Blog Post: Kentucky Derby Party in the Garden | Saturday, May 4th

Kentucky Derby Party in the Garden | Saturday, May 4th

On Saturday, May 4th we hosted our second annual Kentucky Derby Party in the Garden at Redbird | Vibiana with a special menu from Chef Neal Fraser and team, a selection of Bar Director Tobin Shea’s Derby-inspired cocktails featuring Woodford Reserve, official bourbon of the Kentucky Derby, live music by California Feetwarmers, Derby preview and the big race on screens throughout.

Event Details
Date: Saturday, May 4
Time: 1:30 – 4:30 pm
Location: Garden at Redbird | Vibiana
Tickets: 45 per person plus 22% service charge and 9.5% sales tax. Cash Bar.

RESERVE TICKETS

MENU
DEVILED EGGS smoked trout caviar, chive
CAROLINA GOLD RICE CROQUETTES
BLUE CRAB CAKES dilly tartar sauce
FRIED CHICKEN SLIDERS pimento cheese
BAY SHRIMP remoulade, toast
BUTTER DIPPED RADISH smoked salt

KENTUCKY BURGOO
LA QUERCIA ACORN FED TAMWORTH HAM
KENTUCKY BACON corn and butter bean salad
SMOKEY MOUNTAIN POTATO SALAD
JARRED PICKLES
BUTTERMILK BISCUITS cornbread muffins, parker rolls

RESERVE TICKETS

A selection of Kentucky Derby-inspired cocktails from Bar Director Tobin Shea will be available during happy hour from April 10 – May 4.

TURF CLUB plymouth gin, dolin dry vermouth, luxardo maraschino, pernod absinthe, orange bitters
MINT JULEP woodford reserve bourbon, mint, sugar
BLACK EYED SUSAN woodford reserve rye, brovo dry curaçao, lemon, pineapple gomme, angostura bitters
WHITE CARNATION zu bisongrass vodka, giffard peche de vigne, lemon, cream, egg whites
BELMONT BREEZE woodford reserve bourbon, lustau amontillado sherry, lemon, pomegranate
BUDINO volcan blanco tequila, lemon, liquid alchemist passionfruit, aperol
BREEDER’S CUP st george california citrus vodka, dimmi liqueur, marie brizzard parfait amour, lemon, saffron
HORSE’S NECK glenmorangie 10 yr. , drambuie, lemon, ginger, charged water
THE JOCKEY CLUB beefeater gin, tempest fugit creme de noyeaux, lemon, angostura bitters, orange bitters
THE PREAKNESS woodford reserve rye, hennessy privilege, carpano antica vermouth, benedictine, angostura bitters

outdoor garden party with guests wearing hats and mingling
two bartenders in top hats behind outdoor barwoman with red nails holding mint cocktail
outdoor patio with man playing guitar, woman playing fiddle, and another woman holding a microphonecloseup of cooked ribs on a wood cutting board
kentucky derby party photobooth with two men and woman in middlewoman wearing pink dress and green cocktail necklace while holding a small cone of cotton candy
chef holding out plate of meat and greensAmy Knoll Fraser in blue dress and red hat holding hands with chef in apron

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