What is buffet?

  • (verb): Strike against forcefully.
    Synonyms: knock about, batter
    See also — Additional definitions below


A buffet ( in UK, in US) is a system of serving meals in which food is placed in a public area where the diners generally serve themselves. Buffets are offered at various places including hotels and many social events.

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Buffy The Buffet Car
... Buffy is the smart, sweet and sassy buffet car from Starlight Express ... Botana was the name of the buffet car in Expreso Astral, the 1997 production put on at the Teatro Polanca in Mexico City ...
Louis Buffet
... Louis Joseph Buffet ( 26 October 1818 – 7 July 1898) was a French statesman ... Buffet had some oratorical talent, but shone most in opposition ...
Country Cookin
... Ordering the entree also entitles the patron to make trips to a buffet which has vegetables, a salad bar, soups, freshly baked bread, and desserts ... Patrons may also dine from the buffet only without ordering a meat entree ... Most locations also have a breakfast buffet daily ...
Popular Buffets
... In Australia, buffet chains such as Sizzler serve a large number of patrons with carvery, seafood, salads and desserts ... Buffets are also common in Returned and Services League of Australia (RSL) clubs and some motel restaurants ... This is a cafeteria style buffet in which diners are billed by the weight of the food selected, excluding the weight of the plate ...
... Smörgåsbord is a type of Scandinavian meal served buffet-style with multiple cold dishes of various foods on a table, originating in Sweden ... in Lithuania Švediškas stalas (literally Swedish table), and in Germany Kaltes Buffet (lit ... cold buffet) ...

More definitions of "buffet":

  • (noun): A piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers.
    Synonyms: counter, sideboard
  • (verb): Strike, beat repeatedly.
    Synonyms: buff
  • (noun): A meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves.