Pineapple Fusion Cocktail to Say Good Bye to Summer

September 14, 2011 Katja Presnal

Pineapple Fusion Cocktail to Say Good Bye to Summer

This week has been very hot in New York, and there is no other sign of fall but our closed down pool and no-white-pants-after-Labor-day rule in effect. Live life to the fullest and continue summer as long as you can with this drink that takes you right back to summer memories… The fashionable outdoor Rive Gauche Terrasse bar at Zurich’s Baur au Lac hotel created this perfect end-of-summer cocktail, “Pineapple Fusion.”


Place 6 or 7 slices of fresh pineapple and 1 teaspoon of sugar into a glass Muddle the pineapple and sugar to release the pineapple juice Add 2 ounces vodka and 1 ounce lime juice and shake Garnish with 2 stalks of lemongrass Baur au Lac hotel was voted ‘Top Hotel in Zurich’ in Cond√© Nast Traveler’s 2011 Gold List and it’s close to Zurich’s world-famous Bahnhofstrasse, the central Paradeplatz and Lake Zurich. The gorgeous hotel dates back to 1844, and recently completed a whopping $41 million renovation, revamping its Pavillon and Rive Gauche Terrasse restaurants as well as various rooms and suites. The pineapple fusion drink comes from Baur au Lac’s Rive Gauche restaurant, which travelers and locals alike love.

Katja Presnal

Katja Presnal shows how to live Nordic inspired life to the fullest and plan your dream life. Katja owns Presnal5 strategic marketing intelligence agency and wants to help marketing professionals to combine a dream career and dream life via freelance work. Katja is an award-winning marketing strategist, and a well-known speaker. Katja has lived in five different countries, and seven states in the USA. Her three children were all born in different countries within three years. When not working or jet-setting the world, Katja is at home cooking big family dinners. She has been featured in NY Times, Glamour, Redbook, Fodor's, Forbes and Woman's Day magazines among many other national and international publications and written for MTV3 and Lifetime TV networks.

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