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omakase

Line breaks: oma|kase
Pronunciation: /əʊməˈkaseɪ
 
, əʊˈmakəseɪ
 
/

Definition of omakase in English:

noun

(In a Japanese restaurant) a type of meal consisting of dishes selected by the chef: we had the five-course omakase [as modifier]: Jonathan suggests the omakase menu
More example sentences
  • He tries to introduce his American customers to more traditional Japanese flavors through his omakase, or chef's choice, menu.
  • If you are a first-timer, it can often be a good thing to put yourself in the chef's hands and order an omakase, where the chef feeds you cool things and you get to experiment more or less safely.
  • The chef's basic omakase starts at $40.

Origin

Japanese, literally 'respectfully leaving another to decide what is best'.

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