5 Things to Look Forward to at Music City Food + Wine

We are beyond excited for the Music City Food + Wine Festival that takes place September 14-16! This epic food festival features an array of chef demos, grand tastings, gospel brunch, a huge celebrity chef lineup, and even a Kings of Leon concert! The events will take place at Bicentennial Park and Walk of Fame Park. Here are the 5 things we looking forward to the most at this years Music City Food + Wine!

5. Hattie B’s and Devils Backbone Brewery

Getting to Hattie B’s station during the grand taste before the delicious food is gone! (We suggest grab a Devil’s Backbone Brewery beer and then start the day here!) It is always a festival favorite!

4. Bloody Mary’s + Gospel Brunch

Curing our hangovers each day with Charleston Mix and Gospel Brunch! A stellar lineup of chefs will prepare their Sunday best for you – Southern classics, creative brunch fare, and everything in between. Sunday, September 16, 2018 12PM – 2PM at Walk Of Fame Park

Ricotta Agnolotti: Sun Dried Tomato Beurre Monte, Chive, Parmesan, Fried Capers, Roasted King Trumpet Mushrooms

3. SINEMA

ANYTHING Chef Kyle Patterson of Sinema is cooking. This Ricotta Agnolotti was the BEST dish at the 2017 festival. Can’t wait to see what he has in store for this year!

2.Harvest Night

Harvest Night‘s signature dishes from world-renowned chefs and our hometown boys, KINGS OF LEON! We are ready to mix and mingle with the nation’s brightest culinary stars for an unforgettable night under the stars! Saturday September 15, 2018 7PM – 10:30PM AT Walk Of Fame Park.
CHEF LINE-UP
  • Aarón Sánchez- Johnny Sánchez
  • Andrew Zimmern- Four-time James Beard Award-winning TV personality, chef and writer
  • Carla Hall- ABC’s “The Chew”
  • Chris Shepherd – UB Preserv Hattie B’s Quail Sliders!
  • Gabrielle Hamilton – PRUNE
  • Jeni Britton Bauer – Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
  • Jonathan Waxman – Barbuto, Jams, Adele’s, Brezza Cucina
  • Maneet Chauhan – Morph Hospitality Group
  • Margot McCormack – Margot Café & Bar, Marche Artisan Foods
  • Matt Bolus – The 404 Kitchen
  • Sean Brock – Husk, McCrady’s, McCrady’s Tavern, Minero
  • Tandy Wilson – City House
  • Tiffani Faison – Sweet Cheeks, Tiger Mama, and Fool’s Errand
  • Tim Love – Lonesome Dove Western Bistro, Woodshed Smokehouse, Queenie’s Steakhouse, Love Shack, White Elephant Saloon
  • Tom Bayless – The Public House

1. MARTIN’S BBQ + FRIENDS

Hanging out at Pat Martin’s live fire, where you can sample what’s smokin’ at this outdoor feast, and get grill tips from the pros.

Tickets & More Information:

Music City Food + Wine Festival ticket options include an All-In Ticket, as well as Friday Evening Ticket, Saturday Ticket, Harvest Night Ticket, and Gospel Brunch Ticket. All attendees must be 21 years of age or older.
 
The All-In Ticket ($525 per person) enables guests to experience the full weekend of Music City Food + Wine Festival programming, including the Official Drink of Nashville competition and Friday Night Throwdown and Saturday festival access; the Grand Taste cooking demos and panel discussions; more than 80 beer, wine, cocktail, and culinary tastings; access to Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint and Friends; book signings; access to Saturday’s Harvest Night and Sunday’s Gospel Brunch.
 
The Friday Evening Ticket ($165 per person) includes single-day access to Friday, September 14 festival programming at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, including the Official Drink of Nashville competition and the Friday Night Throwdown; Grand Taste more than 80 beer, wine, cocktail, and culinary tastings; and access to Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint and Friends.
The Saturday Ticket ($165 per person) includes single-day access to Saturday, September 15 festival programming at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, including the Grand Taste cooking demos and panel discussions; more than 80 beer, wine, cocktail, and culinary tastings; book signings; and access to Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint and Friends.
 
Harvest Night Ticket ($275 per person) available as a stand-alone ticket option for Saturday evening, September 15. Harvest Night brings together signature dishes from world-renowned chefs from Nashville and across the country with a live musical performance anchored by Kings of Leon and special guests celebrating iconic disco hits of the 70s & 80s. Attendees are encouraged to dress up in their most festive Studio 54-inspired costumes for a rocking dance party under the stars at Walk of Fame Park in downtown Nashville.
 
Gospel Brunch ($85 per person) will return to Walk of Fame Park on Sunday, September 16, featuring a dynamic roster of restaurants and chefs serving creative brunch favorites. Get a jump-start on the day with eye-opening cocktails, wine, coffee, and a spirited live gospel brunch performance from Gayle Mayes.
 
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Music City Food + Wine is generously sponsored by: Nashville Convention + Visitors Bureau, Toyota and FOOD & WINE.
About Music City Food + Wine Festival:
Music City Food + Wine Festival is produced by GRAMMY-award winning artists (and Nashville residents) Kings of Leon, world-renowned chef Jonathan Waxman, Vector Management’s Ken Levitan and Andy Mendelsohn, and Austin-based C3 Presents – producer of Lollapalooza in Chicago’s Grant Park, and Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin’s Zilker Park.
 
About FOOD & WINE:
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