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Task Description
Watch the video and complete the exercises - fill in the gaps, multiple choice and comprehension questions.
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Find out the meanings of some common 'restaurant lingo'. Maybe someone is "in the weeds" or perhaps something is "dying" - what does it really mean?
Video source
Kitchen Slang 101
Video length
4 minutes 38 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1), Upper-intermediate (B2)
Student type
This resource is intended for:Adults, Business/professional students
adults
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business-professional
Business/professional students
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This resource is licensed by BlackbirdSarah under the Creative Commons Attribution License.
Upload date
7/2/2022
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Guess the end.
What should you say if you are walking around a corner to let others know?
2. Choose the correct options.
Which are other examples of safety words?
hot
heavy
behind
sharp
below
3. Unmix the sentence.
"Back
of
house"
is
all
the
kitchen
staff.
4. Guess the end.
What is the slang term for an 'expeditor'?
5. Guess the end.
What does an expeditor do?
6. Fill the gap.
The line cooks puton the pass.
7. Guess the end.
What does 'to sell' mean is you are working BOH in a restaurant kitchen?
8. Fill the gap.
The dining room is known as
9. Guess the end.
What do tickets tell you?
10. Unmix the sentence.
When
someone
says
'all
day',
they
are
asking
for
the
total
amount
of
a
certain
item.
11. Guess the end.
What does 'dying mean'?
12. Fill the gap.
If something is 'dead', it means it canbe served.
13. Correct the wrong word.
'Kill it' means rare steak.
14. Guess the end.
What should you do if you are told to 'fire' something?
15. Guess the end.
What should you say if you need something as soon as possible?
16. Unmix the sentence.
If
someone
tells
me
they're
plating,
it
means
they're
putting
food
on
the
plate.
17. Guess the end.
When someone asks 'how far out is it?', what do they mean?
18. Fill the gap.
is the same thing as selling.
19. Correct the wrong word.
Service is the whole time what we are serving food.
20. Guess the end.
If someone says 'it's in my hand', what do they mean?
21. Correct the wrong word.
When something is 86ed, that means we're just almost out of that item.
22. Choose the correct options.
If someone needs help, they might say they are ...
drowning
in the sea
in the weeds
weeding
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