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SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 27 October 1923

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 27 October 1923

COMMANDER: P. G. KRETHOHM

Vintage Dinner Menu from Saturday, 27 October 1923 on board the S.S. President Arthur of the United States Lines featured Croquettes of Beef Tenderloin, Mushroom sauce, Baked Bluefish Creole, and Linzer Cake for dessert. The menu, published in English and German, included a Concert Program.

Menu Items

HORS D’OEUVRES

  • Sardines in Oil
  • White Onions
  • Sweet Pickles
  • Queen Olives

SOUP

  • Purée of Tomatoes with Rice
  • Consommé Française
  • Bouillon en Tasse

FISH

  • Baked Bluefish Creole
  • Boiled Salmon Sauce Colbert

ENTREE

  • Croquettes of Beef Tenderloin, Mushroom sauce
  • Boston Pork and Beans
  • Orange Fritters, Vanilla Sauce
  • Omelette aux Rognons

ROAST

  • English Prime Ribs of Beef, Yorkshire Pudding
  • Roast Lamb, Currant Jelly
  • Roast French Capon, Bread Sauce

 

VEGETABLES

  • Carrots in cream
  • Mashed Turnips
  • Boiled Rice

 

POTATOES

  • Delmonico,  Boiled, Roast

SALAD

  • Lettuce, French Dressing

COMPOTE OF FRUIT

  • Prunes

DESSERT

  • Linzer Cake
  • Ice Cream
  • Pastry

CHEESE

  • Camembert
  • Swiss
  • Apples
  • Demi-Tasse

Menu Items, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 27 October 1923

Dinner Menu in German

Menu in German, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 27 October 1923

Concert Program

  1. ‘‘Universal City” March (Arthur)
  2. “Poet and Peasant” Overture (Suppé)
  3. "Violettes” Waltz (Waldteufel)
  4. "Mates Song and Sailors Chorus” (Wagner)
  5. "Sympathy” Waltz Song (Frimi)
  6. “Gems of Steven Poster” Fantasia (Tobani)
  7. “The Sheik” Arabian Foxtrot (Snyder)

Concert Program, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 27 October 1923

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