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Event Details


Want a night of fantasy, dancing, holiday magic, and enjoying Christmas foods and beverages? Then this is the dinner for you!


The NUTCRACKER Dinner Experience:

As guests arrive they will enter into a private garden maze. Check in at our Christmas tree receptionist area and follow your string straight on over to the Land of Sweets to find the Sugarplum Bar. Enjoy the open bar with hot spiked ciders, candy concoctions, and fruity mystical flavors. While our Chefs prepare dinner, enjoy some holiday activities with your friends, such as creating a holiday wreath, a Christmas floral centerpiece, or try to sound like the chipmunks by trying out some helium beer. While you wait enjoy some holiday appetizer favorites and look for the hidden nutcracker in every realm.


After cocktail hour has concluded, guests will move further into maze and into the Land of Flowers. Completely surrounded by flower installations, our Chefs will introduce the first 2 courses featuring floral flavors, while attendees enjoy dancing from surrounding ballerinas as they tell the iconic story of the nutcracker. Next guests will travel to the realm of Snowflakes for the next two courses. Immersed in a forest of Christmas trees and snowflakes hanging above, the story continues as the ballerinas continue to tell the story of the Nutcracker. For the last course guest will travel into the Land of Amusements, which concludes all four realms. Filled with amusement park and carnival inspired designs, guests travel into a tent for the last portion of the story.


To conclude the night, attendees get to take a picture with Santa, as well as meet with the Chefs and dancers of the night.


Enjoy a little slice of fantasy with this magical holiday getaway experience.


Need to knows for this specific experience:

Parking: Is provided for free and is located on the venue grounds

Dress Attire: Recommended casual but warm (holiday attire is welcome)

Valet Parking: Will not be available at this event

Need to Bring: A copy of your ticket (can be printed or shown on phone) & a license

Important Information: We do ID every guest at the door to ensure 21 years of age or older

Bar: Open bar (no cash or card required)

Restrooms: Are luxury portable trailers for this experience

Seating Per Table: Seats 8 people

Allergies or Dietary Restrictions: Please call our office and speak with Kalye "Callie" 502-243-0000


Add-Ons to the Experience:

Transportation: Signature Studios does offer the option for either a limo or private executive car for guests pick-up and drop-off. Guests have the option to be picked up either from their home or office and taken to the event and transported back either to their home or work after the event is over. If you would like to learn more about this option please call our office at 502-243-0000 and speak with Kalye "Callie".


Phone Charging Rentals: We understand guests may be coming directly from a long day to these experiences. So don't worry we have you covered. Signature Studios offers wireless universal phone charging units for rent at each event upon arrival. Guests can either charge them at the check-in station or leave at their table. Cash or card is needed onsite to rent these and is an additional $15 charge.





Signature Studio Events is bringing monthly vacation experiences to Louisville! At Signature Studios, we believe that fun shouldn't only fit within vacation time off. That is why we are bringing a monthly vacation experience to you. These luxury Pop Up Chef Dinners transport guests, out of reality and straight into popular fantasy stories and vacation

inspired destinations. Such as Avatar, Willy Wonka, Wizarding, Toon Town Drive In dining, Glamping, and so much more!

***Scroll down to the bottom to see all

dates and dinner themes!


About the Experience

Step into the story and dine in the immersive worlds and destination spots, created by Signature Studio Events! Featured at iconic concert spaces and venue halls, located around Louisville KY. As guests walk into each Pop Up Chefs Dinner story they will be greeted at the door with performances and unique designed installations that make them feel as though they are entering into a fantasy realm.


Each stage holds surprises as the story unfolds. After arriving guests will be led further into the story starting in

the cocktail space with styled passed appetizers, a themed bar and lounge, as well as interactive activations custom to each story.


After cocktail hour, attendees will progress even further by entering into the main dining experience. Here, the

space completely transforms into the main plot of the story. Guests will feel as if they have entered the world itself and are dining in the middle of a set of movie. Signature Studio Chefs as well as Louisville's well known Guest Chefs

will present 5 different courses throughout the rest of the evening. Each course complementing the next. Performances as well as surprise elements are featured in between each course.


To conclude the story, guests of each dinner get to take home a luxury story bag featuring elements of the night as

well as new information of events to come.




***Seats for each dinner are limited to 50 people per night. Dinners are not replicated and are truly a one time experience!


Other Themed Dinners Coming Up...

March 26th | 7:00pm-10:00pm: Into

Pandora, the world of the Avatars (The Mercury Ballroom)

August 20th | 7:00pm-10:00pm: Wizarding,

Owlery Bar & Black Manor Cafe (Filson Historical Society)

November 25th | 7:00pm-10:00pm: The

Phantom (Louisville Palace)

December 17th | 7:00pm-10:00pm: Willy

Wonka Chocolate Factory (Rabbit Hole Distillery)

Venue Information

3110 Lexington Road
Louisville, KY 40206
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Organizer Information

Signature Studio Events

13040 Eastgate Parkway
Suite 103
Louisville, KY 40223
(502) 243-0000

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Kalye Beets
(502) 558-0883
[email protected]