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Taste America: Louisville

Join us for a night of culinary stars!

Fri, October 19, 2018

6:00 PM
Ashbourne Farms
Price: Click below to see prices and purchase tickets. Reservations are now closed.

Ashbourne Farms
3810 Old Westport Road
La Grange, KY 40031

6:00 P.M. Cocktail and Tasting Reception
7:00 P.M. Seated Dinner and Dessert Reception to Follow
Cocktail Attire

Dinner Menu Created by

James Beard Award Winner
Steven Satterfield 
Miller Union, Atlanta

Annie Pettry

Decca, Louisville

Patrick Roney 
Ashbourne Farms, Louisville

Reception Tastings Created by

Nokee Bucayu
Ashbourne Farms, Louisville, KY

Kathy Cary
Lilly’s, Louisville, KY

Paco Garcia
Con Huevos, Louisville, KY

Ouita Michel
Woodford Reserve Distillery, Versailles, KY

Ming Pu
The 502 Bar & Bistro, Louisville, KY

Anoosh Shariat
Anoosh Bistro, Louisville, KY

Michael Wajda
Proof on Main, Louisville, KY

Dessert Reception Tastings Created By

James Adams
The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY

Nokee Bucayu
Ashbourne Farms, Louisville, KY

James Beard Award Winner 
Emily Luchetti

Big Night Restaurant Group, San Francisco

Damaris Phillips
The Food Network, Louisville, KY

Guest Mixologists

Neal Bodenheimer
Cure, New Orleans

Eron Plevan
ALEX&NDER, Louisville, KY

Adam Staniszeski
Hell or High Water, Louisville, KY

Jeremy Johnson
META, Louisville, KY

Keri Smith
Doc Crow’s Southern Smokehouse and Raw Bar, Louisville, KY

Matt Brown
8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen, Louisville, KY


Deborah Greenwald
Rosemary Kirkwood
and Janie Musselman, Owners, Ashbourne Farms
Ben Robinson, Chairman, YP Committee, James Beard Foundation; President, Superior Meats, Inc. 

Auction Co-Chairs

Jennifer Kramer
Tanya Greenberg


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Please stay tuned for the menu. 


Related Info

For more information on events or local sponsorship in Louisville, please contact Jamie Estes, Estes Public Relations at or 502.614.6038.

The James Beard Foundation is proud to donate a portion of the evening’s proceeds to the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America Scholarship Fund.


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