teppanyaki

noun
tep·​pan·​ya·​ki | \ ˌte-pän-ˈyä-kē How to pronounce teppanyaki (audio) \

Definition of teppanyaki

: a Japanese dish of meat, fish, or vegetables cooked on a large griddle usually built into the diner's table also : this style of cooking

Examples of teppanyaki in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Evelyn the woman with hot dogs for fingers (don’t ask) and Evelyn the teppanyaki chef. Justin Changfilm Critic, Los Angeles Times, 24 Mar. 2022 The other cooking surface on the island is his rectangular teppanyaki grill. Janice O'leary, Robb Report, 19 Mar. 2022 One became a huge Hong Kong action star (that Evelyn is closest to real-life Yeoh), others an opera singer, a maid or a teppanyaki-style chef. Peter Debruge, Variety, 11 Mar. 2022 This Japanese bistro serves yakitori, teppanyaki and robata meats, but be sure to peruse the menu of sashimi and nigiri, including fresh hamachi, tender otoro and rich uni. Jennifer Kester, Forbes, 29 Oct. 2021 That includes the casino, the popular R Bar, the Bull & Bear English Pub, Schooner bar, and teppanyaki restaurant Izumi. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, 2 July 2021 Caterers would serve teppanyaki to students seated at a horseshoe of tables around the edge of the school’s quad. Invitations were sent. New York Times, 6 June 2021 Other highlights include 12 distinct dining venues, including two options from Michelin-star recipient Spanish Chef Ramón Freixa, French chocolates and pastries from Chef Jean Philippe Maury plus sushi, teppanyaki and steakhouse among others. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, 17 Dec. 2020 Other highlights include 12 distinct dining venues, including two options from Michelin-star recipient Spanish Chef Ramón Freixa, French chocolates and pastries from Chef Jean Philippe Maury plus sushi, teppanyaki and steakhouse among others. Richard Tribou, orlandosentinel.com, 17 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of teppanyaki

circa 1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for teppanyaki

Japanese, from teppan griddle + yaki broiling

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“Teppanyaki.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teppanyaki. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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