Kitchens are the heart of your home—and your restaurant.
As you know, the back of the house is constantly busy, so your team needs to streamline every process, including how they communicate. That’s why almost every kitchen has its own lingo, full of acronyms and abbreviations that only make sense to those in the know.
While some vary from restaurant to restaurant, there are a few consistent ones in the industry.
From order tickets to expediting, there’s a lot of new vocabulary to learn if you’re just starting in the restaurant business. To help you get up to speed, we’ve compiled a list of common kitchen and restaurant terms from A-Z—along with definitions and explanations of how they’re used.
Here’s a list of all the most common kitchen terms you need to know to run your business or work in a kitchen.