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SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 19 October 1923

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 19 October 1923

COMMANDER: P. G. KRETHOHM

Vintage Dinner Menu from Friday, 19 October 1923 on board the S.S. President Arthur of the United States Lines featured Boiled Beef Tongue à la Florentine, Roast Fresh Ham, Hollandaise, and Isabella Cake for dessert. The menu, published in English and German, included a Concert Program.

Menu Items

HORS D’OEUVRES

  • Canapes of Anchovy Paste
  • Queen Olives
  • Pearl Onions
  • Pinmoney Pickles

SOUP

  • Velouté à la Bourdalone
  • Consommé with noodles
  • Bouillon en Tasse

FISH

  • Baked Cod Fish, Creole
  • Sole a l’Anglaise

ENTREE

  • Boiled Beef Tongue à la Florentine
  • Peaches à la Conde
  • Poached Eggs à la Diva
  • Omelette Czarina

ROAST

  • Roast Prime Ribs of Beef au Jus
  • Roast Fresh Ham, Hollandaise
  • Roast Duckling, Apple Sauce

 

VEGETABLES

  • Spinach in cream
  • Hopping John
  • Braised Onions

POTATOES

  • Roast, Boiled, Baked Sweet

SALAD

  • Romaine, French Dressing

COMPOTE OF FRUIT

  • Figs

DESSERT

  • Isabella Cake
  • French Ice Cream
  • Pastry

CHEESE

  • Roquefort
  • American
  • Oranges
  • Demi-Tasse

Menu Items, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 19 October 1923

Dinner Menu in German

Menu in German, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 19 October 1923

Concert Program

  1. “Under Parade Flags” March (Blankenburg)
  2. Overture from “Martha” (Flotow)
  3. “La Marquise” Waltz (Morena)
  4. “Down South” American Sketch (Myddleton)
  5. “Frauenherz” Mazurka (Strauss)
  6. "The Token”  Song (Aletter)
  7. Selection over "Saison Stars” (Morena)

Concert Program, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 19 October 1923

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