chef de cuisine (shĕf də kwĭ-zēn)
n. pl. chefs de cuisine (shĕfs)
A cook who is in charge of the kitchen in a restaurant or hotel and whose duties include creating the menu and directing kitchen staff. Also called executive chef.
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