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21C chefs collaborate on dinner at Proof

Proof on Main, 702 W. Main St., continues its 10th-anniversary special dinner series with a Kentucky craft dinner devised by Louisville chef Michael Wadja and Jonathan Searle, chef at Lockbox, the restaurant at the recently opened 21C Hotel in Lexington.The dinner will be Thursday, July 28 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The dinner will feature season produce from Kentucky farms, presenting traditional southern dishes in some new ways, according to a press release. Searle said, ā€œIā€™m thrilled to cook among the exceptional Proof culinary team again.ā€ Searle had cooked at Proof on Main, rising through the ranks to become Executive Sous Chef. He has been the executive chef of Lockbox since its opening earlier this year.

The first course will feature skillet cornbread and warm Parker House rolls, followed by chargrilled Florida shrimp with sweet corn, new potatoes, house sausage and summer herbs. Sides and desserts will include stewed okra, fried peach hand pies and sweet corn cookies.

The dinner will be $72. Call (502) 217-6360.