Shaking up the cocktail scene at RauDZ 🍸

Shaking up the cocktail scene at RauDZ 🍸

RauDZ launches their own Gin!

We cannot tell a lie – The Truth is out and it’s ‘The Whole Truth’.  RauDZ Creative Concepts is launching their own craft gin, ‘the Whole Truth’ in collaboration with award-winning distillery, Okanagan Spirits.

‘The Whole Truth’ gin was created to pair with the classic gin and tonic cocktail ‘The Truth’, a drink featured on the opening day cocktail list of RauDZ Regional Table back in  Spring 2009.  It’s been a hit for the past 10 years and now with the creation of The Whole Truth gin, it has found it’s perfect pairing.

In keeping with the RauDZ ‘eat local’ philosophy, you are also ‘drinking local’ with the botanicals found in this custom gin.  RauDZ Creative Concepts ‘The Whole Truth’ Gin is cucumber-forward with florals in the background and contains mock orange, a native BC shrub, that was hand foraged by Okanagan Spirits’ Tyler Dyck from Poplar Point, at the foot of Knox Mountain, less than three km from the door of the restaurant. Mint, cucumber, lemon verbena and orris root- the root stock of an iris, each add refreshing, cooling notes that are perfect for gin and tonics.

This farm-to-flask gin is available exclusively at RauDZ Regional Table, micro bar & bites, Sunny’s Modern Diner, and Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ.

Although originally conceived for ‘The Whole Truth’ cocktail, Wes Hunter, Beverage Operations has put his creative bar skills to the test, developing a custom cocktail for each of the RauDZ Creative Concepts restaurants highlighting this new gin.  Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ will feature the gin in a white Negroni with white vermouth, Sunny’s Modern Diner pairs it with citrus and prosecco for a breakfast bubbly and micro bar & bites serves it in their twist on a
Moscow Mule.

‘The Whole Truth’ gin by RauDZ Creative Concepts will launch on the cocktail menus at RauDZ Regional Table, micro bar & bites, Sunny’s Modern Diner and Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ on Thursday, April 11.

Join us at micro bar & bites for the happiest of Happy Hours!  Daily from 2:00 – 5:00 pm you can take $2 off almost everything on the menu.  Take $2 off craft beer, $2 off 6 oz glasses of wine, $2 off cider and $2 off our signature cocktails.  Hungry?  Take $2 off EVERYTHING on the menu except oysters but they are on for only $2.

Sunny’s turns ONE on Thursday, April 11.  To celebrate we are donating $1 from every coffee sold that day to the BC SPCA.  Enjoy your Sunny’s blend coffee and enter to win an incredible basket full of fabulous Sunny’s swag.
Happy Birthday to us!
Open Wednesday – Saturday from 7:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Cleavers & Cocktails : The Revival Round 4

Cleavers & Cocktails pits the chef and the bartender from two restaurants against each other to create both a cocktail and two plates that must pair. A food and bar black box will be provided at the beginning of Heat#1 with the culinary item and the bar item included in the final dish and cocktail. A new black box item (surprise!!!) will be provided at the beginning of Heat #2 and that must also be used in the final cocktail and plate.

At the end of each heat, the competitor’s efforts will be evaluated by our judges AND small samples of the dish and cocktail will be distributed to all guests. Guests will help determine the winner of the evening. For this competition, it’s Chef Darren Kashin and Bartender Cole Geisler from Craft Beer Market vs. Chef Dan Carkner and Bartender Aric Pihrag from Jack’s Pizza and Liquor.

ALL TICKET HOLDERS CAN VISIT RAUDZ REGIONAL TABLE ON CLEAVERS & COCKTAIL EVENING AND TAKE 25% OFF THEIR BILL.

Tickets are $35 and available exclusively on EventBrite. Cleavers & Cocktails is always a sell-out so get your tickets early.

Doors open at micro at 7:30 pm, competition starts at 8:00 pm.

About RauDZ Creative Concepts

RauDZ Creative Concepts Ltd. own/operate a selection of the Okanagan Valley’s premiere dining venues and are recognized as industry leaders.  Award winning farm to table restaurant RauDZ Regional Table, International influenced micro bar & bites and the newly opened Sunny’s Modern Diner are located in downtown Kelowna with Italian inspired Terrafina at Hester Creek by RauDZ in Oliver.  Further expanding their culinary influence RCC Co-owner Chef Rod Butters released his first cookbook, ‘The Okanagan Table:  The Art of Everyday Home Cooking’ in summer 2017.

 

Media release and images provided by Alison Love, Spatula Media & Communications.

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