Industry News | June 1, 2012

Summer Menu Launches at la Madeleine

Pear Prosciutto Salad
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Take shelter from the heat and immerse yourself in the crisp flavors of la Madeleine Country French Café’s summer selections. The authentic Country French café is celebrating the arrival of everyone’s favorite season by introducing a new summer salade to its repertoire of warm-weather classics.

Roasted Pear & Prosciutto Salade: Wild field salade topped with roasted Bosque pears, crisp prosciutto, roasted pecans, bleu cheese crumbles, and red grape tomatoes, tossed in Balsamic vinaigrette. $8.99

“In the summer, la Madeleine takes the opportunity to create new, fun, and fresh seasonal dishes to add to our line of great signature salades,” says Susan Dederen, senior director of culinary for la Madeleine. “We select seasonal fruits and vegetables and add in interesting and tasty components to provide our guests with unique flavor combinations perfect for the hot summer months.”

Additionally, la Madeleine is bringing back the following summer favorites:

  • Shrimp Dijonnaise Salade: Chilled, roasted shrimp in a creamy Dijonnaise with fresh dill, red peppers, mushrooms, and celery, served on fresh spinach with Balsamic vinaigrette and a pesto cheese straw. $8.99
  • Chicken Salade Croissant: Classic, cool chicken salade served on a flaky, fresh-baked croissant with your choice of tomato basil pesto pasta salade or salt and pepper chips. $6.99
  • Individual Tarts: Enjoy a sweet summer escape with our rich, delicious lemon tart or fresh fruit tart in a light, sweet pastry shell. Starting at $4.29

 

“Our summer items are a refreshing option on a summer afternoon,” says Phil Costner, la Madeleine president and chief operating officer. “We invite our guests to relax and cool off in our French cafés while enjoying a delicious meal.”

La Madeleine summer selections will be available May 30 through Sept. 4, 2012.