Events / Taste America


Thu, October 14, 2021

6:30 PM
Butcher & Bee
Price: $300 per pair (single tickets not available) Ticket sales for this event are now closed.

Butcher & Bee
902 Main Street
Nashville, TN 37206

A national dining event celebrating your local restaurant community.
Taste America, presented by Capital One, is a nationwide initiative to bring together chefs and diners to support the local restaurants rebuilding a more sustainable and equitable industry.

The dinner at Butcher & Bee will be an intimate gathering with safety regulations strictly enforced as mandated by the local governance. Chefs Bryan Lee Weaver of Butcher & Bee and Gracie Nguyen of East Side Banh Mi will prepare a multi-course menu that reflects their signature styles, and highlights the uniqueness of their restaurants and the Nashville community. The dinner will also include beverage pairings for each course as well as a swag bag to take home.



Bryan Lee Weaver
Butcher & Bee


Gracie Nguyen
East Side Banh Mi

Choice of welcome beverage upon arrival:
Seasonal Infused Old Fashioned > Fermented Honey–Infused Rabbit Hole Cavehill Bourbon with Citric Koji, Za’atar–Anise Hyssop, Angostura Bitters, Black Walnut Bitters, and Demerara Syrup
Tennessee Brew Works Southern Wit (white ale)
Tennessee Brew Works Basil Ryeman (farmhouse ale)

Beet–Beef Tartare > Beet–Bear Creek Farm Beef Tartare with Lime, Black Pepper, Rau Ram, and Sesame Rice Cracker
** Nut-free; contains dairy and gluten

Seared Lion's Mane Mushroom with Fried Shallots, Labneh, Green Tomato Jam, and Green Sriracha, Sweet Chili, and Dreamweaver Sauces
** Gluten-free, nut-free and vegetarian; contains dairy; can be made vegan

Coconut–Coffee Malabi with Milk Jam and Peanut Crunch
** Gluten-free and vegetarian; contains dairy and nuts

Flight of Rabbit Hole whiskeys
Boxergrail Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey
Cavehill Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Dareringer Straight Bourbon Whiskey (finished in PX sherry casks)
Heigold Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Wine pairings to be announced.

Beverages courtesy of
Rabbit Hole Distillery
Tennessee Brew Works

Menu is subject to change. Guests must be 21 years+ with a valid ID to attend the event.

Through our Open for Good campaign, the James Beard Foundation is committed to helping independent restaurants survive this crisis, rebuild better, and thrive for the long term.


Special Thanks

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