Take a seat in the elegant Flynn dining room and allow yourself to be waited on by servants in proper 1870s period clothing. Our dinner host will share stories of Des Moines society and Victorian entertaining as guests enjoy several courses presented in period style. Taste some of the unique staples of the Victorian meal, while kitchen staff provides insights into 19th century menu choices.
After dinner, explore the house and enjoy an intimate look at this historic Italianate home built in 1870. This special edition historic dinner will be presented only a few times this year; make sure you are on the invited guest list!
Course #1: Various Oyster appetizers
Course #2: Spring Vegetable Soup, Bread and Butter
Course #3: Mayonnaise of Salmon, Pickled Asparagus
Course #4: Pork Roast, Apple & Sage Dressing, Specialty Potatoes, Green Beans
Course #5: Citrus Ice
Course #6: Cold Roast Turkey with fruit relish, Spring Green Salad
Course #7: Chocolate Pound Cake, Ice Cream
Course #8: Fruit, Cheese, and Coffee
After Dinner Digestif: Ginger Punch
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