Historic Horse & Plow Pub Reopens With Exciting Aesthetic Changes, Refreshed Menu and Expanded Beer Offering

One of 11 restaurants at The American Club resort, Horse & Plow offers a relaxed atmosphere with an expansive beer list, thoughtful dishes and friendly service

KOHLER, Wis. – April 4, 2013 – The Horse & Plow at The American Club resort in Kohler, Wisconsin reopens with an inspired new look, refreshed menu and renewed energy. The historic tap room has been closed for two months while the team worked quickly to have renovations complete for the spring season.

The Horse & Plow features an adjusted layout – with more separation between the bar and restaurant areas – as well as a new lower-level lounge with cozy furniture, televisions and a brand new fireplace. The bar has been expanded to accommodate more guests, as well as more draft beer lines. Connoisseurs can enjoy 19 American and Imported brews and one root beer on tap.

“The updates have created a fun and energized new look,” explained Loren Rue, Chef and Restaurant Manager – Horse & Plow. “The mood speaks to the history of the venue—as a place for friendship and camaraderie—but with a fresh atmosphere, food and drink.”

The Horse & Plow has a special historic story at the resort as it was originally a bowling alley for the immigrant workers that lived in The American Club in the early part of the 20th century. Today, the hardwood floors that once lined the bowling alley have been used to create the tables in the Horse & Plow. New décor items include lighting – some on pulley systems above the bar – and earth tones throughout the bar to create a casual, warm environment to enjoy with friends and family.

The menu at Horse & Plow has also been revamped with new dishes such as Chorizo Stuffed Potato Skins, Bourbon Apple Chicken Panini and Mustard Crusted Pork Loin. Serving more than two tons of cheese curds a year, the popular cheese curds and beer cheese soup are perennial favorites and will certainly be back on the menu.

“We’ve taken this opportunity to really refine our dishes,” said Rue. “The favorites aren’t changing flavor, but the presentation is new and we’ve incorporated some new products, so guests get a better meal experience”
The Horse & Plow will celebrate its reopening on Saturday, April 6, with food and drink specials, a DJ and a lot of fanfare.

Grand Reopening Celebration
Saturday, April 6
7 p.m.-close
Stop by and enjoy an evening of music, food and drink specials, with a DJ playing until midnight.
Drink Specials include: $1 Pints and $5 Pitchers on domestic draft beer and $3 rail drinks

For reservations, please call 800-344-2838 or visit www.AmericanClub.com for more information. Stay up to date on news and happenings on Facebook facebook.com/americanclub and on Twitter, www.twitter.com/theamericanclub.

About Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate Group
The Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate profile includes The American Club, boasting the first and only Forbes Five-Star hotel property in Wisconsin, and world-renowned championship golf courses Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run. Acquired in 2004, its sister property, The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in the birthplace of golf, St Andrews, Scotland, is a AA Five Red Star property and recognized as one of the most luxurious resorts in the world.

About The American Club resort
The American Club resort, a 2012 Forbes Five-Star Recipient and the Midwest’s only AAA Five Diamond resort-hotel was named #3 Golf Resort in North America, by Golf Digest Magazine. The resort is one of only 45 hotels with both the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond distinction. Kohler Waters Spa in Kohler, Wisconsin is the first and only Forbes Five-Star spa in Wisconsin and one of 35 spas worldwide to hold this distinction. The resort features 11 dining establishments from the Forbes Four-Star Immigrant Restaurant to traditional pub fare at Horse & Plow and rustic Italian at Cucina. The resort is located in the Village of Kohler, Wisconsin, one hour north of Milwaukee and two and a half hours north of Chicago.

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