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garde-manger

[ gard-mahn-zhey ]
/ gard mɑ̃ˈʒeɪ /
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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.
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Origin of garde-manger

Literally, “(that which) keeps food”
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