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SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 23 October 1923

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 23 October 1923

COMMANDER: P. G. KRETHOHM

Vintage Dinner Menu from Tuesday, 23 October 1923 on board the S.S. President Arthur of the United States Lines featured Tripe à la Viennoise, Roast Surrey Capon, Bread Sauce, and Richelieu Cake for dessert. The menu, published in English and German, included a Concert Program.

Menu Items

HORS D’OEUVRES

  • Smoked Sardines
  • Queen Olives
  • Pickled Onions
  • Gherkins

SOUP

  • Oxtail Soup
  • Consommé Julienne
  • Bouillon en Tasse

FISH

  • Broiled Stripped Bass Drawn Butter
  • Baked Turbot au Gratin

ENTREE

  • Tripe à la Viennoise
  • Salmi of Gosling a l’Orange
  • Peaches à la Conde
  • Omelette à la Jessica

ROAST

  • Roast Sirloin of Beef au Jus
  • Roast Veal with Stuffing
  • Roast Surrey Capon, Bread Sauce

 

VEGETABLES

  • Red Cabbage
  • Smashed Pumpkins
  • Lima Beans

POTATOES

  • Roast, Boiled, Pont Neuf

 

SALAD

  • Romaine, French Dressing

COMPOTE OF FRUIT

  • Prunes

DESSERT

  • Richelieu Cake
  • French Ice Cream
  • Pastry

CHEESE

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

Menu Items, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 23 October 1923

Dinner Menu in German

Menu in German, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 23 October 1923

Concert Program

  1. “Stadion March” (Siede)
  2. "The Calif of Bagdad” Overture (Boieldieu)
  3. “Violets on the way” Waltz (Petras)
  4. “An old World” Serenata (Meyer-Hellmund)
  5. “Hearts and Flowers” (Czibuika)
  6. “Musical Cabelgrams” Selection (Urbach)
  7. “Georgia” Foxtrot (Donaldson)

Concert Program, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 23 October 1923

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