Pronunciation: [PREHT-zoh FEE-soh]
Italian for "fixed price," referring to a complete meal served by a restaurant or hotel for a preset price. The French counterpart is prix fixe.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.