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SS Ile de France Large Format Dinner Menu - 9 October 1949

Front Cover, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Sunday, 9 October 1949.

Front Cover, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Sunday, 9 October 1949. GGA Image ID # 15ab8e34de

Vintage Large Format Dinner Menu from 9 October 1949 on board the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line featured Filet Mignon of Charolais "Ile-De-France", Supreme of Turbot Trouvillaise, and Bavaroise Rothschild for dessert.

Menu Items

Hors-d'Œuvre

  • Green Olives
  • Black Olives
  • Celery in Branch
  • Charentes Butter
  • Terrine of Duck
  • Favorite Salad
  • Pickled Herrings with White Wine
  • Cornets of Ham Strasbourgeoise
  • Iced Melon

Soup

  • Minestrone Soup
  • Celestine Consommé
  • Onion Soup with Parmesan

Eggs

  • Omelet Forestière
  • Shirred Eggs Périgourdine

Fish

  • Supreme of Turbot Trouvillaise
  • Cold Bass à la Parisienne

Special French Dish

  • Filet Mignon of Charolais "Ile-De-France"

Vegetables

  • Fresh Celery à la Flamande
  • Green Peas à la Française
  • Fresh String Beans in Butter
  • Rice with Curry
  • Baked Potatoes
  • Muslin Potatoes
  • Dauphine Potatoes
  • Mignonnettes Potatoes

Pastes

  • Elbow Macaroni Tomato Sauce

Roast

  • Young Roast Turkey Cranberry Sauce

From the Grill (10 Minutes)

  • Broiled Sirloin Steak Maître d'hôtel

Cold Buffet

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

Salad

  • Chiffonade Salad
  • Ninon Salad
  • Endives Salad

Cheese

  • Emmenthal – Camembert – Roquefort - Munster

Entremets

  • Success Ice Cream
  • Coffee lce Cream
  • Bavaroise Rothschild
  • Mercedes Pudding
  • Sables Normands
  • Eclairs Duchesse
  • Assiette de Petits Fours

Stewed Fruit

  • Stewed Plums

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, Sunday, 9 October 1949.

Menu Selections, Large Format Dinner Menu, First Class on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Sunday, 9 October 1949. GGA Image ID # 15ab9e0c4b

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