Taste of Innovation is celebrating the integration of Bourbon into our dining as it continues to gain momentum. Join us for an exciting food and spirits experience.

Over two hours of unlimited food and spirits provided by more than 30 of the region’s most creative chefs, restaurants, brewers, baristas, distillers and mixologists at the legendary Churchill Downs, Millionaire’s Row 4. Enjoy interactive Bourbon tastings with top Bourbon experts while enjoying the banter from of our Master of Ceremonies Chef Dean Corbett.

The event will also feature the Orange Fork Award Presentation recognizing individuals, organizations and communities that embody the spirit of promoting a sustainable food system with uncompromising excellence for the community through innovation and tireless effort.

With the help of the Kentucky Distiller's Association and Kentucky Bourbon Trail, we are Celebrating Bourbon Country with tastings from major distillers, a walk through the history of bourbon and bourbon cocktails. We're highilighting our bourbon pride and appreciation for the distilling industry and its continued contribution to our thriving Commonwealth.

View the participating restaurants and beverage providers to see what they will be serving this year.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014  ----  5:45 - 8:00pm

Churchill Downs  Millionaire's Row 4

Idea Festival Pass or Taste of Innovation Ticket Required

$40 General Admission
$50 at the Door

Tickets On Sale Now!
Tickets are also available at the Kentucky Center Box Office.

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If you are interested in being one of our featured chefs, restaurants, or beverage vendors, please contact Tonya York Dees at York Management at 502.894.9768.

IdeaFestival Pass or Taste of Innovation Ticket required

Presented By


Churchill Downs

Supporting Sponsors

Kentucky Bourbon Trail
Bella Vita Media Main


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