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SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 25 October 1923

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 25 October 1923

COMMANDER: P. G. KRETHOHM

Vintage Dinner Menu Card from Thursday, 25 October 1923 on board the S.S. President Arthur of the United States Lines featured Croquettes of Beef Tenderloin, Mushroom sauce, Prague Ham à la Metternich, and Raisin Tartlets for dessert. The menu, published in English and German, included a Concert Program.

Menu Items

HORS D’OEUVRES

  • Médaillons aux Anchois
  • White Onions
  • Pinmoney Pickles
  • Queen Olives

SOUP

  • Crème de Courgettes
  • Consommé DuBarry
  • Bouillon en Tasse

FISH

  • Fried Smelt Sauce Remoulade
  • Baked Haddock Espagnole (Baked Spanish Haddock)

ENTREE

  • Croquettes of Beef Tenderloin, Mushroom sauce
  • Prague Ham à la Metternich
  • Apple Fritters, Cream Sauce
  • Omelette with Tomatoes

ROAST

  • Roast Jersey Pork
  • Roast Lamb, Currant Sauce
  • Roast Vermont Turkey, Cranberry Sauce

 

VEGETABLES

  • Bavarian Cabbage
  • Braised Celery
  • Risotto Italienne

 

POTATOES

  • Duchesse, Boiled, Francois

SALAD

  • Lettuce, French Dressing

COMPOTE OF FRUIT

  • Apricots

DESSERT

  • Raisin Tartlets
  • French Ice Cream
  • Pastry
  • CHEESE
  • Camembert
  • Swiss
  • Apples
  • Pineapples
  • Demi-tasse

Menu Items, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 25 October 1923

Dinner Menu in German

Menu in German, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 25 October 1923

Concert Program

  1. "Call of the Wild” March (Losey)
  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 - 25 October 1923

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