This was arranged, in order to make it more agreeable to him, by Bonaparte's maitre d'hotel.
Immediately afterwards, her maitre d'hotel, or a valet de chambre brought her her supper—soup, or something light.
The son laughed; he told the maitre d'hotel that his bill would be paid, and that was all he need to care for.
Pour over them some maitre d'hotel sauce and send to the table in the dish in which they were baked.
There was a whispered colloquy, and Alan Hawke caught the gleam of the silver neck chain of the maitre d'hotel.
The maitre d'hotel glided from table to table, busying himself in explanations.
Place them on a hot dish and cover with maitre d'hotel butter, garnish with watercress, and serve.
In the restaurant door against a background of paneled walls the maitre d'hotel still stood, as if watching for my return.
She had previously appointed a maitre d'hotel and a number of domestics.
A maitre d'hotel, however, recognised Catherine and hastened to their rescue.
1530s, "head domestic," from French maître d'hôtel, literally "house-master," from Old French maistre "master; skilled worker, educator" (12c.), from Latin magistrum (see magistrate). Sense of "hotel manager, manager of a dining room" is from 1890. Shortened form maître d' is attested from 1942; simple maitre from 1899.