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Whiskey Pairing Dinner With Chef Kent Rathbun at Hickory Plano

Whiskey fans of Plano, you are cordially invited to a special pairing at Hickory by Chef Kent Rathbun.
Whiskey pairing dinner, Hickory Plano, Chef Kent Rathbun

Whiskey fans of Plano, you are cordially invited to a special pairing at Hickory by Chef Kent Rathbun.

On April 21, those who enjoy fine food and good whiskey will want to converge at Hickory, because that’s where Chef Kent Rathbun is teaming up with Beam Suntory for an exciting dinner. Attendees will enjoy a Kentucky Smash to kickoff the evening, followed by four courses of Hickory’s signature cuisine and an accompanying glass of bourbon or rye to complement each dish. It doesn’t get much better than that!

In addition to the delicious food and drink pairings, diners will also have the chance to sample Kent Rathbun’s hand-selected Knob Creek Single Barrel Bourbon—a 120-proof spirit that was chosen by Rathbun after sampling bourbon from several barrels at Knob Creek’s Kentucky rickhouse. He chose this particular barrel for its exceptionally refined flavor and character. So, reserve your spot to ensure you’re there when it all goes down.


First Course
Herbed Goat Cheese-Texas Green Salad with Spiced Candied Pecans, Bartlett Pear and Lemon-Thyme Vinaigrette
Basil Hayden’s Bourbon

Second Course
Local Texas Cheeses with Roundrock Honeycomb and Crispy Herb Toast
Knob Creek Rye

Third Course
Smoked Rack of Lamb with Celery Root Puree, Spring Pea Shoots and Booker’s Demi Glace
Booker’s Bourbon

Chef’s Toast
Kent Rathbun’s Hand Selected Knob Creek Single Barrel Bourbon

Fourth Course
“Old Fashioned” Panna Cotta with Cinnamon Tortilla Crisp
Maker’s 46

Whiskey Pairing Dinner at Hickory with Chef Kent Rathbun

When: Thursday, April 21, 2016, 6:30 p.m.


8100 Dallas Pkwy, Ste 115
Plano, TX 75024

Price: $65 per person plus tax and gratuity.

RSVP: Reservations are required. Please call 972.712.7077 or email Ivy Henning at [email protected].

Hickory by Chef Kent Rathbun

Hickory offers an elevated take on two of Kent Rathbun’s favorite foods: burgers and barbecue. The rustic and comfortable full-service restaurant explores Rathbun’s now-famous fusion of backyard staples with gourmet cooking techniques and features a menu of creatively-topped burgers, Texas-style barbecue, smoked meats and sides.