Chef John Varanese


Varanese Restaurant Celebrates 10 Years on LouisvilleKY’s Frankfort Avenue

Party and Retrospective Dinner will be held to honor the 10-Year Anniversary   Photos from Varanese’s Twitter page Louisville, KY (August 1, 2017) – Varanese Restaurant, located at 2106 Frankfort Avenue, has been bringing creative, fresh cuisine and nightly live jazz music to the Clifton neighborhood for almost a decade. Since its opening in August of 2007, over 500,000 people have been served at Varanese. To celebrate this 10-year anniversary milestone, the team at Varanese has planned a community party and a special dinner. The 10th Anniversary Celebration will be held on Sunday, August 20th from5:00pm-11:00pm and will feature live music by Jeff Sherman’s 4-piece jazz band…

River House

LouisvilleKY’s River House Restaurant and Raw Bar celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

  Louisville, Kentucky (February 14, 2017) – Chef John Varanese opened River House Restaurant and Raw Bar on Leap Day, February 29, 2016. To celebrate an incredible first year on the Ohio, River House will commemorate its anniversary on both Tuesday, February 28 and Wednesday, March 1. In addition to the regularly featured oysters, shrimp, crab and lobster, the raw bar will be packed with a variety of fresh fish, and diners can select their own catch to enjoy for lunch or dinner. To add to the excitement, everyone who dines at River House between now and Monday, February 27 will…

levee at the river house

Chef Varanese to open new Louisville ky restaurant on the river

Chef John Varanese to host the opening of his second riverfront restaurant Photos from Levee at the River House’s Facebook page. Louisville, Kentucky (April 11, 2016) – Owner and Chef John Varanese will host the Grand Opening of Levee at River House Restaurant, his second new concept located on the riverfront at 3015 River Road, on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 beginning at 4:00pm. At 5:00pm, Chef Varanese will demonstrate how to make the perfect Mint Julep in honor of “Mint Julep Month,” and guests can enjoy live music by Napoleon and the Beats from 6:30pm to 10:30pm.                                Levee at the…