ORLANDO, Fla., April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 28, Ruth's Chris Steak House continues its national pairing dinner series with the "Spring Cocktail Dinner". Celebrating the abundance of fresh ingredients, the dinner features five handcrafted cocktails paired with five incredible menu selections.
"The craftsmanship and fresh ingredients used in making our handcrafted cocktails are something we are proud to serve along with our signature sizzling steaks. From citrus to sweet to savory, the variety of flavors of this specially created menu will delight the palate. We invite guests to join us for a fun-filled evening that not only celebrates the freshness of spring, but also the New Orleans cocktail heritage of our founder Ruth Fertel," said Cheryl Henry, Senior Vice President and Chief Branding Officer of Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc.
The featured "Spring Cocktail Dinner" menu includes:
First Course: Grilled Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce and Crispy Spinach paired with the Summer Star featuring Ketel One Oranje Vodka, Cointreau, Fresh Grapefruit and Lemon Juices and Prosecco
Second Course: Carrot Ginger Soup with Toasted Coconut, Fresh Cilantro and Sour Cream paired with the Coconut Ginger Lemon Drop featuring Ketel One Citroen Vodka, Ciroc Coconut Vodka, Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur, Ginger-Infused Syrup, Fresh Lemon Juice and Candied Ginger
Third Course: Tequila Cured Salmon with Avocado Panna Cotta and Fennel Hibiscus Salad with Cilantro Oil paired with the Crescent City Cooler featuring Don Julio Blanco Tequila, Hibiscus Tea, Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit Juice, Cinnamon Syrup, Grenadine and Fresh Lime Juice
Entrée Course: Filet Mignon Served Sizzling with Bourbon Glaze and Fried Onion Rings with Homemade Ketchup and Broiled Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce paired with the Scottish Tea Time featuring Johnnie Walker Black, Homemade Earl Grey Syrup and Fresh Lemon Juice
Dessert Course: Strawberry Crepes with Lemon Cream Filling and Fresh Whipped Cream paired with the Gin Bramble featuring Tanqueray Ten Gin, Blackberries, Chambord and Fresh Lemon Juice
The Ruth's Chris "Spring Cocktail Dinner" pricing, times and dates vary by location with an average price of $95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required for this event. For a complete list of participating restaurants, and to make reservations, visit: http://www.ruthschris.com/promotions/springcocktaildinner/.
Additional national pairing dinners in 2016 include:
- Cakebread Cellars - Thursday, June 16
- Grey Goose Cocktail Dinner - Thursday, August 18
- Stags' Leap Winery - Sunday, October 16
Guests attending the pairing dinners are invited to share their experiences at #ThisIsHowItsDone.
About Ruth's Chris Steak House
Ruth's Chris Steak House was founded by Ruth Fertel 50 years ago in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ruth had a recipe for everything – from how to prepare her signature sizzling steaks to how to treat her guests. This timeless formula is a testament to how one neighborhood eatery has become the largest collection of upscale steak houses in the world, with more than 140 restaurant locations around the globe. Ruth's Chris remains true to its heritage, helping guests make their best memories on 500-degree sizzling plates. This is how it's done at Ruth's Chris Steak House.
About KETEL ONE® ORANJE VODKA
Infused with the essence of Valencia and Mandarin oranges for a crisp, refreshing taste with floral and fruity notes. Finishes with a lively, warm hint of spice lingering on the palate, with a long finish.
About KETEL ONE® CITROEN VODKA
Infused with the essence of four different types of lemons and two types of limes to enhance the freshness. A lemony custard aftertaste lingers gently, followed by a long finish.
About CIROC® COCONUT VODKA
Distilled five times to ensure high quality, the spirit is masterfully infused with coconut and tropical fruit flavors, resulting in a taste experience that is lusciously different and elegantly smooth.
About DON JULIO® BLANCO TEQUILA
Crisp agave aromas blended with citrus notes of lemon, lime and grapefruit. Light, sweet, agave flavor. Finishes clean and dry with grassy undertones and a touch of black pepper.
About JOHNNIE WALKER® BLACK LABEL® BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKY
Rich, complex and incredibly well-balanced, full of dark fruits, sweet vanilla and signature smokiness. The finish is unbelievably smooth and layered with rich smoke, peat and malt.
About TANQUERAY NO. TEN™ GIN
The only gin made using whole citrus fruit, including white grapefruit, lime and orange, along with juniper, coriander and a hint of chamomile flowers. No. TEN™ has a unique, full-bodied character and citrus undertone.
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