Delicious French 75s were reworked into “RK 75s” to celebrate the company’s 75th anniversary, made with locally distilled grapefruit gin from Seeksucker Southern Style Gin. A lovely flute of champagne was also an option.
Caviar & Potatoes
Caviar nestled atop poached marble potatoes, chives, and crème fraiche were the perfect pop-able pre-dinner appetizer.
Blackjack, roulette and other games of chance closed the evening festivities.
An elegant plated dinner with synchronized service was one of the highlights of the event.
"The Great Gatsby"
“Gatsby”-reminiscent cigar box girls slyly distributed special gold-toned playing card passes to a speakeasy afterparty, to build anticipation.
You've Got a Golden Ticket
To enter the speakeasy/casino, a golden ticket was a necessary accessory.
Two red carpet divas flanked the runway entrance to the mansion. These rose red dresses and backdrop are a nod to The RK Group’s position as official caterer at The Kentucky Derby Museum.
An ice sculpture, built by onsite ice carver, Buddy “Burr” Rasmussen, tempted guests with a plethora of seafood options, from oysters on the half shell, crab legs, and Gulf shrimp.