Talented Chef

Country Music Artist, Author, Actress One of the highest-selling female artists in Country music history , a New York Times Bestselling cookbook author, and now a Food Network star, Trisha Yearwood has a habit of surpassing expectations.
Chef & Owner of Loveshack, The Lonesome Dove Western Bistro, Woodshed Smokehouse and White Elephant Saloon
Chef, City House Tandy Wilson opened City House in Nashville’s historic Germantown district in December 2007 in space that had formerly housed the working space for artist and sculptor Alan LeQuire.
I guess you would call me a country girl if you knew I was born and raised in Columbia, Tennessee. If you really want to get down to origin though, I’m half Sicilian and half Irish, which means I am genetically predicated to be loud and eat a lot. I think that describes me much better than a country girl.
Chef/Owner, The Silly Goose As the Chef and Owner of The Silly Goose in Nashville, Tennessee, Roderick Bailey loves food. But, that hasn’t always been the case. As a child, he was an extremely picky eater – until he experienced New Orleans. When he was seven years old, Roderick’s parents took him to New Orleans, giving him the opportunity to eat at some of the city’s classic culinary institutions: K’ Pauls, Commander’s Palace, Galatoires & Antoine’s. After a few mouthfuls, his relationship with culinary experiences changed forever; Roderick became passionate about food, and he hasn’t looked back since.
Growing up in Tennessee and north Georgia, Chef Robert Grace was steeped in rich, southern cooking with farm-fresh ingredients. He has been working in kitchens since the age of 16, ultimately following his passion for food to Johnson & Wales in Providence, Rhode Island to earn a degree in Culinary Arts.
Chef and Owner, Rolf and Daughters Native southerner chef Philip Krajeck has created a restaurant that embraces his passion for local and seasonal food while honoring Nashville’s history and culture. The result is a neighborhood restaurant housed in a historic landmark showcasing the talent, ingredients, and culinary tradition of the region.
Chief Winemaker, Penfolds Peter joined the then Penfolds Wines Pty Ltd in 1989. He started his tenure making sparkling wine, then reds, and served as Penfolds Red Wine Oenologist before being appointed Penfolds Chief Winemaker in 2002, making him only the fourth winemaker to be responsible for Penfolds’ flagship wine, Grange.

Pat Martin

Chef, Martin's Bar-B-Que Pat Martin began cooking barbecue over 20 years ago while in college. Seven years ago Pat turned his passion into a profession and has quickly garnered recognition as one of the top Pit-Masters in the country.
Creator & Chef, Mangia Nashville Nick Pellegrino, the creator of the pop-up restaurant phenomenon, Mangia Nashville, brings a level of culinary richness and excitement that is new to Nashville’s dining landscape.