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Martha O'Bryan Center Next UP - Music City Chef Throwdown

  • Martha O'Bryan Center 711 South 7th Street Nashville, TN, 37206 United States (map)

Goal: Raise $10,000 for Martha O’Bryan Center

What is Music City Chef Throwdown?

Local chefs making an impact on Nashville’s culinary scene are going head-to-head at Music City Chef Throwdown to benefit Martha O’Bryan Center. NextUP - Martha O’Bryan Center Ambassadors is challenging Nashville chefs to showcase how an amazing meal can be made with the simplest of ingredients. Local food experts will choose a champion and guests will choose their favorite.

Music City Chef Throwdown is the annual fundraiser produced by NextUP benefiting Martha O’Bryan Center.

Formerly known as Foodbank Throwdown, and unique from other food events, chefs receive a list of low-cost, widely available ingredients to create their dish, and cook against the clock to present their meals to the judges - LIVE! Our judges will choose the 2018 Throwdown Champion, while our guests choose their favorite as the People’s Choice Award, and the lowest cost meal will be awarded the Spirit Award. Guests will enjoy a sample from each chef team, no crowds or waiting in line, and “front row” access to the action.

Martha O'Bryan Center is located in East Nashville, in the heart of Cayce Place, less than a mile from downtown Nashville, an area comprised of luxury condos, thriving businesses, and state government offices.

The average household income for families in Cayce Place is $7,494, 70 percent below the national poverty threshold for a family of 4. 90 percent of households are headed by a single woman; 59 percent of residents are under the age of 18.

PRESENTING SPONSOR: Capital Financial Group

CHEFS - Check out our chef, judge and emcee bios here!

• Chef Crystal De Luna-Bogan|Grilled Cheeserie

• Chef Kyle Patterson | Sinema

• Chef Manny Santana | Saint Anejo

• more added soon!


• Chris Chamberlain, head judge

• Jason Fitz, Emcee

• more added soon!