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The Kitchen

Bouquet Restaurant Launches New Chef’s Tasting Menu in Time for the Holidays!

“We’re excited about the new tasting menu, because it gives us the opportunity to experiment with different ingredients, and really get creative in the kitchen,” Chef Williams said. “For $50, guests will be able to sample dishes including flounder, cavatelli pasta, a mangalista pork belly that is incredibly flavorful, and more. It’s a wonderful introduction to our culinary style, and we’re looking forward to its debut.”


The Chef’s Tasting Menu will change monthly to incorporate local, seasonal ingredients from Bouquet’s farmer and producer partners in the area. A vegetarian option will be available.


Bouquet opened in MainStrasse in 2007, and features small plates, charcuterie and cheese boards, entrees, desserts, wine, craft beer and cocktails. The restaurant partners with more than 30 farmers and producers to sourve food locally and sustainably as often as possible. Bouquet also offers private event space for private and corporate parties, meetings, and presentations. For information, or to make a reservation, call (859) 491-7777.


About Chef Stephen Williams:

Chef Stephen Williams is the owner of Bouquet Restaurant, a fine-dining establishment that has been named a “top 10” restaurant in Cincinnati by Cincinnati Magazine for the past six years. Stephen earned his culinary degree at Cincinnati State’s Midwest Culinary Institute and worked with local chefs Paul Weckman of Otto’s and Jean-Robert de Caval of Jean-Robert’s Table before opening Bouquet in 2007. His ingenuity as a chef earned him a coveted spot in the Cincy in NYC trip in 2014, where eight of Cincinnati’s top chefs combined forces for one amazing dinner at New York’s James Beard House. Bouquet Restaurant is open for lunch Monday through Friday from 11 am to 2 pm and for dinner Monday through Saturday from 5 to 10 pm. For more information, or to make a reservation, visit