This past week, the annual Music City Food + Wine Festival announced their lineup for this year’s festivities, from celebrity chefs to workshops and performances. While the festival itself won’t come around until September. Some of our staff here at Dentistry of Nashville consider themselves “foodies” and can’t wait to attend the party coming this fall.
Local and Celebrity Chefs
If this is your first time hearing about or attending Music City Food + Wine Festival, then welcome! (Otherwise, where have you been?) It’s a raucous and fun time down here in Nashville, a gathering of music and food lovers, where residents can get up close and personal with celebrity and local chefs cooking for the masses. In fact, let’s take a look at who’s coming!
Celebrity or Visiting Chefs
- Carla Hall (Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen)
- Andrew Zimmern (Chef and TV personality, Bizarre Foods)
- Marcus Samuelsson (Red Rooster Harlem, appearances on Top Chef Masters and Chopped All-Stars)
- Tim Love (Lonesome Dove Western Bistro, White Elephant Saloon, Woodshed Smokehouse, appearances on Top Chef Masters and Iron Chef America)
- Aarón Sánchez (Mestizo, appearances on Chopped, MotoChefs and Food Network)
…and many more!
Now let’s give a hand for some of our local Nashville culinary geniuses who are making an appearance!
- Jay Flatley (Executive Chef, Tavern)
- Deb Paquette (Executive Chef, Etch Restaurant)
- Sarah Gavigan (Creator, OTAKU SOUTH)
- Maneet Chauhan (Executive Chef, Chauhan Ale and Masala House)
- Dale Levitski (Executive Chef, Sinema)
- Trevor Moran (Executive Chef, The Catbird Seat)
… and more!
For a full list of the chefs who will be attending and offering delicious samplers, check out the lineup on the festival’s website here.
Why Go to the Festival?
Not that we need to give you a reason – I mean, check out all the chefs who are making an appearance. For one, the Music City Food + Wine Festival would make a great date night for you and your significant other. Chefs will be cooking for the masses, along with wine tastings, allowing your tastebuds a culinary delight.
But did you know that there are some foods that are actually great for your oral health? When you’re perusing the stations, keep a lookout for these beneficial foods for your teeth:
- Crunchy fruits and vegetables (such as apples, pears, cucumbers, celery and carrots)
- Low-fat dairy (cheese, milk or yogurt)
- Lean meats, tofu, and fish
- Dark, leafy veggies (broccoli, bok choy, spinach and kale)
- Sugar-free teas
We expect some of our patients in Nashville, TN will be attending, and if you’re planning on grabbing some tickets, let us know!
Contact Us About Dental Needs in Nashville
Don’t forget that Dentistry of Nashville offers superior dental services for patients in the Nashville, TN area and beyond. While the food is delicious to behold, don’t forget to brush and floss your teeth after the festivities. For any other questions about dental care or good dental hygiene, don’t hesitate to contact us at the Dentistry of Nashville.