In celebration of having this remarkable property back in the family’s hands, a member of the Samuels family will be available for a meet and greet session at the house during your visit. Included in the rental for the first 20 confirmed reservations. A rare chance for a one-on-one conversation with Rob or Bill Samuels, Jr. about the history of true bourbon royalty in Kentucky!

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Private Dinner with Chef Newman Miller

Chef Newman

Enjoy an exclusive in-house, chef-prepared dinner for up to 8 people. Classically-trained and world-traveled Chef Newman Miller is excited to offer a 3-course meal with welcome bites and 3 paired bourbon cocktails/pours starting at $125/person plus tax and a 20% service fee.

Chef Newman, a resident of Bardstown KY, has cooked professionally for over 20 years and has resettled in Kentucky to prepare and celebrate the amazing products this part of the country can offer. He and his wife own and operate the Harrison Smith House and work to provide the best food, drink and hospitality on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

Sample Menu

  • Jake's 150-Quick Stop sausage balls w/ Maker's Mark mustard sauce
  • KY limestone bibb lettuce, Kenny's KY bleu cheese, candied bacon, farm egg, fried croutons; Maker's 46 Manhattan
  • Rob's heirloom poulet rouge - 1/2 chicken w/ potato puree & kilt greens; Maker's 101 Old Fashioned
  • Warm browned-butter cake w/ strawberry compote & vanilla cream; Maker's Mark Private Select

Prices start at $125/person Sunday-Wednesday and $200/person Thursday-Saturday. The food and beverage minimum is $725/Sun-Wed and $1000/Thu-Sat (prior to tax and service charge). The Samuels House charges a $125 booking fee for all dinners hosted onsite. Once booked, the chef will contact you for planning and payment of the dinner. Requires 7-days advanced notice. Subject to availability. 

Lodging is not included in the package price.

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The Samuels House Vacation Rental

Book the Samuels House vacation rental to experience the Kentucky Bourbon Trail like a member of an iconic whisky family.

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