Tables full of people at Walker's Exchange.

Building a Menu for an Event

It’s a lot of fun to brainstorm what to serve your guests at an event. However, it’s quite another thing to pull it off. Putting together the right meal for the right occasion takes a lot more than fancy side dishes and a signature cocktail. Menu engineers spend a lot of time working out what is necessary and what is doable. It’s a serious business. Below are some great tips in order to make your event’s meal...
Couple sitting at a table at Walker's Exchange in Louisville, KY

Local not chain – it’s more personal

A ton of studies have been done on chain businesses versus locally run establishments, and they all point to the same thing. Locally run stores help support local economy in a huge way. While franchises offer that same Big Mac and fries you’ve come to love, the money is funnelled in and shot out to corporate headquarters, wherever that is. In cities like Louisville that are currently struggling to brand ourselves to tourists, it’s more important than...