John Besh’s Apron Supports a Cause

October 12, 2015
By: The New York Times

To Protect: Workaday Apron Supports a Cause

John Besh, the New Orleans chef, has created a sturdy and practical apron in collaboration with Billy Reid, a Southern clothing designer. It’s made of lightweight denim and has two front pockets, copper rivets and a slim leather tie; it’s roomy enough to provide good coverage. On the inside, a cotton placket is printed with a recipe for the Sazerac cocktail: John Besh apron, $95, from, with 22 percent of the price donated to the John Besh Foundation, which supports New Orleans food producers and culinary education.