Louder Than Life is proud to have some of the regions finest chefs in Louisville cooking up exclusive culinary experiences just for you. More details are coming soon, so check back here to find out how to expand your taste horizons while enjoying Louder Than Life Festival.


Edward Lee

Chef Edward Lee’s culinary story could only happen in America. One part Southern soul, one part Asian spice, and one part New York attitude, Lee is a Korean-American who grew up in Brooklyn, trained in NYC kitchens, and has spent the better part of a decade honing his vision at 610 Magnolia restaurant in Louisville, KY. In addition to 610 Magnolia, MilkWood is Chef Lee’s restaurant located in the the locally revered Actor’s Theater in downtown Louisville. MilkWood interprets the traditions of Southern comfort food with an Asian Pantry. The menu features small plates and smoked meats, all personalized and creative versions of familiar classics in addition to an array of bourbon cocktails. Chef Lee’s newest venture is Succotash which opened in National Harbor in the D.C. area in Sept of 2015.

As an added bonus, Chef Lee is holding a special dinner, hosted by SiriusXM's Shannon Gunz & Millie the Metal Dog, At the Wine Studio @ 610 Magnolia restaurant.
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Jonathan Schwartz

Doc Crow’s will be featuring the cuisine of Executive Chef Jonathan Schwartz. Don't miss one of Louisville's culinary centerpieces with one of the towns most talented chefs.

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Keith "Boss Hog" Bush Jr.

Stepping in to handle the Louder Than Life Whole Hog Experience this year will be local Louisville favorite Keith Bush Jr. of Boss Hog BBQ - a spectacle not to be missed.  In addition to the Whole Hog offerings, Keith will feature his famous pulled pork and pulled chicken along with ribs/rib tips, brisket and delicious sides.