitchen campaign to promote the company’s exclusive Chef Works’ culinary rental workwear and apparel line.

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Reyes, a 15-year employee-partner, currently services Cintas’ workwear and apparel customers in the Nashville area. 

“My wife and I are thrilled to have the opportunity to experience Italian culture and cuisine,” Reyes said. “I am proud to bring the high-quality Chef Works offering to my customers – these garments inspire teams to look and be their best at work. I am so grateful to Cintas and Chef Works for this recognition and for the opportunity to celebrate this achievement in Italy.”

“We are incredibly proud to partner with Chef Works and offer Gabriel this unique prize, recognizing his hard work and dedication to Cintas and our customers in the Nashville area,” said Josh Hazen, Cintas’ Rental Division Senior Vice President of Field Sales. “It was a privilege to see the motivation and enthusiasm of our employee-partners throughout this campaign. Our employee-partners’ commitment to customers, coupled with our unique product offerings and unmatched personal service, is the foundation of our success.” 

About the Win the Kitchen Contest

Each Uniform Sales employee-partner in the United States and Canada had the opportunity to participate in the Win the Kitchen campaign, qualifying for hundreds of prizes over six months. The 15 top-performing finalists qualified for the grand prize, including the chance to win either a $20,000 kitchen upgrade or an international culinary experience trip. More information on the other finalists, who hail from states across the U.S. and Canada, is available at’s Newsroom.

Finalists were flown into the Cincinnati area on Wednesday, October 26, for the two-day, grand-prize event, which included dinner with Cintas executives at Jeff Ruby’s award-winning Carlo & Johnny, a Q&A with both Cintas and Chef Works executives, a tour of Cintas’ corporate headquarters, and a ceremony to announce the contest winners.

About Cintas Corporation

Cintas Corporation helps more than one million businesses of all types and sizes get Ready™ to open their doors with confidence every day by providing products and services that help keep their customers’ facilities and employees clean, safe, and looking their best. With offerings including uniforms, mats, mops, towels, restroom supplies, workplace water services, first aid and safety products, eye-wash stations, safety training, fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems and alarm service, Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas is a publicly held Fortune 500 company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of both the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and Nasdaq-100 Index.

About Chef Works

Chef Works is not a normal, routine uniform manufacturer. With beginnings that date back to the 1960s, Chef Works been an industry leader in the design, development, and management of uniform and culinary apparel programs across the globe.

The company’s mission is to provide their clients with new, innovative, high-quality products at competitive prices, along with the tools they need to manage any uniform program – no matter the size.

Chef Works is dedicated to delivering solutions that fit a business and its specific uniform needs, conforming to what customers need, not the other way around.

They understand how important uniform compliancy plays into customer brand perception, and the committed to delivering consistent quality, service, value, and style to all customers and partners.