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I had turned down other head chef jobs. I didn't want to take over someone else's cuisine. I wanted to start from scratch.
Rene Redzepi

Meaning of "head chef" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HEAD CHEF

head chef  [hɛd ʃɛf] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HEAD CHEF

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Head chef is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HEAD CHEF MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of head chef in the English dictionary

The definition of head chef in the dictionary is the chief cook in a restaurant.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HEAD CHEF


chef
ʃɛf
curchef
ˈkɜːtʃɛf

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HEAD CHEF

head and shoulders above
head arrangement
head boy
head clerk
head cold
head collar
head count
head for
head gardener
head gate
head girl
head height
head injury
head lad
head lice
head massage
head money
head nurse
head of state
head of steam

WORDS THAT END LIKE HEAD CHEF

beef
belief
brief
chief
clef
commis chef
def
editor in chief
editor-in-chief
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grief
in chief
lief
mischief
pastry chef
police chief
reef
ref
relief
thief

Synonyms and antonyms of head chef in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «head chef» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HEAD CHEF

Find out the translation of head chef to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of head chef from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «head chef» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

主厨
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

jefe de cocina
570 millions of speakers

English

head chef
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुख्य महाराज
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رئيس الطهاة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шеф-повар
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chefe de cozinha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রধান রাঁধুনি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chef de cuisine
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ketua tukang masak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Küchenchef
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

料理長
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

주방장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kepala koki
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đầu bếp trưởng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தலை செஃப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुख्य आचारी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

baş aşçı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

chef
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szef kuchni
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

шеф - кухар
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bucatar-sef
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

head chef
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hoofsjef
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kökschef
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kjøkkensjef
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of head chef

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HEAD CHEF»

The term «head chef» is regularly used and occupies the 57.000 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HEAD CHEF» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about head chef

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QUOTES WITH «HEAD CHEF»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word head chef.
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Rene Redzepi
I had turned down other head chef jobs. I didn't want to take over someone else's cuisine. I wanted to start from scratch.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HEAD CHEF»

Discover the use of head chef in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to head chef and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Indianapolis Monthly
Head Chef: Michael Page. Regency Caterers by Hyatt 1 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46204. 616- 6076/fax 616-6079. Events handled in 2001: 300. Attendance at largest event catered last year: 850. Food specialties: Regency Caterers ...
2
Legality
The “head chef” for the week would direct the “sous chefs” on what to make and buy; where, when, and how to cook the food; and so on. We decided to select our leader randomly: the head chef for the next week is the one who draws the ...
Scott J. Shapiro, 2011
3
Cookery for the Hospitality Industry
In the smallest kitchen, a BYO restaurant for example, there may be only three people: a head chef (usually the owner), an apprentice and a kitchen-hand. In former times there were large staffs, called brigades, with a high degree of ...
Graham Dodgshun, Michel Peters, David O'Dea, 2011
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Indianapolis Monthly
200 Attendance at largest event catered in last year: 250 Head Chef Mike Atherton Celebrations/ Harold's Catering Inc. 220 N. Country Club Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46234 271 -3682/fax 273-6289, celebrations-indy.com Events handled in 2005: ...
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Travel & Tourism: AS Level for OCR : GCE AS Level Double Award
Head chef The head chef is in charge of the kitchen, planning menus, developing new dishes, ordering and storing food, organising staff rotas, supervising the work, and recruiting and training new members of the team. A head chef must ...
Alan Marvell, 2005
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The Larder Chef
Naturally, the Head Chef will seek to keep these leftovers to a minimum by careful ordering but, in a busy establishment with a varied menu, a certain amount of leftovers are unavoidable. It is the task of the Chef Garde-Manger in consultation ...
W K H Bode, M J Leto, 2012
7
The Larder Chef
Naturally, the Head Chef will seek to keep these leftovers to a minimum by careful ordering but, in a busy establishment with a varied menu, a certain amount of leftovers are unavoidable. It is the task of the Chef Garde-Manger in consultation ...
M J Leto, W K H Bode, 2006
8
Indianapolis Monthly
950 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46204 833-0025/fax 632-2027 Events handled in 2007: 300 Attendance at largest event catered last year: 3,000 Head Chef: Phil Jarson AMERICAN PIE CATERING 217 W. 10th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, ...
9
White Lion Hunt:
Vlad asked the man who had stopped still in his, turned head to gaze towards the large man in the narrow hallway with vinyl tile and white walls from floor to ceiling coming ever so closer to the head chef. 'Who wants to know? Look buster I am ...
Reg. D. Lyons, 2012
10
Indianapolis Monthly
... mbpcatering.com Events handled in 2003: 750 Attendance at largest event catered last year: 800 Head Chef: Trina Stewart Primo Banquet & Conference Center 2615 E. National Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46227 788-4 140/fax 784-70 16 Events ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HEAD CHEF»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term head chef is used in the context of the following news items.
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What It's Like to Be Head Chef on a Luxury Superyacht
The head chef turned out to be a raging alcoholic dickhead. Working for him was tough and taught me you don't have to be one of those angry ... «Munchies_ Food by VICE, Jul 15»
2
BCHS grad hoists World Cup as US women's head chef
The Bristol native, now a California resident, was the head chef for the squad while competing for the World Cup. A self-employed chef, she ... «Bristol Press, Jul 15»
3
Ex-Atlantis head chef joins Food Fund Intl
Christopher Graham has joined the Food Fund International team as executive head chef, with prior experience from five star luxury hotels and ... «Hotelier Middle East, Jul 15»
4
Redlands chef switches restaurants, Lounge 22 to The State
The State executive head chef Jonathon Wiener and majority co-owner Billy Haig with samples of their most popular menu items. Photo by ... «Redlands Daily Facts, Jul 15»
5
Mr Cooper's Continues To Shine - With A New Chef
"I want to make sure we are consistent with what we deliver," says Sean McGinlay, the new head chef at Mr Cooper's House and Garden. «Manchester Confidential, Jul 15»
6
Eddie Kilty is the new Head Chef at Oak Bank Grasmere
“Eddie approached us for the job when he heard that Darren was moving on to Holbeck Ghyll, Eddie was due to go to the three rosette ... «Cumbria Crack, Jul 15»
7
New head chef and owners for Ancora on Freret Street
Jeff Talbot, the chef who went from a Michelin-starred restaurant in Sonoma to feeding a wood-fired oven on Freret Street, has left Ancora. «Bayoubuzz, Jul 15»
8
Katz's Deli Remembers Head Chef Kenneth Kohn
It is with incredible sadness that we announce the passing of our dear friend and head chef, Kenneth Kohn. As a lifelong resident of the Lower ... «The Lo-Down, Jul 15»
9
Head chef announced ahead of Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle's …
Ashwani Rangta as been appointed as head chef of the first Asha's restaurant in Manchester. The new restaurant and cocktail bar in the city will open in ... «Asian Image, Jul 15»
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This is the best burger in New York City, according to Shake Shack's …
Shake Shack's head chef, Mark Rosati, is a burger fanatic. He has been cooking, tasting, and tweaking burgers as the culinary director for ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»

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