We eat.    We drink.   We sing.    We toast.   We have fun!    We're the Wolfe Pack!

Featuring the French menu from Rex Stout's Too Many Cooks
Prepared by celebrated chef Michael Goldstein at the magnificent Payne Mansion

The Program

Welcome, Introductions, Toasts, Quizzes, Song Parodies, Keynote

Ira Matetsky

Jane K. Cleland

Special Guests,
Members of Rex Stout's family

Keynote Speaker,
Gayle Lynds

The Menu


Quenelles Bonne Femme

Sauteed Brook Trout with a brown butter caper sauce

Confit of leg and thigh of Liberty Duck on a bed of braised apples, onions, and cabbage, with herb roasted fingerling potatoes and a fresh cherry sauce

Rossi Salad

Chocolate Tartuffe with fresh raspberry sauce

French Roast coffee and herbal & black tea

Wine Included ▪  Cash Bar

The Keynote

Gayle Lynds
Keynote Speaker, Gayle Lynds

New York Times best seller Gayle Lynds is the award-winning author of nine spy novels and has been called the Queen of International Espionage.

Read her keynote, “Nero Wolfe, the Spy,"

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