CITY WINERY NASHVILLE NAMES GARRETT PITTLER EXECUTIVE CHEF
Former Omni Nashville Hotel Chef to Helm Kitchen of Nashville’s Premier Urban Winery
(NASHVILLE, TN) April 4, 2016 – City Winery Nashville, downtown Nashville’s restaurant, music venue and urban winery, is proud to announce the addition of Garrett Pittler as Executive Chef.
Chef Pittler comes from the Omni Nashville Hotel where he was the chef tournant assisting in hiring, employee training and menu strategy, among other responsibilities. Chef Pittler has also held chef positions at Nashville’s Chelsea Bistro, Loews Vanderbilt Hotel and the Hard Rock Café where he opened multiple international locations, as well as the McCormick and Schmick’s in Baltimore.
“Chef Pittler will be an integral part of updating City Winery Nashville’s current menu offerings to better showcase the wines we are making right here in downtown Nashville,” said City Winery Nashville General Manager Erin Kette. “He brings a great deal of talent and expertise to our kitchen, and we’re excited to welcome him to the team.”
The news comes as the winery prepares to release its first line of wines completely made and bottled in house, and the restaurant has plans to roll out new menus to complement the growing wine selection with smaller plates and more shareable items.
“We are thrilled to have Chef Garrett join our team!” said City Winery Private Events Director Jennifer McDonnell. “Since opening, we've successfully anchored City Winery in the competitive downtown events market. With the ever increasing food and beverage culture in Nashville, Chef Garrett has the expertise to set apart the experience of our private events from the pedestrian. His blend of seasoned talent with commitment to community will enhance and pair beautifully with what we offer to private events.”
City Winery Nashville, located at 609 Lafayette Street, is open Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and 5-10 p.m., Fridays, 11 a.m. until 11 p.m., Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. until 11 p.m., and Sundays, 10:30 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Brunch is available Saturday and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.
About City Winery
City Winery is a venue that fuses passions for food, wine and music. The City Winery experience blends fine dining and the relaxing ambiance of American wine country, with the restaurant and lounge providing a refined environment with rustic interiors, large stone fireplaces and exposed beams. The concert venue features a main stage with state of the art production seating 314 guests nightly. City Winery hosts private events with capacities ranging from 12 to 1,200, serving guests for seated dinners, cocktail parties, weddings, private concerts and corporate functions. Four private dining rooms and three outdoor patios with sweeping views of the Nashville skyline make for the perfect venue for intimate dinner parties and larger receptions. City Winery is also preparing to release the first-ever line of Nashville-inspired wines made from grape to bottle in house in spring 2016. City Winery is your destination for the perfect pairing of music, local cuisine and extraordinary wines for an unforgettable affair. For more information please visit www.citywinery.com, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.