How can I help you? Domenico’s. How can I help you? I would like to make a reservation. When would you like to book a table? How many people is it for? Will it be for lunch or for dinner? Our restaurant requires a dress code. Your reservation is on the 7th at nine o’clock.
On the phone (2) We are fully booked on that day Sir / Madam May I suggest on the eighth (8th) instead? Would you like us to call you if there are any cancellations? Can I have your name please? Can you spell that please? I am (very) sorry Sir / Madam. Could you spell that?
Welcome to our restaurant. Welcome to our restaurant. Do you have a reservation? Welcome to our restaurant. Four people right? I am sorry, we are full today/this evening. Would you mind waiting? It will be around ten minutes. Your table will be ready in a couple of minutes.
Welcome to our restaurant (2) Please follow me. This way please. Here you are. This is your table. I am sorry, but there are no free tables by the window. Would you like something to drink? I will bring you the menu.
Offering Here’s the menu Sir / Madam. The day’s specials are … We have a set menu for lunch. We have a free buffet for lunch during the week. Here’s the wine list. Take your time. If you have any questions, please ask.
Taking food orders (1) Are you ready to order? Would you like anything else? What would you like for starters? Very good choice Sir / Madam. What would you like for the main course? I would like to order from the set menu. What do you suggest?
Taking food orders (2) I suggest the roastbeef. The sommelier will be here presently to suggest some wines. Would you like to order some desert? Are you being served? I am very sorry your waiter will be here presently.
Problems and requests. Is everything fine? Are you enjoying the food? This food is overcooked. This fish is not fresh. This food is undercooked. Can I have a cruet for the salad please? Can I have salt and pepper?
Problems and requests (2) Can you please bring me some more bread? I would like some water, please. Would you like some more wine? Would you like some more water? May I take your plate, Sir / Madam? I am very sorry Sir / Madam, I will take it back to the kitchen.
Problems and requests (3) I will speak to the chef. My apologies, it will not happen again. I am very sorry, I have just been told that we are out of the fish you ordered. May I suggest the crab cakes instead? This glass is dirty. Sorry Sir / Madam, I will bring you another one.
Payments. May I have the bill please? Here’s the bill Sir / Madam. Excuse me, there is a mistake. I did not order this. My apologies Sir / Madam, I will correct it straightaway. Will you be paying cash or by credit card? May I have some ID? Thank you.
Payments (2) I am sorry Sir /Madam, but the computer says your card is cancelled. Do you have any others. We accept restaurant tickets. We don’t accept restaurant tickets. Here’s your change.
Pots and pans ENGLISH SPANISH SAUCEPAN CAZO ESTÁNDAR SKILLET SARTÉN SAUCIER CAZO PARA SALSAS SAUTÉ PAN SARTÉN PARA SALTEAR POT CAZUELA/PUCHERO FRYING PAN SARTÉN (PARA FREIR)
KNIVES ENGLISH SPANISH PARING KNIFE CUCHILLO MONDADOR BONING KNIFE CUCHILLO DE DESHUESAR FILET KNIFE CUCHILLO DE FILETEAR FRENCH/CHEF’S KNIFE CUCHILLO DEL CHEF SERRATED SLICER CUCHILLO PARA EL PAN
IS IT COOKED? ENGLISH SPANISH RARE CASI CRUDO MEDIUM RARE POCO HECHO MEDIUM AL PUNTO MEDIUM WELL HECHO WELL DONE MUY HECHO
CUTTING VEGETABLES (1) ENGLISH SPANISH FINE JULIENNE JULIANA FINA JULIENNE JULIANA BATONNET BASTONES BRUNOISE BRUNOISE MACÉDOINE MACEDONIA PARMENTIER PARMENTIER
CUTTING VEGETABLES (2) ENGLISH SPANISH BIAS / ASIAN EN DIAGONAL /AL BIES CHIFFONADE CHIFFONADE OBLIQUE EN “V” PAYSANNE CUADRADOS PLANOS RONDELLE RODAJAS TOURNÉ TORNEADO
PARTS OF THE FISH ENGLISH SPANISH HEAD CABEZA FISHBONE RASPA FILET FILETES GILLS AGALLAS FINS ALETAS SCALES ESCAMAS VISCERA VISCERAS