To all Sir Knights of the Order of St. Andrew, Thistle –
Active, Inactive, Emeritus, and Honorary
Feast of Bannockburn Summons 2017
The Venerable Master, Sir Adrian Early, has declared that the Feast of Bannockburn will be celebrated on Sunday evening, July 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM at Cover 3, 2700 W. Anderson Lane in Austin TX. The cost to each Sir Knight to attend is $50 paid at the door; drinks besides iced tea and coffee are available through the Cover 3 bar. Although the $50 may seem extravagant to have a meal worthy of Thistle Knights, the cost is going to be there.
Reservations are required. Please email Sir Knight James Mercier, Thistle Recorder, at firstname.lastname@example.org to record your reservation on or before July 14th. The attire shall be Thistle Formal (tuxedo or kilt, sash, and hats).
Socializing and appetizers will be from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm with the following appetizers set out around the hall:
White Queso, Fresh Guacamole, Garlic Salsa & Hot Chips
BUFFALO CHICKEN BITES
Crispy Fried with Buffalo Sauce
SEARED AHI TUNA
Udon Noodles & Snap Pea Salad with Maui Onion Vinaigrette
MONGOLIAN PORK LETTUCE WRAPS
Pork Sauteed with Shiitake Mushrooms, Water Chestnuts, Garlic, Ginger & Mongolian Marinade served with Chinese Style Mustard
Crispy Artichokes, Arugula, Feta, Plum Tomatoes & Greek Vinaigrette with Spicy Remoulade
The formal installation of Officers of the Order of the Thistle will be at 6:00 pm, with the Dinner commencing at 6:30 pm. The menu for the festive board will be:
SALAD OR SOUP (Select One)
Romaine, Crisp Croutons& Shaved Parmesan
Grape Tomatoes, Scallions, Chives & Buttermilk Bleu Cheese Dressing
COVER 3 SALAD(gf)
Mixed Greens, Candied Walnuts, Sliced Fuji Apples & Crumbled Goat Cheese with Oregano Vinaigrette
SOUP OF THE DAY
A flavorful soup prepared with the freshest ingredients
MAIN COURSE (Select One)
HONG KONG SALMON
Sauteed Shiitake Mushrooms & Scallions in a Light Soy-Ginger Broth
8 OZ. CENTER CUT FILET MIGNON (gf)
Choice of Gorgonzola Butter or Bacon Jam Butter, served with Garlic Mashed Potatoes
BRICK CHICKEN MAC N CHEESE
Our Classic Mac N Cheese with Crushed Red Pepper& Italian Spices, topped with Brick Chicken & Crispy Pancetta
BRICK CHICKEN (gf)
Classic Sicilian Vinaigrette, served with Garlic Mashed Potatoes
DESSERTS (Select One)
CHOCOLATE MOUSSE WITH FRESH BERRIES
VANILLA BEAN CRÈME BRULEE
Water and Iced Tea will be provided.
Our speaker for the evening will be Sir Knight James Mercier, 32°, who will describe the Battle of Bannockburn and the lessons learned that can be applicable to every day life. This should be a very interesting presentation indeed.
After the presentation, we will enjoy questions and general discussion as well as the raffle of items which will be organized by our Emeritus Sir Knight Garth Weaver, PVM.
Reservations are required. Please email Sir Knight James Mercier, Thistle Recorder, at email@example.com to record your reservation on or before July 14th.
Cover 3 is located at 2700 W. Anderson Lane in Austin TX. From MoPac, go East on West Anderson Lane.