CollectionGeorgian Menu Books
ReferenceMRH/MRHF/MENUS/MAIN/MIXED/4
TitleMenu book for the Prince Regent and his Household, principally relating to Carlton House.
Date26 January 1817 - 28 September 1818
DescriptionMenu book for dinners, breakfast and, less often, luncheons and suppers, for the Prince Regent, principally at Carlton House and occasionally at Stud House [Hampton Court.] A few dinners are specified to be for the royal family.
It also provides details of dinners served to members of the Prince Regent's Household, most notably Mr Watier [John Baptiste Watier, Clerk Comptroller of the Kitchen] and Elizabeth Evans [Housekeeper at Carlton House].

For a large dinner for the royal family the names of the chefs in charge of specific dishes are mentioned: Marie Antoine Carême [Chef de cuisine]; Amant Wilmet [Cook], Francis Le Clerk [Pastry Cook].

Menu book registers lists of provisions sent to Hampton Court, Brighton, Kensington [Palace], and, more frequently, Stud House [Hampton Court].

Marked 'Ledger 1817'.
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MRH_MRHF_MENUS_MAIN_MIXED_04.pdf

LanguageEnglish
Extent1 volume (267 folios)
Physical DescriptionVellum binding
LevelFile
CreditCrown Copyright
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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