gas·​tron·​o·​my | \ ga-ˈsträ-nə-mē How to pronounce gastronomy (audio) \

Definition of gastronomy

1 : the art or science of good eating
2 : culinary customs or style Chinese gastronomy

Other Words from gastronomy

gastronomic \ ˌga-​strə-​ˈnä-​mik How to pronounce gastronomy (audio) \ or less commonly gastronomical \ ˌga-​strə-​ˈnä-​mi-​kəl How to pronounce gastronomy (audio) \ adjective

Examples of gastronomy in a Sentence

books about wine tasting and gastronomy
Recent Examples on the Web Enhancing the overall experience, the property is in the process of introducing programming across gastronomy and wellness. Lauren Jade Hill, Forbes, 18 July 2022 Blue Hill at Stone Barns has gained accolades from just about every corner of the food world (including two Michelin stars) for its groundbreaking approach to sustainable gastronomy. Tori Latham, Robb Report, 7 July 2022 Beyond the runway, the week-long event has expanded into a mix of fashion, beauty, music, art, charity, newest trends, gastronomy, luxury, and lifestyle, bridging the gap between Latin America and the United States. Corein Carter, Forbes, 13 June 2022 Among the criteria for selection are animal husbandry, species protection, animal stocks, biodiversity, zoo education, research, visitor numbers, animal keepers, marketing and gastronomy. Cecilia Rodriguez, Forbes, 12 June 2022 Today, the chef brings his passion for fresh seasonal ingredients to his gastronomy. Janelle Davis, CNN, 30 May 2022 Bradley’s signature is California gastronomy, which spotlights California ingredients and dishes in lighter, brighter and creative preparations. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 June 2022 Cheese and Tequila are both parts of Mexican gastronomy. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 1 May 2022 The newest tenant to sign a lease at the Foundry building Downtown combines golf and gastronomy in an urban oasis for golfers and partygoers alike. Randy Tucker, The Enquirer, 4 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of gastronomy

1814, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for gastronomy

French gastronomie, from Greek Gastronomia, title of a 4th century b.c. poem, from gastro- gastr- + -nomia -nomy

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28 Jul 2022

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“Gastronomy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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