Prepping cocktail garnishes for the Farm-To-Table dinner tonight at Chautauqua Institution:
The pre-dinner menu:
- The Chautauqua Sparkler — Strawberry & jalapeno infused tequila with strawberry simple syrup, soda water and fresh lemonade.
- Rhubarb Sonic — Rhubarb infused locally-made vodka topped with soda & tonic and finished with The Bitter Truth’s Grapefruit Bitters.
- The Duck Hunter — A mint julep made with smoked simple syrup and a duck fat infused locally-made rye whiskey.
And paired with the third course:
- Kettle Sour Cocktail — A beer cocktail with blackstrap rum, lemon juice, lime juice, falernum syrup, simple syrup and a kettle sour beer from Southern Tier Brewing Company.