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1 year, 7 months ago by Bob Gough

Dinner will be October 6 at the WCU Hall

A chef from Quincy’s sister city, Herford, Germany, will present culinary specialities of that city’s west-central region at a Quincy Sister City Commission fund-raising dinner Oct. 6.

Chef Marc Hoehne, of the ElsbachHaus Restaurant in Herford, North Rhine-Westphalia, will prepare a full Westphalian menu for the dinner in the Western Catholic Hall at 516 Maine.

Proceeds from the dinner will help support the commission’s youth and adult exchanges with Herford and Kreis (County) Herford.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the Quincy Early Music Consort will perform until dinner is served by commission members starting at 6 p.m. Cost is $50 per person or $400 for a table of eight.

On the menu are appetizers of a Westphalian potato soup, potato cakes with smoked ham and cream, aspic of beef with WestphalianRemoulade sauce and a green salad with bacon and potato dressing

The main course is braised beef in sauce ala Westphalia with potato cakes and sweetheart cabbage.  Dessert will be Westphalian Heaven (parfait-style with pumpernickel). German beverages will be available. 

Reservations and tickets are available at Quincy Chamber of Commerce (217-222-7980) located in the Oakley Lindsay Civic Center or from Commission members.  Also tickets can be purchased at the Travel House of Quincy, 3011 Maine Street, (217-222-0515).


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