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Louisville Food Tours

Taste the best of Southern cuisine and cocktails

The city of Louisville’s culinary scene garners world-wide recognition. Local chefs are known for innovative takes on Southern food, exploring international flavors and utilizing Kentucky’s rich agricultural bounty.

Plan a custom Louiville food tour full of Kentucky staples like bourbon balls, Hot Browns and mint juleps for your group. Or explore how top Louisville chefs and bartenders put Kentucky on the map with tasting dinners, chef’s table experiences or mixology classes.





Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs (formerly known as Secrets of Louisville Chefs) is a live TV-show taped in Louisville. Watch as chefs from local restaurants cook their signature dishes and taste the best bites. Tapings take place in a kitchen studio at Bourbon Barrel Foods in Louisville’s Butchertown neighborhood. 

Upcoming tapings are planned for:

Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 2, Dec. 7

Take a culinary adventure in Louisville! Travel to three top restaurants for a progressive dining experiences during our Southern Supper Series. At each stop, you'll enjoy a course created by a local chef paired with a craft cocktail.

Upcoming food tours:

July 18, Sept. 12, Oct. 17

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Consider adding a food tour element to your customized Kentucky experience. From chocolate tasting flights to paired dinners, Mint Julep Tours can incorporate foodie fun into your day.

Whether its breakfast, lunch, dinner or late-night, we plan your entire day including food. Pick a picnic lunch for your group tour or organize a sit-down special event at a distillery or top Louisville restaurant.

Want to find the best fried chicken in Kentucky? Or search for the South’s best biscuit? Our experience coordinators can schedule your tour to include stops exploring any type of cuisine.

Ask about exclusive offerings like a bourbon chocolate tasting flight at Art Eatables.

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