Thursday, October 30, 2008

Product Placement and Distribution Joint Venture For Food Products

The Sievers Company and KMH Partners have embarked on an exciting joint venture to create a service to find distribution channels for small and medium size producers of food and other products . These distribution channels include retail and foodservice.

For more information contact Mark Sievers at

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Rose Flowers Art Exhibit at Jennica's Cafe & Wine Bar

Rose Flowers, a Simpsonville, KY artist , will be exhibiting at Jennica's Cafe & Wine Bar in November !

artist, creative soul, paint monkey
oil painting, portraits, commissions, henna
Featured artist @ Jennica’s Café & Wine Bar for month of November
Please join me for the opening Nov. 7, First Friday Trolley Hop
Jennica’s Café & Wine Bar • 636 E. Market St. • Louisville, KY

NEW OWNER for Dream Dinners in Lexington, KY

Currently Selected Location: Lexington, KY: Todds Road
The Dream Dinners menu offers up to 17 delicious dinner selections each month, with enough variety to please everyone in the family. Sides and accompaniments may also be available.
Located one block off of Richmond Road on the corner of Todds Rd and Codell Dr.
Todds Road (View Map) 115 Codell Drive, Suite 120Lexington, KY 40509Email
Phone (day) 859-269-3463Phone (evening) 859-269-3463Phone (fax) 859-269-3463

NEW OWNER - Stephanie Bryan

Monday, October 27, 2008

Sav's Grill

A newcomer to the UK campus and downtown area cuisine scene is Sav's Grill located at 304. S. Limestone . Owner by Mamadu "Sav" Savane , this restaurant focuses on West African Cuisine . I had lunch there today and had a fabulous African bowl entree . Currently they are open for lunch only Monday through Saturday .

Check out their website at .

Sunday, October 26, 2008

More on Kentucky Grass Fed Beef

Today I attended the Bluegrass Green Expo at Heritage Hall in Lexington and had the good fortune to meet another grass fed beef producer. Better Beef LLC is owned by Stan Pace and Earnie Kidd and their operation is located in Berea .

Check out for more information .

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Kentucky Grass Fed Beef

I have always been intrigued by the potential for grass fed beef both on a national level but in particular in Kentucky. Kentucky is the largest beef producer east of the Mississippi River and lies below the snow belt which makes it well suited for year round grass fed beef production . Grass fed beef is healthier than many other forms of beef being rich in protein and high in vitamins and Omega 3 fatty acids . It is also a more environmentally friendly way to raise cattle .

A good source to learn about grass fed beef is .

Two producers of grass fed beef in Kentucky include : located in Bourbon County near Louisville

Bath County Agricultural and Marketing Center

Recently I had the opportunity for tour the Bath County , Kentucky Agricultural and Marketing Center located just off I-64 . This facility has a commercial kitchen that has the potential to become a food business incubator and is used for that purpose on a limited scale today . It also has a meeting room and can accomodate up to 100 people .

Doodles Restaurant - Lexington, KY

Following is a link to a recent article I penned for Business Lexington :

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Road Food

If you are like me and like to do "foodie exploraton" while traveling I encourage you to use as a resource. The book is a great travel companion and the website is great also .

Monday, October 13, 2008

Dream Dinners Lexington , KY

It is anticipated the Lexington Dream Dinners franchise will change ownership this week . Stay tuned for more news !

Heavenly Confectionery LLC

Here is a link to yet another small company in the Bluegrass area that has an interesting line of food products . Heavenly Confectionery LLC , owned by Donna Gilbert , produces products such as handmade bourbon balls, truffles, and other assorted chololates .

Visit her website at .

Saturday, October 11, 2008

New Blog by local foodie Jennifer Burchett

Check out Jennifer Burchett's new blog for great culinary tips, etc.. Jennifer is a well known local restauratuer and former owner of Cafe Jennifer at the Woodlands .

Friday, October 10, 2008

Troubled Company Assistance - Kentucky

The Sievers Company LLC has become a Kentucky Associate of Sage Group Strategies which is an international organization of professionals that assist troubled companies .

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Small Winery Marketing

The growth of the vineyard and winery indiustry in Kentucky is wonderful and will continue . A great resource for these businesses is .

The Food Game - Playing to eat healthy

Recently I attended the Central Kentucky Inventors Council's and one new product/invention that was interesting was The Food Game . Check out their website at .

Sunday, October 5, 2008

KRA Cuisine On The Green

Tomorrow , the Kentucky Restaurant Association is hosting their annual Cuisine On The Green golf outing at Belterra Casino and Resort . This is a great networking and fellowship opportunity for KRA members .

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Southland Drive, Lexington, KY

Here is a link to an article I recently wrote on the interesting Southland Drive corridor in Lexington, Ky . This area has a nice selection of independent restaurants and other businesses .