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restaurantclick to hear

Business establishment where people pay to eat a meal prepared on the premises and served at their table; a restaurant’s quality and prices vary depending on the menu.
restaurant wine steward maître d’hôtel bartender wine cellar pay phone staff entrance staff coatroom freezer refrigerator buffet store room office bar counter bar stool booth bar customers’ restrooms coat check customers’ entrance refrigerators dining room refrigerated display case service table

wine steward click to hear

Person in charge of the wine cellar; the wine steward helps customers choose a wine and sometimes serves it as well.

maître d’hôtel click to hear

Person who manages the reservation system, greets customers and supervises the dining room staff.

bartender click to hear

Person responsible for preparing and serving drinks.

wine cellar click to hear

Cabinet for keeping wine at constant temperature and humidity.

pay phone click to hear

Telephone located in public places; it functions when coins or payment cards are inserted into the phone box.

staff entrance click to hear

staff coatroom click to hear

Room near the entrance where employees store their clothes, hats, umbrellas and such.

freezer click to hear

Appliance that maintains an average temperature of -18°C; it freezes food to preserve it.

refrigerator click to hear

Appliance that maintains an average temperature of 4°C; it is used for storing and chilling food.

buffet click to hear

Table on which hot and cold dishes are made available so that people can serve themselves.

store room click to hear

Room for storing nonperishable items.

office click to hear

Workplace for administrative personnel.

bar counter click to hear

Raised narrow counter on which drinks are served.

bar stool click to hear

Chair without arms that allows people to sit at the same level as the bar counter.

booth click to hear

Separate compartment for small groups.

bar click to hear

Area with a counter and often tables where alcoholic drinks are sold.

customers’ restrooms click to hear

Rooms equipped with toilets and sinks.

coat check click to hear

Space near the entrance where customers check their coats, hats, umbrellas and such.

customers’ entrance click to hear

refrigerators click to hear

Appliances that maintain an average temperature of 4°C; they are used for chilling and storing drinks.

dining room click to hear

Room designed and furnished for serving meals; its decor often reflects the type of food served.

refrigerated display case click to hear

Refrigerated unit for storing cold dishes that are prepared in advance.

service table click to hear

Furniture used for making extra utensils available to staff so they can provide fast service.