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    Long Room Wine and Food Society November Lunch

    Our last luncheon for 2013, following the Annual General Meeting, will be held in the Members Dining Room with pre-luncheon drinks in the Percy Beames Bar (Level 2 of the MCC Reserve) on Wednesday November 27, 2013 at 12.15pm for 12.45pm.

    This will be our annual international day and will feature some superb wines from a number of regions in France.  The wines will be complemented by a menu selected by Epicure and our wine and food master, Paul Kinross.

    Members may bring up to three guests to the luncheon.

    Bookings will be processed on a first-in basis and as functions are always extremely popular you will need to get your reply in early to avoid disappointment. Although members are encouraged to mix, if you have any seating preference please indicate this in the seating request field and we will endeavour to accommodate you.

    Bookings for this function will close on Thursday November 21.

    Please note bookings for this function are only for members of the Long Room Wine & Food Society.

    Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2013
    Time: 12:15 pm for 12:45 pm
    Location: Members Dining Room
    Dress: Jacket and Tie
    Cost: $70.00 members

    $90.00 guests
    Sorry, Bookings are now closed for this function.