A cook, especially the chief cook of a large kitchen staff. (noun)
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Use "chef" in a sentence
"In these modern times, the word "chef" has taken on a lot of meanings."
"Also, if the chef is a master, the roll would have been prepared with the size of my mouth taken into account."
"The 5-foot-11, 180-pound western Pennsylvania chef is the first person to eat a monstrosity called the Beer Barrel Belly Bruiser: a 15-pound burger with toppings and a bun that brought the total weight to 20.2 pounds."