White House dinner for African Leaders – on the menu
5 August 2014, Washington –
US President Barack Obama will host dinner at the White House tonight for dozens of African leaders in Washington DC for a summit focused on boosting U.S. business and security ties with the continent.
Singer Lionel Richie will entertain the leaders during the dinner on the South Lawn. First lady Michelle Obama, along with Vice President Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden, will also attend.
Guests will dine on chilled spiced tomato soup, chopped farm-stand vegetable salad, grilled dry-aged beef and cappuccino fudge cake. The meal will be accompanied by three American wines.
TIME Magazine Political Reporter Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) tweeted the menu earlier today: