What is chef?

  • (noun): A professional cook.


A chef is a person who cooks professionally for other people. Traditionally it refers to a highly skilled professional who is proficient in all aspects of food preparation.

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Moulin De Mougins
... Founding chef Roger Vergé made the restaurant's name renowned with his novel and light Cuisine de Soleil ... over by Alain Llorca, who had been head chef at the Michelin-starred Chantecler dining room in the Hotel Negresco in Nice ... at the 'Restaurant Paul Bocuse' near Lyon, became the Chef des Cuisines at the Moulin ...
The Next Iron Chef - Season 4: 2011: Super Chefs - Results - Episode 5: Storytelling
... Chairman's Challenge "New York on a Plate" The chefs create a culinary story based on a postcard drawing of New York City landmarks ... he won the previous Chairman's Challenge, Chef Chiarello is given the choice of landmarks ... The chefs have 20 minutes to shop at the Grand Central Market and 45 minutes to cook for six people (the original four judges, along with Iron Chef Marc Forgione and ...
Chef - Uniform
... The standard uniform for a chef includes a hat, necktie, double-breasted jacket, apron and shoes with steel or plastic toe-caps ... A chef's hat was originally designed as a tall rippled hat called a Dodin Bouffant or more commonly a toque ... The Dodin Bouffant had 101 ripples that represent the 101 ways that the chef could prepare eggs ...
The Next Iron Chef - Season 3: 2010 - Contestants
... Marco Canora (chef and owner of Hearth, Terroir and Terroir TriBeca in New York City) Bryan Caswell (chef and owner of Reef, Stella Sola and Little Bigs in Houston ...
Brian Hill (chef)
... Brian Hill is an American chef who gained notoriety as a contestant on the first season of the television show Top Chef ... Since then he has been one of the six regular chefs in the Food Network reality show Private Chefs of Beverly Hills ...

Famous quotes containing the word chef:

    The trick, which requires the combined skills of a tightrope walker and a cordon bleu chef frying a plain egg, is to take your [preteen] daughter seriously without taking everything she says and does every minute seriously.
    Stella Chess (20th century)