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|A la|| |
Synonyms - Ala
A French phrase used in menu writing to indicate the style of preparation - eg; Chicken Ala King etc.
|A la Carte|| |
Items prepared to order as per the guest choice from the menu.
Accommodation Charges or Revenues related to Room.
|Access Aisle|| |
An aisle that is a necessary part of an accessible parking space.The aisle allows disabled individuals with a device, such as a wheelchair, to enter and exit vehicles and travel to the sidewalk or building entrance.
Before there was the word ‘hotel’ there was the word accommodation or places for travellers, which has a more extensive meaning than the word ‘hotel’. However, the hotel is the accommodation for travellers who wish to have lodging through payment to the proprietor.
Acidic / Acid - foods such as citrus juice, vinegar and wine that have a sour or sharp flavour (most foods are slightly acidic); acids have a pH of less than 7.
|Adjoining Rooms|| |
Guest rooms located side by side without a connecting door between them.
Synonyms - Achievement Factor
|Affiliated Hotel|| |
Synonyms - Affiliate Hotel
A hotel that is a member of a chain, franchise, or referral system. Membership provides special advantages, particularly a national reservation system.
Synonyms - Aging
Ageing in Kitchen - The process of allowing the natural tenderisation of meats over time in a controlled environment.
Ageing in AR - The number of days the city ledger bill / AR bill is outstanding.
|Al Dente|| |
A French phrase meaning firm to the bite, not soft or mushy.
The principal protein found in egg whites.
Known as a base, any substance with a pH higher than 7 eg: baking soda is one of the few alkaline foods.