Is this the tastiest way to see Tennessee?

Memphis is famous for many things, from its blues music to its BBQ. But there’s so much more to discover in this exciting food destination beyond biscuits and gravy.

The Memphis Food & Wine Festival is back and tastier than ever. With a wide range of soul food, fine dining, twists on Southern classics, and authentic Italian and Mexican cuisine, it’s one date in the Tennessee food calendar you won’t want to miss.

Memphis street scene
Get excited for the Memphis Food & Wine Festival

Taste one-off food designed exclusively for the event. Feast on the diverse culinary and wine offerings of this tantalising Tennessee city. Meet leading chefs and winemakers from across the USA. Sample the best food available in Memphis and from around the USA.

The fifth iteration of the Memphis Food & Wine Festival takes place on 15 October starring exceptional local chef talent, and acclaimed regional, national and international chefs for a sumptuous evening under the stars. Anchored by Wally Joe of Acre Restaurant and Jose Gutierrez of River Oaks, who have assembled an astonishing array of restauranteurs, Master Chefs, food personalities, and so much food to keep you more than satisfied.

Southern food
Southern soul food at its best

This foodie festival will not only serve up the very best of Memphis’ culinary scene. But also allow you to indulge in food from North America’s best chefs and sample more than 100 curated wines from some of the best winemakers in the world. 

Food, wine and music

But it wouldn’t be a true Memphis event without music! The Joe Restivo Trio will perform at an invitation-only VIP event on Friday, 14 October. While on 15 October, the W. C. Handy Band will serenade you on arrival at the festival while hitting up the main stage with electric sets will be the likes of Will Sexton Quintet and the Ghost Town Blues Band.

Go wild

Trust Your Spirit Benefit, hosted by Wild Turkey Distilling Co. National Ambassador Bruce Russell, features an evening of bourbon education with a guided tour of curated whiskeys from the iconic Wild Turkey Distilling Co. All paired with delectable bites from Chef Valarie Hall and legendary tales with Bruce Russell, grandson of Master Distiller Jimmy Russell – the Buddha of Bourbon – and son of the renowned Master Distiller Eddie Russell.

Memphis soul food
Memphis is famous for its Southern BBQ

Mark your calendar

The Memphis Food & Wine Festival returns to the Radians Amphitheatre at the Memphis Botanic Garden on Saturday, 15 October 2022. If you didn’t already have an excellent reason to run to Memphis, this foodie festival will have you booking a trip to Tennessee in a tasty second. 

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