LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) — A food event honoring International Women’s Day is coming to Lexington on Tuesday.
Chef Ouita Michel will be partnering with 18 women-owned food businesses from across Kentucky and offering a special selection of dishes at Honeywood Restaurant from 5-9 p.m.
Reservations can be made here.
Lexington’s food, spirit scene:
- 21c Museum Hotel Lexington reopening restaurant
- Report: 20 Lexington restaurants closed in 2020
- Alfalfa Restaurant closing, revival coming 2022
- New Lexington experience lets your craft your own bottle of bourbon, rye
- Top 5 wine bars in Lexington
The women behind each small plate:
- Renee Saunier Brewer of Wine and Market
- Tiffany El-Amin of Alfalfa Restaurant
- Tonya Mays-Cronin of Kismet
- Brie Golliher of The Pie Queen and Boyce General Store
- Kristin Gilbert of Gelato Gilberto
- Martine Holzman of Martine’s Pastries
- Paula Hunter of The Black Italian
- Sherry Hurley of Farm to Fork Catering
- Melissa Jackson of Doodles
- Debbie Long of Dudley’s Restaurant
- Catherine MacDowall of Naive Kitchen and Bar
- Sky Marietta of Moonbow Tipple
- Ouita Michel of Holly Hill Restaurant Group
- Kristin Smith of The Wrigley TapRoom – Corbin
- Dawn Urrutia of Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Company
- Andrea Wells of Wells Made Company
- Sara Wood of girlsgirlsgirls Burritos
VisitLEX has partnered with the event to welcome people from outside of Lexington to see the talent Kentucky holds.
“VisitLEX is thrilled to join Chef Ouita Michel and friends for the Let’s Talk Womxn Event on March 8, International Women’s Day, “ said Mary Quinn Ramer, president of VisitLEX, in a news release. “Celebrating the diverse and talented women of Kentucky’s hospitality industry, particularly our colleagues in food and beverage, is a most fitting way to honor and showcase their contributions to our communities.”
This event comes through Let’s Talk Womxn, a national collaboration of women-led restaurateurs to counter the pandemic and build combined economic power led by Rohini Dey. The organization is in 13 cities with 600 women business owners represented across Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Greater NY, Houston, Kentucky, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Seattle.