SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 28, 2012
THE CHEFS WAREHOUSE, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
100 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (203) 894-1345
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 2.03.||Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.|
As previously disclosed, on April 25, 2012, Dairyland USA Corporation, The Chefs Warehouse Mid-Atlantic, LLC, Bel Canto Foods, LLC, The Chefs Warehouse West Coast, LLC, The Chefs Warehouse of Florida, LLC, The Chefs Warehouse, Inc., and Chefs Warehouse Parent, LLC entered into a senior secured credit facility, as amended (the Credit Agreement), with the lenders from time to time party thereto, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Administrative Agent, and the other parties thereto. Under the terms of the Credit Agreement, the borrowers thereunder may, at their option, increase the aggregate amount of borrowings under the revolving credit facility or the term loan facility in an aggregate amount up to $40.0 million (but in not less than $10.0 million increments) without the consent of any lenders not participating in such increase, subject to certain customary conditions and lenders committing to provide the increase in funding (the Accordion).
Effective as of September 28, 2012, the borrowers under the Credit Agreement exercised the Accordion in full to increase the aggregate commitments under the revolving credit facility portion of the Credit Agreement by $40.0 million. As a result of the borrowers exercise of the Accordion, borrowing capacity under the Credit Agreement increased from $140.0 million to $180.0 million. All other terms of the Credit Agreement remain unchanged.
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.|
/s/ Alexandros Aldous
|Title:||General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|
Date: October 1, 2012