- Maître d'hôtel is defined as a sauce made from parsley, lemon juice, salt, pepper and melted butter.
An example of maître d'hôtel used as an adjective is "maître d'hôtel butter" which is often placed on broiled meat or as a simple sauce for pasta.
- The definition of a maître d'hôtel is a headwaiter or host.
An example of a maître d'hôtel is the individual who decides where the customer will sit and takes them to their table at a restaurant.
A maitre d'hotel.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- a butler or steward; major-domo
- a hotel manager
- a headwaiter
- with a sauce of melted butter, parsley, and lemon juice or vinegar
Origin: Fr, literally , master of the house
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