The JW Marriott Indianapolis is proud to host a roster of talented chefs who provide a diverse selection of delicious dishes at our onsite Indianapolis restaurants. From contemporary American at High Velocity to familiar Italian flavors at Osteria Pronto to fresh grilled dishes at Tavern on the Plaza, our hotel offers three of downtown Indianapolis’ best dining experiences in one central, welcoming location.
On Friday, September 23, you can enjoy a sampling of our chefs’ finest creations during our Woodford Reserve Dinner. Each of our participating chefs will contribute a dish to the five-course dinner, Woodford Reserve Master Distiller Chris Morris will be on hand to deliver personalized bottles of his signature whisky, and our in-house experts will curate the cocktail list.
Five of our chefs will personally present their dish and JW Marriott Beverage Manager Jonathon Sellers will MC the event, which begins at 6 p.m. at the JW Marriott Indianapolis.
Our Woodford Reserve Dinner features:
To Begin: Passed Hors d’oeuvres by Glen Urso, Chef de Cuisine, High Velocity
- Lobster Parfait and Wagyu Beef Satay
- Whisky Bar at Tavern on the Plaza
First: Grilled Shrimp by Brendon Cheney, Banquet Chef, JW Marriott
- Woodford Glazed Pecan-Wood Bacon and Indiana Corn Polenta
- Woodford Apple Manhattan
Second: Smoked Heirloom Tomato by Michael Leach, Executive Sous Chef, JW Marriott
- Brûlée’d Tomato, Carmelini Beans, Frisée and Tempura Chives
- The JW Twist on a Mint Julep
Third: Crispy Boneless Short Rib by Quang Dinh, Executive Chef, JW Marriott
- Braised in a Woodford Demi with Parsnip and Pear Purée, Micro Carrots and Fried Parsnip
- Woodford Reserve, On the Rocks
Fourth: Tiramisu by Rino Baglio, Chef de Cuisine, Osteria Pronto
- Bourbon Soaked Tiramisu with a Woodford Foam
- Woodford Reserve Master’s Selection
Each reservation also comes with a complimentary engraved bottle of JW Marriott Indianapolis Private Selection Woodford Reserve, personalized with your name. We’re proud of our esteemed chefs here at JW Indy, and we hope you will join us for this one-of-a-kind celebration of Indy’s finest culinary creations.
The cost of the five-course dinner with cocktails and complimentary Woodford Reserve is $75 plus tax and gratuity. You can make plans to stay the night of September 23rd at JW Indy and take advantage of our special offer to pay just $249 for one night at the hotel and two tickets for the dinner by reserving online. To make Woodford Reserve Dinner reservations, please contact Jonathon Sellers at (317) 860-4990 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.