Definition of field kitchen in English:

field kitchen

noun

  • A mobile cooking facility equipped to provide hot food to troops or refugees.

    ‘the squadron deployed its own field kitchen to provide fresh rations’
    • ‘Even more welcome were the large field kitchens which were needed to cope with the feeding arrangements.’
    • ‘We're using field kitchens designed to feed 300 people and we're coping with double that.’
    • ‘Schindler obtained a contract with the Germans to supply mess kits and field kitchen pots to the German army.’
    • ‘As a result of his training he has travelled the world and set up field kitchens wherever he has seen service.’
    • ‘He said that 15,000 people who had been left homeless by the earthquake would be accommodated in 20 tent camps equipped with field kitchens.’
    • ‘Until a week ago, their food was prepared in pots on open fires because no field kitchen was available.’
    • ‘Sixteen field kitchens are providing hot meals for the displaced.’
    • ‘Chefs cooked up Christmas dinner with all the trimmings for 350 hungry children - from a field kitchen at a Colchester school!’
    • ‘Getting decent hot food from the field kitchens to the front line trenches could be impossible when a battle was either imminent or in full flow.’
    • ‘Tens of thousands of tents, along with field kitchens and mobile hospital units, were being rushed to the region.’