Captain’s Round Table with Chef Hugh Acheson!

IMG_5648Chef Hugh Acheson kicked off summer by hosting a Captain’s Round Table with Captain Morgan Rum! Here he took us through some delicious cocktails and Captain Morgan infused food. Chef Hugh is extremely creative and makes cooking at home less intimidating as you will see in his book, A New Turn in the South: Southern Flavors Reinvented In Your Kitchen.

Kicking off the lunch with a Mint Mutiny was exactly what this hot day called for. This refreshing Mint Julep styled cocktail is perfect for these summer city days. The Captains Agua Fresca is a cocktail IMG_5650that many of you fruity cocktail lovers will want. Both cocktails are perfect for summer, however the Mint Mutiny won my heart!

Chef made this one booze infused lunch with Captain Morgan Spiced Rum Glazed Chicken Wings and Skirt Steak Captain Morgan Spiced Black Rum Banh Mi. Both were absolutely IMG_5651delicious and perfect summer snacks to have at your BBQ. July 4th is coming quickly, so be sure to check out Chef Hugh Acheson’s book and reinvent your kitchen with some southern flavors this summer!

 

 

 

Mint Mutiny- Chef Hugh AchesonIMG_5645

Crushed Ice

1 teaspoon Fresh Mint torn into pieces

1 ½ oz Captain Morgan White Rum

½ oz fresh lemon juice

½ oz Rose simple syrup

 

 

 

 

Captains Agua Fresca- Chef Hugh Acheson

1 ½ oz Captain Morgan White RumIMG_5643

2oz Strawberries and Mint Agua Fresca

3 Cucumbers Dialsickled Radish

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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