A southern gentleman is coming to town, Gentleman Jack that is. On Thursday May 9 at 7 p.m.; BLT Steak at the Betsy will host a special whiskey dinner featuring the venerable Jack Daniels Brand’s product line. The four-course feast, created by BLT Steak chef de cuisine Matt Ratcliffe matches courses with sipping whiskeys; while the evening gets underway with a featured cocktail, the “Papa Doble Rye”, and hors d’oeuvres, in the Betsy’s exclusive and beautiful B Bar space. Priced at $100 per person exclusive of tax and gratuity, the evening will be enhanced by the presence of Michael J. Ring, the Jack Daniels Whiskey brand champion, who will discuss the nuances and details of the brand’s signature spirits being served that evening: unaged Tennessee Rye Jack Daniels; Tennessee Honey Whiskey; Gentleman Jack; Jack Daniels Tennessee sour mash whiskey and Jack Daniels single barrel. Reservations are required at 305-673-0044; seating is limited. Menu follows:

Pass Around Local cobia sashimi / pickled fennel / pistachio / grapefruit emulsion

Jackman Ranch Wagyu tartare / grapefruit / dill crème fraiche / toasted coriander seed

“Papa Doble Rye” Cocktail

2 oz Jack Daniels unaged Tennessee Rye, ¾ oz fresh lime juice, ½ oz fresh grapefruit juice, ½ oz Luxardo Maraschino liqueur

1st course

Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey glazed pig ear / wild cherry tomatoes /

Paradise Farms baby greens / chow chow

Jack Daniels Tennessee honey whiskey

2nd course

Oak smoked scallops / Vidalia onion puree / Granny Smith apple and pecan gremolata

Gentleman Jack

3rd course

Sweet tea marinated Muscovy duck breast / pickled Georgia peaches

braised local mustard greens / whiskey jus

Jack Daniels Tennessee sour mash whiskey


Chocolate torte / vanilla brown butter ice cream / sour cherries

Jack Daniels single barrel whiskey

BLT Steak is located at The Betsy South Beach, 1440 Ocean Drive; breakfast, lunch and dinner are served seven days a week. Reservations are required for the Jack Daniels Whiskey dinner and can be made by calling 305-673-0074; www.thebetsyhotel.com/blt-steak.