First taping Saturday, February 7, 2015

Louisville, KY, January 15, 2014The Secrets of Louisville Chef’s team is excited to announce the latest chef’s set to grace the stage. The upcoming shows are set to feature the top local chefs from your favorite eateries.


The first taping of 2015 is Saturday, February 7 and will feature Chef Raymond Ramirez from Makers Mark Bourbon House and Chef Alex Dulaney of Bistro Le Relais.


Mark your calendar for additional dates, and check out the Mint Julep Tours website for the announcements of upcoming featured chefs:

March 7, 2015

April 11, 2015

May 30, 2015

June 20, 2015

July –December Dates TBA


2014 was a huge success selling out and setting the tone for another fantastic season. There are only a few seats left for the February taping and they can be purchased exclusively through Mint Julep Tours.


“We are thrilled to partner with the Secrets of Louisville Chefs team and Bourbon Barrel Foods for another great year of offering unique and exclusive culinary experiences.”  said Sean Higgins, Chief Fun Officer at Mint Julep Tours. “Louisville is lucky to have some of the top chef’s in the nation and this allows our guests experience the best and finest up close and personal.”


The show has moved its production to the new Kitchen Studio at Bourbon Barrel Foods in front of a live audience. The show will be taped in a bistro-like setting which is limited to 24 guests.  Each taping includes two episodes with two different top local chefs.  Guests will get an up-close and personal view of the cooking action, and they will get to sample the creations of the chefs immediately following the show. Tickets for the show are $50 and will be exclusively sold through Mint Julep Tours online:


In addition, Mint Julep tours hopes to extend the experience for viewers who purchase tickets to the show by offering tours of distilleries, a mixology course and tours of local farms where featured chefs grow fresh foods.  Other packages and touring options will be available soon.


Tim Laird and Kevin Harned are the hosts of Secrets of Louisville Chefs.  The popular TV series airs on WAVE-3 at 11am on Sundays and on WBNA-21 at 6pm weeknights.  Episodes are also available for viewing on line 24/7 at


Bourbon Barrel Foods and Kitchen Studio are located in the historic Butchertown Market (1201 Story Avenue Suite 175), a Louisville landmark.


ABOUT MINT JULEP TOURS – Mint Julep Tours is the only dedicated tour company focused on The Kentucky Bourbon Trail®.  Based in Louisville, Kentucky they offer Custom and Public Bourbon Distillery Tours as well as unique Exclusive Experiences, Horse Farm Tours, Culinary Tours, and Louisville City Tours. As a truly one-of-a-kind tour company, Mint Julep Tours also offers transportation and event planning services with a focus on Special Events, Corporate Outings and Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties.  Specialty horse and bourbon-related gifts are available at the Mint Julep Tours retail store inside the Galt House on the third floor of the Rivue Tower at 140 N. 4th Street Suite 326, Louisville, KY 40202. For more information, visit:, call 502-583-1433 or email


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