Judy and Jill
Bakehorn, a mother-daughter entrepreneurial team,
started Bluegrass Catering in 1991. This year will
mark the 19th year in business! Judy directs
the daily operations in the kitchen with
an experienced staff of knowledgeable employees that work
7 days a week. Jill is the office
administrator and coordinator of onsite parties. Over time,
Bluegrass Catering has developed into an
extremely successful full-service catering business, thanks
to Judy and Jill's experience and hard
and Jill are proud of the Bluegrass Catering
tradition: quality food with exceptional service.
They take a personal interest in each client and
supervise each event. Family
cuisine... traditional homestyle
cooking. That's Bluegrass
Our private events facility
called The Barrel House is located in the heart of
downtown Lexington, KY in the Historic Lexington
Distillery District. We can accommodate up
to 400 guests inside and 400 outside in our Barrel
House Gardens - located directly across from The
Barrel House Events Center. www.BarrelHouseEvents.com
Our newest events venue
is called The Grand Reserve. Located two
doors down from The Barrel House, The Grand
Reserve offers the same amenities as The Barrel
House with added features: a private Bridal
Suite with shower, two bars, state of the art
sound system, dance floor, outside patio, and
valet service. The Grand
Thomas & King
State Farm Insurance
John's Lutheran Church
KY American Water Company
U.S. Pony Club
How long have you been
Do you have
Can we come
to your kitchen to taste samples?
coming to an actual reception, before the guests
Does the cost per person include
tax and gratuities? Overtime?
cost is determined at close of reception by event
When is the deadline for menu
10 days before the date. After
that, no changes.
How much time will you
need to set-up?
4 to 6 hours. We always allow
for extra time. Set up the day before if possible.
Can you supply tables, chairs, linens?
Yes, at an additional charge.
We recommend a
Can you make arrangements for the
Yes. Rehearsal the day before is
Will you be at the reception?
Either Judy, Jill or an experienced manager
will be at the event.
What services are
Cake cutting, overtime,
Can you provide the toast?
Yes. Each person needs half a glass. One 12
bottle case will pour 60 to 90 glasses.
you charge an opening fee per bottle?
Once the bottle has been opened, it will be billed
When is the final payment?
day of the reception. Credit cards are accepted
with a 2%