Bring the Kentucky Derby experience to your home this weekend. Churchill Downs has made Derby Day a family affair by releasing kid-friendly recipes to satisfy everyone from your little ones all the way up to your teens and offering virtual cooking classes to turn any parent into a culinary connoisseur. A “Kentucky Derby Staycation” is the perfect chance to “get away” with your little ones and bring this iconic cultural event to the backyard.

Food is a big part of the Derby Day fun, and Churchill Downs wants to help fans celebrate from home this year. Families everywhere will have the exclusive opportunity to learn directly from Churchill Downs’ Executive Chef, David Danielson. The highly anticipated at-home menu paired with these virtual cooking classes makes it easy for everyone to participate in authentic Derby traditions right from home. 

Churchill Downs Executive Chef David Danielson

“As more fans will be watching the Kentucky Derby from home this year, we want to ensure everyone has the opportunity to enjoy the culinary traditions of this iconic event,” said Chef Danielson. “Between our at-home menu and cooking demos, we hope to deliver festive Louisville staples to your doorstep.”

From individually served “Jar-Cuterie” appetizers to kid-friendly takes on classic Kentucky fare, this year’s at-home recipes will transform kitchens and backyards nationwide into a day at the races.

To explore recipes for the Kentucky Derby At-Home Menu and learn alongside Churchill Downs’ top experts via the virtual cooking classes, please visit here.