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Chef’s Backstage: Festival Edition

An Evening for Chefs by Chefs

On September 13, 2018, chefs, beverage pros, and purveyors come together to kick off the festivities of Music City’s premier food and wine event at Sinema Restaurant + Bar in Nashville, Tennessee. Music City Food + Wine participants and members of the hospitality are invited to join us as we indulge in late-night bites prepared by ten of the region’s most celebrated chefs, cocktails and tastings from Nelson’s Greenbrier Distillery, and camaraderie.

Culinary Talent:

Kyle Patterson, Sinema Restaurant + Bar | Nick Hertel, Hutton Hotel | Camilo Velasco, 1921 by Norman Van Aken |Bethany Halliger, Goo Goo Cluster |Trey Cioccia, the Black Rabbit | Crystal De Luna-Bogan, the Grilled Cheeserie | Brian Riggenbach of the Mockingbird | Mike Morales of Sunda | Matt Gillie of Tánsuŏ | BJ Lofback of Funk Seoul Brother

Presented by:

J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, Tailgate Brewery, Springer Mountain Farms, Christie Cookie, North Country Charcuterie, Sweetwater Valley Farms Cheese, Berkwood Farms, the Butchery, Black Hawk Farms, Nueske’s, Boat Direct, Freedom Run Farms, Beemster Cheese, Revier Cattle Company

Music City Food + Wine participants and members of the hospitality industry interested in attending can email Maggie Ward at for more information.