What do you serve when the President of the United States comes to dinner?
A source has revealed to NBC Bay Area the menu for Thursday night's meal in Portola Valley.
The purpose of the 16-hour visit is two-fold.
He has two fundraising events and one policy speech.
President Barack Obama's Air Force One will touch down at Moffett Field Thursday evening.
He will immediately make his way to a reception in Palo Alto, followed by dinner at the Portola Valley home of venture capitalist Vinod Khosla.
The following is what is being served at the Khosla home.
- Heirloom tomatoes
- Red onions
- Garbanzo beans
- Pepper cress
- Ricotta salata
- Black olive vinaigrette
- Za’atar Grissini
House-made California bread basket
- Olive oil rolls
- Onion flatbreads
- Savory madeleines
Wine pairing: Newton Chardonnay, Napa ‘11
Fulton Valley chicken breast saltimbocca, Anson Mills farro verde, La Quercia prosciutto, local artichoke "Chips" and caper jus
Vegetarian option: Baby eggplant with housemade paneer-stuffed curried squash, spiced tomato chutney, naan, raita and heirloom organic pickled carrots
Wine pairing: Newton Unfiltered Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa ‘10
Selection of Petit Desserts
- Hand-crafted chai chocolate creameux cups
- Upside-down and stuffed raspberry tartlets
- Baked vanilla pavlovas with fresh cherries and cream
- Raspberry, lychee and peach paté de fruit
- Vanilla panna cotta with canteloupe pearls
- Assorted French macaroons
- Raspberry elderflower
- Salted caramel
- Cocoa nib Cognac
- Milk chocolate passionfruit