pa·​tis·​se·​rie pə-ˈti-sə-rē How to pronounce patisserie (audio)
variants or pâtisserie
: a pastry shop

Examples of patisserie in a Sentence

a delicious selection of French patisserie
Recent Examples on the Web Glass House Café is the hotel's on-site patisserie with coffee, pastries, and sweets for grab-and-go fare. Susmita Baral, Travel + Leisure, 10 June 2024 Joseph Poupon opened the patisserie in 1986 and Deadman worked there as a pastry chef before taking over the entire operation. Amanda Yeager, Baltimore Sun, 29 Feb. 2024 There’s also the Crêpes Suzette, prepared with vanilla ricotta crème patisserie and orange; and the Croque Madame, layered with black forest ham, mornay, Gruyère and sunny side eggs. Jillian Dara, Peoplemag, 16 Apr. 2024 Mado Paris French Bakery & Cafe has made its sweet return in Rock Hill — but its owners are asking customers to enjoy the patisserie with a generous side of patience. Jenny Hartley, Charlotte Observer, 25 Jan. 2024 Milk Chocolate Spring Flowers Easter Egg, £38.50, Bettys (350 grams) The Yorkshire tea room and patisserie has proffered high-end sweets for more than 100 years. Helen Chandler-Wilde, Fortune Europe, 22 Mar. 2024 The finishing touches were also being made to Bonbon Café, Angelo Musa’s Instagram-pretty patisserie, as well as the al-fresco Veranda bar with its chic, Parisian garden brasserie styling. Chrissie McClatchie, Travel + Leisure, 5 Mar. 2024 Lunch is at the very traditional French patisserie Maison Nico. Bon Appétit Contributor, Bon Appétit, 23 Feb. 2024 Cookie cutters, mini spatulas, piping bags, gift bags, and more are sure to turn your kitchen into a proper Parisian patisserie. Sophie Dodd, Peoplemag, 29 Nov. 2023

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Word History


French pâtisserie, from Middle French pastiserie, from pasticier to make pastry, from Old French *pastitz cake, from Vulgar Latin *pasticium, from Late Latin pasta dough

First Known Use

1594, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of patisserie was in 1594

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Cite this Entry

“Patisserie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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