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PTOS Centennial Gala

Patent and Trademark Office Society

Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)

PTOS Centennial Gala

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird - PTOS Member   more info Ended $75.00 $0.00
Early Bird - Guest   more info Ended $100.00 $0.00
Centennial Special - PTOS Member   more info Ended $100.00 $0.00
Centennial Special - Guest   more info Ended $100.00 $0.00
Regular Admission - PTOS Member   more info Ended $125.00 $0.00
Regular Admission - Guest   more info Ended $150.00 $0.00

Event Details

Come celebrate 100 exciting years of the Patent and Trademark Office Society with an evening of food, drink, music and dancing at the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum.
This location was the home of the United States Patent and Trademark Office when PTOS was founded in 1917!

Tickets
Must Be A PTOS Member to purchase tickets.
Limit of one (1) member ticket and one (1) guest ticket per PTOS member.
Orders by anyone other than a PTOS member or orders that result in more than one member ticket and one guest ticket per PTOS member are subject to cancellation.

Menu
Passed Hors d'Oeuvres
BEEF TENDERLOIN CROUSTADE
artichoke puree / shaved parmesan / rye toast

SMOKED SALMON CANAPE
lemon creme fraiche / salmon roe / fresh dill / pumpernickel / croustade

WARM GOAT CHEESE TART
caramelized red onion / lemon thyme

GRILLED LAMB BROCHETTE
almond mint pesto
gluten free option available

MUSHROOM RAGOUT TART
san marzano tomatoes / boursin cheese

First Course
ARUGULA & WATERCRESS SALAD
parmesan / candied persimmons / brioche crouton / lemon emulsion

BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP SIP
apple cider creme fraiche / crispy sage

BREAD PASS
walnut raisin / casareccio / grilled lavash / salted rosemary butter

Choice of Entree:
Gluten free option available upon request

GRILLED FLANK STEAK
soy chili glaze / chopped scallions

SAUTÉED ROCKFISH
preserved lemon herb gremolata

ARUGULA PESTO FETTUCCINE
roasted beet / zucchini / squash / julienned red onion / pine nut / shaved pecorino

Grilled Flank Steak and Sauteed Rockfish each served with the following sides:
BLACK TRUFFLE DUCHESS POTATO
GRILLED ASPARAGUS


Dessert
BUTTERMILK PANNA COTTA
passion fruit, kumquat, pineapple, orange compote / shortbread baton

COFFEE AND TEA SERVICE
regular / decaffeinated / assorted tea bags / assorted sugars / assorted sweeteners / half and half

Soft Drinks Included
Open Bar including beer, wine and liquor for the duration of the event.



Getting to the Event
The National Portrait Gallery is conveniently located one block west of the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro Station (green, red, yellow metro lines) and three blocks east of the Metro Center Station (blue, orange, red, silver metro lines).

Street parking in downtown Washington is limited to metered spaces on a first come first serve basis. Public Garages that charge hourly rates are available throughout the neighborhood. View a map of their locations. Handicapped parking is available at red-topped meters on the F, G, and 7th Street sides of the building. Vehicles parked in these spaces must display a handicapped placard.

Recommended entry for the event is on the F St. side of the National Portrait Gallery. There is a handicap accessible entry located on the G St. side of building.

For more information on getting to the National Portrait Gallery, please visit their webpage: http://npg.si.edu/visit/getting-here



Dress Code
Formal/Cocktail Attire - Black Tie Optional


Questions/Comments
For questions and comments, please contact Robert Hodge or Seahvosh Nikmanesh

Have questions about PTOS Centennial Gala? Contact Patent and Trademark Office Society

When & Where


National Portrait Gallery
8th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)


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