restaurateur


res·tau·ra·teur

noun \ˌres-tə-rə-ˈtər\

: a person who owns or manages a restaurant

Full Definition of RESTAURATEUR

:  the operator or proprietor of a restaurant

Variants of RESTAURATEUR

res·tau·ra·teur also res·tau·ran·teur \-ˌrän-\

Origin of RESTAURATEUR

French restaurateur, from Late Latin restaurator restorer, from Latin restaurare
First Known Use: 1796

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