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
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
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
No one really needs a good excuse to eat out in Louisville. Well, maybe you do on a Tuesday night, when you don’t normally have a date night. Continue reading
The Disco Ball is the name for this year’s annual APRON fundraiser scheduled for June 2.
Themed “We Are Family,” the event will feature restaurants serving cocktails, appetizers and desserts to what will likely be a large crowd. Continue reading
“It’s hard to find a place where everybody knows your name when you’re a vagabond.”
I’ve lived in seven different cities since I graduated from high school. By the time I became familiar with my surroundings in one place, it would be time to load up the Mercury Tracer and set up house in a new neighborhood in a new apartment with a new roommate. No time to become a regular at a local neighborhood restaurant or bar. But my life has changed in the past few months. Continue reading
APRON is a non-profit group created to provide emergency financial assistance to members of Louisville’s independent restaurant community
The group is having its first Dine Out event on Tue., Dec. 4. On that evening, 20 local restaurants will donate 10 percent of their night’s profits to APRON. Need more incentive to go out for a good cause?