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MSSF Holiday Dinner Dec. 14, 2009

To celebrate the Holiday Season, the MSSF invites its members and guests to the ANNUAL HOLIDAY DINNER, 7 pm, December 14, 2009, at the SF County Fair Building (Hall of Flowers), Golden Gate Park, 9th and Lincoln, San Francisco. OUR MENU: a grand assortment of Appetizers; Holiday Punch; Pumpkin Soup with a Mushroom Garnish and Creme Fraiche; a Salad of Greens, Endive, Persimmons, pickled Mushrooms and toasted Walnuts; Your Choice of Entrecote of Beef served with pommes Anna, cepes in red wine/beef jus and sauteed greens or braised endive OR a Vegetarian entree of Fettuccine with Porcini or Spaghetti Squash with Porcini served with sauteed greens or endive; Olive Bread Rolls, a Dessert of Apple or Pear Candy Cap-nougatine tart and Coffee.
The dinner cost is $35 for MSSF members and $40 for guests. As the venue does not provide tableware, bring your own utensils and dishes (including a bowl for soup). Also, bring your favorite beverage and, if you care to, bring an appetizer to share. Diners who bring an appetizer will get a ticket for our raffle which features unique items. Diners who donate mushroom-related raffle items will also receive a ticket. For questions about what kinds of appetizers to bring, contact Pat George at (510) 204-9130 or or Lisa Gorman at (510) 881-7825. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED and must be made no later than December 7th. Reservations can be made with Alvaro Carvajal at or (415) 695-0466. Checks should be sent to him at MSSF Holiday Dinner c/o Alvaro Carvajal, 800 Castro St., San Francisco 94114-2809, here is a PDF of the menu and reservation form to print. Please indicate the names of members and/or non-members in your party as well as their entree choices (Entrecote of Beef or Fettuccine with Porcini or Spaghetti Squash with Porcini). Please also provide your address, phone or e-mail should we need to contact you, and the total amount enclosed.
Don’t miss this excellent event.

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