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Gingerbread at the White House: Roland Mesnier's First Gingerbread House

Gingerbread at the White House: Roland Mesnier's First Gingerbread House

Date of Work
December 1992
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Collection of Roland Mesnier

Gingerbread at the White House: Roland Mesnier's First Gingerbread House

“For my first house, Mrs. Bush gave me permission to be as creative as I wanted to be and so I undertook the construction of an entire gingerbread village, which consisted of five separate gingerbread houses… My gingerbread creation included marzipan likeness of the first family interspersed among the sledding elves, frolicking reindeer, and Santa Claus posing in a rocking chair.” — Executive Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier

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