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cordon bleu

1. noun One who has earned the highest distinction in one's field, especially a chef. After studying with master chefs in France, Betty became a cordon bleu herself.
2. adjective Of the highest distinction in one's field. After studying with master chefs in France, Betty became a cordon bleu chef herself.
3. adjective Of food that has been prepared to the highest standard. At a five-star restaurant like that, you're guaranteed to get a cordon bleu dish.
4. adjective Stuffed with ham and cheese and then fried, as in the dish chicken cordon bleu. You don't need to make me a fancy dish like chicken cordon bleu—I'm fine with chicken nuggets!
See also: cordon
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The chef, who has had a spell working in New York, said: "I've always known Cordon Bleu was the place to be as far as the best education is concerned.
Cointreau, President and Chief Executive Officer, Le Cordon Bleu and Francesco Galli, professor, School of Design, Politecnico Di Milano.
Lloyd said that as well as a practical cooking test - in which he made a salmon with nutmeg potato dish and an apple tarte tatin with creme Anglais - he had to complete a question and answer test about Le Cordon Bleu school.
Teaching at Le Cordon Bleu was an incredible experience and an honor.
Le Cordon Bleu - French for blue ribbon, and referring to a grand chef - was founded as a "culinary arts school" in Paris in 1895 and has since gained an international reputation, with 29 schools around the world teaching more than 20,000 students per year.
She says her dream was born in the early 1990s when was writing obituaries at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune: "I decided I wanted my own obituary to read, 'She earned a degree from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris.
Gourmet ski specialists Fish & Pips has the four-bedroom Chalet Braye in Meribel where guests will enjoy cordon bleu trained chefs cooking a four-course meal every night with a selection of wines and champagne.
BUSINESS is on the rise for Cordon Bleu patisserie chef Sophie Constable and the Wirral cake design business she set up last year.
Graeme Elliot, events manager for Garden Organic, said: "The sponsored meal does not have to be cordon bleu or 100 per cent organic, but adding some ingredients with an organic flavour not only helps raise the profile of the charity but also shows your friends how tasty organic food really is, especially if it is your own home grown produce.
Food was basic barley, oatmeal, stews, etc, certainly not the cordon bleu nonsense of today.
They prepared experimental batches of a stuffed pasta product, tortellini, and slightly pre-fried breaded reconstituted turkey steaks with cheese and ham filling, Cordon Bleu.
Chicken cordon bleu, liver and onions, duck leg confit, bourbon-marinated pork tenderloin and a grilled flatiron steak can now be found on the regular bill of fare.
The microwavable selections, Cordon Bleu and Broccoli & Cheese, can be ready to eat in less than three minutes.