Against the Grain’s 2nd annual Burgoo Bash Pro-Am cook-off is Sat., Mar. 18

Yesterday we established beyond reasonable doubt that burgoo should be considered as much a part of Kentucky’s legacy of edibles and potables as bourbon.

Edibles & Potables: The burgoomeister, his burgoo, and your contentment

Fittingly, burgoo will be placed atop a pedestal in the glare of a culinary spotlight at the Second Annual Burgoo Bash Pro-Am, a cook-off sponsored by Monk’s Road Bourbon & Gin, to be held at Against the Grain Brewery & Smokehouse on Saturday, March 18 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., with a portion of proceeds benefiting APRON Inc.

APRON Inc. was created in 2011 to help provide financial relief to food and beverage industry workers in the Louisville, Kentucky metropolitan area who find themselves in need during times of crises. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, APRON Inc. has stepped up with a far greater volume of assistance to local workers than ever before.

Burgoo, a hearty and uniquely Kentuckian single-bowl stew, is interpreted in a multitude of ways. They’ll all be welcomed for consideration at the Burgoo Bash, where participants will...Read more