President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive to welcome Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and wife Jenny Morrison for the state dinner, on Sept. 20. The pasta is drizzled with a lemony Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese emulsion and topped with shavings of sun gold carrots, baby kale, and sunchoke chips. Dessert will be an American classic: Lady Apple Tart with Calvados Ice Cream. The entertainment will feature musical groups from the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force: “The President’s Own” United States Marine Chamber Orchestra Golden champagne grapes will be placed on top of the tables, highlighting the richness of each of the countries’ wine industries. President Donald Trump hosted a state dinner in honor of the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Friday night during the latter’s week-long visit to the US. U.S. First Lady Melania Trump speaks during a state dinner honoring Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Australian First Lady Jennifer Morrison, on Sept. 20. The United States Navy Band Sea Chanters The first course will be Sunchoke Ravioli with Reggiano Cream and Shaved Summer Vegetables. A table is set during a media preview for the state dinner, on Sept. 19. Tonight, the First Lady will open the Rose Garden for a press preview of the State Dinner table setting and décor. The United States Air Force Strings The Argyle Pinot Noir “Reserve” 2016 is the heralded result of a combination of Australian innovation and American ingenuity. The Cross Hall urns will be filled with pear branches from New England. Sunchokes, known as “earth apples,” are native to North America and will be roasted and puréed to give creaminess and sweet notes to the ravioli. (Pictured) President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, right, pose with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, second left, and wife Jenny Morrison, left, for an official visit with a state dinner in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, on Sept. 20. A state dinner in the United States is a formal dinner held in honor of a foreign head of state, … Ombré shades of yellows and greens were chosen for the table linens, and the tables will be illuminated with gold oil lamps. The First Family warmly welcomes the Prime Minister and Mrs. Morrison and looks forward to strengthening one of America’s most important and enduring relationships. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump (R) welcome Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (2nd L) and wife Jenny Morrison (L) as they arrive for the state dinner on Sept. 20. The dessert will be made of layers of sliced apples with a flaky crust. The dinner centerpieces will feature more than 2,500 roses from California in shades of yellow and Australia’s national floral emblem, the golden wattle. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and wife Susan Pompeo arrive for the state dinner, on Sept. 20. The United States Air Force Singing Sergeants. Tonight, the Trump administration will host its second State Dinner, for Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Mrs. Jennifer Morrison of Australia. On Friday morning, the President and First Lady will welcome the Prime Minister and Mrs. Morrison of Australia during the State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House. Finally, the J Demi-Sec NV partners well with the Lady Apple Tart. Bright floral aromas characterize this wine, and its notes of lemon zest and green grass complement the Sunchoke Ravioli. Senator James Risch arrives with his wife, Vicki Risch, for the state dinner, on Sept. 20. The Spring Mountain Sauvignon Blanc 2017 is the product of Spring Mountain Vineyard located in Napa Valley, where wine grapes have been cultivated since the 1800s. Arrival Ceremony Gold woven baskets filled with yellow garden roses and golden wattle signify the combined friendship and long-lasting relationship between the United States and Australia. The menu pays homage to Australia’s special blend of culinary adaptations from its various cultures, not unlike the diverse food traditions of the United States. First Lady Melania Trump and President Donald J. Trump will welcome Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Mrs. Jennifer Morrison of Australia … The evening’s performance will be the largest gathering of premier military musicians for a State Dinner at the White House. First Course Calvados Ice Cream. Sunchoke Ravioli US President Donald Trump and others listen as US military musicians perform during the state dinner, on Sept. 20. Menu Wines The Office of the First Lady shares the following details, which were all carefully selected by the First Lady to reflect the strong ties between the United States and Australia. The Ground Floor Corridor will feature garden roses, jasmine vines, and dahlias, all grown in the United States. The combination of the mild and sweet Dover Sole, the creamy fennel, and the citrusy garlic rouille is finished with an abundant variety of perennial herbs from the White House Kitchen Garden. The china settings for the baseplate and dinner service will consist of alternating patterns from the administrations of Presidents William J. Clinton and George W. Bush. The light and lively red fruit notes of cherry and raspberry pair well with the subtle sweetness of the Dover Sole. Dover Sole with Parsley Crisps Notes of green herb heighten the anise flavor of the Fennel Mousseline and the fragrant flavors of herbs fresh from the Kitchen Garden. The Lady apples are sourced from Pacific Northwest and Mid-Atlantic orchards. Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway arrives for the state dinner, on Sept. 20. The United States Army Strings Shaved Summer Vegetables, Main Course State Dinner U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas during the state dinner, on Sept. 20. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Two-dose vaccines will make it harder to inoculate US, Mississippi Model Remembered as an 'Angel' After Allegedly Being Run Over By Father of Her Child. The evening celebration will cap an all-day series of events, which began with a state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House this morning followed by bilateral meetings in the Oval Office and Cabinet Room. The Trump Administration is proud to carry on the traditional military arrival ceremony, which has been part of our Nation’s history for centuries. The United States Army Herald Trumpets Full Menu Entertainment Fennel Mousseline The guest list and First Lady’s gown details will be released at the beginning of the dinner. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence arrive for the state dinner, on Sept. 20. President Donald Trump hosted a state dinner in honor of the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Friday night during the latter’s week-long visit to the US. These colors were derived from the national flower of Australia, the golden wattle, which has a yellow flower and green foliage. The filling combines unique flavors of sweet and tart with caramelized apples, cinnamon, lemon zest, vanilla, and brown sugar with hints of molasses. A state dinner honoring a visiting head of government or reigning monarch is one of the grandest and most glamorous of White House affairs. The dinner is being held in the Rose Garden, which will be filled with American varieties of yellow and white roses. Lady Apple Tart Adding color to the plate will be the tender green and yellow summer squash blossoms, which will be picked the day before the dinner. It is part of an official state visit and provides the president and first lady the opportunity to honor the visiting head of state and his or her spouse. Notes of ripe pear and acacia honey are perfect accompaniments to the autumnal caramelized apples featured in the tart. Nearly 500 members of the United States Armed Forces from the five military branches will be present on the South Lawn for the “Review of the Troops.” Those invited to attend the arrival ceremony include the President’s Cabinet, Members of Congress, military families, and guests of the Australian Embassy.