Chef’s hat has got a history. Usually, all chefs wear a hat while being in the kitchen. They wear it while cutting, mincing, and doing other tasks. A chef wears a different hat than his employees because that makes him stand out among all. It happens because a hatted chef wears say a lot about his style, his standard, way of cooking, expertise, and more. The hat is commonly known as a toque. It is in different shapes and sizes, represent different things.