from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The chef who is second in authority in a restaurant or kitchen, ranking below the head chef.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The chef underneath the head chef in the chef's hierarchy.
French : sous, under + chef, chef.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French (Wiktionary)