Brigade de cuisine

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Brigade de cuisine (, kitchen brigade) is a system of hierarchy found in restaurants and hotels employing extensive staff, commonly referred to as "kitchen staff" in English-speaking countries.wikipedia
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The kitchen brigade system is a hierarchy found in restaurants and hotels employing extensive staff, many of which use the word "chef" in their titles.


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A saucier or sauté chef is a position in the classical brigade style kitchen.

Pastry chef

The pastry chef is a member of the classic brigade de cuisine in a professional kitchen and is the station chef of the pastry department.


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Hors d'oeuvre

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Chef de partie

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The concept was developed by Georges Auguste Escoffier (1846-1935).

Cook (domestic worker)

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The term can refer to the head of kitchen staff in a great house or to the cook-housekeeper, a far less prestigious position involving more physical labour.


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The term for a busser in the classic brigade de cuisine system is commis de débarrasseur, or simply débarrasseur.

List of French desserts

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In France, a chef that prepares desserts and pastries is called a pâtissier, who is part of a kitchen hierarchy termed brigade de cuisine (kitchen staff).

French cuisine

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He created a system of "parties" called the brigade system, which separated the professional kitchen into five separate stations.