chafing dish

Definitions

Food

  • A dish with a spirit lamp or candles beneath, placed on the table in front of guests and used to keep food warm
  • A small portable bain-marie for use at the table
  • A shallow metal dish heated by a flame or an electric heater, used for cooking or holding hot foods beside the table or on a buffet table.

Travel

  • noun a dish which keeps food hot at the table
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