Music City Food + Wine Festival
September 17-18, 2016
Music City Food + Wine Festival is the creation of Kings of Leon, world-renowned chef Jonathan Waxman, C3 Presents, and Ken Levitan and Andy Mendelsohn.
The country's top chefs and wine, spirit and beer crafters join chefs from in and around Nashville for two days of panels, showcases, cooking demos, meals, and more.
2016 Participating Chefs Included:
Andrew Zimmern • Michael Symon • Aarón Sánchez • Jonathan Waxman • David Tieman • Mashama Bailey • Billy Durney • Vivian Howard • Joseph Lenn • Nancy Silverton • Tandy Wilson • Tim Love • Tony Mantuano • Ludo Lefebvre • Pat Martin • Sean Brock • Maneet Chauhan • Josh Habiger • Bryan Lee Weaver • Daniel Lindley • Jay Flatley • Andrew Whitney • Nina Sayasack • Trey Cioccia • Philip Krajeck • Matt Bolus • Jessica Benefield + Trey Burnette • Carey Bringle • Cory Untch • Kyle Patterson • Salvador Avila • Vasisht Ramasubramanian • Karl Worley • Hal M. Holden-Bache • Deb Paquette • Sarah Gavigan • Giovanni Pinato • Nick Pellegrino • Nick Hertel • Lisa Donovan • Jason Zygmont • Brandon Frohne • Ryan Poli • Andrew Little • James Peisker • Matt Farley • Jason McConnell • Kristin Beringson • Kaelin Ulrich Thrilling • Matt Tocco • Travis McShane • Levon Wallace • Joshua Simpson • Larry Carlile • Chris Carter • Kahlil Arnold • John Lasater
Learn from the best. Chefs like Jonathan Waxman, Andrew Zimmern, Tim Love, Graham Elliot, Aarón Sánchez, and others will participate in cooking demos and discussion panels. See the full schedule.
The Grand Tasting is a tasting event on Saturday and Sunday from Nashville's top restaurants paired with wine, beer, and spirits from standout national and international beverage creators. From 11am to 4pm on both Saturday and Sunday, guests are invited to the Grand Tasting to take a bite out of Nashville's finest culinary creations. See the full schedule.
2016 Grand Tasting Chef Showcase Chef Lineup
Kahlil Arnold (Arnold's Country Kitchen) • Salvador Avila (Prima) • Kristin Beringson (Silo) • Matt Bolus (The 404 Kitchen) • Chris Carter (Porter Road Butcher) • Carey Bringle (Peg Leg Porker) • Larry Carlile (Americano) • Jessica Benefield + Trey Burnette (Two Ten Jack) • Jay Flatley (Tavern) • Trey Cioccia (The Farm House) • Matt Farley (Southern Steak & Oyster and Acme Feed & Seed) • Maneet Chauhan (Chauhan Ale & Masala House) • Nick Hertel (Merchants) • Josh Habiger (Bastion) • Sarah Gavigan (Little Octopus, Otaku Ramen, Pop Nashville) • Philip Krajeck (Rolf & Daughters) • Brandon Frohne (Holler & Dash Biscuit House) • Daniel Lindley (5th & Taylor and Alleia) • John Lasater (Hattie B's Hot Chicken) • Andrew Little (Josephine) • Hal H. Holden-Bache (Lockeland Table) • Travis McShane (Adele's) • Deb Paquette (Etch and Etc) • Margot McCormick (Margot Café) • Jason McConnell (McConnell Hospitality Group) • James Peisker (Porter Road Butcher) • Nick Pellegrino (Mangia Nashville Focacceria, Bar & Ristorante) • Giovanni Pinato (Giovanni Ristorante) • Kyle Patterson (Sinema Restaurant & Bar) • Vasisht Ramasubramanian (The Hook) • Nina Sayasack (Thai Esane) • David Tieman (Five Points Pizza) • Ryan Poli (Catbird Seat) • Levon Wallace (Cochon Butcher) • Bryan Lee Weaver (Butcher & Bee Nashville) • Kaelin Ulrich Trilling (Bajo Sexto) • Andrew Whitney (Virago) • Jason Zygmont (The Treehouse) • Karl Worley (Biscuit Love)
Harvest Night brings together signature dishes from world-renowned chefs with live music, curated by Nashville's Kings of Leon, at Walk of Fame Park. Delectable food paired with amazing music from Tameca Jones make for a true Music City experience.
2015 Harvest Night Music Lineup (2016 not yet announced)
Kings of Leon • Michael McDonald • Robert Randolph • Tom Morello • Sam Moore • Jewel • Michelle Branch • Hamilton Leithauser • Jamie N Commons • Andy Hull • Jessie Baylin • Madisen Ward & The Mama Bear • Parker Gispert • Emily West • more to be announced
2016 Harvest Night Chef Lineup
Mashama Bailey • Sean Brock • Lisa Donovan • Billy Durney • Ludo Lefebvre • Tim Love • Vivian Howard • Joseph Lenn • Nancy Silverton • Tony Mantuano • Michael Symon • Tandy Wilson • Aarón Sánchez • Jonathan Waxman • Andrew Zimmern
On Saturday and Sunday, join Martin's Bar-B-Que pitmaster, Pat Martin, for an outdoor barbecue at Bicentennial Park. Everything will be cooked over fire including a whole lamb, whole hog, whole goat, beef ribs, whole fish, and more. While you taste these delicious items you have the opportunity to hear the various techniques from Pat Martin and some of his good friends who have perfected the art of slow roasting.
Sunday morning, wake up to a spirited live gospel brunch with amazing performances and eye-opening cocktails. More information will be announced soon.
- All-In Pass
The All-In Pass gets you into a full schedule of demos and panel discussions, beverage tastings, Saturday & Sunday Grand Tastings, Harvest Night, and a 1-year subscription to Food & Wine magazine.
- 1-Day Pass
Saturday Passes and Sunday Passes offer single-day admission to enjoy panels, demonstrations, and tastings.
- Harvest Night Pass
Harvest Night tickets include access to the Music City Food + Wine Festival's Harvest Night food and music events.
Visit musiccityfoodandwinefestival.com/tickets to purchase your tickets.
You'll want to rest after all this delectable food and drink! Browse Nashville accommodations and make your room reservations now at http://www.visitmusiccity.com/visitors/placestostay.
Visit musiccityfoodandwinefestival.com or more information on the event.