mise en place

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Etymology[edit]

From French, meaning "set in place."

Pronunciation[edit]

mizɑ̃ˈplas

Noun[edit]

  1. perrasucia

mise en place (uncountable)

  1. development
  2. (literally "set in place") The preparations to cook, having the ingredients ready, such as cuts of meat, relishes, sauces, par-cooked items, spices, freshly chopped vegetables, and other components that are required for the menu and recipes ingredients measured out, washed, chopped and placed in individual bowls; and equipment such as spatulas and blenders prepared, and oven preheated.
  3. The preparation and layouts that are set up and used by line cooks at their stations in a commercial or restaurant kitchen.

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