American Authors Dinner: Valparaiso, IN

6:00PM - 9:00PM (CST)

Journeyman Distillery at The American Factory
258 South Campbell Street, Valparaiso, IN 46385 (map)



American Authors Dinner: Valparaiso, IN

American Authors Dinner at the American Factory: Valparaiso, IN
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (CST)
$85 per person | adults only

Join us for an unforgettable evening at the American Factory where literature meets cuisine. Executive Chef Amanda Salas, a recipient of multiple culinary awards, has created a special four-course dinner inspired by American literature. Each course will be paired with a literature-inspired hand-crafted cocktail. During the dinner, you can also share a reading from our selection, and you will receive a 50ml bottle of Last Feather Rye to take home and enjoy. Seats are limited, so make sure to reserve your spot now! 

Welcome Cocktail:
Hemingway Daiquiri: Naval Strength Road’s End Rum

First Course  |  Maya Angelou

Green Chile & Cheese Quiche: Egg Custard, Cornbread Crumble
Cocktail Pairing:
Good Morning: Lincolnway Vodka, Sherry, Journeyman Balsamic Vinegar, Journeyman Bloody Mix, Cornbread Rim

Second Course  |  T.S. Eliot

Crispy Cigars: Duck Confit, Shrimp, Fennel, Orange Marmalade, Pickled Gooseberries
Cocktail Pairing:
Old Fashioned à l’Orange: Duck fat washed Last Feather Rye, Orange Marmalade simple, Spice Tincture, House Bitters

Third Course |  F Scott Fitzgerald

Smoked Turkey Breast: Fingerling Potato Hash, Spring Peas, Roasted Mushrooms, Leeks
Cocktail Pairing:
Gatsby’s Touch: Lavender-infused Bilberry Blackhearts Gin, Butterfly Pea Tea, Elderflower simple, lemon juice, Brut float

Fourth Course |  Hunter S. Thompson

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie: Hibiscus Syrup, Whipped Cream, Strawberry Dust
Cocktail Pairing:
Doctor Journalism’s Briefcase – Singapore Sling: Bilberry Blackhearts Gin, Fine Girl Brandy