Teaching Cleveland

Lesson 18

MENU ANALYSIS SHEET

  1. What organization is sponsoring the dinner?
  2. What is the date of the dinner and where is it being held?
  3. How many courses does the dinner include? Name them.
  4. What are some of the more unusual dishes being served? Which ones do you think are still served on menus today?
  5. What foods seem to be served in more than one dish on the menu?
  6. What do you suppose the "Train of Cars Officered" refers to?
  7. What is the theme that is used throughout the menu?
  8. There are no prices on this menu except for the wine list. What might this suggest?
  9. The wines are served by the glass. How are the ports, porter and ales served?
  10. What foods would you like to taste from this menu?



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