MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION

There's always something new at Manhattan's oldest house

The George Washington Dinner

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Dine Like the Founding Fathers!

Come celebrate with the Morris-Jumel Mansion for a historically-inspired multi-course dinner, featuring 18th Century dishes. The event commemorates George Washington’s cabinet dinner held at what was then known as Mt. Morris, on July 10th, 1790. The event was attended by President George Washington and his wife Martha, Thomas Jefferson, Eliza and Alexander Hamilton, Vice President John Adams, and other prominent cabinet members. Advanced registration required. For additional information, please email publicprograms@morrisjumel.org or call 212-923-8008.

MENU

HORS d’ OEVRES

THE MARTHA WASHINGTON COOKBOOK SAUSAGE

CARROT AND PARSNIP PUFFS

CHESHIRE PORK PIE

POTATOE BALLS

CHEESE WAFERS

 

DINNER

FIRST COURSE

FISH

SALMON GARNISHED WITH PARSLEY AND WHITE WINE, HORSERADISH, AND ANCHOVY SAUCE (BUTTER WITH ANCHOVY EXTRACT AND LEMON) PICKLES SERVED WITH SAUTEÉD ASPARAGUS

 

SECOND COURSE

LAYERED SALAD

MINCED EGGS , LEMON PULP, BOSTON or ROMAINE LETTUCE, WATERCRESS, COLD BLANCHED BROCCOLI,  OIL, VINEGAR, AND SALT, PICKLED BEETS AND MACHÈ

 

THIRD COURSE

APRICOT TART

BAKED SUGARED STEWED PITTED APRICOTS AND CREAM OVER A FLAKY CRUST

 

FOURTH COURSE

COLD ROAST

PORK LOIN STUFFED WITH A STUFFING MADE OF BREADCRUMBS, MILK, NUTMEG, PEPPER, SALT, THYME, PARSLEY, AND BOILED CHOPPED CUCUMBERS

 

FIFTH COURSE

MARTHA WASHINGTON’S CHERRY PIE SERVED WITH ALMOND-SCENTED VANILLA ICE CREAM NASTURTIUMS/CALENDULA GARNISH

 
 

Morris-Jumel Mansion is a proud member of the Historic House Trust of New York City and partner of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.

Events are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with City Council and Borough President, Gale Brewer and Councilman, Ydanis Rodriguez. 

65 Jumel Terrace, New York, New York, 10032

(212) 923-8008