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Some dumb questions about "Kitchen Confidential"

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Some dumb questions about "Kitchen Confidential"

christina z | Jul 19, 2000 07:43 AM

I did a quick search for info before embarrassing
myself by asking these questions about "Kitchen
Confidential". Either I'm not a good search artist
or this info is such common knowledge that it
never hit the boards. Anyway, about the book -

What is a "dupe"? Is it a written food order?

What is a "commis"? I gather it's a cooking position
with less status than that of line cook but I'm not sure.

Lastly, who is (was?) "Bigfoot"?

BTW, I'm really loving the book.

cz

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