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|Continental Breakfast|| |
A small morning meal that usually includes a beverage, rolls, butter, and jam or marmalade. The traditional Continental BF consisted simply of hot croissant, brioche or toast, butter and preserves and coffee as the beverage. The current trend in the continental BF menu is towards offering a wider variety of choices.
|Continental Plan|| |
Synonyms - CP, Bed and Breakfast
One of the most common/preferred billing arrangement which includes room and continental breakfast.
|Convenience Food|| |
Convenience Food - Any food which has been partially or fully prepared by the manufacturer or producer.
Course - A food or group of foods server at one time or intended to be eaten together.
Cover - Cover is the space on the table allotted for table-wares to the guest to consume his/her meal. The standard size of the cover is 24'' X 18''.
|Cream until light|
Crimp: To seal together by making a decorative edge.
Synonyms - Dealer
|Cruise Ships|| |
Synonyms - Ocean Liner, Passenger Ships
Synonyms - Curdle, Break
Curdling (Break) - When liquid such as milk. or a mixture such as a sauce loses its ability to hold particles or oils it contains in suspension. This is normally caused by exposure to a rapid temperature change or excess heat. The term break is also known as 'Curdling / Curdle'.
|Cut in Shortening|
Synonyms - Cut-off Date
The dates agreed upon between a group and a hotel after which all unreserved rooms in the group's block will be released back to the general availability.
|Cyclical Menu|| |
Cyclical Menu - Menu that changes daily for a certain number of days eg: from Monday to Friday, and then repeats again.