garde-manger

[ gard-mahn-zhey ]
/ gard mɑ̃ˈʒeɪ /

noun, plural garde-man·ger. French.

a cool room used for storing foods and for preparing certain dishes, especially cold buffet dishes.
a chef or cook who supervises the preparation of cold dishes.

Nearby words

  1. gard,
  2. garda,
  3. garda síochána,
  4. garda, lake,
  5. gardant,
  6. garden,
  7. garden apartment,
  8. garden center,
  9. garden centre,
  10. garden city

Origin of garde-manger

literally, (that which) keeps food

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