chefnoun [ C ]uk /ʃef/ us /ʃef/
She is head chef at the Waldorf Astoria.
- That was an excellent meal! My compliments to the chef.
- Shapur's restaurant now has an excellent new young chef Glyn Fussell.
- The head chef runs the hotel kitchen with strict discipline and efficiency.
- He's not exactly a master chef - he makes out the orders at the local burger bar.
- A couple of the kitchen staff are on holiday so I'm having to be chef tonight.