Events / Taste America


Tue, November 02, 2021

6:30 PM
Barn8 Farm Restaurant & Bourbon Bar
Price: $300 per pair (single tickets not available) Ticket sales for this event are now closed.

Barn8 Farm Restaurant & Bourbon Bar
Hermitage Farm
10510 West Highway 42
Goshen, KY 40026

A national dining event celebrating your local restaurant community.
Taste America, presented by Capital One, is a nationwide initiative to bring together chefs and diners to support the local restaurants rebuilding a more sustainable and equitable industry.

The dinner at Barn8 Farm Restaurant & Bourbon Bar will be an intimate gathering with safety regulations strictly enforced as mandated by the local governance. Chefs Alison Settle of Barn8 Farm Restaurant & Bourbon Bar and Tonya Mays-Cronin of Kismet will prepare a multi-course menu that reflects their signature styles, and highlights the uniqueness of their restaurants and the Kentucky culinary scene. The dinner will also include beverage pairings for each course as well as a swag bag to take home.



Alison Settle
Barn8 Farm Restaurant & Bourbon Bar
Goshen, KY


Tonya Mays-Cronin
Lexington, KY

Rosey the Rabbit > Rose-Infused Rabbit Hole Cavehill Bourbon Whiskey with Lapsang Souchong–Infused Carpano Antica Vermouth, Lillet Blanc, Angostura Bitters, Old Forester Sea Salt & Black Pepper Tincture, and Old Forester Hummingbird Bitters (created by Jessica Bryan, Barn8 Manager)
White Claw® Hard Seltzer (Black Cherry or Mango)

Deviled Woodland Farm Egg with Barn8 Settleracha, Beet and Fennel–Cured Skuna Bay Salmon Gravlax, and Kentucky Paddlefish Caviar
** Dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, and shellfish-free; contains fish

Kentucky Autumn Soup Beans with Pawpaw Cornbread, Persimmon Kerrygold Butter, Groce Family Farm Ham Hock Soup Beans, Braised Greens, and Hermitage Farm Green Tomato Chowchow
** Gluten-free and nut-free; contains dairy and pork

Terres d'étoiles Cuvée Gyotaku 2019

Simple Salad > Local Greens with Hermitage Farm Ponderosa Lemon Citronette and Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese Pauline
** Gluten-free, nut-free, and vegetarian; contains dairy

Terres d'étoiles Cuvée Gyotaku 2019

Woodland Farm Bison Tenderloin > Pan-Seared Koji-Aged Bison Tenderloin Medallion with Celeriac–Sauerkraut Colcannon, Hermitage Farm Mexican Marigold Bearnaise, and Barn8 Sardine Garum–Grilled Broccoli Rabe
** Gluten-free and nut-free; contains dairy

Requiem Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Barbecue-Grilled Carrots with Barn8 Barbecue Rub, Yellow Curry Oil, Dill–Carrot Top Labneh, Candied Walnuts, and Dill
**Gluten-free and vegetarian; contains nuts

Kentucky Apple Cake with Black Soil Apple Compote, Pecan Crumble, and Rabbit Hole Dareringer Whiskey Caramel
** Vegetarian; contains dairy and nuts

Flight of Rabbit Hole whiskeys
Cavehill Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Heigold Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Boxergrail Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey
Dareringer Straight Bourbon Whiskey (finished in PX sherry casks)

Featured Beverage Partners
Rabbit Hole Distillery
White Claw® Hard Seltzer

Wine pairings courtesy of Randi Densford, Barn8 Beverage Director.

Menu is subject to change. Guests must be 21 years+ with a valid ID to attend the event.

Through our Open for Good campaign, the James Beard Foundation is committed to helping independent restaurants survive this crisis, rebuild better, and thrive for the long term.

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