Woodford Reserve Presents Summer Dinner Series

Woodford Reserve presents a Summer Dinner Series that features the “Best of Kentucky” dishes in June, July & August. Each evening includes a themed dinner, distillery tours, and live music. Reservations are required and you must be 21 and above to attend.


JUNE: Best of Kentucky Barbecue Featuring Pitmaster John Foreman 

Saturday, June 23, 6 pm – 9 pm

In the first 2018 Best of Kentucky Summer Dinner Series, Woodford Reserve welcomes award-winning Pitmaster John Foreman, owner of Old Hickory Bar-B-Q in Owensboro, Kentucky. This evening will feature live music from bluegrass favorites Grits & Soul and a selection of Kentucky barbecue.


Baby kale, grape tomatoes, red onions, sunflower seeds, feta cheese and handmade croutons with bourbon smoked paprika ranch dressing


  • Sliced Mutton
  • Pulled Pork
  • Beef Brisket


  • Slow-Cooked Collards, Kale, and Mustard Greens
  • Barrel Stave Smoked Cheddar Mac n’ Cheese
  • Green Beans and New Potatoes
  • Gayle’s Broccoli Salad


  • Sour Cream Apple Pie
  • Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie with Bourbon Whipped Cream
  • Buttermilk Chess Pie


JULY: The Farm to Table Experience

Saturday, July 28, 6 pm – 9 pm

In the second 2018 Best of Kentucky Summer Dinner Series, Woodford Reserve introduces a farm-to-table experience. This evening will feature a menu of the freshest local products available with a selection of paired cocktails included.



  • Silver Dollar Country Ham Biscuits
  • Deviled Eggs

Tender local lettuces with preserved lemon, charred spring onion buttermilk dressing, toasted bread crumbs and fresh herbs


  • Blackhawk Farms Wagyu+Angus beef Osso Buco
  • Grilled Kentucky Vegetables marinated in extra virgin olive oil, lemon and a splash of bourbon
  • Woodford Reserve Grain Bill Parmigiano Risotto

Bourbon Flavor Wheel Cake


AUGUST: Bourbon, Bits, Bites and the Big Screen

Saturday, August 25, 6 pm – 9 pm

In the finale of 2018 Best of Kentucky Summer Dinner Series, celebrate the beautiful union between the bourbon industry and the horse industry that is thriving in central Kentucky. This evening will feature a gourmet concession-style menu and an outdoor viewing experience of the movie “Seabiscuit.”  Guests will also have the opportunity to add on a tour of a local horse farm prior to the Woodford Reserve event provided by Horse Country, Inc.


Crudité platter

Assortment of farm fresh local vegetables, radishes, grape tomatoes, sweet peppers, snap peas, baby heirloom carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, cucumbers; served with Lemon Tahini and Bourbon buttermilk ranch

All American Sliders

Local Blackhawk Farms 4oz. Patty on a brioche bun. American cheese, lettuce, House Bourbon brined pickles, shaved onion, and Distiller’s Select Ketchup

Gaucho Nachos
With chorizo piccadillo, mashed pinto beans, avocado crema, queso rajas, roasted tomato salsa, salsa verde, freshly fried tortilla chips

Midway Bakery Assorted Petite Sweets
Corn cookies, lemon bars, brownies, sorghum crinkles, Woodford cookies

Housemade Bourbon Caramel Corn



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