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The State Visit: The President of the Republic of Poland and Mrs. Kwasniewski, July 17 - 18, 2002

State Dinner in Honor of His Excellency, Aleksander Kwasniewski
The President of the Republic of Poland and Mrs. Jolanta Kwasniewska

Reagan China


Lemon-Basil Seared Striped Bass
Artichokes and Young Squash
Roasted Golden Tomato Sauce

Robert Pecota Sauvignon Blanc 2000

Pepper Smoked Beef Filet
Fresh Corn Polenta
Grilled Portobella Mushroom and Summer Vegetables
BBQ Shallot Sauce

Stags Leap Wine Cellars "Fay Vineyard" Cabernet 1998

Orange and Avocado Salad
Crispy Potato Tartine
Cilantro Dressing

Peaches and Cherries
Ginger Almond Ice Cream
Assorted Cookies
Bonny Doon Muscat "Vin Glaciere" 2000

Table Arrangements
Cream Damask Tablecloths
Reagan Base Plate and China (red and gold)
Vermeil Flatware
The President's House crystal pattern first made by the Morgantown glass guild for Mrs. Kennedy in 1961
Crystal Candle Sticks with Cream Taper Candles

Flower Arrangements
Red Gerbera Daisies (Ferrari)
Red Floribunda Roses (King) and
Green Ivy in Crystal Pedestal Bowls

The Polish Flag, which is red and white, inspired the décor for the table and floral arrangements.