Tennessee Flavors 2018

Tennessee Flavors Supports Tennessee Community Talent

Tasting Event to Highlight Local Food and Beverage Artisans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 27, 2018) – Local and regional food and beverage artisans will gather once again for the 7th Annual Tennessee Flavors on Tuesday, March 6th at the Main Campus of Nashville State Community College on White Bridge Road to benefit student success at Nashville State. Funds raised at this delicious evening will support scholarship funds and the NSCC Foundation’s newest funding area – Beyond Financial Aid – which is designed to meet the urgent financial and resource needs that can easily derail a student’s path to graduation. The public is HIGHLY encouraged to attend. Guests will enjoy unlimited samples from premier food and beverage artisans at this celebration of homegrown flavors and talent. Over 50 food and beverage vendors are expected to participate. Tickets for the March 6th event are $65 per guest and may be purchased online at tnflavors.org. Doors open at 6:00 pm.

Tennessee Flavors is presented by Piedmont Natural Gas and Springer Mountain Farms, and will feature local chefs and artisans from all around the Middle Tennessee area. Students from Nashville State’s Culinary Arts program will also be featured and will assist chefs and other vendors throughout the evening. Other event sponsors include: Gullet Sandford Robinson & Martin, Pinnacle Financial Partners, Sysco, Farm Burger, Bang Candy Company, and many others.

Returning this year is the Flavors Knife Fight presented by Springer Mountain Farms to showcase the talents of the students with mentorship from Nashville chefs Jason Brumm from Strategic Hospitality/Von Elrod’s Beer Garden & Sausage House and Richard Jones from Green Door Gourmet. This “Fight” will pair Nashville State Culinary students with these two area chefs as part of Springer's Celebrate the Chef program in their mission to cultivate strong bonds among the culinary community. The two teams will receive a mystery basket of items and work together in the timed event to prepare a dish. Guest judges will determine a Flavors Knife Fight winner and attendees get to enjoy the show.

Participants for this year’s event will include: Bacon & Caviar, Bang Candy Company, Cabana, Capitol Grille, Christie Cookie, City House, Deacon’s New South, Etc., Farm Burger, Frothy Monkey, Germantown Café, Grinder’s Switch Winery, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Margot Café & Bar, Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint, Midtown Café, Mimi’s Girl Artisan Bakery, Mojo Cookie Dough & Creamery, Music City Center, Nelson’s Greenbrier Distillery, Nicoletto's Pasta Co., Noble Springs, Old School Farm to Table, The Randy Rayburn School of Culinary Arts at Nashville State Community College, Sinema, Stonehaus Winery, Tenn South Distillery, The Salted Table, Union Common, Urban Grub, Whisper Creek Tennessee Sipping Cream, and more.

For more information, contact:
Emily Evans, Development and Communications Coordinator
Nashville State Community College Foundation and Public Affairs
120 White Bridge Road ~ Nashville, TN 37209
Office: 615-353-3222
Email: Emily.Evans@nscc.edu

Nashville State Community College is a two-year institution, serving Davidson, Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery, and Stewart Counties. Our mission is to provide comprehensive educational programs and partnerships, exemplary services, an accessible, progressive learning environment, and responsible leadership to improve the quality of life for the community it serves. Nashville State Community College is a TBR institution and complies with nondiscrimination laws: TItle VI, Title IX-Section 504 and the ADA. For more information, please visit www.nscc.edu.