Music City Food + Wine Festival Announces The Grand Taste Schedule and Line-up
More Than 30 Local Chefs & 60 Artisanal Purveyors, Restaurants, International Wineries & Spirits Featured at Second-Annual Festival, September 20-21, 2014, in Downtown Nashville
Nashville, TN (August 19, 2014) – Music City Food + Wine is pleased to announce the schedule and line-up for The Grand Taste, held at Public Square Park on Saturday, September 20, and Sunday, September 21, 2014.
The Grand Taste tents will showcase more than 30 of Nashville’s most beloved chefs and restaurants, alongside more than 60 international and national wineries, spirits purveyors, breweries, restaurants and other artisanal purveyors. Located in Public Square Park, in the heart of downtown Nashville, The Grand Taste tents will provide attendees the opportunity to meet and mingle with the festival’s top talent in an intimate setting while sampling signature dishes, drinks and bites from a star-studded line-up.
Saturday, September 20, 2014:
The Grand Taste will feature different chefs and restaurants each day. On Saturday, September 21, scheduled participants include Kahlil Arnold (Arnold’s Country Kitchen); Carey Bringle (Peg Leg Porker); Larry Carlile (Silo); Chris Carter & James Peisker (Porter Road Butcher); Lisa Donovan (Buttermilk Road); Matt Farley (The Southern Steak & Oyster and The Acme); Giovanni Francescotti (Giovanni Ristorante); Sarah Gavigan (Otaku South); Robert Grace (Kayne Prime); Hal M. Holden-Bache (Lockeland Table); Todd Alan Martin (The Treehouse); Trevor Moran (The Catbird Seat); Barclay Stratton (Merchant’s Restaurant); Tandy Wilson (City House); and Karl Worley (Biscuit Love Truck).
Sunday, September 21, 2014:
On Sunday, September 21, The Grand Taste tents are scheduled to feature Roderick Bailey (The Silly Goose); Matt Bolus (The 404 Kitchen); Tyler Brown (Capitol Grille); Trey Cioccia (The Farm House); Daniel Dillingham & George Harvell (Loveless Café); Jay Flatley (Tavern); Josh Habiger (Pinewood Social); Betsy Johnston (Adele’s by Jonathan Waxman); John Lasater (Hattie B’s); Andrew Little (Josephine); Pat Martin (Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint); Margot McCormack (Margot Café & Marché); Arnold Myint; Deb Paquette (Etch); Nick Pellegrino (Mangia Nashville); and Jake Strang (1808 Grille, Hutton Hotel).
On Saturday and Sunday, The Grand Taste will also highlight more than 60 international and national restaurants, wineries, spirits purveyors, breweries, and other artisanal purveyors, including 5th & Taylor; Alcohol By Volume; American Born Moonshine; Arrington Vineyards; Balcones Distilling; Barritt’s Ginger Beer; Belle Meade Bourbon; Black Abbey Beer; Blue Moon Brewing; Brancott Estate; Cakebread Cellars; Caposaldo Winery; Chateau D’Esclans; Chateau St. Jean; City Winery; Corkcicle; The Corner Market Catering Company; Corsair Distillery; Covington Vodka; Cumberland Cask Whiskey & Q Drinks; Dark Horse Wines; Dead Bolt Wine; Deep Eddy Vodka; Hendrick’s Gin; Hope Family Wines; Jackalope Brewing; Jackson Family Wines; Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams; Kenwood Vineyards; Leaf Vodka; Lola Wines; Mason’s; Mezzacorona Wines; Miner Family Wines; Moonpie Moonshine; Olive & Sinclair Chocolate Co.; One Hope Wines; Palm Bay; Peg Leg Porker Tennessee Straight Bourbon Whiskey; Prichard’s Distillery; Purity Vodka; Reedy Creek Vineyard; Sinema Restaurant + Bar; Sequoia Grove Winery; Shun Cutlery; Silver Oak Cellars; Six Points Beer; Starr Hill Brewery; Stone Brewing Company; Sugarlands Distilling Co.; The Sutler Saloon; Switters Iced Coffee & Roast, Inc.; Champagne Taittinger; Tenn South Distillery and Eli Mason Cocktail Mixers; Terrapin Beer Company; Tito’s Handmade Vodka; Trampetti Olive Oil; Twomey Cellars; Urban Grub; Watermark Restaurant; Whisper Creek; Whistle Pig Rye Whiskey; Williamson Wines; Winebow; Yazoo Brewing Company, and more.
For The Grand Taste lineup, please visit: http://www.musiccityfoodandwinefestival.com/grand-taste/.
Tickets & More Information: Music City Food + Wine Festival ticket options include a Saturday Day Pass, Sunday Day Pass, Harvest Night Pass or All-In Pass; all attendees must be 21 years of age or older.
The Saturday Day Pass ($150 per person) includes single-day access to festival programming Saturday, September 20, at Public Square Park, including cooking demonstrations, wine, beer & spirits tastings, intimate panel discussions, book signings and Saturday’s Grand Taste tents.
The Sunday Day Pass ($150 per person) includes single-day access to festival programming Sunday, September 21, at Public Square Park, including cooking demonstrations, wine, beer & spirits tastings, intimate panel discussions, book signings and Sunday’s Grand Taste tents.
Harvest Night ($225 per person) passes are available for the first time as a stand-alone ticket option. Hosted at the Walk of Fame Park in downtown Nashville, Saturday’s Harvest Night will offer guests the opportunity to sample signature dishes from over 15 of the nation’s most decorated chefs, paired with live music and curated by Kings of Leon.
The All-In Pass ($500 per person) enables guests to experience the full weekend of Music City Food + Wine Festival, including access to cooking demonstrations, wine, beer & spirits tastings, intimate panel discussions, Saturday & Sunday’s Grand Taste tents, Saturday’s Harvest Night (held at Walk of Fame Park), and a one-year FOOD & WINE Magazine Subscription (US Only).
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Music City Food + Wine Festival is generously sponsored by FOOD & WINE, Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau, Blue Moon Brewing Company, UBER and Klipsch Audio.
About Music City Food + Wine
Music City Food + Wine is produced by GRAMMY-award winning artists (and Nashville residents) Caleb, Nathan, Jared and Matthew Followill of Kings of Leon, world-renowned chef Jonathan Waxman, Austin-based C3 Presents — producer of Austin FOOD & WINE Festival, Austin City Limits Music Festival, and Lollapalooza — and Vector Management's Ken Levitan and Andy Mendelsohn.