VE Day 75th Anniversary Dinner & Dance
In 2020 it will be 75 years since 1945, when Victory in Europe was finally declared at the end of World War II, on 8 May 1945. Lest we forget, this special Bank Holiday is the day to remember when the war to end all wars came to an end, on European soil at least.
Join us on Friday 8 May for a very special 1940's themed VE Day 75 Anniversary Dinner & Dance
Get your glad rags on for a 1940's themed dinner dance with 1940's inspired 4 course dinner, cooked with flair by our 2 AA Rosette chefs. After dinner, jize, swing and dance to live four piece band. Dressing forties is style strongly encouraged - Victory Roll hair-do's not essential, but definitely part of the outfit if you're going for it!
VE DAY 75th ANNIVERSARY DINNER DANCE MENU
FRIDAY 8 MAY 2020
Dickens Medal Pigeon
Warm wood pigeon breast, celeriac purée and remoulade, potatoe floodies and pickled radish
Did you know? White Vision, Winkle and Tyke were the first pigeons to receive the Dickens Medal for conspicuous galantry and devlotion to duty whilst serving in 1943.
The go-to snack of the 1940s, still eaten today
Roast Chicken with Lord Woolton-style vegetables
Succulent chicken with wartime vegetables in a cream sauce, roast parsnip, carrot. broccoli and Madeira jus
Did you know? Lord Woolton was the 1st Minister of Food, and establisher of the wartime rations system. The Lord Woolton pie was created at The Savoy by Maitre Chef de Cuisine, Francis Latry.
French Toast Fruit Cake
Cinnamon sugar, poached pear and milk sorbet
This eggless cake was the staple cake of the 1940s, made by housewives up and down the land.
Hershey chocolate with Coffee & Tea
Hershey estimates that between 1940 and 1945, more than a billion of their D ration and Tropical chocolate bars were produced and distributed to soldiers throughout the world. By the end of World War II, the entrire Hershey plant as producing ration bars at a rate of 24 million per week.
VE Day 75 Anniversary Bank Holiday Friday 8 May 2020 1940's style dinner & dance £45 per person. Book now on 01493 842000. Two and three night weelend breaks also available.
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