Recipe Notes: A Taste of Music City Brings Some of Nashville's Most Popular Recipes Into Your Home

Free, downloadable cookbook includes recipes from acclaimed Chefs Julia Sullivan, Deb Paquette, Vivek Surti, and more Nashville people, places of note.

NASHVILLE – As people continue to find themselves cooking at home more, inspiration for meal creation is sure to be at an all time low, with the same recipes being cooked repeatedly. Enter Recipe Notes: A Taste of Music City, a free, downloadable cookbook filled with over 35 entree, side dish, dessert, and drink recipes from Nashville restaurants and cafes that are sure to get your mouth watering and your stomach growling.

"At a time when traveling just isn't an option, we wanted to give our friends and visitors a chance to create a little of Nashville at home," said Deana Ivey, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. "We hope people will prepare the recipes in their kitchens, enjoy a meal with loved ones, and when it is safe to travel once again, we hope the recipes inspire them to visit Nashville and enjoy the restaurants, attractions, and museums found among these pages."

The recipes were collected from some of Nashville’s most beloved restaurants and chefs, including:

  • Bourbon Fruit Tea Punch, Tailor Nashville (Bon Appetit’s Hot 10 List 2019)
  • Cluster Buster Bars, Goo Goo Shop
  • Poppy’s Caviar; Julia Sullivan of Henrietta Red (2020 James Beard Finalist for Best Chef: Southeast)
  • Onion Bisque, Chef Derek Brooks of Capitol Grille in The Hermitage Hotel
  • Tomato Pie, Jennifer Justus of Nashville Eats Cookbook

Additional recipes came from attractions including Cheekwood Estate & Gardens, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and Frist Art Museum. Nashville’s sports community also contributed, with delicious recipes from the Tennessee Titans and the Nashville Sounds.

Download your copy of Recipe Notes: A Taste of Music City and start cooking: Share a picture of your creations on social media using the hashtag #NashvilleRecipes.

Looking for more Nashville? Adventure Science Center, Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, Frist Art Museum, Grand Ole Opry, Nashville Zoo, and more local attractions are all offering virtual experiences via their website and social media channels. Refer to this page, which will continually be updated: If you’re looking to experience Music City in a new way, try the Virtual Mural Tour, which takes you on a visual journey to experience many of Nashville’s most popular street art installations.


The Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp

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