Blue Grass Airport to open new food options
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Blue Grass Airport announced on May 26 the opening of the Bourbon Library Bar & Restaurant. The full-service dining concept operated by the airport’s food and beverage partner, Delaware North, will be located in Concourse B. Additionally, the restaurant will be supplemented with the Snack Barrel, a grab-and-go option for passengers with less time and seeking to bring food on their flight.
The Bourbon Library will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and offer a lineup of bourbon favorites along with a selection of southern comfort foods. Some of the menu items will include fried green tomatoes, BBQ bourbon burgers, pulled pork sandwiches and healthy salads.
The Snack Barrel next door will offer items such as salads, sandwiches, snacks and beverages. Its self-checkout system looks to give passengers speed and convenience.
“As passengers begin flying again, we hope they will be pleasantly surprised by the addition of these new dining options,” said Eric Frankl, executive director at Blue Grass Airport. “Our partners at Delaware North have been working diligently during the pandemic to renovate our restaurant facilities and create dining experiences that showcase our region and elevate our service. We encourage travelers to allow time prior to their flight to enjoy these new offerings.”
Along with the Bourbon Library Bar & Restaurant, passengers at Blue Grass Airport can also select from dining options that include Dunkin’ and Sir Veza’s Kitchen & Kantina. Sir Veza’s opened in 2020 and offers a variety of Mexican favorites in a casual setting.
All of these facilities are operated by Delaware North, the family-owned company operating in over 30 airports and other hospitality venues worldwide.
“We are proud to bring a true taste of Lexington and Kentucky to Blue Grass Airport with the Bourbon Library Bar & Restaurant,” said Joe Gartland, vice president of operations for Delaware North. “With more than 90 locally distilled bourbons to choose from, there are endless cocktail options to pair with the southern-inspired food menu. Travelers in a hurry will also find the market-style convenience of the Snack Barrel to be a welcome addition to the dining choices at the airport.”