Definition of à la fourchette in US English:

à la fourchette

(also a la fourchette)


  • Chiefly as postpositive. Eaten with a fork, indicating a meal of such substance and content as to require simple cutlery. Frequently in "breakfast à la fourchette": a hearty breakfast typically eaten late morning or at lunchtime.


Early 19th century. From French à la fourchette from à la + fourchette.