Employees Only Custom Bartender Jackets by Crooked Brook

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Employees Only reached out to Crooked Brook to design, cut, sew and embroider bartender jackets for its staff. Employees Only was named World’s Best Cocktail Bar at the 2011 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards.

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Employes Only Gang

Crooked Brook was contacted by Employees Only to design, cut, sew and embroider bartender jackets for the restaurant's staff

The jackets were a Crooked Brook style M205, in White, 100% cotton gabardine fabric, with 2-front hip pockets, and Faux Mother of Pearl buttons.

Embroidery is as follows:

Left chest, in Black colored thread and Script-1 font: Title (Apprentice or Principal Bartender)
Right shoulder sleeve, in Black colored thread: Employees Only logo (EO)
About Employees Only

The atmosphere at Employees Only was created to evoke the frivolous spirit of the 1920's and 30's. During Prohibition, patrons of speakeasies raised their glasses in defiance of the ban on alcohol. While there are many criminal aspects during this period that are not glorified, America has romanticized the roaring 20's as one of our first cultural revolutions. It was behind these closed doors that men and women first enjoyed the pleasures of drinking and socializing together.

Employees Only was named World’s Best Cocktail Bar at the 2011 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards.

To enter the restaurant, look for the glowing neon "Psychic" sign. Employees Only uses some of the best natural and organic ingredients for the variety of dishes they serve.

About Crooked Brook

Crooked Brook is a unit of the atelier division of an art studio that offers full service apparel design, pattern making, sample making, private-label small lot production and embroidery. Since 1989, they’ve built a strong reputation of providing top-notch apparel designs, patterns, fit and production samples for many brand name catalogs and retailers, as well as wardrobe and costumes for movies, television and theater.

All Crooked Brook branded garments and accessories are proudly made to order in the U.S.A.

Because of their unparalleled attention to detail in tailoring, they were awarded a Supima® licensing agreement. These contracts are not awarded lightly. The applicants must meet requirements insuring the highest level of quality and integrity for any products bearing the Supima® brand.

In addition, Crooked Brook designs and manufactures:

Men’s and women’s chef jackets , casino, spa, resort, hotel, chef and restaurant uniforms as well as alumni chef jackets for the Culinary Institute of America. Each garment can be personalized with the customer’s choice of fabric, pockets, buttons, piping and embroidery.

With a design studio in New York City, (the fashion and gastronomic capital of the world) and a production facility in Utica, New York, they’ve garnered international brand name recognition as the maker of the “World’s Highest Quality Chef Jackets™”.

Promotional products, items, decorated apparel and accessories, such as; custom jackets, hats, polo shirts, fleece blankets, sweatshirt blankets, custom embroidered shirts, embroidered hoodies, embroidered fleece vests, golf shirts, custom t-shirts, tote bags, custom sweatshirts and aprons that can be customized with the following apparel decorating methods:


Tackle Twill


Direct to Garment Printing (DTG)


Custom lab coats uniforms and scrubs for nursing, medical, dental, scientific, engineering, technology & healthcare professionals.

Custom made apparel and accessories for men and women, including but not limited to: suits, shirts, Hawaiian shirts, pants, vests, dresses, skirts, gowns, jeans, boxer shorts, martial arts and yoga outfits.

Crooked Brook ships worldwide. Hours of operations are 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST, seven days a week. Reach them at (315) 733-1992 to learn more.

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