Chef Roland is busy speaking to groups around the country about his remarkable life and career as the longest serving chef at the White House.
There is no doubt, Chef Roland Mesnier is an American treasure. He remains the longest serving chef ever to have served in the White House kitchen. From 1980 – 2006 Chef Roland had the honor of serving five American Presidents and their families, as well as countless dignitaries, royalty and heads of state. Since retiring from the White House, Chef Roland is proud to have worked with numerous organizations, both large and small in a variety of ways – fundraising, entertainment, themed events and more.
Special Appearance – Chef Roland Mesnier gives a 45 minute talk about his life and legendary career as the longest serving Chef in the history of the White House. Question and answer session and book signing included as part of this appearance.
White House Luncheon, Tea and Dinner Menu Consultation – Should a client wish to host a fundraiser gala, or other meal-time event, in the spirit of American pride, Chef Roland provides authentic White House luncheon, afternoon tea and dinner menus. He then works directly with your preferred caterer to ensure the quality and authenticity of the meal. As part of his presentation to the audience, Chef Roland will discuss in detail the significance of the meal served.
Dessert Consultation – Some clients prefer to go simply with an authentic White House dessert and select their own lunch or dinner menu. In this case, Chef Roland will provide his own White House recipes to client and caterer as outlined above. He will work side by side with the client’s preferred caterer to prepare an authentic and delicious White House dessert.
White House State Dinner Experience – A State Dinner hosted by Chef Roland Mesnier offers the ultimate in entertainment! Whether your goal is to raise money for your organization or host an unforgettable celebration, Chef Roland will recreate for you and your guests an experience as authentic as those enjoyed by official White House state guests for more than 200 years.
Chef Roland pays great attention to the smallest details from your guests’ arrival on the red carpet to their place settings (unique only to Roland Mesnier), to the food – and of course dessert! Chef provides a selection of authentic White House menus, all of which were served during his 26-year tenure at the White House. To add a special touch of fun, you might even welcome the President and First Lady! Always a memorable element to any simulated White House experience, Chef Roland will interview and handpick the presidential impersonator you want to attend your event.
Chef Roland will work closely with your preferred caterer and event planner and no doubt create for your guests an evening of a lifetime! Chef Roland also offers unique mementos for your guests to take home including his own presidential china and beautiful boxes of chocolate mints each bearing the Presidential seal.
Whatever your occasion, Chef Roland Mesnier will bring an element of national pride and pure, sweet surprise!!
Chef Roland is busy speaking to groups around the country about his remarkable life and career as the longest serving chef at the White House. While most of his appearances are scheduled months ahead by private groups, many of Chef Roland’s events are open to the public. Be sure to check our “Happenings” page often so you can see where the Chef will appear next.