SS Ile de France Large Format Luncheon Menu - 4 October 1949

Front Cover, Large Format Luncheon Menu, First on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Tuesday, 4 October 1949.

Front Cover of a Vintage Large Format Luncheon Menu from Tuesday, 4 October 1949 on board the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line featured Loin of Veal en Casserole Niçoise, Lamb Kidneys with Chipolatas, and Mille Feuilles for dessert. GGA Image ID # 15abb1a326

Menu Items

Hors-d'Œuvre

  • Green Olives
  • Black Olives
  • Celery in Branch
  • Insigny Butter
  • Shrimp Bouquet Royale
  • Anti Pasto
  • Hard Boiled Eggs Mexicaine
  • Small Mackerels in Oil
  • Portuguese Salad
  • Russian Salad
  • Terrine of Hare St. Hubert
  • Mushrooms Remoulade

Soup

  • Sorrel Soup
  • Tapioca Consommé

Eggs

  • Omelet Suissesse

Fish

  • Supreme of Sole Bonne Femme
  • Skate in Brown Sugar

Entrées

  • Loin of Veal en Casserole Niçoise
  • Lamb Kidneys with Chipolatas

Vegetables

  • Fresh Lima Beans in Cream
  • Carrots Vichy
  • Brussels Sprouts Rissolées
  • Rice with Curry
  • Jacket Potatoes
  • Muslin Potatoes
  • Baked Potatoes
  • A l'Anglaise Potatoes
  • Allumettes Potatoes

Pastes

  • Spaghetti Bolognaise

From the Grill (10 Minutes)

  • Broiled Steak Bearnaise
  • Broiled Mutton Chop Vert-Pre

Cold Buffet

  • York Ham - Bayonne Ham - Virginia Ham
  • Cold Chicken
  • Roast beef with Gherkins
  • Rack of Pork
  • Lamb Mint Sauce
  • Young Turkey Cranberry Sauce
  • Ox-Tongue Ecarlate
  • Beef a la Mode in Jelly

    Salad
  • Mercedes Salad
  • Lettuce Salad Fine Herbes
  • Scarole Salad

Cheese

  • Ementhal Cheese – Brie – Petit Suisse - Maroilles

Entremets

  • Mille Feuilles
  • Sables Normands
  • Langues de Chat
  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Pistachio lce Cream
  • Coffer puffs
  • Burnt Sugar Cream
  • Pudding Diplomate
  • Baked Apple

Stewed Fruit

  • Stewed Peaches

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 Luncheon Menu, First on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Tuesday, 4 October 1949.

Menu Selections, Large Format Luncheon Menu, First on the SS Ile de France of the CGT French Line, Tuesday, 4 October 1949. GGA Image ID # 15abf74fef

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