Chef Workstation 23.2.1028 Released!

We are delighted to announce the availability of version 23.2.1028 of Chef Workstation.

Updated Components

Chef Infra Client

Updated Chef Infra Client from 17.10.0 to 18.0.185, which comes with Ruby 3.1. See the Chef Infra Client release notes for a full list of improvements and features.

Chef InSpec

Updated Chef InSpec from 4.56.20 to 5.18.14. See the Chef InSpec release notes for a full list of improvements and features.

Bug Fixes & Updates

  • We fixed an error when opening the Chef Workstation App on macOS Ventura that states that "Chef Workstation is damaged and can’t be opened".

Platform Packages

  • We are no longer producing Debian 9 packages as Debian 9 is now end-of-life.


  • Updated kitchen-dokken to support a new platform: attribute. Thanks nrocco!
  • Updated kitchen-dokken to fix an issue where kitchen login fails if Docker is absent. Thanks jmauro!
  • Updated kitchen-vra to fix issues with catalog lookup using catalog_name and to deprecate the outdated subtenant_id attribute.

Get the Build

If you are running the Chef Workstation toolbar 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!