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haute cuisine

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Pronunciation: /ˌəʊt kwɪˈziːn
 
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Definition of haute cuisine in English:

noun

[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.

Origin

French, literally 'high cookery'.

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