John Castro, executive chef at Winston’s and culinary instructor at Sullivan University, has entered a contest, the Hometown Breakfast Battle, sponsored by Thomas’s English Muffins, hoping to beat out the 135 other chefs competing for the $25,000 first prize. Continue reading Winston’s John Castro looking to win big at breakfast
Diners in the know keep an eye peeled for any of the special dinners area restaurants periodically offer, highlighting special wines or beers, with off-the-usual-menu dishes that showcase the ingenuity of the chefs. In the next few weeks, there are a bunch of such excellent dining opportunities arising. Here are a few of the coming up soon. Join the cognoscenti, and reserve a spot at one of these. Continue reading Special dinners offer great value
Thursday, Nov. 6 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Winston’s, 3101 Bardstown Rd. on the Sullivan University campus will host a dinner featuring dishes from the food traditions of six countries.
The $50 “boarding pass” (which is partially tax deductible) will allow guests to roam through six rooms, each devoted to the cuisine of nations such as Portugal, Italy and France. Admission includes a bourbon cocktail, wines, and more than a dozen tastings by Sullivan chefs and culinary students. Continue reading Winston’s international dinner to benefit Junior Achievement
Thursday, Sept. 25. Chef John Castro of Winston’s, 3101 Bardstown Rd on the Sullivan University campus, will offer a 5-course menu paired with wines from the Orin Swift Cellars, which crafts interesting wines from California grapes, as well as from grapes grown in its vineyards in the Southwest of France. Continue reading Winston’s hosts Orin Swift Cellars wine dinner
Winston’s, 3010 Bardstown Rd, on the Sullivan U. campus, is celebrating the July 4th holiday weekend with special All-American dishes. John Castro and his kitchen crew will be serving up a patriotic dinner menu on Saturday, July 5, and special brunch menus Saturday and Sunday, July 5 and 6.
At the dinner, you can have both Manhattan and New England style clam chowder, fire cracker shrimp, Maryland crab cakes, fried green tomatoes, a Victory Garden Salad, a “Not Brown” (made with fried green tomatoes, shrimp, bacon and mornay sauce), grilled New York strip steak and All-American apple pie a la mode. Continue reading Celebrate the 4th with Winston’s specials
Friday, June 6, 6:30 p.m. Winston’s Restaurant, 3101 Bardstown Rd., will host a rare tasting of single barrel Bourbons from Brown-Forman and Buffalo Trace.
The tasting event , which will cost $45, will consist of one-ounce pours of four distinct single barrel bourbons, Old Forester, Woodford Reserve Double Oaked, Weller 7-year Reserve and Buffalo Trace 9-year. The barrels were chosen by Jerry Rogers, owner of Party Mart, who will lead sippers through the tasting. Whiskey samplers will also be served a tasting plate of food prepared by Winston chefs. Continue reading Single Barrel Bourbon Tasting at Winston’s
No, as always, Mother’s Day is the week after Derby, Sunday, May 11 and Louisville restaurants are gearing up for a big family day.
Here are the first notices we have received of Mother’s Day dining specials. More, undoubtedly, will be on the way, so come back for more information on dining choices. Continue reading Now that Derby’s over, can Mother’s Day be far behind?
Winston’s Restaurant will offer its annual soup buffet to holiday shoppers with the goal of providing a quick and easy lunch — with a shopping option.
On Dec. 6th and 15th from 11 am to 2 pm, the restaurant at Sullivan university, 3101 Bardstown Road, will offer a soup buffet for $7 with five options from chef John Castro. Among the varieties returning this year are apple and carrot; mushroom and chestnut; and creamy potato. The buffet includes fresh bread and cookies from The Bakery at Sullivan University. Click to read the article…