5th Annual Empanada Tasting Event set for Sept. 5

Annual food event supporting Tennessee Latin Chamber of Commerce and Latino-owned businesses hosted at TPAC.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Latin American Chamber of Commerce (TLACC) and Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) are joining together again to present a tour of the flavor, culture and rich diversity of Nashville’s Latin American communities with TLACC’s 5th Annual Empanada Tasting Event at TPAC on Thursday, Sept. 5, at 5:30 p.m.

Advance tickets are $25 and go on sale Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m. at TPAC.org, by phone at 615-782-4040, and at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick St.

With each $25 advance ticket, you get four empanadas and a soft drink or water. Additional snacks and drinks, including a cash bar, will be available from TPAC concessions. This popular celebration of Latino culture also features lively music, networking, and a chance to vote for which vendor you think should win the audience prize. A limited number of walk-up tickets will be available for $30 on the day of the event.

The 5th Annual Empanada Tasting Event, which supports and celebrates Latino-owned restaurants and vendors, is sponsored locally by Nationwide Insurance and AmeriAgency.


If You Go:

TLACC’s 5th Annual Empanada Tasting Event
Sept. 5, 2019
Tennessee Performing Arts Center
505 Deaderick St.



TLACC is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Nashville and is an inclusive organization that works to be the leading voice on business issues relating to the Latino community across Tennessee. TLACC provides members with the leadership and support required to create opportunities for Latino-owned companies, Latino professionals, and students while opening new markets for non-Latino organizations willing to engage with growing Latino communities. TLACC establishes programs that advance achievement in education, healthcare, and business development in the Latino communities in Tennessee. For more information, visit TLACC.org.

Institutional sponsors for TPAC include Nissan North America and Coca-Cola. TPAC is funded in part by support from the Tennessee Arts Commission and the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission. TPAC reminds ticket buyers that the only official place to buy tickets online is TPAC.org.

Since 1980, the nonprofit Tennessee Performing Arts Center has welcomed more than 12 million audience members and served more than 1.8 million children and adults with performances at TPAC, teacher resources, professional development opportunities, classroom residencies, and enrichment programs. Each year, TPAC serves several hundred thousand audience members with the HCA/TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC series, a variety of special engagements, and the productions of three resident artistic companies – Nashville Ballet, Nashville Opera, and Nashville Repertory Theatre. TPAC’s mission is to lead with excellence in the performing arts and arts education, creating meaningful and relevant experiences to enrich lives, strengthen communities, and support economic vitality. For more information, visit TPAC.org.

Contact: Tony Marks