ABOUT Venue Restaurant & Lounge

Venue Restaurant & Lounge is an experience that every Nebraskan craves and every out-of-town visitor hears about. Our award-winning cuisine is handmade from scratch ingredients, including the freshest farm-to-table products from Nebraska farms and exquisite seafood from all around the world. We take pride in being Gluten-Free Certified and providing event and wedding catering services to the Lincoln area.

OUR MISSION

Whether dining in our extraordinary restaurant and lounge, enjoying exquisite chef-inspired catering, or utilizing one of our five event rooms, our guests can always count on getting the very best Venue has to offer. It is our pledge to provide the highest level of service along with artistic culinary cuisine delivering the ultimate dining experience.

Venue’s Honors & Awards

Award of Excellence

Wine Spectator

2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Top Chef Award

Dish It Up Fundraiser, Junior League of Lincoln

2011, 2012

People’s Choice – Fine Dining

KFRX Best of Lincoln

2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014

People’s Choice – Fine Dining

Opentable

2011, 2012, 2013, 2015

Certificate of Excellence Award

TripAdvisor

2015

Restaurateur of the Year

Nebraska Restaurant Association

2015

MEET OUR TEAM

Justin Cooksley

Justin Cooksley

General Manager

Adam Kuhn

Adam Kuhn

Assistant General Manager

John Benton

John Benton

Executive Chef

Andy Spilker

Andy Spilker

Sous Chef

Barrie Kuhn

Barrie Kuhn

Mixologist/Bar Manager

Cherie Anderson

Cherie Anderson

Director of Events

Merri Jo O'Dell

Merri Jo O'Dell

Catering Sales Coordinator

Kelli Pilkington

Kelli Pilkington

Director of Marketing

Get In Touch

Have questions or want to get in touch? The team at Venue Restaurant & Lounge is committed to providing an exceptional dining experience.

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