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Varanese to Host Bourbon and Broadway Dinner

Fans of both bourbon and live entertainment will be treated to something special on Thursday, August 28 at Varanese Restaurant, located at 2106 Frankfort Avenue.  The restaurant will host a special four-course dinner in celebration of Broadway in Louisville’s upcoming season.  The reception begins at 6:30pm with dinner at 7:00pm. Each dish is inspired by one of the 2014-2015 Broadway in Louisville productions.  The evening will feature the debut of Four Roses 2014 Limited Edition Single Barrel, and Four Roses Brand Ambassador, Bourbon Historian, and author Al Young will be the guest speaker.  Attendees can also enter to win a pair of 2014-15 season tickets to Broadway in Louisville and a Four Roses Gift Basket.  The cost is $55 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (502) 899-9904 or

The menu will consist of:

Reception Cocktail: Falling Slowly

First Course

Bourbon Barrel Smoked Salmon Served over Chive Pancake
With Crème Fraiche and Kentucky Paddlefish Caviar

Four Roses Flight:
Yellow Label-Small Batch-Single Barrel-2014 Limited Edition Single Barrel

Second Course

House-Made Spaghetti Pasta Salad with Forest Mushrooms, English Peas,
Roasted Garlic, Coddle Egg and Dwarf Kale
Topped with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Third Course
“The Lion King”

Entrée Cocktail: Pilipili Chokaa Bourbon
Slow Braised Pork & Chicken with Black Lentils, Tomato, Okra and Butternut Squash
Served over Basmati Rice with Crispy Flat Bread

Fourth Course
“I Love Lucy”

Dessert Cocktail: Golden Cadillac
Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cookie Bar
With Torched Marshmallow and a Wild Blueberry-Bourbon Sauce

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