salad bar


: a self-service counter (as in a restaurant) featuring an array of salad makings and dressings

Examples of salad bar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In addition to the ubiquitous salad bar with cold meats and cheese, there are hot snacks such as quiche and a build-your-own soup station. Michele Robson, Forbes, 28 Mar. 2024 The restaurant still boasts one of the most unique salad presentations – a tableside salad bar with stellar service. The Indianapolis Star, 27 Feb. 2024 There will be a salad bar and dessert table as well. The Indianapolis Star, 20 Mar. 2024 With chefs and servers stationed behind the buffet, the food—which includes a salad bar and entrees served in cast-iron skillets—tasted fresher than standard lounge offerings. Rachel Chang, Condé Nast Traveler, 6 Feb. 2024 Ali and Jenny Pervaiz, seated near the salad bar with their four young children, are school parents who try to make it to every dine-in night. Sophie Carson, Journal Sentinel, 7 Mar. 2024 The event will feature a breakfast menu, grand buffet, salad bar, dessert table, an Easter bunny appearance, and more. Jenna Prestininzi, Detroit Free Press, 5 Mar. 2024 Diners can also pair the sandwich with a bowl of tomato bisque and a drink for $8.99, or opt for Frisch's soup and salad bar, plus a drink, for $9.99. Victoria Moorwood, The Enquirer, 23 Feb. 2024 Additional options include: salad bar only ($5), shrimp chowder ($5), a chicken nugget meal ($5). Journal Sentinel, 14 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of salad bar was in 1937

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“Salad bar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

salad bar

: a self-service counter in a restaurant featuring a selection of salad makings and dressings
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