United Way of Greater Nashville announced today that Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson will return as honorary chair for this year’s Taste of Williamson.

“United Way brings together many partnerships that make our communities better and brighter for all,” Mayor Anderson said. “I am honored to support Taste of Williamson. The event provides valuable support to United Way and their partner agencies.”

Presented by Nissan, Taste of Williamson is a food and social gathering featuring the region’s best local restaurants, national eateries, bakeries and chefs. CoolSprings Galleria is sponsoring and hosting the annual event on Sunday, March 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. to help United Way of Greater Nashville fund community impact programs.

The event is possible with the sponsorship and support of Nissan, CoolSprings Galleria, AlphaGraphics, SVMIC, Pinnacle Financial Partners, Tractor Supply Company, Publix, Big Visual Group, Coca-Cola, Your Williamson, Williamson Herald and Midwest Communications.

“The community is in store for a treat this year,” Mayor Anderson said. “We are happy to welcome twelve new restaurants and businesses to the event, a few of whom are new to our community.”
First-time participating restaurants and businesses include Amerigo Italian Restaurant, Crumbl Cookies, Dushi Wrap Café, The Grilled Cheeserie, Grecian Family Restaurant and Bakery, Herban Market, Hogwood BBQ, J. Alexander’s Franklin, Magnolia Springs, Miller’s Ale House, Party Fowl and Tony’s Eat & Drink.

United Way welcomes the return of the following veteran participants: Bishop’s Meat & 3, Blue Coast Burrito, Bonefish Grill, Buca di Beppo, The Cajun Steamer, California Pizza Kitchen, Chicken Salad Chick, Chuy’s, Daily Dish, Drake’s, Franklin Burger Company, Franklin Café juice bar, Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, Gigi’s Cupcakes, Granite City Food & Brewery, Hilton Franklin Cool Springs, The Honeysuckle, Jim ’N Nicks Community Bar-B-Q, Kings Dining & Entertainment, Marco’s Pizza, Menu Maker Catering & Events, Nama Sushi Bar, Music City Popcorn, Newk’s Eatery, Sopapilla’s, Sportman’s Lodge, Taziki’s Café, Tiff’s Treats, Tito’s and Pueblo Real Mexican Restaurant and Triple Crown Bakery.

During the event, guests will sample a variety of sweet and savory food offerings, from appetizers to desserts to cocktails.

United Way encourages the community to purchase advance tickets from their partner agencies listed at tasteofwilliamson.com. Tickets also can be purchased on the event website or by visiting CoolSprings Galleria Management Offices or United Way of Greater Nashville’s Franklin office. Advance tickets are $35 each and include two beverage coupons. The ticket price increases to $40 at the door.

Immediately following the event, ticketholders are treated to discounts during Taste Restaurant Week from March 9 through March 14. During Restaurant Week, ticketholders receive 10 percent off at participating establishments (excluding tax, alcohol and gratuity). Caterers extend a 10 percent discount on box lunches ordered during Restaurant Week and used within 30 days.

For more information, visit tasteofwilliamson.com or call 615.771.2312.

About United Way of Greater Nashville
At United Way, we unite the community and mobilize resources so that every child, individual and family thrives. Together, we are fighting for a community where every child receives a quality education, no one lives in poverty or poor health, and the most basic needs of our families are met. We are uniquely positioned to the lead this fight by bringing individuals, businesses, nonprofits and government to the table to have the tough conversations, mobilize the resources and make the smart investments that will create lasting solutions for our region’s most pressing issues. LIVE UNITED. For more information, visit unitedwaynashville.org and follow us on social media @UWNashville.