- the owner or manager of a restaurant.
Origin of restaurateur
Examples from the Web for restauranteur
Contemporary Examples of restauranteur
“The cost of doing business,” one restauranteur told a Cianci biographer.Can America’s Favorite Ex-Con Mayor Win Again?
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Historical Examples of restauranteur
And a smart New York restauranteur recently made a "cover charge" of twenty-five cents for bread and butter and ice-water.The Personality of American Cities
Shad is a most satisfactory substitute for the French restauranteur's delight—loup de mer.
No French restauranteur worthy the name ever kept dead fish in stock, for nothing deteriorates so quickly.
- a person who owns or runs a restaurant
Word Origin for restaurateur
Word Origin and History for restauranteur
1796, from French restaurateur, agent noun from restaurer "to restore" (see restaurant) on model of Late Latin restaurator "restorer." Native form restauranter is recorded from 1877.