The first lady's office shared a sneak peek of the menu and decor for the Trumps' second official state dinner

The White House is decked out in its formal glory for the Trumps second state dinner on Friday.

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hosted France at their first official state visit in April 2018. The second will be to host Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife Jennifer Morrison.

The first lady's office previewed what will be on the menu, what the decor will look like, and what entertainment is in store. Here are the details. 

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THE COLOR SCHEME FOR THE EVENING IS GREEN AND GOLD IN A NOD TO AUSTRALIA'S NATIONAL FLOWER. WHITE AND YELLOW ROSES WILL FILL THE ROSE GARDEN, WHERE THE DINNER WILL TAKE PLACE. THE CENTERPIECES ALONE ARE MADE OF 2,500 ROSES.
THE MENU FOR THE EVENING FEATURES RAVIOLI, SUMMER VEGETABLES, FISH, AND APPLE TART.

THE FIRST LADY'S OFFICE SAID THE MENU "HIGHLIGHTS THE LUSH, LATE SUMMER SEASON ACROSS THE VAST LANDS OF AMERICA" AND "PAYS HOMAGE TO AUSTRALIA’S SPECIAL BLEND OF CULINARY ADAPTATIONS FROM ITS VARIOUS CULTURES, NOT UNLIKE THE DIVERSE FOOD TRADITIONS OF THE UNITED STATES."

Full Menu
First Course
Sunchoke Ravioli
Reggiano Cream
Shaved Summer Vegetables

Main Course
Dover Sole with Parsley Crisps
Zucchini Squash Blossoms
Fennel Mousseline
Baby Garlic Rouille

Dessert
Lady Apple Tart
Calvados Ice Cream

THE CHINA FOR THE EVENING WILL BE A MIX OF THE SETTINGS FROM THE CLINTON AND BUSH ADMINISTRATIONS.
GAS LAMPS WILL ILLUMINATE EACH TABLE.
THE WINES FOR THE EVENING WILL BE A SPRING MOUNTAIN SAUVIGNON BLANC 2017 FROM NAPA VALLEY, THE ARGYLE PINOT NOIR "RESERVE" 2016 FROM OREGON, AND THE J DEMI-SEC NV FROM SONOMA. THE WHITE HOUSE ONLY SERVES AMERICAN WINES.
GOLDEN CHAMPAGNE GRAPES (WHICH YOU CAN SEE HERE ON THE LEFT) WILL BE ON EACH TABLE, TOO, "HIGHLIGHTING THE RICHNESS OF EACH OF THE COUNTRIES' WINE INDUSTRIES."
THE ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE EVENING WILL BE MUSICAL GROUPS FROM THE US ARMY, MARINE CORPS, NAVY, AND AIR FORCE.
THE FIRST LADY'S OFFICE SAID IT WOULD BE THE "LARGEST GATHERING OF PREMIER MILITARY MUSICIANS FOR A STATE DINNER AT THE WHITE HOUSE."
THE GUEST LIST AND DETAILS ON THE FIRST LADY'S GOWN WILL BE A SECRET UNTIL THE DINNER STARTS ON FRIDAY NIGHT.
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