Whole Poached Salmon
Roast Loin of Veal
Cold Crab Meat and Shrimp Salads
Curried Cold Cucumber Soup
Spinach Rotini Salad
Assorted Vegetables a la Grecque
Hard Cheeses and Crackers
Selection of Corn and Whole Grain Breads and rolls
Bowl of fresh raspberries and blackberries with Creme' Fra iche'
Rich, Moist, Dense Chocolate Cake
California Sparkling Blanc de Blanc and Iced Jasmine Tea Other Food items
Pepper Non-Food items
Hampers for china, crystal and silver
Crystal bowl, china serving platters, carving boards
Fly protection screens
Carving knifes and forks
Large thermos for coffee
Sufficient trash bags for the trash and to use for wrapping used platters and linens
Anti-bug spray for the area and lotion for guests Do Ahead
Any time: Prepare, wash, press and ready all nonfood items.
Three days: Purchase salmon and loin of veal, shrimp or crabmeat, cheese, crackers and breads and rolls. Bake chocolate cake.
Two days: Purchase and prepare vegetables a la grecque. Prepare pasta salad.
One day: Poach salmon. Roast Veal. Prepare crab meat and shrimp salads. Prepare cucumber soup. Pick over berries. Cut cheese into convenient-sized wedges and wrap securely in plastic film.
Day of picnic: Pack and go.