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The Southern Supper Series from Mint Julep Experiences takes you on an upscale food tour of Louisville! Each progressive dinner includes three courses paired with craft cocktails.

An expert guide will meet you at the first stop and you’ll travel in one of our luxury vehicles from restaurant to restaurant. You’ll learn about Kentucky history and Louisville’s dynamic culinary scene while you ride. You return to the first stop at the end of the night with a newfound love of food in Kentucky.

The cost is $119 plus taxes and fees and includes three courses paired with cocktails and guided transportation. Pick the food tour theme below that’s your favorite or do all four!


Louisville Food Tours in the Southern Supper Series

Louisville Food Tours - Smoke ThemeSmokin’

Tour Date: April 25

Destinations: River House, 8UP, The Hub

This Louisville food tour is all about smoke! Kentucky chefs will take the ‘smokin’ theme into consideration for each dish and matching cocktail. Smoked meats and smoke-infused ingredients are on the menu, so join us for a smokin’ meal.


Louisville Food Tours - Sauces ThemeSauced

Tour Date: May 23

Destinations: Bourbon Barrel Foods, Portage House, Varanese

Sometimes the sauce makes the dish! Top Louisville chefs give their saucy takes on the theme for this progressive food tour. Kentucky-made soy sauce and more are on the list, so dig in!


Louisville Food Tours - Southern Fried ThemeSouthern Fried

Tour Date: July 18

Destinations: Harvest, Volare, 80/20 at Kaelin’s

Crunchy, golden brown and savory Southern Fried dishes make up the menu for this local restaurant tour. You might try fried chicken or even a fried dessert paired with a cocktail with a fried garnish during your meal!


Kentucky Food Tour - Top Chef KentuckyAs Seen On Top Chef

Tour Dates: June 13, Sept. 12, Oct. 17

Destinations: Butchertown Grocery, Old Stone Inn, Milkwood

When “Top Chef” came to Kentucky last year, they highlighted some of Louisville’s best chefs. We’ve created a food tour inspired by the show visiting some of those chefs’ restaurants and seeing some of the places as seen on Top Chef: Kentucky!


Customize Your Foodie Adventure

Build your own Louisville food tours with the help of our experience coordinators! The possibilities are endless. Design your day to try fried chicken, biscuits, bourbon balls, or any other classic Kentucky treat!

Request a Custom Food Tour

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About the Author – Rachel Nix

Rachel Goldenberg - Mint Julep ExperiencesRachel Nix has been Director of Marketing at Mint Julep since 2017. Her extensive bourbon education includes becoming an Executive Bourbon Steward through the Stave & Thief Society and graduating from Woodford Reserve’s Bourbon Academy. She is a Certified Tourism Ambassador and enthusiastic advocate for her adopted hometown of Louisville. When she’s not promoting Mint Julep’s portfolio of southern experiences, she can be found walking her dog or enjoying a drink on a Germantown patio.