Annual Christmas Party - November 30th - December 5th, 2004
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Day by Day Plan:

Tuesday, November 30th 2004
Welcome Drinks @ Freddy's Bar, Hotel De L'Europe - 6:30pm
Dinner @ Tempo Doeloe, an Indonesia restaurant - 8pm
After Dinner Drinks @ Cafe Otten @ 11pm

Wednesday, December 1st 2004
Pre-Dinner Drinks @ Harry's Bar - 6:00pm
Dinner @ Supper Club - 7:30pm
After Dinner Drinks @ TBD @ 11pm

Thursday, December 2nd 2004
Kat & Family:
Tour of Holland via private car including Hoge Veluwe. 11am - 6pm
Byron:
Personal night out
Maria & Michael:
Private Dinner Cruise 5pm - 8pm
Walking Tour of City Highlights 8:30pm - 11pm
Nightcap 11pm - 12pm

Friday, December 3rd 2004
Dinner @ Kung Fu - 6:00pm
Pre-Party Xmas Celebration @ Cafe Otten @ 9pm

Saturday, December 4th 2004
Cocktail Party @ Suite #424, Hotel De L'Europe @ 6pm
Appetizers @ Suite #425, Hotel De L'Europe @ 6:30pm
Dinner @ Stijlkamer II, Hotel De L'Europe @ 7:30pm
After Dinner Drinks @ Freddy's Bar, Hotel De L'Europe @ 11pm Late Night Cocktails @ Suite #424, Hotel De L'Europe @ 1am

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY 2004 MENU

Cocktail Party in Suite 424 - Start Time: 6pm
24 Heineken Beers / 12 Amstel
2 bottles Taittinger Brut Réserve
1 bottle 2002 Sancerre Domaine Paul Prieur, Verdigny
1 bottle 2002 Macon-Chardonnay, Domaine Talmard
1 bottle 2001 Bernardus Sauvignon Blanc, Montery County, California
2 bottles 2000 Château Peyrelonque, Saint-Emilion, grand cru, Mise d’origine
1 bottle 1999 Shug Pinot Noir, Carneros, California, U.S.A.
1 bottle of Campari, Bols Genever, Soutern Comfort, Bombay Sapphire gin, Martini Bianco, Ketel 1 Vodka, Makers Mark & Talisker Whisky, Bottles of Lemonade, Club Soda, Tonic, Still & Sparkling water, Garnish; olives, limes, lemon, cocktail-shaker

Appetizers - Start Time 6:30pm
Luxury butter toasts (one of each): For 13 people
Cocotte stuffed with red perch and leek
Poached quail eggs, spinach, herbs sauce
Chicken nuggets
Veal tartar with capers
In addition:
4 baskets of Dim Sum
24 Oysters on the half shell with Mignonette and Tabasco sauce on the side

The 2004 Christmas in Amsterdam Menu - Start time: 7:30pm

Starter:
Lobster salad with olive oil, curl of raw duck liver with seasalt
Salade de homard à l’huile d’olive, copeau de foie de canard cru à la fleur de sel
Served with 1995 or older vintage Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs

Soup:
Oyster soup with horseradish and espelette soup (Demitasse)
Served with 2001 Framingham Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand

Appetizer:
Scallops, leek with tarragon, saffron juice
Coquilles Saint Jacques à la coque, fondue de poireau à l’estragon, jus de safran
Served with 1999 Puligny-Montrachet, Domaine E. Sauzet, Mise d’origine

Sorbert (Spoom):
Christmas Surprise

Soup:
Clear beef soup with curry “Lady Curzon” (Demitasse)
Consommé de boeuf au curry “Lady Curzon “
Served with 2000 Château Peyrelonque, Saint-Emilion, grand cru, Mise d’origine

Main Course:
Fillet of lamb, tomato & onion compote with chives, zucchini flower caviar of aubergines
Filet d’agneau, compote de tomate et d’oignon aux cives , courgette à la fleur au caviar d’aubergine
Served with 2000 Merlot “Sacred Hill Special Selection”, Hawke’s Bay, New Zeeland

Cheese Plate:
A small sampling selection of local and imported cheeses

Dessert:
Bavarian egg nog
Bavarois à la liqueur d’oeufs

Coffee, Tea, and a Selection of Chocolates

After Dinner Drinks and Cigars

Noel after-party in Freddy’s Bar -Start time: 11:00pm

Late Night Cocktails -Start time: 1:00am

Sunday, December 5th 2004
Kat & Parents, Byron, and Maria:
Open Day - Personal Choice
Michael:
Pub-Crawl with the Brothers @ 3pm
For Everyone:
Final Night Celebration @ Cafe Otten @ 9pm

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