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A Toast to Love! Cork & Cuisine, Love Bites at the Owensboro Convention Center

Food for the heart!  Treat your Valentine to a decadent five-course chef-inspired menu with wines and spirits paired specially for each course!  OVG360, the provider of Venue Management to the Owensboro Convention Center, presents Cork & Cuisine, Love Bites on Tuesday, February 14 at 6:00PM. 

It’s sure to be a romantic evening full of the perfect pairings!  Indulge in a gourmet five-course meal, learn about the drink selections chosen for each course, plus there will be giveaways!  Attendees will have an opportunity to take home one of the wines and spirits featured throughout the dining event.

Add a romantic touch to the night with a Love Note. Show your Valentine some love by submitting a short message and photo.  The recipient will receive a rose at check-in and the photo and message will run in a slideshow throughout the event.  Love Notes are $20 and can be purchased online at 

Cork & Cuisine, Love Bites is sponsored by Creation Gardens.

Tickets are $75 per person or 2 for $130 and include all wines and spirits. Reservations only.  21 and over only.  Tickets are available online at and at the Owensboro Convention Center Box Office.  Additional processing fees apply to all ticket sales.

First Course – Appetizers

Mini Cherish Domestic and Imported Cheese and Exotic Fruit Display with a Sweetheart Fruit Sauce

Passion Pesto Crostini with Roasted Cherry Tomato Drizzled with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Perfect Pair Cured Pepperoni and Salami

Paired with Love Bites featuring Astral Blanco Tequila

Second Course – Soup

“Written in the Stars” Italian Wedding Soup with Bite Size Herbed Meatballs, Acini de Pepe, Spinach, Carrots and Parsley with a Heart Shaped Parmesan Crostini

Paired with Terrazas Grand Malbec

Third Course – Salad

“I Love You to the Moon and Back” Mediterranean Pasta Salad with Black and Green Olives, Tomatoes, Cucumber and Feta Cheese Tossed with a Mediterranean Balsamic Dressing

Paired with Perfect 10 featuring Tanqueray Gin No. Ten

Fourth Course – Entree

Unconditional Grilled Filet of Beef Topped with a Roquefort Shallot Cream Sauce

Two Peas in a Pod Crab Stuffed Button Mushrooms

Buttercup Yukon Gold Potatoes and Parsnip Mash

Kiss Me Now Sautéed Broccolini with Herbed Butter and Garlic

Paired with 7 Moons Red Blend and Terrazas Chardonnay Reserve

Fifth Course – Dessert

Sweetheart Chocolate Cherry Cordial

“The Beginning and the End” Sweet Potato Maple Cheesecake with a Maple Crème Anglaise

Paired with I Love You Smore – Bailey’s Irish Crème Smores Chocolate Martini