cordon bleu

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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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There was Anton Pages, a Cordon Bleu executive in charge of the diploma program, as well as bubbly Maribel Parungao, a kitchen assistant who came to Paris 17 years ago from Candaba, Pampanga.
He has even arranged for a cordon bleu cook to furnish the gourmet delights and also invited his best friend Robert along as a suitable alibi.
The trip will have a food-and-wine theme, as well as culinary celebrities such as Sven Erik Renaa, manager of the champion Norwegian national culinary team; GwA[c]naA'l Laroche of Burgundy's Domaine Laroche winery; and Marc Cummings, a Cordon Bleu master chef and star of TV's "The Very Best of Everything." The cruise will take place on board the Crystal Serenity and is scheduled to start July 5 in Copenhagen and reach Stockholm, visiting 10 ports.
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They're the perfect antidote to the average day when the ironing pile couldn't be conquered by a Sherpa with a sat-nav, the credit card bill has thudded through the door and the family is waiting for a cordon bleu feast to emerge from the microwave.
These include attending a dinner dance and a country house weekend, cooking a cordon bleu diner party, wine tasting and dressmaking.
Katie, a mum of two with another on the way, said: "Friends were asking Natalie, a cordon bleu chef, to make children's food to fill up their freezers.
"The difference between a great or a bad manager is the difference between me and a Cordon Bleu chef," he says.