So, if you were White House chef (planning state dinner menu)

All right, here’s the rules of this thread: You get to assign the poster (after you) 3 countries for them to choose from. Some foreign nation’s head of state and delegation will be visiting the US as a guest and you are the chef in charge of the White House state dinner menu. What do you make?
I will choose…Russia. The Russian president and delegation are coming to town.
Appetizers/salads: Smoked-salmon tarts, salty-spicy pecans, pear and apple fruit salad, stir-fried clams in black bean sauce
**Main courses: ** Roasted pheasant, grilled bison flank, borscht soup, stewed carrots
Alcoholic beverages: Dom Perignon champagne and Chateaux Latour Paulilliac red wine
**Dessert: ** Apple pie, baklava, raspberry-chocolate mousse and stewed pears.

OK, next up! Next poster gets to plan the White House state dinner menu for hosting the national leader from Argentina, Hungary or **Malaysia.


Appetizer:Blinis Demidoff, Radishes in Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar, Beef Carpaccio as canape [on toast points]

Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Nuts

Beef Wellington [individuals, you cook the beef medallions sous vide, makes presentation better]
Pommes Anna, individual herbed
Tuscan Roasted Asparagus

Probably a selection of fancy miniature desserts, sort of a something for everyone.
several types of cheesecake, tiny tiramisu, petits fours sized different cakes - a mini black forrest, a mini tres leches, a mini italian lemon cream cake and a mini white cake with buttercream frosting [think mini wedding cake], tiny brownies with tiny scoops of ice cream, and mini creme brulees

And of course a selection of cheeses and fruits

I am not up on wine pairings, need to find a sommelier for that but always excellent teas and coffees.

North Korea:

Appetizer: Tostitos with melted Velveeta

Entree: A can of Chef Boy-ar-Dee spaghetti and meatballs

Dessert: Jello Pudding Pops


Appetizer: Spinach Artichoke Dip
Main Course: Barbecued spare ribs, baked beans, corn on the cob, cole slaw
Dessert: Apple Pie a la Mode

Next up: Design a meal for the French Prime Minister.

For the French Prime Minister;

1st course
Florida Stone Crab Claws
Hearts of Palm salad
Blood Orange-Honey gastrique
California Chardonnay

2nd course
Charcuterie and cheese plate
California dry Rose
3rd course
Elk Loin
Apricot and cherry mostarda
Risotto of spring vegetables and garlic scapes
Oregon Pinot Noir
4th course
Apple-cinnamon tartlet
Cinnamon ice cream
Kentucky bourbon

Next up - Greece

Fuck them VIPS. Make 'em eat hot dogs, like Eleanor Roosevelt did.

“Hey, KING! Mustard or relish?”

Up to our usual standard, 100% of the replies fail to do as the OP requested. And mine continues the tradition.