W H A T

Dine with Friends, Donate to Kids

W H E R E

Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery Marathon Village

W H E N

7:30 pm
Friday, October 5th

 

Dine

on Nashville's most exceptional Hot Chicken at the 2018 Taste of Nashville, enjoy music from The Spazmatics and support a great cause!  Hosted by Phoenix Club of Nashville, As seen in the Nashville Post, "Taste of Nashville, the area's longest-running food festival," has raised more than $500,000 to local charities.  This year, Nashville's Hot Chicken Recipes will be judged by a panel of local Food Bloggers.  The winner receives a $2,000 donation to a youth-focused charity of their choosing. Also, all ticket proceeds and donations raised will benefit the growing list of Phoenix Club Partners including, Monroe Carell Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee, Boys & Girls Club of Middle Tennessee, W.O. Smith Music School, Barefoot Republic Camp.  Visit PhoenixClubofNashville.org for more information about our Partners.

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DINNER

Hot Chicken from Nashville's Finest Chefs

(Vegetarian will be served)

 

SIGNATURE DRINKS

ROSÉWINE

BOURBON COCKTAIL

Beer & Wine will be Available

 

PARTNERSHIP PACKETS

Sponsorship Packet

Vendor Packet

 

VENDORS

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libations

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judges

  Jim Meyer - Food & Drink Columnist   Award-winning food journalist, who has worked for Citysearch as an editor, and at The Tennessean as a features writer and restaurant critic. Jim has also written for national publications including "Bon Appétit" and "Garden and Gun" and his work has been included in "Cornbread Nation: The best of Southern Food Writing."

Jim Meyer - Food & Drink Columnist

Award-winning food journalist, who has worked for Citysearch as an editor, and at The Tennessean as a features writer and restaurant critic. Jim has also written for national publications including "Bon Appétit" and "Garden and Gun" and his work has been included in "Cornbread Nation: The best of Southern Food Writing."

  Beth Sachan - Beth Eats   As the Vice President of Marketing for Music City's iconic confection,  Goo Goo Cluster , Beth Sachan oversees all marketing and public relations for the brand as well as the Goo Goo Shop and Dessert Bar in downtown Nashville. In addition to her role at Goo Goo, Beth is the creator of  Eat. Drink. Smile. , an award winning food & drink blog. Recently Southern Living magazine named Beth as one of the  10 Southern Bloggers You Should Be Following .

Beth Sachan - Beth Eats

As the Vice President of Marketing for Music City's iconic confection, Goo Goo Cluster, Beth Sachan oversees all marketing and public relations for the brand as well as the Goo Goo Shop and Dessert Bar in downtown Nashville. In addition to her role at Goo Goo, Beth is the creator of Eat. Drink. Smile., an award winning food & drink blog. Recently Southern Living magazine named Beth as one of the 10 Southern Bloggers You Should Be Following.

  Jesse Goldstein - CEO, PARTNER   Known locally as the "Food Sheriff," has spent more than 25 years in the food and beverage industry. Beginning as a professional chef and transitioning into marketing, graphic design and branding, he's built a reputation for his work on local, regional and national brands. He brings a unique understanding of not only the nebulous world of marketing and branding, but also insight into how those ideas have to be executed on the ground in retail, restaurants and the modern day marketplace. He thrives with very little sleep - supplemented with strong black coffee, spicy food, and good tequila.

Jesse Goldstein - CEO, PARTNER

Known locally as the "Food Sheriff," has spent more than 25 years in the food and beverage industry. Beginning as a professional chef and transitioning into marketing, graphic design and branding, he's built a reputation for his work on local, regional and national brands. He brings a unique understanding of not only the nebulous world of marketing and branding, but also insight into how those ideas have to be executed on the ground in retail, restaurants and the modern day marketplace. He thrives with very little sleep - supplemented with strong black coffee, spicy food, and good tequila.

 
  Chris Chamberlain - Food Editor Nashville Scene   Food, drink, wine, spirits, travel and personal interest writer based in Nashville, Tennessee, where he has lived his entire life except for four years in California where he studied liberal arts at Stanford University and learned how to manipulate chopsticks. He is a regular contributor to the Nashville Scene as well as Nashville Lifestyles magazine. He is the Southern correspondent for  FoodRepublic.com . As a travel writer, he is a regular contributor to Style Blueprint, Thrillist, GetawaysForGrownups.com and as a local editor for Google and Zagat as well as Conde Nast Traveler and The Local Palate.

Chris Chamberlain - Food Editor Nashville Scene

Food, drink, wine, spirits, travel and personal interest writer based in Nashville, Tennessee, where he has lived his entire life except for four years in California where he studied liberal arts at Stanford University and learned how to manipulate chopsticks. He is a regular contributor to the Nashville Scene as well as Nashville Lifestyles magazine. He is the Southern correspondent for FoodRepublic.com. As a travel writer, he is a regular contributor to Style Blueprint, Thrillist, GetawaysForGrownups.com and as a local editor for Google and Zagat as well as Conde Nast Traveler and The Local Palate.

  Kristen Luna - Carmels & Chocolate   A Middle Tennessee native, Kristin Luna is a long-time travel and food journalist whose credits include  Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, AFAR, Southern Living, USA Today, Redbook, Glamour, Real Simple  and many other national publications, though the bullet point on her resume she's most proud of is being one of the first people to complete the entire 26-distillery Tennessee Whiskey Trail in full—tours, tastings, the whole nine yards. You can find her work over on her blog,  Camels & Chocolate , or via Instagram,  @LunaticAtLarge .

Kristen Luna - Carmels & Chocolate

A Middle Tennessee native, Kristin Luna is a long-time travel and food journalist whose credits include Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, AFAR, Southern Living, USA Today, Redbook, Glamour, Real Simple and many other national publications, though the bullet point on her resume she's most proud of is being one of the first people to complete the entire 26-distillery Tennessee Whiskey Trail in full—tours, tastings, the whole nine yards. You can find her work over on her blog, Camels & Chocolate, or via Instagram, @LunaticAtLarge.

  Philip Fryman - Southern Fatty   Commercial food photographer, food & travel blogger @southernfatty on instagram and find recipes at SouthernFatty.com - 39,000 followers

Philip Fryman - Southern Fatty

Commercial food photographer, food & travel blogger @southernfatty on instagram and find recipes at SouthernFatty.com - 39,000 followers

  Delia Jo Ramsey - Editor Nashville Eater   Delia Jo Ramsey is a food and travel journalist born and raised in Alabama, After spending 9 years in Texas writing about restaurants for her own blog and multiple publications, she returned much closer to home last year and recently signed on as editor of Eater Nashville. Follow along with her Nashville dining adventures at  @diningwithdeliajo . Trying over 200 new restaurants every year, and recognized last year by Zagat as one of the top 100 Food Instagrams in the U.S. 

Delia Jo Ramsey - Editor Nashville Eater

Delia Jo Ramsey is a food and travel journalist born and raised in Alabama, After spending 9 years in Texas writing about restaurants for her own blog and multiple publications, she returned much closer to home last year and recently signed on as editor of Eater Nashville. Follow along with her Nashville dining adventures at @diningwithdeliajo. Trying over 200 new restaurants every year, and recognized last year by Zagat as one of the top 100 Food Instagrams in the U.S. 

about PCon


The Phoenix Club of Nashville (PCON) is a registered 501(c)(3) organization for young professional men based in Nashville that promotes thought leadership on issues that Nashville's underserved youth faces.  PCON surpassed $1 million in giving since since its inception in 2001, for more information visit PhoenixClubofNashville.org

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