pa·​tis·​se·​rie | \ pə-ˈti-sə-rē How to pronounce patisserie (audio) , pä-\
variants: or pâtisserie

Definition of patisserie

2 : a pastry shop

Examples of patisserie in a Sentence

a delicious selection of French patisserie
Recent Examples on the Web On June 11, Dayleen Coleman opened this petite patisserie in the Shops at Lake San Marcos. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "5 to try: New North County restaurants for Mexican, Mediterranean and more," 22 Aug. 2019 There are entrepreneurs like Le15 patisserie chef Pooja Dhingra who were mentioned, too. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz India, "A new fundraising site will let fans hang out with Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt—for a cause," 20 Aug. 2019 It’s hard to pass this charming French patisserie without stopping for a treat: croissants, cinnamon rolls, apple strudel, éclairs, napoleons, cream puffs and much more. Irene Lechowitzky, Los Angeles Times, "Durango, Colo., is all about pizza, pastries and a secret speakeasy on this weekend trip," 8 Aug. 2019 With the free time to follow her heart, Coleman enrolled in the patisserie program at Le Cordon Bleu culinary school in London. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Social worker-turned-baker finds sweet success with career change," 25 July 2019 The patisserie also has another St. Paul location, in addition to the original spot in Minneapolis. Jess Fleming, Twin Cities, "Schmidt Brewery Rathskeller to house Rose Street Patisserie cafe, Worker B spa," 24 June 2019 As the ship plowed through the East China Sea, passengers ate their way through more more than a dozen onboard restaurants, including an American grill, an English pub and a French patisserie. Laura Mallonee, WIRED, "Forget the Bahamas. China's Cruises Are Where It's At," 10 June 2019 The wine bar would not serve food, but would serve charcuterie, patisserie and desserts. Jeff Rumage, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A wine bar could be coming to Capitol Drive in Shorewood," 10 June 2019 Plus, the trend is not limited to French patisseries. Ashley Day, USA TODAY, "Creative croissants across the country," 18 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of patisserie

1594, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for patisserie

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

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The first known use of patisserie was in 1594

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English Language Learners Definition of patisserie

: a shop that sells cakes, cookies, etc. : a pastry shop
: the things that are sold in a patisserie

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