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SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 21 October 1923

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 21 October 1923

COMMANDER: P. G. KRETHOHM

Vintage Dinner Menu from Sunday, 21 October 1923 on board the S.S. President Arthur of the United States Lines featured Calf’s Head en Tortue, Roast Loin Pork Paysanne, and Sponge Cake for dessert. The menu, published in English and German, included a Concert Program.

Menu Items

HORS D’OEUVRES

  • Salted Anchovies
  • Queen Olives
  • Pearl Onions
  • Table Celery

SOUP

  • Tomato Soup with Rice
  • Consommé Celestine
  • Bouillon en Tasse

FISH

  • Broiled Blue Fish Maître d’hôtel
  • Fried Oysters American Style

ENTREE

  • Calf’s Head en Tortue
  • Orange Fritters Cream Sauce
  • Omelette à la Limousine

ROAST

  • Roast Prime Ribs of Beef au Jus
  • Roast Loin Pork Paysanne
  • Roast Vermont Turkey, Apple Sauce

 

VEGETABLES

  • Risotto
  • Stuffed Green Peppers
  • Haricots Verts

POTATOES

  • Godard, Boiled, Fried Sweet

SALAD

  • Romaine, French Dressing

COMPOTE OF FRUIT

  • Cherries

DESSERT

  • Sponge Cake
  • French Ice Cream
  • Ladyfingers

CHEESE

  • Camembert
  • Suisse
  • Oranges
  • Pineapples
  • Demi-Tasse

Menu Items, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 21 October 1923

Dinner Menu in German

Menu in German, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 21 October 1923

Concert Program

  1. "Call of the Wild” March (Lossy
  2. “Italian Girl in Algeria” Overture (Rossini)
  3. “El Torero” Waltz (Ohlsen)
  4. “Violets " Song (Ellen Wright)
  5. “Douces Amours” Gavotte (Vollstedt)
  6. Fantasia from “Faust” (Gounod)
  7. “Caroline in the Morning” Foxtrot (Silver)

Concert Program, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 21 October 1923

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