Nashville Releases Free Downloadable Recipe Book

Free, downloadable cookbook includes recipes from acclaimed Chefs Julia Sullivan, Deb Paquette, Vivek Surti, and more Nashville people, places of note

As people continue to find themselves cooking at home more, they continue to look for inspiration for new meals to create. Enter Recipe Notes: A Taste of Music City, a free, downloadable cookbook filled with over 35 entree, side dish, dessert, and drink recipes from Nashville restaurants and cafes that are sure to get your mouth watering and your stomach growling.

The recipes were collated by the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp from some of Nashville’s most beloved restaurants and chefs and include:

  • Bourbon Fruit Tea Punch, Tailor Nashville (Bon Appetit’s Hot 10 List 2019)
  •  Cluster Buster Bars, Goo Goo Shop
  • Poppy’s Caviar; Julia Sullivan of Henrietta Red (2020 James Beard Finalist for Best Chef: Southeast)
  • Onion Bisque, Chef Derek Brooks of Capitol Grille in The Hermitage Hotel
  •  Tomato Pie, Jennifer Justus of Nashville Eats Cookbook

Additional recipes came from attractions in and around Music City including the Cheekwood Estate and Gardens, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and Frist Art Museum while Nashville’s sports community also contributed with delicious recipes provided by the Tennessee Titans and Nashville Sounds NFL and baseball teams.

“At a time when travelling just isn’t an option, we wanted to give our friends and visitors a chance to create a little of Nashville at home,” said Deana Ivey, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. “We hope people will prepare the recipes in their kitchens, enjoy a meal with loved ones, and when it is safe to travel once again, we hope the recipes inspire them to visit Nashville and enjoy the restaurants, attractions, and museums found among these pages.”

Recipe Notes: A Taste of Music City is available to download for free at: and budding chefs are invited to share a photo of their creations on social media using the hashtag #NashvilleRecipes.

And if these recipes leave you wanting more Nashville a range of attractions across the city including the iconic Grand Ole Opry, the Adventure Science Center and the Frist Art Museum are offering virtual experiences via their websites and social media channels. In addition, visitors can take a Virtual Mural Tour to experience many of Nashville’s most popular street art installations. For a full list of Music City virtual tours and experiences visit:

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