THE NATIONS - West Nashville hot spot Fifty First Kitchen and Bar is going to have a few out-of-town guests of their own this upcoming weekend, as they host "Black Sheep BBQ" on Sunday, September 20 starting at 5 p.m. Fifty First executive chef Tony Galzin welcomes chefs Patrick Ryan of Kansas City's Port Fonda and Rob Levitt of Chicago's Butcher and Larder as event co-hosts, featuring lambs from Porter Road Butcher, wine by Mouton Noir Wines and cocktails from Pickers Vodka. A set of five tickets, each good for one food or drink item, is available for $20 until Wednesday on the restaurant's website. Tickets will be available at the door for $5 each.
THE GULCH - Chef Ken Vedrinski of Charleston, S.C. restaurants Trattoria Luca and Coda del Pesce will join The 404 Kitchen executive chef Matt Bolus for an "olive oil-inspired dinner" on Thursday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m. The meal will begin with cocktails, followed by a five-course dinner. Tickets are $150 plus tax and gratuity per person. Tickets can be purchased by calling the restaurant at 615.251.1404.
NORTH GULCH - Carla Hall of ABC's "The Chew" will join chef Maneet Chauhan at Chauhan Ale and Masala House for the Nashville chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier's first major local fundraiser on Sunday, September 20. The event will kick off at 5 p.m. with cocktails, followed by a dinner at 6 p.m. featuring 15 different "signature creations" by Chauhan. A silent auction will also be held during the evening. Tickets for both cocktails and dinner are $150, or $30 for cocktails only and can be purchased here.