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gourmet (noun) one who knows and likes good food and drink.
One who knows and likes good food and drink is a gourmet. A gourmet can tell good food and drink from bad ones, and can judge the quality and taste of food. A gourmet is a connoisseur of food and drink. One who appreciates and enjoys the flavor and taste of food and drink, or a highly discriminating eater, is a gourmet.
- I know a restaurant in the city, which is a gourmet's paradise. No person who knows and enjoys good food and drink has any complaints about it.
- Karl is a real gourmet, and his wife finds it very difficult to cook to the satisfaction of his taste, so very often he cooks for himself.