haute cuisine

noun
haute cui·​sine | \ ˌōt-kwi-ˈzēn How to pronounce haute cuisine (audio) \

Definition of haute cuisine

: artful or elaborate cuisine especially : traditionally elaborate French cuisine

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Addison, a gilded gustatory temple where a 10-course tasting menu of its refined, contemporary haute cuisine costs $265 per person, was considered San Diego County’s only shoo-in for a Michelin star. Michele Parente, San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego joins dining elite as first Michelin star goes to Addison," 3 June 2019 Dozens of characters from fin-de-siècle Paris come alive again in these pages – this is history served as haute cuisine. Steve Donoghue, The Christian Science Monitor, "3 books for deep summer reading," 6 July 2018 The lunch-only sandwich shop has earned accolades from haute cuisine publications like Food & Wine and Bon Appétit, which named it America's best new restaurant of 2017. CBS News, "Inside the humble New Orleans sandwich shop hailed as America's best new restaurant," 23 June 2018 Their goal is to promote the generation of high-level knowledge and the training of qualified professionals in the gastronomic field, and to facilitate the sharing of insights between haute cuisine professionals and business sectors. Virginia Irurita, Town & Country, "How to Plan a Trip to Spain," 5 Oct. 2016 The book chronicles Susan and Peter Buckley’s world travel seeking the delights of haute cuisine. Carole Goldberg, courant.com, "Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar, Blanche McCrary Boyd To Give Book Talks," 2 May 2018 The South Rim isn't noted for its haute cuisine or any particular cuisine, for that matter. Irene Lechowitzky, latimes.com, "A klutz's guide to a weekend at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon," 5 Apr. 2018 Life as a Parisian woman is often portrayed as filled with couture, culture and haute cuisine. Alice Gayraud, Marie Claire, "La Maison des Femmes," 10 Mar. 2018 Valle de Guadalupe's restaurants serve up artistic, creative haute cuisine with a more palatable price than a comparable meal stateside. Nicole Evatt, chicagotribune.com, "Mexico wine country: Foodie paradise and tastings in Baja," 2 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of haute cuisine

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for haute cuisine

French, literally, high cooking

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haute cuisine

noun

English Language Learners Definition of haute cuisine

: cooking that is done in a very skillful and complicated way

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