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Where is Iron Fork?
First Horizon Park (19 Junior Gilliam Way, Nashville TN 37219)
When is Iron Fork?
Thursday, April 28 from 6pm to 9:30pm
What is Iron Fork?
The Nashville Scene’s Iron Fork event is a sampling event and cooking competition and features four local top chefs from Nashville’s best restaurants going head-to-head in a cooking competition to win the prizes and entrance into the World Food Championships. The catch? One secret ingredient. The chefs will battle in a cooking competition modeled after the popular Food Network television show Iron Chef and prepare a dish that includes a secret ingredient for a panel of judges. Attendees get to watch the heated competition go down while enjoying bites and libations from some of the city’s best restaurants! This event also benefits the Nashville Food Project.
What does my ticket get me?
Your ticket gets you access to the event to experience one of Nashville’s finest culinary sampling opportunities, with unlimited bites from 20+ restaurants, a drink passport for you to try craft cocktails, beer and wine, access to photo booth fun, swag and more! You also get to watch one of the coolest competitions in town go down. Additional full size beverages will be available for purchase.
How much are tickets?
$60 General Admission and $125 VIP Tickets are sold out.
Where should I park?
There are approximately 6,000 parking spaces within a half- mile walk from First Horizon Park. Free and paid parking are available within this area. Please note that nearby State Parking Lots are NOT available Monday through Friday before 5:30 p.m.
What if it rains?
The show must go on! This is a rain or shine event, but in the case of severe weather attendees will be notified of any event delays or necessary reschedules.
Can I bring someone along/ my kids as long as they don't drink?
No- this event is STRICTLY 21+. All guests must have a ticket and show valid ID at the door for entry. You will not be allowed in without valid ID.
What is the attire?
How can I get my business involved in Iron Fork?
If you are interested in sponsoring or being a participating restaurant in Iron Fork, email firstname.lastname@example.org to get more details!