Thanksgiving in Berlin With Stanford

by Carl Kruse, Ivy Circle

Dear Friends,

The German Stanford Association has warmly invited the Ivy Circle to join their annual Thanksgiving Dinner in Berlin on Thursday, 16 November.  Our ambitious Stanford friends are scheduling the dinner one week ahead of the American holiday!  Join us in meeting new friends and sharing in the Thanksgiving spirit.
\The evening will include a 3-course traditional American Thanksgiving dinner and an open bar for 2 hours.

Date: Thursday, 16 November 2023
Time: 19:00 – 22:00
Location: Zollpackhof Restaurant, Elisabeth-Abegg-Straße 1, 10557 Berlin.
Our tables will be in a separate area downstairs in the Augustiner Keller.


• 70 € for Ivy Circle alumni and family members
• 40 € for children 13 – 6 years old

• Free for children 5 years old and younger

To register, please 

RSVP via this link before 4 November 2023 & Pay for your tickets via bank transfer by 5 November 2023.

Bank details:
German Stanford Association e.V.
IBAN: DE85 1001 0010 0915 9481 00
Reference: Your name & “Thanksgiving 2023”

Agenda for Thanksgiving 2023 
The evening will begin at 19:00. A delicious 3-course menu will begin at 19:30, and there will be an open bar for 2 hours until 21:30. Lasting memories will be refreshed. New ones will be made and the Thanksgiving spirit will be present!


Prime boiled beef with horseradish cream and beetroot salad
Baby spinach with balsamic dressing, nuts & apple

Main dishes
Turkey roll roast with stuffing (apple, bread, dried fruit, nuts)
Roast pork
Roast sauce, apple sauce, cranberries
Pumpkin greens, Brussels sprouts
Roasted baked Potatoes

Lemon meringue tartlets
Pancakes with maple syrup and apple compote
If you would prefer a vegan menu, or have any other concerns or questions, please reach out to Jon.
Due to space restrictions, the dinner is limited to the first 40 guests who RSVP.

If you buy a ticket but cannot attend, please reach out to Jon before 4 November for a refund.

All the best wishes. We’re excited to see you soon! 

Carl Kruse, Ivy Circle
Our last two events were with the Harvard Club and the Brews Cruise.
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