S.S. Monterey Farewell Dinner
8 in HIGH x 6 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 15.24 cm WIDE)
Gift of Carol Reom

The Oceanic Steamship Co.,

This menu has a metallic green foil cover, embossed with flowers. Inside is a sheet of peach color paper, with a smaller sheet of cream colored paper over it, upon which the menu is printed in black. Some of the highlights on the menu include: "Hors d'Oeuvres: Oysters on Half Shell, Canape of Astrhan Caviar, Salted Almonds, Iced Celery, Olives...Parfait de Foie Gras, Cornet of Smoked Salmon, Tomatoes en Surprise." "Soups: Cream of Chicken, Lafayette, Green Turtle in Cup...Cold Tomato Broth in Cup." "Fish: Boiled Salmon, Melted Butter, Thousand Islands Sauce, Filet of Sole, Americaine, Striped Bass, Printaniere." "Entrees: Noisette of Lamb, Maison d'Or, Filet Mignon, Steuben, Medallion of Sweetbread, Gourmet, Asparagus, Sauce Mousseline." "Cold: Sirloin of Beef, Breast of Pheasant, Rossini." "Roasts: Saddle of Spring Lamb, Mint Sauce, Stuffed Turkey, Cranberry Sauce." "Vegetables: Fried Egg Plant, String Beans, Cauliflower au Gratin, Stewed Corn, Risotto." "Potatoes: Fried Sweet, Straw, Mashed, Baked, Boiled." "Salads: Lettuce, Combination, Virginia, Tomato." "Compote: Cherries, Peaches, Pears, Apricots." "Desserts: California Rice Pudding, Coupe President, Marrons Souffle, Mocha Parfait, Strwberry Ice Cream, Petit Fours, Tart, Martha Washington, Assorted Cheese with Crackers, Fruit in Season, Demi Tasse, After Dinner Mints." The ship's officers are listed opposite the menu, headed by Captain A. G. Townsend, U. S. N. R. Commander. There is also a space for "Autographs" (probably from those seated at your table)..."F. ???, Cherie Stocker, R. J. Melanphy, Vida Gaurble and Roma Melanphy." Handwritten across the top "Returning from Australia." The menu is dated Monday, July 4, 1932, for the ship: S.S. Monterey.

Used: souvenir | The Oceanic Steamship Company | Voyage | S.S. Monterey

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