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lostinplace
February 26th, 2008, 12:45 PM
Does anyone have the dinner menus for the 7 night southern on Serenade of the Seas? We'd like to book Chops when we get on and would like an idea of what night to skip the dinning room (based on the least interesing menu).

Thanks!

waterbugohio
February 26th, 2008, 01:28 PM
I would also like the menus for the same reason. From some of the reviews I have read it sounds like "Caribbean Night" is the least desirable. But we need to find out when that is.

lostinplace
February 26th, 2008, 01:39 PM
I would also like the menus for the same reason. From some of the reviews I have read it sounds like "Caribbean Night" is the least desirable. But we need to find out when that is.

Caribbean Night is night #4 (according to another post).

Sue L
February 26th, 2008, 01:53 PM
Caribbean Night is night #4 (according to another post).



they got rid of Caribbean night last year. These were posted a couple of weeks ago and the menu are pretty much fleet wide


Day 1
Melon and Mango – Drizzled with ginger syrup
Melon and Proscuitto
Smoked Fish Tapenade
Vidalia Onion Tart
Tuscan Tomato Soup
Saigon Chicken Noodle Soup
Chilled Watermelon Gazpacho

Spinach Salad
Caesar Salad

Shrimp Ravioli
Stuffed Chicken Breast
Slow Roasted Prime Rib
Grilled Mediterranean Vegetable Quesadilla
Royal Herb Crusted Fillet of Atlantic Cod

Ivory Chocolate Fondue
Apple pie a la Mode
Savarin
Low Fat Tropical Fruit salad
Sugar Fee Swan Chantilly


Day 2
Orange Carpaccio
Shrimp Cocktail
Escargots Bourguignonne
Lobster Bisque
Oxtail Broth
Chilled Golden Pear Soup

Caesar salad

Truffled Wild Mushroom Linguini Alfredo
Golden Sea Bass
Roasted Duck
Eggplant Mozzarella Tower
Filet of Beef

Grand Marnier Soufflé
Double Strawberry Cheesecake
Cherries Jubilee
Low Fat Double strawberry Cheesecake
Sugar Free Coconut Vanilla Layer Cake


Day 3
Exotic Fruits
Crab and Shrimp Salad
Melon Proscuitto
Beef and Veal Tortallacci
Jalapeño Potato Soup
Chicken consommé
Chilled Cranberry and Mango soup

Seasonal Greens
Caesar Salad

Penne Tarantina
Parmesan Crusted Turkey Tenderloin
Slow Roasted Beef Shoulder Fillet
Asparagus and Brie Tart
Cornmeal Dusted Talapia with Japanese ratatouille and garlic wasabi aioli

Choco-Chino Trilogy
BBB
Magic Mango Parfit
Low Fat Exotic Pineapple and Coconut Cake
Steamed Sugar Free Vanilla and Berry Custard


Day 4
Caprese Salad
Antipasti
Scallop Risotto
Creamy Roasted Garlic Soup
Minestrone
Chilled Strawberry Bisque

Insalata Mista
Traditional Caesar Salad

Rigatoni Pasta
Garlic Tiger Shrimp
Chicken Marsala
Vegetarian Chili
Lamb Shank with Rosemary

Warm Chocolate Cake
Raspberry Panna Cotta
Tiramisu
Low Fat Angel Food Cake
Sugar Free Chocolate Mint Cake


Day 5
Sun Ripened Pineapple
Citrus Cured Salmon
Creamed Wild Mushrooms in Puff pastry
Cream of Asparagus
Double Duck Consomme
Roasted Peach Soup

New England Bay Scallops and Ziti
Fisherman’s Plate
Slow Roasted Aged Prime Rib
Asian Fried Tofu
Thai BBQ Chicken Breast

Dessert Sampler
Low Fat Berry Mousse
Sugar Free Red Berry Tart


Day 6
Papaya, Lychee and Water Chestnut Salad
Smoked Salmon Carpaccio
Breaded Mushrooms
Mulligatawny Soup Spicy Indian soup
Shellfish Saffron Consommé
Chilled Orange and Banana Soup

Tomato Salad

Baked Cheese Cannelloni
Pan-seared Tilapia
Asian Duck
Pan-fried Pork Medallions
Wild Mushroom and Goat Cheese Pizza

Chocolate Marquise
Irish Cheesecake
Strawberry Napoleon Puff pastry
Low-fat Peach Cobbler
Sugar-free Lime Basil Parfait


Day 7
Onion Focaccia
Shrimp Ceviche
Curried Vegetable Samosa
Cream of Cauliflower Soup
Beef Consommé
Chilled Blueberry and Yogurt Soup

Boston Lettuce

Papardelle and Fresh Peas
Thai-Style Shrimp
Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Black Angus Sirloin Steak Oscar
Vegetable Pad Thai

Cappuccino Layer Cake
Passion Fruit Meringue Tart
Coconut Parfait
Low-fat Summer Pudding s
Sugar-free Guava Napoleon Puff pastry

illinoisfive
February 26th, 2008, 01:55 PM
go to the royal caribbean board, not the roll call board, and look at page 4 and page 12. there are samples of room service menus and dinner menus.
someone posted a really good dinner menu, but i can't find the post anymore.
have fun!

illinoisfive
February 26th, 2008, 01:57 PM
it was Sue L that posted the good dinner menu! I didn't write down the name of the posted when i saw it. thanks again sue L!

Pomperaugrr
February 26th, 2008, 01:57 PM
That's correct, there was no Caribbean night on our recent sailing on the Serenade. We were very happy with the quality of both the food and service on the Serenade. Everything was served at the proper temperature. Taste and texture were very good.

We opted to do the murder mystery dinner on the Serenade this past January. It was a fun event for $49 p/p and started in the Safari Club, then on to Portofino for dinner and (plenty of) wine. That was on a Tuesday evening.

Eric

lostinplace
February 26th, 2008, 03:32 PM
That's correct, there was no Caribbean night on our recent sailing on the Serenade. We were very happy with the quality of both the food and service on the Serenade. Everything was served at the proper temperature. Taste and texture were very good.

We opted to do the murder mystery dinner on the Serenade this past January. It was a fun event for $49 p/p and started in the Safari Club, then on to Portofino for dinner and (plenty of) wine. That was on a Tuesday evening.

Eric

That sounds like fun. Could you tell me a little more about what is involved. We do the "How to Host a Murder" dinners about once a year and enjoy those. How do you find out if it's happening on the cruise and where do you sign up?

Thanks!

(and the plenty of wine part doesn't hurt either)

CLQ
February 26th, 2008, 06:31 PM
This is a great thread. We'll be on board in less than 3 weeks. We're interested in hearing more about the Murder Mystery night. We've never done that.

The menu above reminded me about the Vidalia Onion Tart on night one. I'm less than 3 weeks away from the little Savory Bites, too.

MBeamTX
February 26th, 2008, 08:28 PM
Oh, the savory bites are my favorite! Drooooool.

jaxbeach12
February 26th, 2008, 11:32 PM
Anyone that has been on the Serenade recently that could tell me if this menu the same?

Also which nights were the formal nights?

Thank you

Bonnie Voyager
February 27th, 2008, 09:28 AM
My husband will be so sad if there is no Key lime pie anymore! :(

By the way, I am one of the oddballs that loved "Caribbean" night! I thought the Jerk Chicken was yummy! We always skipped "Venetian" night to go to Portofino, trading good Italian for GREAT Italian! :D

Pomperaugrr
February 27th, 2008, 10:48 AM
There is still Key Lime pie, as of our January 19th sailing.

The murder mystery dinner is fun. The entertainment staff (mostly dancers/singers) are the actors. You bring your invitation to the Safari Club and are served champagne and canapes. While you are enjoying that, the show begins. There is a bit of audience participation. I even got called up out of my seat to "participate" in front of everyone. I won't give away what happens during that part, but suffice it to say that there were about 85 people that shouted out "Hi Eric" every thime they saw me for the rest of the cruise. After the "murder" takes place, everyone proceeds to Portofino. They serve a very nice 5 course meal. My wine glass was never empty, despite a valiant attempt on my part to drain it. ;) You and your tablemates discuss what happened and develop theories. Later, toward the end of dinner, you have a chance to question the suspects and decide who the guilty one is. It is well done and exceeded my expectations of what to expect from a cruise show like this. The more the audience gets involved, the more fun it is for everyone. The actors enjoy the opportunity for improvisation. We felt it was definitely worth the cost. Book it early, as it sells out quickly.

Eric

lostinplace
February 28th, 2008, 09:39 AM
Eric-
Thanks for the info. It sounds like a great deal if it includes wine with dinner, especially if it keeps coming. Where do you sign up for the dinner?