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  • 1. India House BREAKFAST MENUS 2013-2014
  • 2. INDIA HOUSE HISTORY India House has a long and distinguished heritage tied into the formation of lower Manhattan as well as the history of business and commerce of New York. The landmark India House was constructed by the builder Richard Carman some time after the fire of 1835, in the style of a Renaissance palazzo, residential palaces of Italian banking families. It was the home of the Hanover Bank who first purchased the property. The edifice has remained almost unchanged since that date. Extensive restoration work was completed in 2005. The name India House was selected to symbolize the Indies, which were believed to epitomize the rare and exotic. The name also pays homage to the Dutch West India Company, the first colonizers of Manhattan. After the Hanover Bank moved out, the property became the possession of Robert L. Maitland. His company Maitland and Company were tobacco importers. The property was subsequently used by the New York Cotton Exchange (1870 to 1885), and later by W.R. Grace & Company. India House, as an organization, came into being in 1914, when a group of business men headed by James A. Farrell, then president of United States Steel Company, in collaboration with Willard Straight, decided to create a meeting place for the interests of foreign trade. Presidents of the Lackawanna Steel Company, Dollar Steamship Company, W.R. Grace Shipping, Chase National Bank, and United States Rubber all became Governors of India House and remained active during its first two decades. The national Foreign Trade Council made India House its headquarters. Leaders in commerce worldwide graced the halls at India House. Indeed, from its very inception, the club's charter stated that its goal was to "create in this country a relation between the bankers and the promoters of foreign enterprises that would make it possible to handle foreign undertakings... “. Early in 1918 Willard Straight bought the property with the idea that India House might some day wish to own it. Through the generosity of Mrs. Dorothy Payne Whitney-Straight (Elmhirst), India House acquired the property in February 1921, and on the expiration of certain leases in 1924, rearranged and rebuilt the structure. In 1925, Mr. William A. Delano, the well-known architect added what is now known as the Marine Room, with special lighting and architectural details that relate to marine life and seafaring. Extensive alterations were made and the rooms were fitted out in the spirit of the early American overseas trade. Dorothy Whitney and her husband Willard Straight collected and gave a collection of thirty-five ship models, and subsequently a large collection of paintings, prints, maritime relics and other decorations which had been loaned to the Club when it was formed and had given it much of its unique atmosphere. These and other gifts from members and friends have given the Club a very fine collection of paintings, models and other art objects connected with sailing vessels, seafaring life and trade with East India. Mr. James A. Farrell, the President, gave, then and later, rare ship models, engravings and paintings. Mr. Straight donated a collection of Chinese art objects and maritime paintings. India House is home BREAKFAST MENUS 2013-2014
  • 3. to one of the finest marine art collections in the world. India House has remained a private club and a location to build relationships between businesses in the United States and foreign trade. The maritime historian, Frank O. Braynard, in his 1973 foreword to the second edition of The Marine Collection at India House, states that "England could not have survived [World War Two] without the armada of American-built, American-manned, American-operated merchant vessels...managed by many of the outstanding members of India House." Many statesmen have been members of India House, including Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Hopkins, Henry Morgenthau, Jr., James Byrnes, W. Averell Harriman, George C. Marshall, Henry Cabot Lodge and Cyrus Vance. Other members include previous mayors of New York, including John P. O'Brien and the famous architect William Adams Delano, whose firm, Delano & Aldrich, redesigned the interior of India House. BREAKFAST MENUS 2013-2014
  • 4. CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST Seasonal Sliced Fresh Fruit An Assortment of Breakfast Pastries Croissants, Muffins and Bagels Butter, Cream Cheese and Jams Selection of Fruit Juices to Include: Pineapple, Cranberry and Orange Fresh Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated and Herbal Teas $30.00 per guest BUFFET BREAKFAST MENU (20 person minimum) Seasonal Sliced Fresh Fruit Herbed Scrambled Eggs French Toast, Maple Syrup Oatmeal with Apples, Brown Sugar Applewood Smoked Bacon, Turkey Sausage, Home Fried Potatoes Assorted Bagels, Muffins, Croissants and Danishes Butter, Cream Cheese, Jams Selection of Fruit Juices to Include: Pineapple, Cranberry and Orange Fresh Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated and Herbal Teas $40.00 per guest BREAKFAST MENUS 2013-2014
  • 5. SEATED BREAKFAST MENU A Breakfast Basket on Each Table Will Include: An Assortment of Breakfast Pastries Croissants, Muffins and Bagels Butter, Cream Cheese and Jams FIRST COURSE (select one) Fresh Seasonal Sliced Fruit Salmon Two Ways Gravlax & Smoked Salmon, Fennel-Orange Salad Yogurt with Fresh Berries and Granola ENTRÉE (select two) Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs Eggs Benedict, Canadian Bacon Cornflake & Coconut Crusted French Toast Strawberry & Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast, Maple Syrup Crispy Belgian Waffles with Fresh Berries & Devonshire Cream Blueberry Lemon Ricotta Crepes Duck & Mushroom Hash, Poached Eggs Selection of Fruit Juices to Include: Pineapple, Cranberry and Orange Fresh Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated and Herbal Teas $50.00 per guest All Food and Beverage Pricing is subject to a 22% Administrative Fee (Taxable) and 8.875% Sales Tax. BREAKFAST MENUS 2013-2014
  • 6. SEATING CAPACITY Room Dimensions length x width Sq Ft Floor Conference Seated Reception Theater Classroom Hanover 29’.7” x 47’.7” 1416 1st 44 100 125 130 70 Presidents’ 47.7” x 20’7” 987 2nd 40 100 100 120 50 Garden View Room 22’3” x 17’.7” 41’6” x 21’ 1267 2nd 30 100 200 100 60 Batavia Room 27’10” x 21”6” 612 2nd 15 60 75 60 27 Jewel 17’10” x 15’ 256 3rd 13 13 20 20 n/a Broad 17’3” x 14’4” 249 3rd 16 16 20 20 n/a Pearl 26’5” x 19’11” 506 3rd 22 60 125* 40 33 China 27’10” x 22’ 596 3rd 22 60 *Included 30 42 Stone 22’ 7” x 39’9” 906 3rd 40 100 100 100 60 Marine 69’11” x 28’6” 1976 3rd 70 200 300 225 150 Entire Facility 8771 Note: Capacity may change based on requirements, audio visual, entertainment, etc.... ROOM RENTAL Room Room Rate Jewel $250.00 Broad $250.00 Pearl $500.00 China Included in Pearl Suite Stone $750.00 Hanover $1,000.00 Presidents’ $750.00 Garden View Suite $1,000.00 Batavia Room Included in Garden View Suite Marine $1,250.00 Entire Facility F&B Minimum or Rental Starting at $30,000.00 Note: Room Rates are priced with Food and Beverage Menus. BREAKFAST MENUS 2013-2014
  • 7. INDIA HOUSE One Hanover Square * New York, NY * 10004 212-269-2323 * www.indiahouseclub.org BREAKFAST MENUS 2013-2014