When you work in a commercial kitchen, there's so much on your plate both literally and figuratively that it can be challenging to keep all the lingo straight. Often, and especially when it's busy, your coworkers in the back of the house or servers trying to juggle tables out on the floor will write shorthand on their tickets or call out slang terminology to the cooks. It's essential to know some basic culinary terms if you're going to pursue a career in a fast-paced restaurant kitchen, whether you go into fine dining or stay in the back of QSRs. Here are 26 terms you should familiarize... read more »