At Williams Sonoma, we believe home is the heart of everything - and the kitchen is the heart of your home. Since Chuck Williams opened his first store in Sonoma, California in 1956, we've helped shape the way people cook, entertain and live. Williams Sonoma offers a wide variety of cookware, bakeware, kitchen tools, tableware, specialty foods and more - all characterized by our commitment to premium-quality, artisanal craftsmanship and cutting-edge innovation. At Williams Sonoma Home, we bring classic design and timeless luxury to the comforts of home with an exclusive assortment of furnishings, lighting and decorative accessories. Our mission remains the same as it was over sixty years ago: to inspire people everywhere, every day.