Effective kitchen communication is essential to a well-run operation. Chefs, managers, and owners all need to be confident that they are getting their point across clearly, whether they’re asking someone to cover a shift next Thursday or distinguishing between a counter (mostrador) and mustard (mostaza).
Kitchen Spanish is a handy, pocket-size collection of phrases and culinary and work vocabulary that provides quick clarity in everything from numbers and ingredients to weights, measures, and times. You’ll find templates for common workplace instructions, from to “Put that away in [location]” to “chop the [ingredient].” You’ll be able to say “Do you have everything ready?” “Do you need help?” and “If you have any questions, ask.”
At just 6.5 inches by 3.5 inches, it can live in your apron or pants pocket, ready to be whipped out when you need to be sure you’re saying what you mean to say.