(1). A cooking inspired term that is used to describe when too many people have been brought in on a project and it muddies the water. This usually results in whining, arguments and overcooked souffles.
“There are definitely too many cooks in the kitchen on their end. We were on the phone with them for over an hour and all we got out of it was the name they may or may not use, Joan’s dogs name and what sounded like half a lunch order.”