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Where is Iron Fork?
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum (401 Gay Street, Nashville, TN 37219)

When is Iron Fork?

Thursday, April 4 from 6pm to 9:30pm  
VIP Entry begins at 5:30pm

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 $150 VIP Tickets are available for purchase. You may also purchase a $50 DD ticket which will get you access to the event and the unlimited food samples, but no drink passport.

Where should I park?  
The event takes place near downtown Nashville so there are ample nearby parking garages and street parking available. Click here for a list of nearby parking options! Closest parking options include Public Square Garage and nearby State Lots that become available after 5:00 PM. 

What if it rains? 
No worries, this event is 100% indoors at the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum! 

Can I bring 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?  

Casual Chic. Comfy shoes are recommended so you can enjoy walking around the event and standing to watch the competition, live-auction, judges commentary and more!

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 to get more details!

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