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"Sweep the kitchen"
What does "Sweep the kitchen" mean?
If you hear a waitress say "Sweep the kitchen" at a diner or restaurant, it's just another way to say "Order of hash." Also referred to as "Sweep the floor" or "Sweepings." There are hundreds of other popular diner lingo phrases - to learn more, check out the links below or browse the rest of our restaurant slang dictionary.

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