Ballotin Chocolate Whiskey has partnered with Apron, Inc. and Moonshine University to offer quarterly scholarships to local food and beverage professionals for admittance to the Stave & Thief Society bourbon certification class, and the second recipient has just been announced. Feast BBQ’s Joshua Bigler will be receiving his certification in March. The first recipient, Ryan Lindauer received his last November and says he paired a thank you to Ballotin with a high recommendation of the course to anyone who wants to go beyond “whiskey enthusiast.”
APRON Inc., a local nonprofit that helps support restaurant workers forced to take time off due to an accident or illness, will benefit from diners eating today, Wednesday, Feb. 8, in any of the 50 restaurants participating in the periodic Dine Around for APRON fund raiser. Participating restaurants will donate a portion of that day’s proceeds to APRON’s fund. Continue reading Dine Around for APRON today
APRON Inc., a nonprofit that provides financial assistance to employees of local independent restaurants in need of help with emergency expenses, will benefit from a dinner Sunday, July 10, at The Olmsted. Dubbed “A Taste of Independents,” the dinner will showcase the diversity and cooperation of Louisville’s independent restaurants. Continue reading A Taste of Independents to benefit APRON
Equus/Jack’s Lounge, 122 Sears Ave., will host a Maker’s Mark dinner Monday, March 7 at 6:30 p.m. to benefit APRON, Inc., the local organization that provides financial assistance to restaurant employees with medical or other emergency problems.
Chef/owner Dean Corbett is hosting the event with Bill Samuels, Jr., of Maker’s Mark. Diners can bring their favorite Maker’s bottle for Samuels to sign. Continue reading Equus bourbon dinner to benefit APRON
APRON, the non-profit that assists workers in the restaurant industry with financial problems due to health or other personal matters, is having a city-wide Dine-Around fundraiser today, Wednesday, Feb. 3. Part of the proceeds today from these restaurants will be donated to APRON to help fund their efforts to help the local restaurant community. Continue reading APRON Dine-Around all day today
Apron, the local organization that helps fund restaurant workers facing medical or other money problems, will get another boost, this time from Joella’s Hot Chicken, the latest concept from Louisville restaurateur Tony Palombino. Joella’s Hot Chicken will throw a party to kick-off the benefit program. Continue reading Joella’s Hot Chicken throws party to benefit Apron, INC.
On Sept. 17, APRON will host its third annual Delectable Distillery Tour at Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto, Ky. Chefs Anoosh Shariat of Anoosh Bistro, John Plymale from Porcini, Michael Crouch at Bistro 1860, Joshua Moore of Volare Italian Ristorante and Dean Corbett of Corbett’s, Equus and Jack’s Lounge will prepare Maker’s-inspired dishes. Bartenders Jason Cobler at Harvest, Felicia Corbett from Varanese and Jason Stark of Martini Italian Bistro will prepare cocktails made from Maker’s Mark, Maker’s 46 and Maker’s Mark Cask Strength bourbons.
Tickets cost $125 if you drive yourself, or $150, which includes a round-trip bus ride from Louisville; seats are limited. There will be valet parking at the distillery, 3350 Burks Spring Road, Loretto.
The dinner is progressive, served at various places around the Maker’s Mark campus. Eight staggered seatings every 20 minutes begin at 5:40 p.m. until 8 p.m. Bus riders will be seated during the 7:40 and 8 p.m. cycles.
All proceeds from the event go to support APRON Inc., a nonprofit that helps employees of independent restaurants facing health or financial crises.
This will be a dressy cocktail event, so spiff up. Click here to register.
Sunday, July 12, APRON is hosting a fundraiser titled “A Taste of Independents” at The Olmsted, 3701 Frankfort Ave., from 1-4 p.m. Over 25 local restaurants will participate, offering tastes of their best dishes. Beer, bourbon and wine will be available, and there will be a silent auction and live music from the Robbie Bartlett Duo. Continue reading APRON fundraiser Sunday supports restaurant workers
Wednesday, Jan. 28 starting at 5:30 p.m., Science Hill Inn, 525 Washington Street, Shelbyville, will offer a special “German meal with a Southern flair,” to benefit Apron, Inc., an organization that helps food industry workers in times of need. Science Hill chef Ellen Gill McCarty benefitted from Apron’s assistance during her recent bout of cancer treatments, and wanted to give back to the group that helped her. Continue reading “Das Meal At Science Hill” to benefit service industry workers
Restaurant industry workers–chefs and line cooks, servers, bar tenders, dishwashers and other back-of-the-house essential workers–are notoriously less protected by worker benefits such as sick leave and health insurance. When financial hardships caused by illness or injury strike, Apron, Inc., a non -profit focused on helping restaurant workers in need, steps in. Tuesday, Jan 27 diners can help by patronizing Dine Around for Apron at any of the more than 40 Louisville-area restaurants that will donate a portion of the day’s profits to Apron. Continue reading Dine Around for APRON to benefit service workers