2022 Nashville Rising Stars Restaurant Week

2022 Nashville Rising Stars Restaurant Week

 
Chefs
 
Brian Baxter | The Catbird Seat
Grilled Maitake, Uni Butterscotch, Uni Bottarga, and Furikake
 
Michael Hanna | St. Vito Focacciaria Pop-Up at Hathorne
Join us on Thursday, May 12 for a special St. Vito Focacciaria pop-up at Hathorne. For one night only, experience signature dishes from Chef Michael Hanna
 
Leina Horii & Brian Lea | Kisser
Curry Katsu Sandwich: Chicken Katsu, Japanese Curry, Mayonnaise, Pickled Ginger, Scallion, and Milk Bread
 
Jake Howell | Peninsula
Braised Leeks, Kombu, White Chocolate, Coconut Fat, and Trout Roe
 
Colby Rasavong | Audrey
Jimmy Red Corn Grits, Bay Laurel, and Sorghum-cured Egg Yolk
 
Pamela Stevenson | Henrietta Red
Poached Scallops, Carrot Dressing, Pickled Cherries, Horseradish Mousse, Toasted Almonds, Fried Leek, Celery, and Poppy Seeds
 
Game Changer
 
Julio Hernandez Maiz De La Vida
Niman Ranch Pork Ribs, Mole Negro, Plátano Macho, Escabeche, and Nixtamal Tortillas
 
Restaurateurs
 
Chad Newton & Gracie Nguyen | East Side Banh Mi
The No. 1: Smoked Bologna, Ham Hock Terrine, Chicken Liver and Niman Ranch Pork Pâté, Fried Shallot Mayonnaise, Pickled Vegetables, and Jalapeño
 
Community
 
Hayley Teague | Hathorne
Selena: Reposado Tequila, Smoked Pineapple, Ancho-infused Dry Curaçao, Passion Fruit, and Lime
 
Pastry Chefs
 
Keaton Vasek & Michael Werrell | The Continental
Roasted Chocolate Ice Cream, Banana Sherbet, Maple Caramel, Cookie Ganache, Whipped Banana Cream, and Yuzu Granita
 
Butchers
 
Wesley Adams & Patrick Davidson | Bare Bones Butcher
Hot Ham Sandwich: Smoked Herb Ham, Caramelized Onions, White Cheddar, Herb Mayonnaise, Fig Jam, and Jalapeño Cheddar Bun
 
Baker
 
Alyssa Gangeri | The Butter Milk Ranch
Bacon Squared: Croissant Cube, Niman Ranch Bacon, Steamed Egg, Gruyère, Bacon Onion Jam, and Chives 
 
Brewer
 
Nate Underwood | Harding House Brewing Co.
Place of Origin, Local Wild Ale, Harding House Brewing Co., Nashville, TN
 
Sake Brewer
Byron Stithem | Proper Saké Company at Two Ten Jack
The Diplomat, Yamahai-style Junmai Sake, Proper Saké Company, Nashville, TN
 
Bartenders
 
Laura Unterberg | The Fox Bar & Cocktail Bar
Champurrado Old Fashioned: Straight Corn Whiskey, Mezcal, Amaro CioCiaro, Cold Brew, Mole-spiced Cocoa Puffs, and Burnt Honey 
 
Kenneth Vanhooser | The Optimist
Rip Current: ROKU Gin, Sipsmith Gin, Salted Apple, Falernum, Fennel, and Savory Seltzer
 
Sommelier
 
Jon Kearns | Yolan at the Joseph
Verduno Pelaverga, Fratelli Alessandria, "Speziale," Piedmont, Italy, 2020 paired with Tajarin alla Bagna Càuda, Garlic, Anchovy, Parsley, and Focaccia
 
Bonus Stops
 
EXPLORE NASHVILLE
Ryan Costanza & Taylor Chambers | The Hart at BentoLiving Chestnut Hill
Miso Brown Butter, Bonito Flake, Yuzu Crème Fraiche, Trout Roe, and Seaweed Salt  
   
STARCHEFS SUPPORTS
Matt Bolus | 404 Kitchen
Cervena Venison, Cherry Gastrique, Swiss Chard, Piquillo Peppers, Red Radish, and Toasted Barley