It doesn’t matter if you are a professional chef, cook, or just someone who has the chore of cooking meals at home, preparing food can be a pretty demanding job. It usually requires you to be on your feet for quite some time. Being in an environment that involves a culinary job, it can get hot, so it is important to pay attention to what you are wearing because it can make maneuvering and navigating throughout the kitchen a breeze.
It is very important for you to pick the right footwear which is designed especially for coping with the challenging work environment, and to help you improve your working experience. There are some features you need to pay attention to when picking the right shoes for the kitchen, and those include non-slip qualities, durability, stability, motion control, padding, and comfort levels. Lightweight, comfortable shoes, that are safe as well, are the ones you should be looking for. They should keep your feet protected, comfortable, and supported since you will be spending a lot of time on them. We made a list of the 3 best kitchen shoes, so take a look.
1. Skechers Work Sure Track
Skechers is well-known for producing shoes that are comfortable, supportive, stable, and durable. Their athletic fit has non-slip qualities. Its stable and smooth leather upper guarantees you durability for long hours of work. You won’t have to worry about safety, because of its casual slip-resistant shoe design. A soft collar trim and a soft shoe lining will provide you with comfort, just like its memory foam cushioning. This female shoe features a removable insole. Apart from its non-slip qualities, the shoe is also resistant to oil and other chemicals. Skechers Work Sure Track are OSHA compliant.
2. Skechers for Work Flex Advantage Mcallen
Another pair from Skechers, only this one is a male model. Truth to be told, any Skechers work model will serve the purpose, but we had to pick one. With this model, the mesh uppers allow the shoe to breathe, which keeps your feet cool and comfortable. The ultimate comfort is preserved thanks to the memory foam insole, the padded collar, and tongue. This model is designed from a synthetic build, which keeps the overall weight of the product low. Just like the first model from our list, this one has non-slip qualities and is resistant to oil.
3. STICO Chef Kitchen Slip Resistant Safety Men’s Shoes Clog
STICO designed their clog as a simple model with widened components for easy access. Apart from the simple fit and lightweight functioning, this model also provides you with comfort. The clog was made out of synthetic material, and it features a memory foam insole for increased cushioning and comfort. What’s great about this model is that its insole is treated to an antibacterial cycle, which helps diffuse odors, and also prevent sweat from seeping into the material. Your feet will be able to breathe thanks to the gap of the clog. The clog mold seems to be perfect for the kitchen shoe.
Check some other good choices for long standing:
- Platform measures approximately 0.25
- ASTM F2913-11 tested, CE Certified. Meets or exceeds EN ISO 20347:2012, OB, SRC
- Enclosed toe design and thicker metatarsal area help protect foot from kitchen spills
- Croslite material construction make it lightweight yet durable
- Easy to clean with soap and water. Contoured footbed adds to the comfort
- Memory Foam Footbed
- Relaxed Fit
- Oil-resistant, slip-resistant Lock Step OutsoleTM meets SATRA TM63 and TM144 standards
- Memory Foam Cool Fit and anti-compression insole
- Non-marking outsole
- Dri-Lex moisture-wicking lining
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- SLIP-RESISTANT: All footwear at Shoes for Crews features effective slip resistance. Our exclusive anti-slip technology gives a sturdy foot grip, providing the traction you need to stay safe.
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