chef

8 ENTRIES FOUND:

chef

noun \ˈshef\

: a professional cook who usually is in charge of a kitchen in a restaurant

: a person who prepares food for people to eat

Full Definition of CHEF

1
:  a skilled cook who manages the kitchen (as of a restaurant)
2
:  cook
chef intransitive verb
chef·dom \-dəm\ noun

Examples of CHEF

  1. The hotel's chef trained at the finest culinary institutes in Europe.
  2. He's the head chef at a five-star restaurant.
  3. a celebrity chef with her own TV show
  4. My friend is an excellent chef.

Origin of CHEF

French, short for chef de cuisine head of the kitchen
First Known Use: 1840

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