Sunset Safari 2013 - Food and Drink

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A Taste of the Wild at Nashville Zoo
Whatever the backdrop, “A Taste of the Wild,” Nashville Zoo’s premier caterer will fashion a menu that complements your theme and satisfies the palate. All arrangements regarding food, beverages, theme packages and entertainment packages can be made through our catering sales office.

American Born Moonshine
American Born Moonshine is a new product of Nashville-based Windy Hill Spirits, Inc. Inspired by stories of their friends from Appalachia, company founders Patrick Dillingham and Sean Koffel created American Born Moonshine as a tribute to individuals from this area who manufactured and sold moonshine in order to keep their families surviving through difficult times. Products to be featured include Regular Shine, Dixie (sweet tea) and Apple Pie.

Locations in Nashville and Cool Springs
Amerigo is a casual, energetic, affordable neighborhood Italian restaurant serving a blend of traditional and modern Italian cuisine. Our restaurants are warm and inviting, with friendly yet professional service. Whether it is a romantic table for two or a special event for a large group, Amerigo can accommodate your every need. We offer private dining and catering services for groups of any size. Our bars are famous for their conviviality, craft drinks, and award-winning wine lists.

Aquarium Restaurant
516 Opry Mills Drive, Nashville, TN 37214
The restaurant offers guests an exciting, unique and upscale dining experience in an extraordinary setting. Your adventure begins as you are seated around a 200,000 gallon centerpiece aquarium with excellent views of stingrays, sharks and other fascinating creatures as they swim right by your table. Aquarium Restaurant is not only a feast for the eyes, but also for the palate. The menu features a variety of seafood specialties, steaks, chicken, salads, pasta dishes and decadent desserts. Don’t forget to check out our Treasure Chest Gift Shop for a souvenir to remind you of your underwater adventure. We also offer tours and programs for all.

B.B. Kings Blues Club & Restaurant
152 Second Avenue, N, Nashville, TN
B.B. King’s Blues Club offers a variety of the South’s most delicious comfort foods influenced by flavors from New Orleans all the way to the Mississippi Delta, including authentic Memphis-style BBQ. The intimate supper club style restaurant & live music venue features multiple private rooms for hosting the perfect event and has some of the finest live, local entertainment in town.

Ben & Jerry’s
416A 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203
Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and frozen treats

Bolton’s Spicy Chicken & Fish
624 Main Street, Nashville, TN 37216
We have the hottest chicken in town and two mobile trucks for events or parties on location.

911 20th Avenue S, Nashville, TN 37212
At the Bound’ry, we believe the guest’s experience is our one and only priority. From the moment you call to make a reservation, until we thank you and say goodnight at the door, we will take great pleasure to guide you through a pleasurable and hospitable culinary adventure. Our knowledgeable and friendly service team will guide you through World-Class cuisine, wines, and spirits to create the perfect dining experience…..every plate….every table….every day!

Buffalo Trace Bourbon
Ancient buffalo carved paths through the wilderness that led America's first pioneers and explorers westward. One such trail led to the banks of the Kentucky River where we've been making bourbon whiskey the same way for over 200 years. Uncompromised and unchanged, we're proud of the whiskey we make. Dedicated to the independent spirit of America, Buffalo Trace is the world's most decorated distillery. We invite you to explore our rich history, our award-winning bourbon and learn why we'll always stand strong.

Cafe Fundamental
1115 Porter Road, Nashville, TN 37206
Chef Jamie Watson brings his passion for cooking and teaching to East Nashville with Cafe Fundamental. Coining his cooking style "southern classique," he combines his classic French training with Southern influences.

California Pizza Kitchen
4031 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215
California-inspired pizzas, pastas and salads

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Community Coffee Company invites you to enjoy the unique taste of Louisiana's most distinctive coffee. We start with only quality, 100% Arabica beans selected by the Saurage family. Then, through generations of roasting experience, we have perfected a full-bodied yet smooth flavor that reflects the extraordinary culinary traditions of Louisiana. Today, Community® coffee is served in the best New Orleans restaurants and is shared in homes across the South. To understand why, simply sit back and enjoy a cup.

Cool Café
1110 Hillsboro Road, Franklin, TN 37064
Voted the “Best Meat-and-Three” in 2011 by the Nashville Scene, Best of Nashville Writer’s choice awards, Cool Café blends fine southern food and scratch cookin’ for a scrumptious lunch and dinner. Entrees like fried chicken, meatloaf, pot roast, baked tilapia and Chicken Mexico team up with a variety of freshly cooked vegetables and cool salads. Freshly baked fruit cobblers, house-made cakes and World Famous Banana Pudding with house-made custard, vanilla waters and a 5-inch cloud of real meringue! Come enjoy the casual atmosphere and you’ll be back for more of our fine southern food.

Cruzan Rum
The Nelthropp Family has taken its time to perfect a process, earn an esteemed reputation, and make an island famous for Cruzan® Rum’s smooth, versatile rums. Creating the world’s smoothest rum (and living up to the Cruzan name and quality standards) takes more than our care and craftsmanship. It takes using the same painstaking process every time, from fermentation to removing any impurities to aging it properly.

Dick's Last Resort
154 2nd Avenue North, Nashville
Dick's Last resort has a wacky tacky decor, sassy service and heaping buckets of ribs, chicken, catfish, salads and other great food choices. We can accommodate groups of 10 people all the way to 800! There is no cover charge or a snazzy dress code to abide. In addition we have event pricing with custom food and beverage packages. We even have a 11 ft x 8 ft TV screen that can be used for presentations or looping pictures and logos.

Domaine Carneros by Taittinger
Domaine Carneros in the heart of Carneros, is the California expression of the tradition and excellence of its founder, Champagne Taittinger. From the beginning, Domaine Carneros has built a reputation on sparkling wines, in particular our Brut Vintage and luxury cuvée Le Rêve Blanc de Blancs. All of our wines bear the Carneros Appellation, with 95% of our fruit coming from estate vineyards. In April 2008, we received organic certification of all Estate vineyards by the California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF).

Edley’s Bar-B-Que
2706 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN
Edley’s Bar-B-Que is a local joint with locations in the 12th South District and East Nashville. They offer smoked pork, chicken, turkey, brisket, wings and ribs as well as southern sides made daily. You’ll find a casual atmosphere, full bar, and patio eating at both locations.

el Jimador Tequila
Tequila is only as good as the men who make it, the Jimadors. Jimador is the name given to a master harvester of the agave plants used to make tequila.These proud workers, whose skills have been passed down for generations, are the heart of el Jimador Tequila. It is their hard work and their proud dedication to craftsmanship - knowing precisely the right time when the agave is ready to be harvested - that is the inspiration. And, it’s to them that every glass of el Jimador Tequila is toasted. Salud!

F. Scott's Restaurant & Jazz Bar
2210 Crestmoor Road, Nashville, TN 37215
F. Scott’s Restaurant & Jazz Bar features Nashville’s finest contemporary American cuisine in a setting that combines the comfort of a neighborhood restaurant with flair and sophistication. With more than 300 wine selections and a menu that boasts the finest seasonal fare, F. Scott’s is a restaurant for all occasions, all the time. Located in the heart of Green Hills, F. Scott’s presents live jazz six nights a week, and is a smoke-free restaurant.

The Farm House
210 Almond Street, Nashville, TN 37201
Chef and entrepreneur, Trey Cioccia, formerly of Cantina Laredo and Capitol Grille, will open his first restaurant, The Farm House, in the SoBro neighborhood of Nashville this Fall. The concept will focus on traditional Southern cuisine featuring modern technique and fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. The Farm House will be located in a 4,000-square-foot retail space of the live/work/play Encore development.

Fiestas Catering
Nashville’s finest Fiesta caterer, specializing in upscale Southwestern fare.

Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey
Fireball Cinnamon Whisky needs no introduction. If you haven't tried it, just imagine what it's like to get a Chuck Norris roundhouse kick to the face if his legs were on fire and tasted like cinnamon. Live it, love it, shoot it -- your dad's whisky never tasted so smooth. What happens next is up to you.

Frothy Monkey
Nashville - 2509 12th ave. south & 1702 8th ave. south (at Grimey’s Too) | Downtown Franklin - 125 5th ave south
At Frothy Monkey, we have developed the recipe for the ideal dining experience: creative folks using local ingredients to prepare original dishes served in a cozy and approachable atmosphere. Our beer and wine [at our new Franklin location], coffee and other beverage options are carefully chosen to reflect the quality and approachability that you have come to expect from us. We’ll create a conscientiously crafted food and beverage experience, breakfast through dinner, every time.

Herradura Tequila
In 1870, Félix López officially registered San José del Refugio as a tequila-producing hacienda, and we have been crafting it here ever since. The only 100% hacienda-made tequila in the world, Herradura combines over 135 years of experience with the essence of this magnificent hacienda, the town of Amatitán and the state of Jalisco. We start with only 100% blue Weber agave. We bottle history.

Kayne Prime
1103 McGavock Street, Nashville
THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS - Kayne Prime is the artful fusion of a chef-chic boutique restaurant, with the great American steakhouse. Progressive in every sense – cuisine, wine & mixology, stylish design – Kayne Prime is the modern evolution of the classic upscale steakhouse. Market-driven, farm-to-table creations, sophisticated cocktails, an exceptional wine list, award-winning steaks - all set in a “rustic–modern”, “Best Design” interior that features a sleek study of woods, rich leathers, and walls of reclaimed railroad ties, with breathtaking views that highlight the historic train yards, Union Station, and the downtown Nashville skyline.

Kickin’ Coffee & Tea
Brewed Beverage Services/Catering Service. Creating custom Espresso Bars with options for additional catering services available.

Krispy Kreme
Locations throughout Middle Tennessee and beyond
For more than 70 years, Krispy Kreme has been an integral part of the communities in which we live and operate our stores. Through a variety of methods, including our fundraising programs, Krispy Kreme has supported nonprofit organizations, community events and minor league sports teams. Our local communities keep our stores alive and for us, it’s second nature to be a part of what’s happening. Krispy Kreme – serving doughnuts and coffee since 1937.

Legato Gelato
1200 Villa Place, Nashville, TN 37212
Legato Gelato is proud to offer handcrafted gelato and sorbetto at our new shop in Edgehill Village. Our goal is to make the best gelato we possibly can. In order to do this, we have found that there are no shortcuts. We make our gelato fresh daily. Each of our gelatos and sorbettos is made in small batches using fresh ingredients, including growth-hormone-free milk from Tennessee and, whenever possible, produce from local farmers.

Mack & Kate’s
3078 Maddux Way, #100, Franklin, TN 37069
We’ve been called “Urban Country.” Urban because our menus offer the very best in what can be found in the finest restaurants in the big urban areas – think New York or Chicago. But cooking with the love and patience that is found in the country, especially the South. First time patrons come here because they have heard about our fine food. And of course we have to admit that we meet their expectations, sometimes even beyond that. But we’re most proud of our hospitality, it’s the warmth of our staff, whether it’s hostess, wait staff or cooks. We just believe it’s the right thing to do. So come and try us. We don’t care whether you’re in your Sunday attire, the clothes you wear when you run errands on the weekend or maybe something in between.

4009 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215
An exquisite dining experience is never too far away at Macke's Restaurant, where breathtaking dishes are waiting just for you! Come and indulge in a wide array of savory, succulent treats, ranging from fresh wraps, sandwiches, burgers for lunch, crab cakes, steaks, fresh fish, and wonderful gourmet specials for intimate dinners. The light, airy ambiance helps set the mood for a scintillating meal that everyone can enjoy. Stop by for a great evening out with friends and family or come with that special someone for an intimate, romantic dinner for two. No matter what your reason is for visiting, you're sure to love it and keep coming back for more!

Morton’s The Steakhouse Nashville
618 Church Street, Nashville, TN 37203
Morton's private dining is perfect for your group dining needs... whether for a business, social or holiday celebration. Your guests will enjoy USDA prime-aged steak, unforgettable hors d'oeuvres, award-winning wines and state-of-the-art audiovisual technology.

Nashville Sweets
803 Woodland Street, Nashville, TN 37206
Based in the Middle Tennessee area, Nashville Sweets is a boutique bakery specializing in hand crafted cake pops, cupcakes, cakes and other desserts for weddings, special events, corporate gifts and custom orders. Make your special event sweeter with custom colors, designs, monograms, and packaging options. All of our sweets are made to order, just for you! We look forward to working with you on your next celebration!

Nordstrom Sixth & Pine
2130 Abbott Martin Road, Nashville, TN 37215
A Hip Diner with the Heart of a Deli" where you can enjoy daily specials and much more! Entrees include Fish and Chips and Braised Short Ribs, with daily specials like Grilled Skirt Steak on Saturdays and Seasoned Fried Chicken on Sundays.

Nothing Bundt Cakes
21 White Bridge Road, Nashville, TN 37205
Nothing Bundt Cakes are hand-made, premium quality desserts with an irresistible taste and a timeless aesthetic. Nothing Bundt Cakes come in 10 flavors and are available in numerous sizes to accommodate gatherings both large and small, from bite-sized Bundtinis, to single-serving Bundtlets, to larger 8” and 10” cakes and event double-tired cakes. In addition to cakes, our bakeries feature an assortment of artfully designed gifts and decorations with a playful, timeless quality to help make any occasion ever more special.

Olive & Sinclair Chocolate Co.
1404 McGavock Pike Suite C
Southern Artisan Chocolate

Olivia Olive Oil
443 Cool Springs Blvd. #103
Franklin, TN 37067

Organic Grounds Roasting Company
Organic Grounds Roasting Co.
105 Southeast Parkway Suite 114
Franklin, TN 37064
Certified organic coffee roasters. Coffee available wholesale and retail.

Paul’s Chocolate Gallery
600-B Frazer St, Suite 100, Franklin, TN
Chocolate candies and chocolate specialty centerpieces for events. We create unique chocolate pieces to wow your guest and customers. We also support local artists. We have art for sale in the form of paintings, photography and glass. We are constantly evolving.

7114 Highway 70S, Suite 109, Nashville, TN 37221
perl is a café/market where you can dine on Creative American/Farm to Table cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The space is beautifully eclectic and comfortable featuring local artists and second-hand furniture. Attached to the café is a local product marketplace and bakery carrying granola, honey, local jam, fresh baked goods, and more. perl is a full-service catering business as well and can handle all sorts of events. They can also host your event at their café.

Pink Sugar Confections
Dessert catering company located in Franklin. We do weddings, birthdays, parties, etc.

Qdoba Mexican Grill
782 Old Hickory Blvd, Brentwood; 2019 West End Avenue Nashville; 5225 Old HIckory Blvd Hermitage
At Qdoba, we're flavor fanatics. Food is our passion and we want to share what we've created with you. So experiment with our unique flavors. One bite and you'll see, our flavors are a one-of-a-kind taste you won't soon forget.

Rainforest Café
353 Opry Mills Drive, Nashville, TN 37214
Part adventure, part restaurant, and wholly entertaining for the whole family, the Rainforest Café re-creates a tropical rainforest with waterfalls, lush vegetation and indigenous creatures.

Ravello at Gaylord Opryland
2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN 37214
Take a journey to Campania, Italy via Ravello, a Southern Italian restaurant offering delightfully simple specialties, fresh seafood and rustic flavors. Your dining experience begins with a selection of antipastos, artisan cheeses and cured meats. Savor bold pastas with sumptuous sauces like spaghetti Bolognese or classic gnocchi, pizzas fresh from the oven and the finest meats. Complement your meal with a selection from Ravello’s expansive wine list.

At SILO, guests will enjoy a creative, chef-driven menu with a focus on the bounty of regional farmers and producers. Local influences are found beyond the menu, as well, including tables and chairs constructed by Enos Hostetler, an Amish craftsman from Ethridge, Tennessee and pendant lighting from artist John Beck near Louisville, Kentucky. Daily dinner service begins at 5 PM with Sunday Brunch at 10:30. Bar service begins at the happiest of hours, 4 PM.

Solario at Gaylord Opryland
2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN 37214
Enjoy Solario's signature guacamole made to order while drinking a customized margarita. Chef Paulina Suarez brings family favorites and Mexican classics, including tacos and her signature paella from the culinary heart of Mexico to your table.

Stones River Baking
We manufacture gluten-free cookie mix.

Table 3 Restaurant & Market
3821 Green HIlls Village Drive, Nashville, TN 37215
Table 3 Restaurant and Market offers customers an authentic brasserie/bistro dining experience, in a setting that combines contemporary design elements with an Old World atmosphere. Table 3 offers a distinctive, affordable wine list and menu and uses only the freshest of high-quality ingredients.

1904 Broadway, Nashville
THE PUB FOR CHEFS - Tavern is the city’s cool-casual, “gastro-pub” concept. Established as a local “foodie favorite”, the inspired cuisine is fun and creative, yet accessible to most any palate. Tavern’s bar features an extensive list of wines, spirits, beers, and dazzling cocktails. Both cozy and socially stimulating, Tavern’s posh wraparound booths and mezzanine seating offer great views of the energetic bar scene. Fourteen plasmas and big screens display all the important games, and our DJs spin music and videos later in the night. A large, bi-level patio offers al fresco dining and socializing. Tavern also offers private rooms ideal for special events.

1216 McGavock Street, Nashville
CUISINE AS ART - As an original pioneer of the blossoming Nashville restaurant & food scene, Virago is the gold standard for Asian fusion and Sushi. Virago continues to justify its national acclaim as amongst the nation’s best by satiating savvy diners with its artistic cuisine, creative mixology, and sixty label sake list. Virago’s perennially awarded “Best Sushi” set in the “Best Interior Design” creates an exciting dining adventure that can only be experienced at Virago. And although Virago’s sushi is consistently regarded as the city’s best, Chef Jessica’s innovative menu of Asian-inspired culinary gems is recognized by insiders as the brightest star that shines on MStreet. Above all, Virago is an experience.

Watermark Restaurant
507 12th Avenue S, Nashville, TN 37203
Watermark Restaurant features a menu that is distinctive in the Nashville market by its culinary emphasis on exceptional Southern product, classically prepared, and warm, professional service. The regularly changing menu highlights the best of each distinct season in conjunction with the finest seafood, game and beef available in the world. The restaurant design and décor integrate the building’s historic renovation and stylistic construction, emphasized by the expansive, light filled windows and view of the city skyline.

Whiskey Kitchen
118 12th Avenue S, Nashville
TAVERN-CHIC - Whiskey Kitchen is the cool, intimate hot spot that offers a bit of everything. The menu is a mix of chef-inspired pub favorites, southern classics, and wood-fired pizzas. An extensive list of cool cocktails accompany the city's largest collection of world-class whiskeys, bourbons, ryes, and scotches. Reclaimed oak and crocodile leather wall coverings create an atmosphere of both comfort and sophistication, while large convertible windows and an expansive patio encourage a celebration of nice weather.