- He imparted his embarrassment to his chef: " 'Be of good faith, your Eminence, ' was the reply, 'both shall appear and enjoy the reception so justly their due. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
- For anything I know my fourth sub- chef may be an agent of some European Government. - "The Grand Babylon Hotel", Arnold Bennett.
- " I guess it was your friend the assistant chef," said Mrs. Mifflin. - "The Haunted Bookshop", Christopher Morley.