RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE CELEBRATES THE AMERICAN COCKTAIL WITH NATIONWIDE HAND-CRAFTED COCKTAIL DINNER


July 22, 2014

Five-Course Pairing Dinner Available One Night Only on August 21 at 99 Participating Restaurants

(Orlando, Fla.) – On August 21, Ruth’s Chris Steak House will celebrate its New Orleans heritage and cocktail craftsmanship with a five-course “Hand-Crafted Cocktail” dinner at 99 participating restaurants nationwide.

“This dinner is a five course celebration of the American cocktail, which has been an integral part of the American Steak House experience for generations.  Guests will hear the fun lore behind each cocktail, taste our unique Ruth’s Chris twist and enjoy a dish inspired by the flavors of the hand-crafted drinks.” said Helen Mackey, Vice President of Menu Strategy and Innovation for Ruth’s Chris Steak House.

Guests are invited to share their experiences at the nationwide “Handcrafted Cocktail” pairing dinner by referencing the hashtag: #RCSHCocktailDinner. The featured menu includes:



— First Course: Maple-Bourbon-Glazed Jumbo Shrimp with warm five-bean salad accompanied by Seelbach Sparkling Cocktail featuring Sparkling Wine, Bulleit Bourbon, and Cointreau.

— Second Course: Seared Ahi Tuna Steak with slaw, crispy rice cake, and fresh cilantro oil accompanied by Moscow Mule featuring Ketel One Vodka, Domain de Canton Ginger Liqueur, Ginger Ale, fresh lime juice and candied ginger.

— Third Course: Slow-Roasted Pork, Arepa Corn Cake creole sauce, and fresh avocado accompanied by Agave Bee’s Knees featuring Don Julio Anejo Tequila, Smirnoff Wild Honey Vodka, fresh lemon juice, honey syrup and candied honey stick.

— Fourth Course: Sizzling Filet Mignon with crispy fried shallots and horseradish crème fraiche accompanied by New Fashioned featuring Bulleit Rye Whiskey, Cherry Heering, Candied Orange and Amarena Black Cherry. Accompaniments include: Potato & Tomato Gratin and Ruth’s Creamed Spinach

— Fifth Course: Chocolate Dipped Cookie Trio with seasonal berries and crème anglaise accompanied by Chilled Vanilla Irish Coffee featuring Dark Roast coffee, Bushmills Irish Whiskey, and Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon Irish.

“Handcrafted Dinner” pricing varies by market with an average price of $90 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/handcraftedcocktaildinner.

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About Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Ruth’s Chris Steak House is the largest upscale steak house company in the world, with nearly 140 restaurant locations around the globe. Founded in New Orleans, Louisiana USA by Ruth Fertel in 1965, Ruth’s Chris specializes in USDA Prime grade steaks served in Ruth’s Chris signature fashion ... “sizzling.” For more information, please visit, www.ruthschris.com.

About Diageo
Diageo (Dee-AH-Gee-O) is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and wine. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, Bulleit, George Dickel, Buchanan’s and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray, Guinness, Beaulieu Vineyard and Sterling Vineyards Wines

Diageo is a global company, with its products sold in more than 180 countries around the world. The company is listed on both the New York Stock Exchange (DEO) and the London Stock Exchange (DGE). For more information about Diageo, its people, brands, and performance, visit us at Diageo.com. For our global resource that promotes responsible drinking through the sharing of best practice tools, information and initiatives, visit DRINKiQ.com.

 

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