Resources on Chuck Williams

Chuck Williams, founder of specialty kitchenware and home-furnishing retailer Williams-Sonoma, was one of the leading figures in America’s culinary revolution. His fascination with all thing cooking-related began in France after he served in World War II. Read how Chuck Williams helped shape the way America cooks, eats, and decorates. Explore Chuck Williams’ cookbooks and see tributes to this culinary pioneer who started his empire with a simple hardware store and a passion to give the home cook professional tools and supplies.