By John Fischer
Chances are that you have spent considerable time and energy putting together a great combination of original drinks and classic cocktails to offer to your guests. But have you talked to the chef? You should–your chef is a potential treasure trove of information regarding flavor, seasonality, cost effectiveness and utilization of product for cocktails.
Picking the Right POS
By Melissa Niksic
Selecting the right point-of-sale (POS) system for your business is crucial; you have to consider a number of factors when choosing the program that’s best for you. The size of your establishment, your business’s specific needs, any restrictions imposed by your location’s space, and your personal preferences are all things to think about before settling on a new POS system. And when the time comes to explore the different available options, you’ll have no shortage of systems from which to choose.
2 cups Skyy vodka
2/3 Bottle white wine
2 oz. Lime juice
8 oz. Orange juice
8 oz. Apple juice
1 Mango, cut into cubes
2 Pears, cut into cubes
Soak fruit in juices and vodka for two hours to overnight (feel free to add more vodka for a stronger drink). Stir together in a pitcher and serve in wine glass.
Recipe created by Chef Marcus Samuelsson.
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Anestasia vodka is a new handcrafted, American-made, ultra-premium spirit that launched in August. The vodka is made in a Bend, OR, facility that uses locally grown sweet corn and pure water; the bottle is a multifaceted crystal decanter-like sculpture designed by Karim Rashid and made with recycled glass. The product retails for a suggested price of $39 per 750-ml. bottle.
Tortoise Creek Le Charmel
Tortoise Creek has launched “Le Charmel,” an estate-produced blend of 70% syrah and 30% grenache from the Costières de Nîmes region of the Rhône. Le Charmel’s name is a conjunction of the names of Tortoise Creek creator Mel Master and his son Charlie. The value-driven wine delivers full-bodied flavors of the southern Rhône Valley, displaying generous aromas of blackberries, chocolate, spice and notes of garrigue, according to the company. Imported by Winesellers, Ltd. Le Charmel is available for a suggested retail price of $13.
In anticipation of National Vodka Day Oct. 4, we headed into the Cheers Cocktail Laboratory to test-drive a few drinks using some of the new vodka flavors.
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