La Chasse will host their second Maker’s Mark dinner tonight at 6 p.m. Each of the five courses from Executive Chef Kristina Dyer will be paired with a Maker’s Mark cocktail by Isaac Fox and Shelby Caldwell, and the price is $75 per person plus tax and gratuity. Call 502-822-3963 for reservations.


1st Course: Arugula Salad with citrus poached pears, dried apricots, candied pistachios, brie, champagne vinaigrette
Paired With: Perfect Pair—Maker’s Mark, Rothman and Winter Orchard Pear Liqueur, fresh lemon, Scrappy’s Cardamom Bitters

2nd Course: Bouillabaisse of halibut cheek, mussels, shrimp, saffron Carolina gold rice
Paired With: Pampelmousse Cup– Maker’s Mark, house grapefruit shrub, Caperitif, Lazzaroni Amaretto, Copper and King’s Barrel Aged Absinthe, flamed orange peel

3rd Course: Grilled Pork Tenderloin with butternut squash puree, apple-walnut compote, bacon braised greens, sherry-maple gastrique
Paired With: Butternut Squash Sour—Roasted Butternut Squash-infused Maker’s Mark, fresh lemon, Bass Bee’s Honey, apple-Sherry foam, Black Walnut Bitters spritz, sage leaf

4th Course: Cast iron Seared Hager Steak with whipped bleu cheese pommes puree, charred asparagus, oyster mushrooms, truffle butter, sauce bordelaise
Paired With: Vieux Carre—Maker’s Mark, Courvoiseir VSOP, Benedictine, Carpano Antica Formula Vermouth, Angostura Bitters, bruleed Peychaud’s Bitters

5th Course: Banana Bread Pudding with Bourbon caramel and eggnog ice cream
Paired With: House Maker’s Mark Eggnog