The Hot Brown sandwich is said to have originated in the 1920’s, created at the sandwich’s namesake: the Brown Hotel.  The hotel would throw lavish parties, during which guests would work up an appetite.  Fred Schmidt, the head chef created this new dish with items he had on hand in the kitchen.

If you’re wanting to make these sandwiches for a crowd, try our Louisville Hot Brown Sliders.

Louisville Hot Brown Sandwich

Course Main Course


  • Texas toast
  • tomato jam
  • smoked thick-cut turkey see our recipe link below
  • tomatoes
  • mornay sauce see our recipe link below
  • bacon


  • To assemble sandwich, lay bread flat, then add tomato jam, turkey, tomatoes, mornay sauce and bacon.
  • Broil to brown or serve immediately.



Keyword Bacon, Cheese, Sandwich, Tomatoes, Turkey