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Larry Rice

The Silver Dollar
Louisville KY.
Larry Rice, a Kentucky Native has been in the Hospitality industry for over twenty years at all levels. 15 years bar tending, consulting, developing, executing bar programs and finally as a restaurateur with the help of his team, developing restaurant concepts with a heavy focus on bar programs dedicated to the craft of bar-tending, proper technique, fresh juices, house made bitters and syrups with a relentless pursuit of knowledge of the classics as well as modern trends in the bar business.
He is currently the owner and operator of one of the most talked about whiskey bars, the Silver Dollar featuring over 150 Kentucky whiskeys. As well as El Camino, a tiki bar focusing on Rum and Agave spirits.
The Silver dollar has been blessed with media attention from all over the country . Named one of the top ten Bourbon bars in the world by GQ magazine, and featured in Martha Stuart living, The New York times, The Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, The Whiskey Advocate, Tasting Panel Magazine, Food and Wine magazine, and Southern Living To name a few.
He has had cocktail recipes featured in the LA times magazine, Tasting panel magazine, Whiskey magazine, The Whiskey Advocate, Imbibe magazine, which also listed his Mint Julep as the Best Julep of the south and his whiskey selection as the best whiskey selection of south in 2010.
He is dedicated to education and building the bar community in his home town, Louisville Kentucky. He is also a founding member of the Kentucky chapter of the USBG but most importantly he loves Bourbon.

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