Holiday Inn Dinner Menu, February 15, 1964

Summary

Holiday Inns of America strictly regulated motel operations so that guests could expect a standard experience wherever they stayed. Restaurant meals were no exception -- Holiday Inns produced and distributed processed food and issued corporate specifications for portion sizes and food purchased locally. The company's own Holiday Press printed restaurant menus with standardized selections and prices.

Holiday Inns of America strictly regulated motel operations so that guests could expect a standard experience wherever they stayed. Restaurant meals were no exception -- Holiday Inns produced and distributed processed food and issued corporate specifications for portion sizes and food purchased locally. The company's own Holiday Press printed restaurant menus with standardized selections and prices.

Artifact

Menu

Date Made

15 February 1964

Collection Title

Menu Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

90.143.275

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 13.125 in

Width: 8 in

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