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 The patisserie, with three metro locations, from chef Matt Knio is beloved for its beautiful and tasty array of French pastries including a variety of croissants, breads, cakes and tarts. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 1 Sep. 2023 Moroccan and Senegalese cafes line the streets of Paris alongside traditional boulangeries and patisseries. Jaweed Kaleem, Los Angeles Times, 20 July 2023 Featuring everything from fine dining and casual grab and go options, the restaurants will include a modern steakhouse, a trattoria-style Italian restaurant, coastal Mexican restaurant, an immersive stadium inspired sports bar, a full-service in-house patisserie, tons of outdoor dining, and more. Amber Love Bond, Forbes, 23 Mar. 2023 Expect delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones, and patisserie, with options for vegans and kids. Sarah Bray, Town & Country, 21 June 2023 Amar on the 17th floor, a first-floor patisserie, a more casual neighborhood restaurant located on the first and second floor, a speakeasy on the 18th floor, and the hotel’s chain-wide Long Bar will on the 17th floor. Christopher Muther,, 4 May 2023 In fact anything from a patisserie in France seems to have been conjured out of sugar, fairy dust and the dinner wishes of little girls. Zoe Li, CNN, 2 May 2023 Grossi, now baking in Brookline, launched the Newton patisserie with Kiangkaew and has mastered the offerings over the past few years. Ann Trieger Kurland,, 18 Apr. 2023 The 179-room property draws inspiration from the grand hotels of Europe and features a combination of guest rooms and suites, a signature restaurant overlooking Marion Square, a bar and lounge, a French patisserie, a spa, and a rooftop pool complete with a bar and cabanas. Talia Avakian, Travel + Leisure, 19 Apr. 2023 See More

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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 Sep. 2023.

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