Central Restaurant Products Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Central Products, which does business as Central Restaurant Products, regarding its recent data breach. The Central Restaurant Products data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to an undetermined number of current and former employees.


Central Restaurant Products is a wholesale supplier and distributor of equipment and supplies to the foodservice industry. As a wholesale distributor, Central Restaurant Products sells everything from cooking equipment and refrigeration supplies to dining room sets, furniture, and storage racks. Specifically, products sold by Central Restaurant Products includes blenders, utensils, commercial ovens, dishwashers, and much more. Founded in 1981, Central Restaurant Products has expanded by contracting with schools, colleges, correctional facilities, and government operations. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, Central Restaurant Products employs more than 50 individuals.


On April 5, 2022, Central Restaurant Products discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Central Restaurant Products determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on or around April 4, 2022. On December 9, 2022, Central Restaurant Products began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Date of birth
  • Passport number
  • Financial information (e.g., account number)
  • Health insurance information

If you received a breach notification letter from Central Restaurant Products:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Central Restaurant Products data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in the free credit monitoring service provided by Central Products;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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