haute cuisine

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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The new Soviet elite continued to wolf haute cuisine with the same élan as their vodka-swilling Czarist predecessors. Jim Kempton, Orange County Register, "Follow the French: A look at the French influence on cuisine around the world," 2 Aug. 2019 Chandler traces fast food’s origins to the birth of White Castle in Wichita, tracks the rise of McDonald’s, KFC, and more, and compellingly argues that this un-haute cuisine is inextricably linked to American history. Tyler Aquilina, EW.com, "7 amazing, mouth-watering new food memoirs for summer reading (and cookout inspiration)," 11 July 2019 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

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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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English Language Learners Definition of haute cuisine

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

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