Bluegrass Hospitality Group (BHG) was co-founded by Brian McCarty and Bruce Drake in 1998. The restaurant group includes 6 unique concepts including Malone’s, Malone’s Prime Events & Receptions, Harry’s, Drake’s, Aqua Sushi and OBC Kitchen. Located in Lexington are (3) Malone’s, (2) Harry’s, (2) Drake’s, Malone’s Prime Events & Receptions, and OBC Kitchen. Aqua Sushi is located in each of the Malone’s in Lexington. In addition, Aqua Sushi is located inside each of the seventeen Drake’s restaurants located in Lexington, Louisville, Florence, Nicholasville and Owensboro (Kentucky), Bristol, Clarksville, Chattanooga, Franklin and Knoxville (Tennessee), Indianapolis and Evansville (Indiana), O’Fallon (Illinois), Burlington (North Carolina), and Huntsville (Alabama).

Bluegrass Hospitality Group employs over 1500 team members. Though each concept is unique, the motto remains the same, “100% guest satisfaction, 100% of the time.”


Committed to Health & Safety

The health and safety of team members, guests and those in our communities remains our top priority. While things may look a little different, the hospitality and service you know and trust remains the same.  The following efforts are being taken to ensure a safe and healthy environment:

  • Daily guest and team member health assessments
  • Added distance and plexiglass between tables and booths
  • Sanitization of door handles and high contact surfaces
  • Increased hand washing
  • Sanitized and digital menus available
  • Masks worn by all team members
  • Masks worn by all guests when not seated


Thank you for your continued support and trust in us; it is a privilege to serve you!

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