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.
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How to use steam table in a sentence
Second, the lamb shanks and chicken must be available for immediate consumption, ready to serve straight from a steam table.Marhaba’s stellar Middle Eastern cooking deserves a permanent spot at Tysons Corner Center | Tim Carman | October 18, 2021 | Washington Post
Some people also love the rectangular metal containers meant to be used as steam table inserts.Why restaurant supply stores are the best places to buy kitchen tools | Aaron Hutcherson | July 23, 2021 | Washington Post
As barbacoa becomes another “familiar” option on the steam table, we must examine who has the power to force the process of adaptation and assimilation for profit, and who does not.Why Do Fast-Casual Restaurants Get a Pass on Appropriation? | Jenny Dorsey | October 5, 2020 | Eater