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SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 29 October 1923

Front Cover, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 29 October 1923

COMMANDER: P. G. KRETHOHM

Vintage Dinner Menu from Monday, 29 October 1923 on board the S.S. President Arthur of the United States Lines featured Yorkshire Ham Glace & Asparagus Tips, Chicken Croquettes Petits Pois, and Pound Cake for dessert. The menu, published in English and German, included a Concert Program.

Menu Items

HORS D’OEUVRES

  • Canapés Danoise
  • Pearl Onions
  • Ripe Olives
  • Pickled Walnuts

SOUP

  • Ox-tail Soup
  • Consommé Julienne
  • Bouillon en Tasse

FISH

  • Broiled Sea Bass Maitre d’Hôtel
  • Filet of Sole au Vin Blanc

ENTREE

  • Yorkshire Ham Glace & Asparagus Tips
  • Chicken Croquettes Petits Pois
  • French Pancake
  • Omelette with Tomatoes

ROAST

  • Roast Sirloin of Beef au Jus
  • Roast Veal with Stuffing
  • Roast Long Island Duckling, Bread Sauce

 

VEGETABLES

  • Mixed Vegetables
  • Spinach Anglaise
  • Turnips Glace

 

POTATOES

  • Noisette, Boiled, Pont Neuf

SALAD

  • Beet Root

COMPOTE OF FRUIT

  • Prunes

DESSERT

  • Pound Cake
  • Ice Cream
  • Pastry

CHEESE

  • Roquefort
  • Swiss
  • Apples
  • Demi-Tasse

Menu Items, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 29 October 1923

Dinner Menu in German

Menu in German, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 29 October 1923

Concert Program

  1. "Guard of Honor” March (Lehnhardt)
  2. Overture "Maurer und Schlosser” (Auber)
  3. “La Serenade” Waltz (Metra)    
  4. "Flower Show” Gavotte (Klose)
  5. "Silver threads among the gold” (Davids)
  6. "The Sunny South” Selection (Lampe)
  7. “Leave me with a smile” Foxtrot (Koehler)

 

Concert Program, SS President Arthur Dinner Menu - 29 October 1923

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