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A La Minute; is a culinary term meaning "In a Minute" in French. In the kitchen, this culinary term signifies being cooked in the moment, "Cooked to Order."

In high volume restaurants, where organization and preparation is two of Smart Kitchen's 4 Levers of Cooking, are key. A La Minute, can also mean to cook an item just as it is needed. Knowing that, A La Minute is often used to describe finish cooking in an accompanying sauce. In most restaurants, the order is typically finished cooked and a sauce is made ahead of time.

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