garde-manger


garde–man·ger

noun \ˌgärd-ˌmäⁿ-ˈzhā\
plural garde–mangers \-ˈzhā(z)\

Definition of GARDE-MANGER

:  a cook who specializes in the preparation of cold foods (as meats, fish, and salads)

Origin of GARDE-MANGER

French, literally, one who keeps food
First Known Use: 1928

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