Author Archive: Susan Martinson
Keep It Simple Syrup now available in the Magnolia State!
You’ll find our syrups in two fine wine stores in Masison, Mississippi: Colony Wine Market, and Vintage Wine Market.Continue Reading
Keep It Simple Syrup now available in the Lone Star State!
For more than 55 years, Houston-based Spec’s has been your “Texas go-to” for good times and gourmet foods. Now, with more than 100 stores across Texas, and more on the way, they’re bringing savings and selection to every corner of the Lone Star State. Keep It Simple Syrup is now available at 15 select SPEC’S […]Continue Reading
Keep It Simple Syrup now available in the Granite State!
Take a look in the Mixers section – at any New Hampshire Liquor & Wine Outlet. You’ll find our Ginger, Lemon Zest, Spearmint, and Sugar Cane varieties. Cheers!Continue Reading
Keep It Simple Syrup now available in the Keystone State!
Just in time for spring and the Derby Weekend! Keep It Simple Syrup is now available at select stores (over 100!) Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores throughout Pennsylvania. Use our Store Locator feature (above) to search for a store nearest you. If your neighborhood store doesn’t carry it, just ask for it! They’ll be […]Continue Reading
KISS Receives Gold Medal, 91 Point Rating
Keep It Simple Syrup received a 91 point rating, Gold medal, and “Best Buy” Award by the venerable Beverage Testing Institute, the rating authority serving the drinks industry and consumers since 1981. Every year the judges at the Tastings – The Beverage Testing Institute survey the landscape of wines, spirits, and cocktail mixers in hopes […]Continue Reading
Support of Pancreatic Cancer Research
In loving memory of Marie C. Martinson, mother of Keep It Simple Syrup Founder Susan Martinson, Chef Sous LLC proudly supports The Lustgarten Foundation. As a Community Partner, Chef Sous LLC is committed to annual financial contributions to advance urgently needed pancreatic cancer research. The Lustgarten Foundation is the nation’s leading private source of funding […]Continue Reading
Richmond-Based Chef Sous LLC to Showcase Keep It Simple Syrup at Virginia Food and Beverage Expo
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2014 Chef Sous LLC announced today that it will participate in the Virginia Food and Beverage Expo on Wednesday, March 26 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.Continue Reading
KISS Rated “Exceptional”
Keep It Simple Syrup received a 90 point rating, Gold medal, and “Best Buy” Award by the venerable Beverage Testing Institute, the rating authority serving the drinks industry and consumers since 1981. Every year the judges at the Tastings – The Beverage Testing Institute survey the landscape of wines, spirits, and cocktail mixers in hopes […]Continue Reading
Keep It Simple Syrup now available in the Bluegrass State!
KISS hits Kentucky! Keep It Simple Syrup is now available at various Kroger Wine & Spirits Shoppes in Lexington, Louisville, and most stores in between.Continue Reading
Keep It Simple Syrup now available in the Old Line State!
Keep It Simple Syrup is now available for purchase at all of the Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC) stores in Maryland. ~25 locations: go to their web site and enter “Keep It Simple Syrup” in the search fieldContinue Reading
KISS goes to Louisville!
Now available at several Liquor Barn stores in Louisville, Kentucky — just a stone’s throw from Churchill Downs!Continue Reading
KISS at the Manhattan Cocktail Classic
Distillers, Importers, brand owners showcase their spirits in a walk around tasting featuring boutique spirits from all over the world. Sample KISS along with these high-quality products at the Indie Spirits Expo, Tuesday, May 21st from 3:30 – 9:00 pm, at The Penn Club, 30 West 44th Street, betw 5th and 6th Avenues. Must be […]Continue Reading
Crossing the Mason-Dixon Line: Keep It Simple Syrup now available in the Garden State!
Now available at the Buy Rite Wines & Liquors store, located in Holmdel, New Jersey. You’ll find them at: 2101 NJ-35 Suite 407, Holmdel, NJ 07733.Continue Reading
KISS to Sponsor ART 180 at the 9th Annual Good Karma Party
ART 180’s fabulous silent auction fundraiser and “good karma party” is happening on Thursday, November 29, 2012. Featuring the best in local art, experiences, dining gift certificates, vacation stays (and more!) Enjoy a Karmatini cocktails, made with Spearmint KISS. Learn more about ART 180Continue Reading
Virginia’s Executive Mansion using KISS
The latest order for Keep It Simple Syrup comes from Virginia’s own Executive Mansion, home to Governor Bob McDonnell and located at Capitol Square in Richmond, Virginia. The Mansion and First Family are excited to almost be exclusively using Virginia beverages and food daily. Their effort to “Choose the Commonwealth” enables them to use delicious […]Continue Reading
KISS to exhibit in Miami
September 24 – 25, 2012 Miami Beach Convention Center, Hall C Keep it Simple Syrup® will join three other Virginia’s Finest® companies in the USA Pavillion (Booth #1513) at the 16th Americas Food and Beverage Show & Convention, Monday — Tuesday, September 24th to 25th.Continue Reading
Spearmint KISS: Off to Las Vegas!
March 13 – 14, 2012 | Las Vegas Convention Center Keep It Simple Syrup will make its official début at the 2012 Nightclub & Bar Show, which some call “the best bar, nightclub, and beverage trade show for bar and nightclub owners, operators, bartenders, and other professionals in the industry.” The two-day show boasts 600+ […]Continue Reading
Spearmint KISS at the Elby Awards
The Tipsy Taylor named Official Cocktail of the First Annual Elby Awards in Richmond, VA The Tipsy Taylor, made with Spearmint KISS and Richmond’s own Cirrus Vodka, will be served at the after-party following Richmond Magazine’s First Awards Ceremony to Honor Excellence in the Richmond Region’s Restaurant Community. Keep It Simple Syrup is proud be […]Continue Reading
Virginia’s Finest Welcomes Keep It Simple Syrup
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is pleased announce that the Virginia’s Finest Review Committee has approved Keep It Simple Syrup, produced by Chef Sous LLC of Richmond, for theContinue Reading
Keep It Simple Syrup Will Change The Way You Order Drinks
PRLog Press Release December 20, 2011 We pay premium prices for top-shelf spirits and high-quality coffee and tea beverages, and yet we tarnish them with additives containing artificial flavors, sweeteners, colors and preservatives. Today, Virginia-based Chef Sous LLC releases Keep It Simple Syrup (aka “KISS”) — all-natural spearmint-infused simple syrup. continue reading >>Continue Reading