Montrio Bistro Mixologist Anthony Vitacca Celebrates National Peanut Month With Two New Cocktails Available Only in March
Just Announced! Montrio Bistro in Monterey introduces special cocktails in honor of National Peanut Month this March!
- Salinas, CA (1888PressRelease) February 06, 2012 - Montrio Bistro at 414 Calle Principal in Monterey . Mixologist Anthony Vitacca introduces special cocktails in honor of National Peanut Month this March. Vitacca uses Castries Peanut Rum Cream to create these imaginative and flavorful peanut libations! According to Vitacca, Montrio Bistro is the only restaurant on the Monterey Peninsula using Castries to create cocktails.
Stop by in March and get a little nutty with Vitacca's libations! The first creation is called The Peanut Butter Cup and is made with Castries Peanut Rum Cream, Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur and Stolichnaya Vanilla Vodka served in a cocktail glass with chocolate syrup on the bottom and a mini-peanut butter cup garnish.
Another peanutty libation from Vitacca is the Nutty Frenchman made with Castries Peanut Rum Cream, Remy Martin and Coffee topped with fresh whipped cream and nutmeg!
Here are some peanut facts. Did you know?
• Americans eat an average of about 6 pounds of peanuts per person, per year, according to
the USFood and Drug Administration (FDA).
• Most of our peanuts come from Alabama , Florida , Georgia , Texas , and South Carolina .
• Almost half of the U.S. peanut crop is used to make peanut butter.
It is no surprise that peanuts and peanut butter are some of America 's favorite foods. Stop by and see how Montrio is working on creating a whole new peanut food group!
Background on Montrio Bistro:
For 18 years, Montrio has celebrated the heritage and craftsmanship of the local purveyor. From seed to fork, Montrio's ingredients have always changed with the season -- as nature intended. Montrio and Chef Baker are proud to continue that focus with even more emphasis on the delicious and seasonal ingredients that come from our local farmers, ranchers and fishermen.
Montrio is dedicated to using more local ingredients, showcasing the talents of our local purveyors to produce even more amazing food! Awaken your senses and feel good about what you eat. For more information on Montrio or to sign up for our mailing list today call (831) 648-8880. Montrio is open daily from 4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday until 11:00 p.m. For more information go to www.montrio.com. Become a Fan on Facebook for special recipes, cooking tips and event details on the Artisan Series classes.
Marci Bracco (831) 747-7455