SS Ile de France Large Format Dinner Menu - 7 October 1949

Front Cover, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Friday, 7 October 1949.

Front Cover of a Vintage Large Format First Class Dinner Menu from Friday, 7 October 1949 on board the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line featured Veal Cutlet Poelee Bordelaise, Saumon Trout in Jelly with Chambertin Wine, and Ice Cup Eugenie for dessert. GGA Image ID # 15ab4ea4e5

Menu Items

Hors-d'Œuvre

  • Green Olives
  • Black Olives
  • Celery in Branch
  • Charentes Butter
  • Tomato Surprise
  • Terrine of Chicken
  • Niçoise Salad
  • Sardines in Oil
  • Honey Dew Melon

Soup

  • Vegetable Cream
  • Royal Consommé
  • Onion Soup with Parmesan

Eggs

  • Omelet Paysanne
  • Eggs Cocotte with Cream

Fish

  • Filet of Brill Galliera
  • Saumon Trout in Jelly with Chambertin Wine

Special French Dish

  • Veal Cutlet Poelee Bordelaise

Vegetables

  • Fresh String Beans in Insigny Butter
  • Eggplant Monégasque
  • Endives Meunière
  • Rice Tomato Sauce
  • Muslin Potatoes
  • Baked Potatoes
  • Rissolées Potatoes
  • Allumettes Potatoes

Pastes

  • Macaroni with Butter

Roast

  • Bresse Chicken à la Broche

From the Grill (10 Minutes)

  • Broiled Sirloin steak Bercy

Cold Buffet

  • York Ham - Bayonne Ham - Virginia Ham
  • Cold Young Turkey Cranberry Sauce
  • Aiguillettes of Beef à la mode
  • Cold Chicken
  • Ox Tongue Escarlate
  • Roast Beef with Gherkins
  • Lamb Mint Sauce
  • Veal Mayonnaise

Salad

  • Russian Salad
  • Field and Beet Root Salad
  • Lettuce Salad with Roquefort Cheese

Cheese

  • Emmenthal – Pont l'Évêque – Bel Paese - Bondon

Entremets

  • Ice Cup Eugenie
  • Lemon lce Cream
  • Bavaroise Chocolate
  • Tapioca Pudding
  • Algérienne
  • Pear Tart
  • Petits Fours "Isle-de-France"

Stewed Fruit

  • Stewed Cherries

Fruits

  • Basket of Fruits of the Season

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, Friday, 7 October 1949.

Menu Selections, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Friday, 7 October 1949. GGA Image ID # 15ab558326

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