Rob Dietrich Rob Dietrich is the Master Distiller & Blender of BLACKENED® American Whiskey, and the former Master Distiller for Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey. Rob has more than 15 years in the industry and is well-regarded for his unique limited-release, cask finish expressions such as Snowflake, Sherry Cask and more recently, the Masters of Whiskey series. […]
Bourbon & Basketball Moderator: Chris Blandford Panelists: Members of the 1980 and 1986 University of Louisville NCAA Championships, Robbie Valentine ’86, Chris West ’86, Wiley Brown ’80 and Scooter McCray ’80 Description: Bourbon isn’t the only thing Kentucky is known for around the country. Bring up college basketball and everyone has a story to tell in this […]
A Korean BBQ Throwdown with Chefs Ed and Danny Lee and Joe Kwon Talent: Ed Lee, Danny Lee, Joe Kwon of Avett BrothersDescription: Local legend Ed Lee will be joined by DC’s chef Danny Lee and Joe Kwon of the Avett Brothers to share the delights of Korean BBQ.
Darnell SuperChef Ferguson x SelvaRey’s Brian Klemm Talent: Darnell Ferguson and Brian KlemmHost: Chris BlandfordDescription: Darnell ‘SuperChef’ Ferguson will take on the Monogram Culinary Stage with Brian Klemm of SelvaRey. These two will dish out delightful bites and beverages featuring the highest rated and most awarded Rums ever from SelvaRey Rum.
Pappy and Company with Chef Ed Lee Talent: Pappy and CoHost: Ed LeeDescription: Pappy and Co will take center stage to share how Bourbon can shape the taste Beyond what’s poured in a glass!
Hot Damn, Hot Brown Grilled Cheese with Sara Bradley Talent: Sara BradleyHost: Ed LeeDescription: Paducah’s hometown darling, Chef Sara Bradley is bringing to the stage her Hot Damn, Hot Brown Grilled Cheese. Don’t sleep on this Louisville culinary treasure.
Boozy, Delicious, Easy AF with Amanda Freitag Talent: Amanda FreitagHost: Chris SantosDescription: Amanda Freitag has graced us with being a celebrated chef, author, television personality and now a cocktail creator! Join us at the Monogram Culinary Stage where bites meet Boozy AF.
Claudette Zepeda, LA JEFA Talent: Claudette ZepedaHost: Chris SantosDescription: Chef Claudette Zepeda hailing from San Diego is a celebrated culinary anthropologist. She’s able to translate beautiful culture, heartfelt stories and bold flavors into her dishes that transports you to Mexico and Beyond! She’s simply put, La Jefa!
Pig Beach ‘meats’ Louisville Talent: Matty B of Pig BeachHost: Ed LeeDescription: Pig Beach prides itself on meat smokin mastery! And Louisville is it’s newest home – enjoy its foray into the Smoked Meat Universe!
Deep Thoughts with Christian Petroni Talent: Christian PetroniHost: Chris SantosDescription: New York born and bred, Chef Christian Petroni will join the stage to share how he’s a red sauce legend.