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 Kristen Farmer Hall and Victor King’s bandit patisserie, a bakery and cafe concept, will open Friday. William Thornton |, al, "bandit patisserie opening Friday in Homewood," 30 Oct. 2019 To assemble the pastries, make a few quick slashes with a sharp knife and a flourishing twist to form a patisserie-level structure, spoon in the puree, cream and streusel and the pastries are ready to bake. Washington Post, "This pretty breakfast Danish is as easy to make as a toaster waffle," 14 Oct. 2019 Food offerings will include a West African restaurant, a patisserie, a French bistro, Pan-Asian street food and Mexican-Korean cooking. Josie Sexton, The Denver Post, "Boulder’s first food hall opens next month with international fare, a rooftop lounge and a nightclub," 17 Sep. 2019 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

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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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16 Nov 2019

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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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