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Last Minute Valentine's Day Ideas

Holiday, Lifestyle, Recipes, Top PicksMegan BaylonComment

Seriously- Valentine's Day is right around the corner! Need some last minute tips for the big day? Well the Taste of Pace team are here to help! Check out our collection of favorite cocktails (you can never go wrong with a fancy drink!), playlists, and simple easy ideas to make an unforgettable Valentine's Day. 

Our Favorite Cocktails

Shaddock's Fizz – Chef Pace

Adapted from Peels in New York City

  • 2 ounces Aperol
  • 3/4 ounce grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 ounce St-Germain liqueur
  • 1 ounce Champagne
  • 2 ounces Gin
  • Grapefruit twist

Pour Aperol, grapefruit juice, and St-Germain into a cocktail shaker and shake well.

Fill a highball with ice, and pour. Top with Champagne and grapefruit twist. Enjoy!

Cranberry Champagne – Megan, Social Media Coordinator

Yields 24 glasses

  • 2 quarts cranberry juice
  • 2 bottles dry sparkling white wine
  • 1 cup vodka
  • Strawberry halves
  • Mint leaves

Combine the cranberry juice, one bottle of sparkling wine, and vodka and refrigerate. Refrigerate the second bottle of sparkling wine too.

Before serving, pour chilled juice and wine mixture over a block of ice in a bowl. Slowly pour the second bottle of wine and top with strawberries and a mint leaf. 

Our Favorite Love Songs

When I asked the team about their favorite love songs, it turned into a jam session! Tracey, our staffing manager, went with "Ain't No Sunshine," and our catering manager Suzy chose "Only You Know and I Know." Check out our full team's playlist for V Day right here!

Need a recipe?

Check out our special Valentine's Cooking Party and Romantic Dinner blog posts on how to create a Grilled Hanger Steak or Beet Gnudi & Pesto!

Know someone who needs help this Valentine's? Send them this post!