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): May 16, 2014
THE CHEFS’ WAREHOUSE, INC.
|(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)|
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
100 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (203) 894-1345
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
(a), (b) At the Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of The Chefs’ Warehouse, Inc. (the “Company”) held on May 16, 2014, a total of 19,299,615 shares of the Company’s common stock, or 77.07% of the Company’s outstanding shares, were present in person or represented by proxies out of a total of 25,038,559 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote as of the record date for the Annual Meeting. The stockholders voted on three proposals at the Annual Meeting. The results of voting on the three proposals, including final voting tabulations, are set forth below.
1. The stockholders elected Dominick Cerbone, John A. Couri, Joseph Cugine, Alan Guarino, Stephen Hanson, Christopher Pappas and John Pappas to serve as directors to hold office until the annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2015 and until their successors are duly elected and qualified.
|John A. Couri||18,249,759||151,587||898,269|
2. The stockholders approved the ratification of the selection of BDO USA, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 26, 2014.
3. The stockholders approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as described in the Company’s 2014 proxy statement.
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.
|By:||/s/ Alexandros Aldous|
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Date: May 22, 2014