[ kahy-sek-ee ]
/ ˈkaɪ sɛk i /
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a traditional type of Japanese cuisine in which a succession of very small, exquisite dishes are served:He is a master of kaiseki, which is as artistic as it is delicious.
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Origin of kaiseki
First recorded in 1915–20; Japanese: literally “meeting place,” equivalent to kai “meeting, gathering” + seki “a place, seat”
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Example sentences from the Web for kaiseki
His seasonal menus are kaiseki-style: elaborate multi-course meals served on a series of small plates.Chef Ooe Is Rehabbing Fukushima’s Food Scene at the Park Hyatt Tokyo|Brandon Presser|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kaiseki meals are a unique experience and have opened my eyes to a completely new way of dining that is art.