LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS AT VENUE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE in Lincoln, NE

We love sharing our knowledge and dedication to quality at Venue Restaurant & Lounge and this blog will give you a peak into the valuable insights that set us apart from others.

Weekly Blends

Our Executive Chef John Benton speaks about how Venue Restaurant & Lounge gives guests the opportunity to try unique dishes every day with our weekly blend menu. This gives our Chefs the opportunity to stretch their legs culinarily speaking and create exciting...

Bombay’s Most Imaginative Bartender Competition

Our Mixologist and Certified Sommelier speaks about how Venue Restaurant & Lounge gives her the opportunity to compete in national bartender competitions. She enjoys getting the opportunity to stretch her creative ideas in this setting and bring the experience back to...

Meet Our GM Justin Cooksley

Our General Manager Justin Cooksley speaks about how Venue Restaurant & Lounge has been a big part of his life for 13 years. He even met his wife here and now they have two beautiful boys that keep them busy and full of joy. . I had the pleasure of being here the...

What Sets Venue Apart

Our Executive Chef John Benton speaks about how Venue Restaurant & Lounge has the best team in Lincoln, NE. He loves that we have a mentality of "what's stopping you from doing that" rather than "why do you want to do that". . The people we have coming into our...

Our History

Our General Manager Justin speaks about how Venue Restaurant & Lounge has grown over the years. He has been with Venue since the doors opened and has seen first hand how we've never stopped improving whether you're talking about the amazing food or the guest service....

A Cocktail’s Perspective

Ever wonder what a cocktail feels like while it's being crafted? Follow along with our Mixologist Barrie Kuhn as she pieces together the Sloe Down.Plymouth Sloe Gin made in the traditional manner by macerating sloes, a sort of wild plum that is breathtakingly...