Events / Dinner

Young Guns of Louisville

Tue, August 08, 2017

The Beard House
Member Price: $135 Public Price: $175 Phone: 212.627.2308
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Ming Pu

The 502 Bar & Bistro, Prospect, KY

Mark Ford

Anoosh Bistro, Louisville, KY

Serge Katz

Flavaville, Louisville, KY

James Moran

Sou! (opening Fall 2019), Louisville, KY

Ryan Smith

Harvest Restaurant, Louisville, KY

Robbi Santos

Corbett's, Equus & Jack's Lounge, and Ward 426, Louisville, KY

Michael Taylor

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, Louisville, KY

Dante Wheat, Jr.

Michter's Distillery, Louisville, KY

While Louisville may be best known for a certain horse race, the city has far more to offer than mint juleps, pecan pie, and fabulous hats. We’ve rounded up a group of Derby City rising stars to showcase the best of the area’s bounty and their delicious take on Southern hospitality.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Black Hawk Farms Beef Tartare with Bourbon Barrel Bluegrass Soy Sauce–Cured Egg Yolk, Housemade Pickles, Lemon–Sunchoke Purée, Micro-Celery, Sunchoke Chips, and Herbed Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Chicken Liver Tartine > Michter’s Bourbon–Chicken Liver Mousse with Blue Dog Bakery Cereal Bread, Bourbon Barrel–Aged Chowchow, and Cava–Blueberry Gastrique

Skuna Bay Salmon Sashimi with Yuzu Crème Fraîche, Crispy Garlic, and Wasabi

Baby Octopus Aguachile with Cucumber, Avocado, Chiles, and Cilantro

Kentucky Free-Range Chicken Thigh Confit with Heirloom Tomato Salad

Honey Butter Biscuits with Country Ham, Spicy Pimento Cheese, and Arugula

Peachtree Boulevards

Louisville Lip Cocktails

Michter’s Rye Old Fashioneds


Diver Scallops with English Peas, Heirloom Carrots, Capriole Farms Goat Cheese, Prosciutto, Lemon Oil, and Pea Shoots

Ramp Gnocchi with Braised Rabbit, Sysbee Farms Mushrooms, Rabbit–Ramp Velouté, and Charred Alliums

Skuna Bay Salmon with Bourbon-Smoked Togarashi, Legumes, Compressed Melon, Michter’s Rye Dashi, and Meyer Lemon Foam

Duck with Dumplings, Tomato, Corn, Lime, and Epazote

Lamb Loin with Potato Hash, Herb–Citrus Crema, Pancetta Lardons, and Pistachios

Brown Butter Cake with Smoked Sugar–Bourbon Peaches, Buttermilk Ice Cream, Blueberry–Sorghum Gastrique, and Almond Granola

Michter’s Rye Dessert Cocktail

A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.