Music City Food + Wine Festival
September 14-16, 2018
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
GRAMMY-Award winning artists Kings of Leon, James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef Jonathan Waxman, Vector Management's Ken Levitan and Andy Mendelsohn, and C3 Presents are pleased to announce the sixth annual Music City Food + Wine Festival, September 14-16, 2018. Enjoy the Friday Night Grand Taste Pavilion, Saturday Night’s Harvest Night, and Gospel Brunch, Martin's BBQ and Friends, and the popular Pappy Hour.
2018 Participating Chefs Include:
Aarón Sánchez • Andrew Zimmern • Anne Burrell • Carla Hall • Chris Shepherd • Gabrielle Hamilton • Jonathan Waxman • Maneet Chauhan • Margot McCormack • Matt Bolus • Pat Martin • Sean Brock • Tandy Wilson • Tim Love • Tom Bayless • Tiffani Faison • and more!
Music City Food + Wine Festival brings together stars of Nashville’s culinary scene with acclaimed regional and national chefs, wine and spirits experts. Programming will include the Grand Taste Pavilion, held at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park on Friday, September 14 and Saturday. The Grand Taste Pavilion will offer interactive cooking demonstrations, engaging panel discussions, intimate Tasting Sessions, a dynamic line-up of more than 20 local chefs a day preparing signature dishes in the Chef Showcase, Book Signings, and more. Stay tuned for details!
Learn from the best. Chefs like Levon Wallace, Lisa Donovan, Jason Zygmont, John Besh, Jonathan Waxman, Ruth Reichl, and others will participate in cooking demos and discussion panels on Friday and Saturday. Stay tuned for the full schedule. Find out more.
The Grand Taste is a tasting event on Friday and Saturday from Nashville's top restaurants paired with wine, beer, and spirits from standout national and international beverage creators. Guests are invited to The Grand Taste to take a bite out of Nashville's finest culinary creations. More information.
Harvest Night brings together signature dishes from world-renowned chefs with live music at Music City Walk of Fame Park. Stay tuned for the talent announcement! Find out more.
On Friday and Saturday, join Martin's Bar-B-Que pitmaster, Pat Martin, for an outdoor barbecue at Bicentennial Capitol State Mall 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. Find out more.
On Saturday, Preston Van Winkle of Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery will offer an exclusive tasting at this year's Music City Food + Wine Festival. He is the great-grandson of iconic bourbon maker Julian P. "Pappy" Van Winkle. Find out more.
Sunday morning, wake up to a spirited live gospel brunch with live music and eye-opening cocktails. The event will take place at Music City Walk of Fame Park offering a perfect setting for a picture perfect moment in Nashville. Find out more.
- All-In Ticket
The All-In ticket full weekend of Music City Food + Wine Festival programming, including Friday evening and Saturday festival access; the Grand Taste Pavilion's cooking demos and panel discussions with local and national chefs, wine & spirits experts, and sommeliers; more than 80 beer, wine, cocktail, and culinary tastings; access to Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint and Friends; and access to Saturday's Harvest Night.
- 1-Day Ticket
Friday tickets and Saturday tickets 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.
- Gospel Brunch
Gospel Brunch tickets include access to the Music City Food + Wine Festival's Gospel Brunch on Sunday featuring creative brunch dishes with cocktails, wine, and coffee. Plus, a live gospel musical performance led by Gale Mayes.
Visit musiccityfoodandwinefestival.com/tickets to purchase your tickets.
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