Event Dates: April 27 to 30, 2017.

Jane Thompson Bio

Chef Jane Thompson Bio

Chef Jane Thompson is a Kentucky native. Growing up in Bourbon County, she learned a love for cooking on her mother’s apron strings.  She has been a devoted employee of Dupree Catering and Events for 11 years, executive chef for the past 5. Chef Janey (as her staff lovingly refers to her) attained a Culinary degree from Sullivan University then enhanced her culinary skills by working in different restaurants throughout the bluegrass region including Dudley’s, The Village Idiot and Proof on Main in Louisville. She is dedicated to using locally sourced food and green products. As executive chef, she has helped Dupree Catering and Events became the first caterer in Kentucky to receive a 2 Star certification by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA) – one of only 13 caterers in the United States to be certified. Chef Janey loves to tie in her southern roots with flavors and techniques picked up from her experiences elsewhere to provide a traditional and eclectic food experiences for guests.