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Kentucky Derby | Culinary Dinner Theater
May 7 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm$20.00
PRE-RACE COCKTAIL HOUR | EIGHT COURSES | SEVEN PAIRINGS
Complimentary Hors d’Oeuvres Buffet 4:30 – 5:57 p.m. | Kentucky Derby, 5:57 – 5:59 p.m.
Dinner following, about 6:00 p.m.
It’s Derby Day! You are invited to share the most exciting two minutes in sports with us. There will be plenty of time to enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres before watching the Run for the Roses on our three large overhead screens. Following the race, we’ll continue the festivities with an innovative menu, inspired by traditional Derby and Southern foods.
Doors open at 4:30 with a complimentary hors d’ oeuvres buffet until post time. Our bar will be open, with Mint Juleps and other beverages available for purchase.
Chef’s Table: $95/person*
General Seating: $85/person*
Bar Seating: $80/person*
Full Tasting Pour: +$40/person**
Half Tasting Pour: +$27/person**
Tea Sandwich – Smoked Salmon with Cucumber and Dill Cream Cheese
Classic Shrimp Cocktail
Vegetable and Fruit Crudité
TROUT ROE/BEET CANAPES
CHICKEN LIVER ÉCLAIR
Chicken Liver Mousse | Cognac | Rosemary | Shallot | Honey
BLACKENED CATFISH and GRITS
Gulf Coast Catfish | Heirloom Corn Grits
FRIED GREEN TOMATO CAPRESE
Green Tomato | Mozzarella | Cherry Tomato | Basil
BLOODY BUTCHER CORNBREAD
Bloody Butcher Heirloom Corn Meal
KENTUCKY FRIED SOFTSHELL CRAB
Rhubarb | Apple | Zucchini | Buttermilk Biscuit
WISCONSIN CHEESE PLATE
Hook’s Duda Gouda | Carr Valley Ba Ba Blue | Capri Whipped Goat Cheese
Brown Butter Pastry Cream
If you are Pescatarian, Vegetarian, Vegan, or Gluten-Free, we have a menu just for you. Please note your preference when reserving your seat.
Please arrive early to enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine and the complimentary hors d’ oeuvres before the race!
Reservations are required with a $20 deposit per person to reserve your seat. On-line registration closes at noon on the day of the dinner, but you’re welcome to call the store after that to see if there is space available.
This dinner is inside seating only. If current guidelines permit, we may seat two couples, registered separately in general seating, together at one table for four. We will ask your permission to be seated with another couple, and we request that you be fully vaccinated. The Chef’s Table and the Bar have adjacent seats, so you will have others seated at your side.
*Price includes dinner. Pairings are additional. Tax and 20% service charge on food and drink will be added at event. Remaining payment (less the $20 deposit) to be made when checking in prior to start of the event. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
**Full Tasting Pour is about half a drink per pairing (i.e. approximately 2.5oz wine, 0.75oz spirit, 6oz beer). Half Tasting Pour is half of that. You are also welcome to order drinks from our full bar before or during dinner. Whatever your choice, please plan accordingly for getting home safely.