White House State Dinner Menu for Chinese President Hu [News/Events]

2011 Jan 28
Here is the the White House State Dinner Menu For Chinese President Hu Jintao during his visit to USA in Jan 2011.

A total of 225 guests (including Jackie Chan, Yo-Yo Ma, etc.) experienced the State Dinner Menu in three rooms. White House executive chef Cristeta Comerford was in charge of the dinner menu.

First
D'Anjou Pear with Farmstead Goat Cheese
Fennel, Black Walnuts, and White Balsamic

Second
Poached Maine Lobster
Orange Glaze Carrots and Black Trumpet Mushrooms

Wine: DuMol Chardonnay "Russian River" 2008 (California)

* * *
Lemon Sorbet
* * *

Main
Dry Aged Rib Eye with Buttermilk Crisp Onions
Double Stuffed Potatoes and Creamed Spinach

Wine: Quilceda Creek Cabernet "Columbia Valley" 2005 (Washington State)

Dessert
Old Fashioned Apple Pie with Vanilla Ice Cream

Wine: Poet's Leap Riesling "Botrytis" 2008 (Washington State)


2011 Jan 28
no shark fin soup? they must have caved to the Ottawa Foodies boycott...*snicker*

yo yo maaaaaaa

2011 Jan 28
Shark-fin soup was chef on the left's previous claim to fame. Damn u OFers...

2011 Jan 28
Joking aside, there is no Ottawa Foodies boycott of shark fin soup. Any boycotts are personal and individual.

2011 Jan 28
just playing Fresh Foodie...that should have read "Ottawa foodies boycott" or "boycott by foodies of Ottawa" ;)


2011 Jan 31
monty Very funny-;) If you are referring to my comments it's just the soup being boycotted and just me as far as I know... (BTW I must admit your comment really was funny - one thumbs up from me!)

Ashley Thanks for posting the menu - looks like they had a lovely meal. And Maine lobster - mmmm!