Chef Workstation 0.2.48 Released!


We are delighted to announce the availability of version 0.2.48 of Chef Workstation.


Chef 14.10.9

Chef Workstation now ships with Chef 14.10.9. See for more information on what's new.

InSpec 3.4.1

Chef Workstation now ships with Inspec 3.4.1. See for more information on what's new.

kitchen-inspec 1.0.1

Support bastion configuration in transport options.

kitchen-vagrant 1.4.0

This fixes audio for virtualbox users by disabling audio in virtualbox by default to prevent interrupting the host's Bluetooth audio.

kitchen-azurerm 0.14.8

Support Azure Managed Identities and apply vm_tags to all resources in resource group.

Updated Components and Tools

  • bundler: 1.16.1 -> 1.17.3
  • chef-apply: 0.2.4 -> 0.2.7
  • kitchen-tidy: 1.2.0 -> 2.0.0
  • rubygems: 2.7.6 -> 2.7.8


  • chef provision - Chef Provisioning has been in maintenance mode since 2015 and due to the age of it's dependencies it cannot be included in ChefDK 4 which is scheduled for an April release. Additional information on the future of Chef Provisioning will be announced in the coming weeks

Get the Build

If you are running the experimental application you can download this version from the menu after the app next update check. You can also download binaries directly from

As always, we welcome your feedback and invite you to contact us directly or share your email. Thanks for using Chef Workstation!