What is another word for maitre d?
15 synonyms found
[ mˈe͡ɪtə dˈiː], [ mˈeɪtə dˈiː], [ m_ˈeɪ_t_ə d_ˈiː]
The term maitre d', short for maitre d'hotel, is a French term that refers to the headwaiter or manager in a restaurant, who is responsible for the dining room and overseeing the staff. While the term is widely used in the hospitality industry, there are a few other synonyms that can be used in its place. These include restaurant manager, host or hostess, maÃ®tre d'hÃ´tel, dining room manager, or simply, manager. In general, any term that conveys a sense of authority and control over the dining room, and an ability to lead and manage a team of staff, can be used as a synonym for maitre d'.