Top 5 martini recipes

1st Sep 2017

Classic martinis and craft variations are a mouthwatering way to keep your bar guests engaged and entertained. Raise the bar with high-performance, luxury martini tools that will decorate your bar space, create incredible cocktails, and encourage additional rounds. Measure, shake, and strain delicious liquid ingredients with shiny, metallic jiggers, shakers, and strainers from Restaurantware. The following enticing martini recipes will help you get the celebration started.

The Classic

In a cocktail shaker filled with cracked ice, combine 2 ½ ounces of English dry gin and ½ ounce of dry vermouth. Shake well for 20 seconds. Use a strainer to pour into a martini glass. Garnish with a munchkin skewer loaded with blue cheese-stuffed green olives.

Rosemary Green-Tea-ni

Muddle 1 fresh sprig of rosemary and 1 lemon wedge in a cocktail shaker. Add 1 ¾ ounces of craft vodka, 3 ounces of chilled, strongly brewed green tea, and ½ ounce of simple syrup. Shake well and strain into a frosted martini glass.

Espresso Martini

Add 2 ounces of vodka, ½ ounce of simple syrup, ½ ounce of Kahlua, and 1 ounce of freshly brewed espresso to a cocktail shaker filled with cracked ice. Shake well, then use a Hawthorne strainer and pour into a martini glass. Garnish with 3 coffee beans.


Soak a hazelnut in maraschino liqueur overnight. In a mixing glass, muddle 1 chunk of pineapple. Add 2 ounces of gin, 1 ounce of sweet vermouth, a dash of maraschino liqueur, and a large scoop of cracked ice. Shake well and strain into a stemless martini glass. For garnish, drop the strained hazelnut into the glass.

Passion Fruit-Tini

In a cocktail shaker, combine 1 ounce of citrus vodka, 1 ounce of white cranberry juice, 1 ounce of passion fruit juice, ½ ounce of orange liqueur, and 1 tablespoon of cherry juice. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with an orange peel twist.