Chef Enterprise Subscription

Supported software distributions built for your mission-critical environments

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At Chef, we believe the best software is built in collaboration with those who use it. All Chef code is built in the open, transparently, where community-driven innovation takes place. Chef’s enterprise-ready distributions are built from the same open source code and supported by Chef.

The Value of a Chef Enterprise Subscription

Enterprise-ready distributions

We provide tested, hardened, and production-ready software distributions proven in mission-critical environments.

Premium content

We provide access to certified profiles (CIS, DISA STIGs) and remediation content to help ensure your deployments are always in compliance. 


Expert Chef support with enterprise-grade SLAs. A Chef subscription also provides warranties and indemnifications to lower your risk.


Over 500 partners integrate their technology with Chef. We build and support our products for 30+ different OS versions. We make sure everything works on the platforms you rely on.

Expert help and experience

Our knowledge and insight support your success with open source tools. Chef has developed guidance and best practices working with hundreds of customers through our Customer Success and Professional Services teams.

Powerful insights 

Chef collects and visualizes configuration and compliance details for every datacenter, cloud provider, and environment in your organization. Integrations with tools like ServiceNow and Slack ensure this data is available wherever you need it, whenever you need it.

“Chef’s definitely been a very valued and trusted partner, committed to our success at Alaska Airlines. That’s something that hasn’t changed since our first interaction and something that really helps us succeed as a technology company to take our offering to the next level.”

Nicholas Kirschbaum
Manager of Automation Platforms, Alaska Airlines

What’s Included with a Chef Enterprise Subscription

Without Subscription
With Subscription
Source Code Access for Chef Infra, Chef InSpec, Chef Habitat, Chef Automate
Enterprise Distributions  
Enterprise-ready Content  
Enterprise 24 x 7 Support  
High availability  
LDAP/SAML Auth & Identity Access Management  
Real-time fleet visibility and auditability  
Integrations with AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, ServiceNow, Slack  

Infra 14.x, InSpec 3.x and earlier are supported without Chef Enterprise license through April 30, 2020.

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