- the owner or manager of a restaurant.
Origin of restaurateur
Examples from the Web for restauranteurs
Contemporary Examples of restauranteurs
It's a system that mostly benefits restaurant critics and a select few relatively impecunious friends of restauranteurs.In Defense of the 5 O'Clock Reservation
October 12, 2012
Historical Examples of restauranteurs
According to the statements of restauranteurs this type says, "I will try anything once."How to Analyze People on Sight
Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
- a person who owns or runs a restaurant
Word Origin for restaurateur
Word Origin and History for restauranteurs
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.