SS Ile de France Large Format Dinner Menu - 5 October 1949

Front Cover, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Wednesday, 5 October 1949.

Front Cover of a Vintage Large Format First Class Dinner Menu from Wednesday, 5 October 1949 on board the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line featured Young Turkey with Chestnuts à la Dauphinoise, Supreme of Brill Boulonnaise, and Iced Petits Fours "Isle-de-France" for dessert. GGA Image ID # 15ab1eb7fe

Menu Items

Hors-d'Œuvre

  • Green Olives
  • Black Olives
  • Celery in Branch
  • Normandie Butter
  • Terrine of Chicken
  • Centenaire Salad
  • Fresh Small Mushrooms Ravigote
  • Tunny Marinette
  • Iced Grapefruit with Alsatian Kirsch

Soup

  • Tomato Green Washington
  • Celestine Consommé
  • Onion Soup with Parmesan

Eggs

  • Omelet à L'Espagnole
  • Soft Boiled Eggs Soubise

Fish

  • Supreme of Brill Boulonnaise
  • Cold Bass à la Parisienne

Special French Dish

  • Young Turkey with Chestnuts à la Dauphinoise

Vegetables

  • Fressh String Beans in Butter
  • Artichokes Hollandaise Sauce
  • Celery in Madeira Wine
  • Rice Creole
  • Muslin Potatoes
  • Baked Potatoes
  • Parsley Potatoes
  • Allumettes Potatoes

Pastries

  • Macaroni à l'Italienne

Roast

  • Roast Sirloin Steak à la Broche

From the Grill (10 Minutes)

  • Broiled Rump steak with Onions

Cold Buffet

  • York Ham - Ardennes Ham - Virginia Ham
  • Cold Young Turkey Cranberry Sauce
  • Roast beef with Gherkins
  • Loin of Veal Mayonnaise
  • Lamb Mint Sauce
  • Cold Chicken
  • Rack of Pork
  • Smoked Ox Tongue

Salad

  • Lorenzo Salad
  • Field Salad
  • Celery and Beetroot
  • Scarole Salad

Cheese

  • Emmenthal – Brie – Petit Suisse — Camembert

Entremets

  • Favorite Ice Cream in cup
  • Coffee lce Cream
  • Normand Apple Pie
  • Nantaise Flat Cake
  • Bavaroise Nelusko
  • Semolina Pudding
  • Iced Petits Fours "Isle-de-France"

Stewed Fruit

  • Stewed Pears

Fruits

  • Basket of Fruits

Wines

  • Bourgogne Blanc Supérieur
  • Bordeaux Rouge Supérieur
  • Bordeaux Blanc Supérieur

Infusions

  • French Coffee - American Coffee - Sanka Coffee
  • China Tea - Ceylon Tea - Orange Pekoe
  • Camomille – Mint - Linden Tea - Vervain

Menu Selections, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Wednesday, 5 October 1949.

Menu Selections, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Wednesday, 5 October 1949. GGA Image ID # 15ab27b19a

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