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$30,800 Dinner Menu For President Obama In Red Rooster in Harlem

Have you ever wondered what the president of the state eat, drink, etc. Thanks to a chef Marcus Samuelsson we can find out what President Obama and friends like to eat.

President Barack Obama at Red Rooster in Harlem

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama were guests of the celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson in his newest restaurant Red Rooster in Harlem this week.  The small dinner party of 50 shelled out $30,800 per plate for the party fundraiser. The next morning Samuelsson posted the evening menu on his new site, Food Republic. Here’s what you missed for $30,800 and talking with the president:

First course

  • Cornbread, with honey butter
  • Lobster salad with asparagus, peas, hot biscuit
  • A glass of Hermann J. Wiemer Riesling “Semi-Dry” 2008, Finger Lakes, New York

Main course

  • Braised Short Ribs, honey-glazed chokes, spring onions and red wine reduction
  • A glass of Brown Estate “Chaos Theory” 2009, Napa Valley

Dessert

  • Chocolate Cake with rhubarb compote, buttermilk sherbert
  • Sweet Potato Doughnuts with cinnamon and brown sugar
  • Ridge Geyersville “Essence” 2007, Sonoma County, California

On Marcussamuelsson.com, the chef also wrote:

The evening was fantastic and inspiring – from the decorations, to the food, to the band, and the guests. The dinner celebrated spring and we used the season’s tastiest ingredients. Spring is an amazing time of year for food, with vegetables like rhubarb and spring onion shooting out of the ground and bringing vitality to the kitchen and to the plate. It was an honor to host the event and to share the food with the President, his team, and all the guests at our restaurant.

Red Rooster in Harlem
Red Rooster in Harlem

Red Rooster in Harlem
Red Rooster in Harlem

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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  1. Talk about flaunting your wealth. What a shame. Most people in Harlem can’t even afford to eat at this restaurant. They act like they are trying to interact with the people of Harlem and then only have people who can afford a $30,800 dinner. Should have had a benefit where these people paid their money and then passed out food to the poor.

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