In European languages there's a phrase you can say when you or a waiter serves food. For example,
- bon appetit (French/English) - buen provecho (Spanish)
Does Chinese have a similar phrase?
The typical phrase spoken when serving food is
Like Semaphore said 请慢用 is good for very formal circumstances.
In less formal circumstances you can say something like 慢慢吃 - which basically has the same meaning. This can also be used among family and friends.
Thank you for your interest in this question.
Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count).
Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?