What does CHEF mean?

Definitions for CHEFʃɛf

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word CHEF.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chef(noun)

    a professional cook


  1. chef(Noun)

    The head cook of an establishment such as a restaurant, club, or wealthy family.

  2. chef(Noun)


  3. Origin: From chef de cuisine, chief (English chief), from capum (from which also captain, chieftain), from caput (English cap), from kauput- (English head).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chef(noun)

    a chief of head person

  2. Chef(noun)

    the head cook of large establishment, as a club, a family, etc

  3. Chef(noun)

    same as Chief

  4. Origin: [F.]


  1. Chef

    A chef is a person who cooks professionally for other people. Traditionally it refers to a highly skilled professional cook who is proficient in all aspects of food preparation.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chef

    shef, n. a master-cook; a reliquary in the shape of a head.—adj. chief, as in Chef d'œuvre, masterpiece, [Fr. See Chief.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. chef

    The Messiah of gluttons; a Borgia of the scullery; one who crochets sweetbreads instead of cooking them.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CHEF in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CHEF in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Franklin Becker:

    Anybody that is a chef and claims to be higher than thou, is not a chef.

  2. Toby Neugebauer:

    There's a lot of cooks in the kitchen. Everyone wants to be the head chef, and they didn't need a retired chef.

  3. Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin:

    Eh! Je suis leur chef, il fallait bien les suivre. (Ah well! I am their leader, I really ought to follow them.)

  4. Alexander Hamilton:

    Chef Sean Sherman had been working in restaurant kitchens for decades. Then a strange fact struck Chef Sean Sherman : The food of Chef Sean Sherman people, the Oglala Sioux, was completely unrepresented in American cuisine … ’ I just had an epiphany.

  5. Ichiro Kubota:

    Our menu is not 100 % authentic, it is something mixed with what I learned in France and in London, of course I studied as a Japanese chef since I graduated from my university and of course I'm still a Japanese chef but I am using a bit of techniques of French cuisine also... you can see something French but in your mouth you can feel something Japanese.

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