Highball & Harvest at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes is hosting a series this summer sure to delight foodies and craft cocktail lovers. The Summer Food & Booze Series will pair the chefs and bartenders of Highball & Harvest with attendees eager to learn the art of old-fashioned Southern cooking and craft cocktail pairings.
Located in the Ritz-Carlton, Highball & Harvest is best known for their farm-to-table fare (many ingredients come from local farms and the on-site 7,000 square foot Whisper Creek Farm) and signature handcrafted cocktails. You’ll no doubt be learning from some of the best during the interactive food and drink pairing experiences.
The series kicks off on June 16, 2018, with a one-hour Bourbon class and will continue once a month through August. There are three classes to choose from, each highlighting a different spirit.
During each class, you can expect to pick up tips on what types of food pair best with each highlighted beverage, learn historical facts, and sample food and drink. Each class includes a small dish as well as a featured beverage.
Tickets are $35/person. Reservations are required; call 407-393-4648 to reserve your space.
June 16: Bourbon
Learn the history of bourbon and how to properly put it to use in recipes. This class will feature Highball & Harvest’s Single Barrel Knob Creek, which is bottled exclusively for The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes. Class time is 2-3pm. Details
July 21: Rum
This class will highlight a variety of rums from different areas, while arming you with knowledge about how each variety can be utilized to craft original and classic cocktails. Class time is 2-3pm. Details
August 18: Gin
Work with the chefs and discover how to pair foods with gin based on botanical elements of each gin recipe. Class time is 2-3pm. Details
For more information, visit http://www.grandelakes.com/.
Post updated June 2018