This is where Bill DuBourg, and Matt Staggs entered the picture. Local family men with close roots to our city and its members. Growing up in the local catholic community we all graduated from Saint Xavier High School. Collectively we have over 50 years of experience in the Louisville restaurant scene working in all positions on all levels of dining. Each one of us has reached the pinnacles of our careers in cooking, operations, and cocktails individually and the next logical step is a place of our own. We are all aware risky business we have chosen for a career but also seasoned enough to calculate these risks to thriving success. Muhammad Ali once said, “If you’re not willing to take risks you will never accomplish anything”, so here we go.
We are not reinventing the wheel; we are just making sure we do well by the neighborhood and our community by serving amazing burgers, traditional fried chicken and cocktails. Every time you drive near this hallmark you will be met with the sweet smell of smoked deliciousness and your mouth will begin to water.
Entering the main restaurant looking out to the floor the amazing remodel will impress all our nostalgic customers and the newcomers alike. The bar area features an indoor/outdoor rectangular bar serving patrons on both sides. The concept is an industrial farmhouse capturing the history of Kaelin’s each chance we get while still appealing to a new generation of 80/20 patrons.
Then there’s the patio and boy is it impressive. It’
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