Dine Nashville: The Music City Way Announces Additional Chef Collaborations, Restaurant Week Participants in Time for Valentine’s Day

Explore the Culinary Scene while Giving Back to Big Table and The Giving Kitchen.

(Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 8, 2024) The Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp announced new specials, additional chef collaborations and new spirit/cocktail experiences for Dine Nashville: The Music City Way just in time for Valentine’s Day. Dine Nashville benefits the Music City Inc., foundation in support of The Giving Kitchen and Big Table. Partners for this year’s Dine Nashville include The Tennessean and Nashville Scene.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by indulging in one of the unforgettable chef collaborations or by exploring a casual atmosphere with specialty-crafted cocktails. Events are available to purchase at www.visitmusiccity.com/dine-nashville-collaborative-chef-experiences.

Before February comes to a close, Dine Nashville will also feature Restaurant Week, from Monday, Feb. 26 through Sunday, March 3, 2024, offering special menus for brunch, lunch and dinner, as well as Deals and Discounts highlighting Music City’s all-encompassing food and beverage scene. Restaurant Week reservations, menus and discount offerings are now available on the Dine Nashville website and offerings will expand throughout the month.

Chef Collaborations and Experiences include (as of 2/5/24):

Creative Chef Collaboration Events

TONIGHT: Chefs Nello Turco, Nicky Miscia (Mimo) + Chefs Hrant Arakelian, Abbas Al Nakhli (Lyra)
Thursday, Feb. 8 | 5:00 p.m. | $150/person | at Mimo Restaurant & Bar (100 Demonbreun St.)

TONIGHT: Chef Ryan Costanza (Present Tense) + Vivek Surti (Tailor)
Thursday, Feb. 8 | 5:30 p.m. | $175/person | at Tailor (620 Taylor St.)

PROOF Rooftop Bar + Barista Parlor
Friday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 10| $60/person | at PROOF Rooftop Bar | W Hotel (300 12 Ave., S.)

Chef Brian Kersey (Stationairy) + Chef Kristian Weldon (Grand Hyatt Nashville)
Tuesday, Feb. 20 | 5:00 p.m. | $125/person | at Stationairy (1001 Broadway)

Chef Daniel Scannell (Joe Muer Seafood) + Chef Jason La Iacona (Miel)
Wednesday, Feb. 21 | 6:30 p.m. | $125/person or $200/person w/ wine pairing | at Joe Muer Seafood (1020 Nelson Merry St.)

Chefs Tony Mantuano (Yolan) + Chef Julia Jaksic (Cafe Roze)
Thursday, Feb. 22 | 5:00 p.m. | $125/person or $205/person w/ wine pairing | at Yolan (403 4th Ave S.)

Chefs Hrant Arakelian, Abbas Al Nakhli (Lyra) + Chefs Nello Turco, Nicky Miscia (Mimo)
Thursday, Feb. 22 | 5:00 p.m. | $150/person | at Lyra (935 W. Eastland)

Chef Julia Sullivan (Henrietta Red) + Chef Andrew Carmellini (Carne Mare)
Sunday, Feb. 25 | 5:00 p.m. | $105/person | at Henrietta Red (1200 4th Ave., N.)

Chefs Deb Paquette, Jess Lambert, Megan Williams (etch) + Chef Jake Howell (Peninsula)
Tuesday, Feb. 27 | $125/person or $175/person w/ wine pairing | at etch (303 Demonbreun St.)

Chef Jason La Iacona (Miel) + Chef Daniel Scannell (Joe Muer Seafood)
Wednesday, Feb. 28 | 6:30 p.m. | $125/person or $200/person w/ wine pairing | at Miel Restaurant & Bar (343 53rd Ave., N.)

Chef Ryan Poli (iggy’s) + Chef Michael Hannah (St. Vito Focacceria)
Thursday, Feb. 29 | 5:30 p.m. | $85/person | at iggy’s (609 Merritt Ave.)

Chef Mark Vuckovich (Decker & Dyer) + New Heights Brewing
Thursday, Feb. 29 | 6:00 p.m. | $80/person | at Decker & Dyer (807 Clark Place)

Chef Jamie Lynch (Church & Union) + Chef Alex Belew
Thursday, Feb. 29 | 6:00 p.m. | $125 | at Church & Union (201 4th Ave., N)

Spirits and Culinary Experiences

Goo Goo + Distiller Mike Hinds (Nashville Barrel) and Distiller Madelyne Morris (Ole Smoky Distillery)
Sunday, Feb. 18 | $90 | at Goo Goo Chocolate Co. (116 3rd Ave., South)

Goo Goo + Distiller Andy Nelson (Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery) and Distiller Dylan Lewis (Corsair Distillery)
Saturday, Feb. 24 | $90 | at Goo Goo Chocolate Co. (116 3rd Ave., South)

Specials & Discounts

Fatbelly Deli will feature the Bizzle Bap Sandwich, which includes a trio of Carey Bringle’s Peg Leg Porker pulled pork and Bringle’s Smoking Oasis’ smoked pastrami + the Dutch crunch bun by Fatbelly Deli

W Nashville’s PROOF Rooftop will feature a Negroni Cocktail with cold brew-infused Campari from Barista Parlor beans, as well as a classic Espresso Martini

8th & Roast will feature a specialty coffee inspired by Common Ground’s Espresso Martini

Common Ground will highlight an Espresso Martini menu featuring 8th & Roast Cold Brew

Restaurant Week Participants (as of 2/8/24)

Acme Feed & Seed
Bavarian Bierhaus
Commodore Grille
Condado Tacos
Fatbelly Deli
Hotel Indigo Nashville
Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse
Liquor Lab
Marsh House
Mimo Restaurant and Bar
Pushing Daisies
Sinema Restaurant & Bar
STK Steakhouse
The Fox Bar & Cocktail Club
The Nashville Grange


The Giving Kitchen

Giving Kitchen (GK) is a nonprofit organization that provides emergency assistance to food service workers through financial support and a network of community resources. Their goal is to create a food service community where crisis is met with compassion and care. Since its inception, GK has served over 8,000 food service workers. For more about Giving Kitchen, visit givingkitchen.org and follow @givingkitchen on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Big Table

Founded in 2009, Big Table is a 501(c)(3) organization that cares for restaurant and hospitality workers in crisis. Big Table changes individual lives and builds community through timely interventions, intentional relationships and transformational care. Big Table Nashville was established in 2021 and serves hospitality workers in the Greater Nashville area. To learn more about Big Table care, visit bigtable.org.

Music City, Inc.

Music City Inc. was created in 2006 as a 501(c)(3) foundation to enhance Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp programs through music-focused, educational and philanthropic initiatives that benefit the local hospitality industry, Nashville citizens and visitors. Music City Inc. launched the Music City Walk of Fame project in November 2006 and produces music-centric events that are free and open to the public. During times of crisis, the foundation has collected and distributed relief funds, and it continues to partner with local educational institutions and nonprofit organizations to positively impact the Nashville community.

The Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp

The mission of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp is to maximize the economic contribution of the convention and tourism industry to the community by developing and marketing Nashville as a premier destination. Visit the NCVC’s website at www.visitmusiccity.com and follow us on social media @visitmusiccity.