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a boxlike table or counter, usually of stainless steel, with receptacles in the top into which containers of food may be fitted to be kept warm by steam or hot water in the compartment below.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Transfer to a
pan or saucepan with metal handle.
pan or saucepan and place in oven.
Adequate space shall be provided for serving,
, set and dining area.
The eggs were then placed on a
where an internal temperature was obtained and reported in a chart log.
Duties include working the
and coordinating kitchen orders.
Serve food to diners at counter or from a
Other than a small
and a cold table, this kitchen has no food storage capability.
Corn will continue to cook when held on a hot
or in a holding cabinet.
Holding on a
or in a holding cabinet will cause burgers to dry and toughen.
Your facility, for example, may use a
to hold hot foods prior to serving to the residents.
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