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Carraba's event raising money for muscular dystrophy

Carrabba's Italian Grill is hosting a special event this Thursday, July 30, to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

The cost per person is $15, which includes a sampling of four food items from the new Mr. C’s Bar Menu and, for guests 21 years and older, one of three signature cocktails (Blackberry Lemonade, the Italian Lemon Drop or Blackberry Fields Martini) created by Charlotte Voisey, one of the nation’s top 12 mixologists. In addition to monies raised from event admission, Carrabba’s also will donate $1 to MDA for each of the three signature drinks sold from July 30 – August 6.

The event runs from 5 p.m. until closing time.

Here are the drink recipes:

Blackberry Fields
1 ½ oz Stolichnaya
1 ¾ oz Sweet and Sour
½ oz Monin Blackberry Sangria
4 mint leaves
Combine ingredients and shake well.
Serve in a martini glass.
Garnish with a blackberry and mint leaf on a cocktail pick.

Blackberry Lemonade
1 oz Stolichnaya
1 oz Sweet and Sour
¾ oz Monin Blackberry Sangria
Splash of soda.
Build in a highball glass.
Stir and garnish with a blackberry and lemon wedge on a cocktail pick.

Italian Lemon Drop
1 oz Stolichnaya
1 oz Limoncello
¾ oz Cointreau
1 ¼ oz Sweet and Sour
Combine ingredients and shake well.
Serve in a martini glass.
Garnish with a lemon wedge.

Posted on Monday, July 27, 2009 at 09:45AM by Registered CommenterDeborah Lockridge in , | Comments1 Comment

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Reader Comments (1)

Thanks for sharing the recipe of blackberry lemonade. It was nice going through it. Keep it up the good work.

August 7, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterHamper

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