Apron, Inc held its annual fundraiser “Taste of Independents” on Sunday at the beautiful Olmsted. As people wandered and enjoyed the band, silent auction and tasting of many bites and beverages, Apron, Inc announced this year’s awardees, Paul Tuell and Chef Ellen Gill McCarty.

Ballotin Whiskey Founder and President Paul Tuell was given the annual Corbett Award for distinguished service to Louisville’s independent restaurant community. Photo by Bill Brymer

The Founder’s Award is given for outstanding service to the non-profit occasionally when Apron, Inc feel it is deserved. Here, Chef Ellen Gill McCarty receives the award for 2018. Photo by Bill Brymer

Header Photo by Bill Brymer, Photos below by Jessica Mathis