ORDERING A SANDWICH IN ENGLISH
In this article, you will get familiar with some useful phrases to order a sandwich in English.
Type of bread
Ordering a sandwich, you will usually be asked to choose the type of bread you would like to order. For example, You could order “rye bread”, “white bread” or “wheat bread”.
John: “May I have one chicken sandwich please?”
Seller: “Sure, what kind of bread would you like?”
John: “Rye bread please.”
Or you may say…
Seller: “Would you like to place an order?”
John: “May I have one chicken sandwich with white bread please?”
You can also hear…
Seller:” Would you like white bread or brown bread?”
Sandwiches come with many ingredients these days. You may ask the waiter to exclude a certain ingredient if there is an ingredient that you don’t like. You can use the word “hold” with ingredients to show you don’t want them in your sandwich. For example: “hold the lettuce”.
There is a short conversation here:
Seller: “What would you like to order?”
John: “I’ll have one chicken sandwich with white bread please.”
John: “Please hold the tomato.”
You can also ask the waiter to add some extra ingredients such as “cheese”, “tomato” or “lettuce”, to your sandwich. You can also ask the waiter to add sauces such as “mayonnaise” or “mustard”.
John: “Can you add lettuce to my cheese chicken please.”
Or you may also say…
John: “May I have one chicken sandwich with extra ketchup please.”
In order to have less stress, decide on bread and the ingredients you want before getting to the counter. And then enjoy your desired sandwich.