The 2013 Savor Nashville Celebrity Chef Dinner Menu (+ a giveaway!)


The week is here. Savor Nashville happens this Friday and Saturday! Friday night at Union Station Hotel looks to be great fun as some of the best chefs in Nashville (including some of my food truck favorites) will battle it out in the Challenge to the Chefs.

Saturday night is the Celebrity Chef dinner at Hutton Hotel, and I got a sneak peek at the menu, so I wanted to share with you. It looks absolutely amazing~


1st course –

Charles Phillips, 1808 Grille
shaved purple brussels sprout, asparagus, apricot and seared honey comb, rhubarb vinaigrette
2012 Belle Glos Oeil de Pedrix Pinot Blanc Noir

2nd course –

Jeremy Ashby
Butter poached lobster crepe, smoked ham hock, trumpet royale, lady peas, 1st of the season vidalia, wasabi pistachio oil, guava, sorghum
2010 Mer Soleil Barrel Fermented Chardonnay

3rd course –

Jonathan Waxman
Grilled shrimp & squid salad with aioli, breadcrumbs & wilted greens
2011 Mer Soleil SILVER Unoaked Chardonnay

4th course –

Robbie Wilson
Salmon chorizo, Japanese negi, potato skin *salmon chorizo = salmon belly sashimi
2011 Meiomi Pinot Noir

5th course –

Jeff Michaud
Chicken liver rigatoni with cipollini onions and sage
2011 Belle Glos ‘Las Alturas’ Pinot Noir

6th course –

Edward Lee
Smoked brisket & squab, edamame & pickles, burnt orange puree, melted leeks
2010 Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Dessert course –

Charles Phillips
Chocolate pretzel tart, salted caramel, malted whip
Coffee & Tea


For more information on both events and to purchase tickets, visit  The Celebrity Chef Dinner is $160/person and Challenge to the Chefs is $35/person.  An all-access pass is available for $185/person.


Dying to go to the Celebrity Chefs Dinner but not sure your wallet can handle it? Well guess what?  I might just be able to send you for FREE!

That’s right. I have two (2) Celebrity Chefs Dinner tickets for one of my lucky readers! All you have to do is this:

~Contest Closed~

Congratulations to our winner!

#77 Ann Williams


1. Leave a comment telling me which course you would most like to try from that amazing menu above.

For up to 2 additional entries, you can do either or both of the following. Note: You must leave a separate comment for each optional entry.

2.  Follow me on Twitter (@betheats) and tweet “Want to go to the @NashLifestyles Savor Nashville Celebrity Chefs Dinner for FREE? Win tickets from @betheats!”, then leave a comment telling me you’ve done so.

3.  Like Eat.Drink.Smile. on Facebook and come back and tell me you did so (or just tell me you already do if that’s the case!)


Winner must be 21 or older.

Contest ends on Thursday, April 11th at Noon Central. Once the winner is chosen, I’ll make contact via email and post the name here on the blog. If they don’t respond within 24 hours, I’ll be forced to choose another, so be sure to check your email!