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garde-manger

[gard-mahn-zhey] /gard mɑ̃ˈʒeɪ/
noun, plural garde-manger. French.
1.
a cool room used for storing foods and for preparing certain dishes, especially cold buffet dishes.
2.
a chef or cook who supervises the preparation of cold dishes.
Origin
literally, (that which) keeps food
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Contemporary definitions for garde manger
noun

an area of a professional kitchen for the preparation and storage of cold foods such as salads, dressings, etc.; this category of foods (also called pantry) and the person who prepares these foods (also called chef garde manger , pantry chef ; also written garde-manger

Word Origin

French 'one who keeps food'

Usage Note

cooking

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