Mixologist at The Mansion on Peachtree Wins Bombay Sapphire Competition Locally, Ranks Nationally
ATLANTA (November 17, 2008) " The Mansion on Peachtree, A Rosewood Hotel & Residence is proud to announce that Bar Manager and Mixologist, Stephanie Ruhe, has been named the Most Inspiring Bartender in Atlanta and the Third Most Inspiring Bartender nationwide by Bombay Sapphire Gin and GQ Magazine. Ruhe competed in the Bombay Sapphire Gin Competition earlier this year, creating an original cocktail that was judged alongside 15 of Atlantas premier bartenders concoctions. Demonstrating the Rosewood standard of quality and service, Stephanie won the prize for Best Overall Drink in Atlanta, with her imaginative drink, The Lady Sapphire.
Bombay Sapphire Gin partners with GQ annually on a national search for the countrys most inspiring bartenders in key metropolitan cities across the country. By creating and featuring their own creative cocktails, bartenders in 20 markets have the chance to be named an Inspired Bartender. As a local winner, Stephanie had the opportunity to challenge the best bartenders and mixologists across the country. This week, Bombay Sapphire Gin announced that Stephanie was among the top contenders, recognizing her as the third most inspiring bartender in the nation.
The Lady Sapphire, Ruhes innovative, award-winning drink, features chamomile-infused Bombay Sapphire Gin, along with lemongrass, freshly-squeezed lemon, honey, and even egg whites " a surprising ingredient that provides for the beautiful foamy presentation of the decadent, ivory-colored cocktail. With a freshly cut, edible orchid and Liquor 43 for a delicious vanilla finish, The Lady Sapphire is featured as one of The Mansion on Peachtrees sophisticated signature drinks.
For more information about Mixologist Stephanie Ruhe or The Bar at The Mansion on Peachtree, A Rosewood Hotel and Residence, visit www.mansiononpeachtree.com.
The Mansion on Peachtree, A Rosewood Hotel & Residence brings to Atlanta elegant, world-class amenities and service on an intimate scale unmatched anywhere in the city. The property, designed by the master of Neo-Classical architecture, Robert A.M. Stern, creates a dramatic focal point in the Buckhead skyline. With 127 hotel rooms and 45 residential units, the 42-story property offers guests and residents the highest quality of amenities, including a 15,000-square-foot destination spa, 29 Spa created by Lydia Mondavi as well as Tom Colicchios award-winning restaurant, Craft. NEO, a full-service restaurant featuring exquisitely presented contemporary Italian cuisine, overlooks the beautifully landscaped English Gardens.
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts manages properties worldwide including Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek and Rosewood Crescent Hotel in Dallas, The Carlyle in New York, CordeValle in San Martin, California, Inn of the Anasazi in Santa Fe, Las Ventanas al Paraso in Los Cabos, Mexico, Hotel Seiyo Ginza in Tokyo, Japan, and a triumvirate of world-class Caribbean properties " Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda, Caneel Bay on St. John and Jumby Bay on Antigua. For more information on Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, please call 888-ROSEWOOD, or visit www.rosewoodhotels.com.
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