English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French restauratrice, feminine type of restaurateur.

Noun[edit]

restauratrice (plural restauratrices)

  1. A feminine restaurateur.
    • 1935, The American-Scandinavian Evaluation, The American-Scandinavian Basis, web page 378, column 1:

      Gerda Simonson, a Swedish restauratrice with a few years of expertise in New York, has compiled 300 selection recipes for snacks and tidbits.

    • 1936, Henry Albert Phillips, White Elephants within the Caribbean: Magic Journey By means of All of the West Indies, Robert M. McBride & Firm, web page 85:

      A restauratrice seated on a Socony can. She has a tray with bananas, bread and a tin pot of bean-paste soup.

    • 1955, Dock Leaves, web page 42:

      Away from his occupational Hell, nothing is happier than Kyffin dancing a gangling Welsh reel, or being proposed to by an unlimited Alsatian restauratrice in Soho.

    • 1959, Companions: The Journal of Labor and Administration, web page 64:

      A restauratrice who fired the dishwasher and let her canine clear the plates by licking them ought to be given a five-month suspended sentence.

    • 1961, Patricia Murphy, Glow of Candlelight: The Story of Patricia Murphy, Prentice-Corridor, web page 8:

      Nicely, there you could have a glimpse of Eleanor Patricia Murphy Kiernan, restauratrice and enterprise lady, horticulturist, horsewoman, aviatrix, hostess and world traveller because the world sees her.

    • 1990, West’s Southern Reporter, web page 1214, column 2:

      The appellant, Helen Chavez, is a restauratrice in Tampa []

    • 1976, William Fifield, Modigliani, New York, N.Y.: William Morrow and Firm, →ISBN, web page 148:

      Rosalie, for instance, the restauratrice within the Rue Campagne-Première, in whose hole-in-the-wall everybody ate—Modigliani, Jeanne Hébuterne, Vlaminck, even, it’s stated, Picasso—referred to as him Amedeo.

    • 1992, Jeanne Harman; Harry E. Harman, III, Georgia at Its Finest, Rutledge Hill Press, →ISBN, web page 216:

      As if the Nygren/Dailey saga didn’t already sound too eventful to be true, Steve Nygren added the ultimate romantic contact by selecting as his bride the daughter of considered one of Atlanta’s most well-known regional restauratrices, Margaret Kennon Lupo, of Mary Mac’s.

    • 1992, The Durham College Journal, web page 272:

      Sturdily English working-class, she was freed from these unusual bonds, of continental provenance, partially historically filial, partially historically financial, that fettered Adelaide to her mom, Madame Foltinowicz, as her literary descendant Annette was fettered to that different redoubtable Soho restauratrice, Madame Lamotte.

    • 1997, David Bret, Maria Callas: The Tigress and the Lamb, Robson Books, →ISBN, web page 244:

      An identical outfit had been commissioned by Gloria Magnus, the Capri-based Cockney socialite and restauratrice whom Maria had met throughout one her journeys to see Gracie Fields – a infamous man-eater whom one journalist had described as ‘coming free with each course’, and a minimum of one Italian newspaper drew comparisons between the 2.

    • 1999, Alice Waters, “Introduction”, in Richard Olney, editor, Reflexions, New York, N.Y.: Brick Tower Press, →ISBN, pages 9–10:

      My proudest second as a seasoned restauratrice happened one afternoon at Chez Panisse a number of years in the past, when Richard rose to talk to a gaggle of French winemakers he was accompanying on a tour of California wineries.

    • 2007, Miranda Purves, “Alice Give Thanks”, in Elle, web page 305, column 1:

      Although in reality I’m on my strategy to a harvest lunch hosted by legendary restauratrice Alice Waters in honor of Cannard, who for 21 years has provided nearly all of produce for Chez Panisse, in spirit I discover myself inside scrabbling distance of my childhood, and all of a sudden I’m sobbing so arduous I’ve to drag over.

Synonyms[edit]


Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From restaurateur +‎ -rice.

Noun[edit]

restauratrice f (plural restauratrices)

  1. feminine equal of restaurateur

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

restauratrice f (plural restauratrici)

  1. feminine equal of restauratore

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