SoulFeast Week aims to highlight the black contribution to the food and beverage industry in Central Kentucky. Our partnership with Black Soil will feature twelve craft culinary experiences throughout the week. Each experience will showcase produce cultivated locally by black farmers to create dishes crafted by black chefs for our communities to consume. 

Click each event below for more information and registration.


  • Juneteenth Hip-Hop Brunch
    Sat, Jun 19
    Origin Hotel Lexington
    Brunch, beats, and plenty of bubbly. Come for the food, stay for the vibes.
  • Castle & Key Cocktails & Cigars
    Sun, Jun 20
    Jack's Sandbar & Grill
    Powered by Kentucky Black Bourbon Guild. Enjoy Father's Day with a good smoke, great bites, and even better bourbon. Ticket proceeds will benefit the Kentucky Black Bourbon Guild Scholarship Initiative.
  • Blues & Chews at Tee Dee's
    Mon, Jun 21
    Tee Dee's Lounge
    Enjoy live blues from world renowned guitar virtuoso and vocalist, Tee Dee Young, charcuterie board and meatballs sourced locally through Black Soil and access to a limited bar.
  • Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey History Dinner
    Tue, Jun 22
    Origin Hotel Lexington
    Powered by Kentucky Black Bourbon Guild. Enjoy a four-course whiskey infused dinner while uncovering the origins of the first African-American master distiller on record in the United States, Nearest Green. Ticket proceeds will benefit the Kentucky Black Bourbon Guild Scholarship Initiative.
  • Champagne & Fried Chicken Dinner at Coleman Crest Farm
    Wed, Jun 23
    Coleman Crest Farm
    Presented by Black Soil. Paired together in a three-course meal, explore this unique food and drink pairing with experts from Breeze Wine Bar at historic Coleman Crest Farm.
  • Beads & Beignets at Crēaux
    Thu, Jun 24
    Highlighting a vibrant black owned bar and celebrating the flavors and sounds of New Orleans.
  • SoulChef Virtual Cooking Class
    Fri, Jun 25
    Black Soil Virtual Kitchen
    Presented by Black Soil. Cooking class featuring farm fresh vegetables with virtual instruction from a local chef.
  • SoulFeast Saturday
    Sat, Jun 26
    The Summit at Fritz Farm
    Presented by The Food Connection at UK. Bring the family out to enjoy delicious food, unique vendors, and upbeat music from our friends at 107.9 The Beat.
  • SoulFul Sunday Gospel Brunch
    Sun, Jun 27
    Get your praise on as you enjoy brunch bites while listening to a live gospel band.
  • SoulFeast Awards
    Sun, Jun 27
    Origin Hotel Lexington
    Finish off SoulFeast Week with a formal dinner as we celebrate the best black chefs, restauranters, and farmers in Lexington.