Ruth's Chris Steak House, Inc. is the largest upscale steak house company in the world, with over 130 restaurant locations around the globe. Founded in New Orleans by Ruth Fertel in 1965, Ruth's Chris specializes in USDA Prime grade steaks served in Ruth's Chris signature fashion … "sizzling."  Look for upcoming national wine dinners at

Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: RUTH) is a leading restaurant company focused on the upscale dining segment. The Company owns the Ruth's Chris Steak House, Mitchell's Fish Market, Mitchell's Steakhouse and Cameron's Steakhouse concepts. With more than 150 company- and franchisee-owned locations worldwide, Ruth's Hospitality Group was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Winter Park, Florida.

On August 22, 80 Ruth's Chris Steak House locations will celebrate their New Orleans heritage with a five-course "Hand-Crafted Cocktail" dinner.

Ruth's Chris Steak House New Orleans Hand-Crafted Cocktail Dinner

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Guests will be greeted with a warm, virtual welcome by award-winning, world renowned mixologists Charlotte Voisey and Kyle Ford. Both are brand ambassadors who travel the world creating cocktails and discussing beverage trends for their respective companies, William Grant (Voisey) and Remy Cointreau USA (Ford). The two have created a video including tips on what makes a great cocktail pairing, as well as some history behind the featured cocktails, to share with guests at the dinner.

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"Both Ruth's Chris and classic cocktails have roots in New Orleans. Now the two combine in a deliciously orchestrated hand-crafted cocktail paired dinner which the spirits of William Grant & Sons are thrilled to be a part of," said Charlotte Voisey, Portfolio Ambassador for William Grant & Sons.

"Just like an expertly prepared dish, a cocktail can only be as great as its ingredients. Remy Cointreau is excited to offer their fine portfolio of spirits to the hand-crafted cocktails being paired with the legendary cuisine of Ruth's Chris Steak House. A thoughtful match for an extraordinary evening," said Kyle Ford, Cocktail and Spirits Expert for Remy Cointreau USA.

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The featured menu includes:

-First Course: Ahi Tuna Stack Ahi poke, mango, avocado, tomato, wonton crisps, wasabi creme fraiche paired with French Quarter 75 featuring Hendrick's Gin and Piper Sonoma Blanc de Blancs

-Second Course: Summer Melon Salad honeydew & cantaloupe, crispy prosciutto, spring mix, citrus champagne vinaigrette paired with Ruby Red Grapefruit & Basil Martini featuring Reyka Vodka

-Third Course: Seared Scallops Rockefeller flakey puff pastry, creamed spinach, crisp bacon, bearnaise sauce paired with Blackberry Sidecar featuring Remy Martin V.S.O.P, Cointreau, lemon juice, and muddled blackberries

-Fourth Course: Sizzling Filet Mignon & Crab Cake served with pecan crusted sweet potato casserole paired with Apricot Sour featuring Hudson Baby Bourbon, fresh lemon juice, and apricot preserves

-Fifth Course: Coconut-Pineapple Bread Pudding spiced rum creme anglaise, raspberry sauce paired with Mount Gay Iced Coffee prepared with Mount Gay Eclipse Rum, dark roast coffee, fresh cream, and a dash of nutmeg

Pricing for the "Hand-Crafted Cocktail" dinner varies by market with an average price of $85 per person. For a complete list of participating restaurants and to make reservations, visit

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