Definition of haute cuisine in English:

haute cuisine

Line breaks: haute cuis|ine
Pronunciation: /ˌəʊt kwɪˈziːn


[mass noun]
High-quality cooking following the style of traditional French cuisine: chefs well versed in haute cuisine
More example sentences
  • By 1900, skilled chefs were turning out elaborate multicourse meals in the style of French haute cuisine for the wealthy.
  • Auguste Escoffier invented the French haute cuisine and extolled its virtues throughout Europe.
  • We never meet the jury but we know have seen them around exam times and know they are older extremely traditional haute cuisine chefs.


French, literally 'high cookery'.

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