Monday, October 22, 2007

The White House: Food Production

The Facts:
The White House kitchen started in Nov. 1800
5 Full time chefs
Can serve 140 guests
Can serve appetizers to over 1000
1 Main kitchen
1 Family kitchen
1 Diet kitchen
1 Food taster- Zell Miller (Dem.) Because of Terrorist threat
No French recipes / method of cooking
Ingredients from GOP contributors (Coke, Dunken Donuts, Dole, etc.)
“American” recipes
“Freedom Fries”
Menu changes each presidency
Menus are for State dinners (First family is not restricted to these menus)
Thanksgiving turkey is on average 45 lbs.

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