Executive Chef Missy Robbins and Godiva Spirits presented an exquisite lunch to us bloggers, featuring the chef’s mother’s signature dishes. This was held at A Voce Columbus. The event was absolutely lovely. It was in celebration of Mother’s Day and each course was accompanied by a delicious cocktail. Yes, I was sipping alcohol in the middle of the day. I couldn’t believe it, either.

If you’re not familiar with Godiva Spirits, it’s alcohol from one of the most decadent chocolate brands in the world. Do I need to write anything more? Chocolate and alcohol. It’s heaven. The liqueur is like liquid chocolate. I felt so sinful drinking it. Each drink was more delicious than the last. My favorite was the Parisian Breakfast. It was smooth and light, perfect for a brunch drink. Check out the recipe for it, below.

Parisian Breakfast
Created by Los Angeles Mixologist Kylee Van Dillen

Ingredients:
1 1/2 ounce Godiva Chocolate Raspberry Vodka
3/4 ounce Lillet Blanc
3/4 fresh lemon juice
1/2 ounce egg whites
1/2 ounce simple syrup
Lemon twist for garnish

Preparation:
1. Combine Godiva Chocolate Raspberry Vodka, Lillet Blanc, fresh lemon juice, egg whites and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker without ice. Shake for 15 seconds to aerate the egg whites.
2. Add ice. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds until a nice froth appears.
3. Strain contents into a champagne flute.
4. Garnish with lemon twist.

Ideal Serving Glass:
Champagne Flute

Yield:
1 drink

Thanks so much to Godiva Spirits for an amazing lunch!!

To see more of Godiva Spirits, go to www.drinkgodiva.com.

Tabitha

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