Tour de Farm 2019 to Feature Local Farms


The Nashville chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier announces its third annual fundraiser, Tour de Farm 2019, on Sunday, June 9. Two events in one, the fundraiser includes a day-long farm tour throughout Davidson, Williamson and Rutherford Counties as well as a feast featuring locally grown and produced menu items at the Nashville Farmers’ Market. Tickets for the event are $250 for the tour and reception or $100 for the reception only, and are now available for purchase online.

The VIP Farm Tour includes transportation to and from four tour sites, including the Nashville Farmers’ Market, Southall Farms, Bear Creek Farm and Bloomsbury Farm, as well as chef-led cooking demonstrations and tastings at each stop. The farm tour will begin at the Nashville Farmers’ Market at 10 a.m. and return at approximately 6 p.m. for the reception.

The Tour de Farm Reception offers guests an opportunity to learn more about the work of the Nashville chapter of Les Dames while enjoying a meal of locally grown and produced menu items prepared by a talented group of chapter member chefs and friends of Les Dames inside the Market House at the Nashville Farmers’ Market at 6 p.m.

Sponsors for this year’s event include A. Marshall Hospitality; Capitol Grille at The Hermitage Hotel; Biscuit Love; Cornelius & Collins, LLP; Brown-Forman; The Nashville Farmers’ Market; Miss Daisy’s Kitchen and What Chefs Want.

A registered 501c3, Les Dames Nashville raises funds for scholarship and community investment. Proceeds of Tour de Farm will support the mission of Nashville chapter of Les Dames which is to provide support and education to women leaders in food, beverage and hospitality through philanthropic and networking activities.


Les Dames Nashville is the 30th chapter of LDEI, an international organization of women leaders who create a supportive culture in their communities to achieve excellence in the food, beverage and hospitality professions. To do this, more than 1,800 members in more than 30 chapters worldwide provide leadership, educational opportunities and host philanthropic events within their communities. Visit for more information about Les Dames Nashville and for more information about our international organization.

Les Dames d’Escoffier Nashville is an invitational organization of women leaders in food, beverage and hospitality whose mission is education and philanthropy.