An apron is a protective or decorative garment that is worn over the front of one's clothes, and tied at the back. It covers primarily the front of the body, and may be worn for hygienic reasons, as well as to protect clothes from wear and tear. Chefs in the kitchen, as well as by waiters and waitresses commonly use restaurant aprons. It also serves as an added protection from heat from the stove or carrying dishes with cooked food. They are made from different materials like cotton, Nomex, poly-cotton, and vinyl, which are durable and will withstand the demands of the kitchen. They are also offered in a range of prices that will definitely meet anyone's budget. These, and other restaurant accessories, tools, and equipment like kitchen islands, tablecloths, table runners, chef hats, round tablecloths, kitchen supplies, kitchen accessories, kitchen towels, chef uniforms, oval tablecloths, kitchen essentials, smocks, etc., are available at kitchen supply stores and restaurant supply stores.