Savor classic flavors of the south and the best summer produce at The English Grill in The Brown Hotel Thursday July 23 at 7 p.m. when guests Ronni Lundy and Paul Fehribach visit for a five-course dining event. Fehribach and Lundy will partner with The Brown Hotel executive chef, John Bettis, to develop a menu highlighting beloved Southern and Appalachian cuisine.
The cost, including wine pairings, is $69 per person plus tax and gratuity.
The Southern Author Dinner menu includes:
Pickled summer vegetables and cheese straws
Bollini Pinot Grigio, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Southern fried chicken with sweet potato hash
Weingut Eugen Müller Riesling Kabinett, Pfalz, Germany
Crispy catfish à la Big Jones with grits and greens
Sean Minor Carneros Vin Gris, California
Sweet tea-brined pork loin with summer corn succotash
Belle Glos Meiomi Pinot Noir, California
Sorghum and bourbon pecan pie
Ruffino Moscato d’Asti, Piedmont, Italy
About Ronni Lundy:
Ronni Lundy has been a frequent contributor to Cooking Light, Eating Well, Local Palate, Gourmet and Esquire. She is the author of eight books, including Shuck Beans, Stack Cakes, and Honest Fried Chicken and Cornbread Nation 3: Foods of the Mountain South. A seasoned writer, speaker and founder of the Southern Foodways Alliance, author Ronni Lundy is widely considered one of the few experts on southern Appalachian foods.
About Paul Fehribach of Big Jones:
Born and raised in Jasper, Ind., Paul Fehribach’s small-town upbringing instilled in him a love for traditional heritage recipes and an appreciation for fresh, seasonal ingredients. As the executive chef and co-owner of Big Jones in Chicago, Fehribach showcases his homespun-style of cooking and commitment to preserving historic foods of the American South. His regionally-inspired fare with Cajun, Creole, Lowcountry and Appalachian influences has garnered local and national acclaim. In 2015, Fehribach combined his passion for regional cooking and history in The Big Jones Cookbook, a collection of classic heirloom recipes.
About the Brown Hotel:
The Brown Hotel, located at Fourth and Broadway, has been a Louisville tradition since 1923. It is home to the AAA Four Diamond English Grill and the casual venue J. Graham’s Café, where guests can try the legendary sandwich called the “Hot Brown.” The Brown Hotel holds a AAA Four Diamond rating, is a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts and Historic Hotels of America and was recently named one of the world’s top 500 hotels by Travel + Leisure Magazine. For more information on this luxury hotel, visit brownhotel.com or call 502-583-1234. Follow the Brown Hotel on Facebook and Twitter.
For more information or to make reservations, please call 502-583-1234 or visit brownhotel.com