Lick Honest Ice Creams and Genius Gin Demo Deconstructed Ice Cream Cocktails
Métier Cook’s Supply is hosting “Ice Cream and Cocktails,” a collaboration with Lick Honest Ice Creams and Genius Gin, on Saturday May 9, 1-3 p.m., in Métier’s side garden on 1805 South First Street. The event is free and open to the public.
The event will celebrate the flavors of the season with ice cream cocktails by Lick co-owner and chef, Anthony Sobotik, and owner of Genius Gin, Mike Groener. They will be showcasing two inventive gin and ice cream cocktails – one shaken and one stirred – using seasonal, locally sourced ingredients. Sobotik and Groener will be sharing information about the products and ingredients, and recipes of the cocktails will be available to guests.
“Whenever you get to partner with other individuals who share the same passion for and knowledge of their craft, it’s a real treat,” says Sobotik. “When the result is enjoying ice cream cocktails in a beautiful space, then it’s even better.”
Sobotik and Groener have created seasonal ice cream flavors in the past using Genius Gin that have been sold commercially and at Lick’s scoop shop locations, including Sweet Lemon, Gin and Juniper, Blushing Blueberry and Plum Jam and Gin Cake.
“Lick represents culinary innovation, thoughtful flavors, and impeccable taste,” says Groener.“We’re kindred spirits in our art. The only thing better than delicious ice cream is gin and delicious ice cream. This collaboration was inevitable from the first bite.”
The event is free and open to the public. The ice cream cocktails are limited while supplies last. Participants are encouraged to tag @lickicecreams and @geniusgin in their posts.
About Métier Cook’s Supply
Métier is a cook’s supply shop focused on bridging the gap between the professional and the home enthusiast. The lifestyle shop offers cookbooks, knives and tools for every cook’s level. Located at 1805 South First Street, Austin, TX 78704. Open Sunday, 12-6 p.m., and Monday-Saturday, 10-7 p.m.. For further information please visit www.metieraustin.com or call 512.215.9778. Like them on Facebook www.facebook.com/metieraustin and follow them on Twitter and Instagram @metieraustin.
About Lick Honest Ice Creams
Lick Honest Ice Creams has been handcrafting seasonal and sustainable artisan ice creams since 2011. Free of any antibiotics and added hormones, Lick’s milk and cream come from grass-fed Texas cows. The other ingredients are sourced from small farms and local artisans scattered across the Lone Star State with a focus on Central Texas.
About Genius Gin
Charles Cheung and Mike Groener created Genius Gin in 2011—a cane-based spirit made entirely from scratch in a tiny warehouse with a tiny still. Utilizing years of tech industry experience, Genius ferments, distills, and bottles with immaculate attention to detail.