FRIED CORNMEAL CATFISH
FRIED CORNMEAL CATFISH - weet potato beignet, cashew cream, brown butter orange sauce, chili crunch, orange segments, dried cranberries, scallions

Etch

Etch, a distinguished restaurant located in downtown Nashville, offers a unique dining experience under the culinary expertise of Chef Deb Paquette. Known for being Tennessee’s first female certified executive chef, Paquette has established a strong reputation in Nashville’s culinary scene. Etch stands out for its globally-inspired menu, reflecting Paquette’s penchant for international flavors and innovative cooking techniques. The restaurant’s ambiance complements its culinary offerings, featuring modern decor and a welcoming atmosphere.

Chef Deb Paquette.
Chef Deb Paquette.

Guests at Etch can enjoy a variety of dishes that showcase Paquette’s creative approach to cooking, using fresh, high-quality ingredients. The restaurant’s menu is dynamic, reflecting seasonal changes and Paquette’s ongoing culinary explorations. Diners can choose from an array of options, including starters, main courses, and desserts, each presenting a unique blend of flavors and textures.

Seared scallops with farro risotto, saffron crème, almond romesco, confit leeks, kale, capers, pancetta, cauliflower & salsa vinagretta.
Seared scallops with farro risotto, saffron crème, almond romesco, confit leeks, kale, capers, pancetta, cauliflower & salsa vinagretta.

In addition to its main dining area, Etch offers two private dining rooms, providing an ideal setting for special events, business meetings, or private celebrations. The chef’s bar is a highlight, offering an interactive dining experience where guests can watch Paquette and her team in action.

Veal & shiitake meatballs: black garlic noodles, charred scallion miso purée, beet ginger sauce, asparagus, snap peas, honey sesame crisp
Veal & shiitake meatballs: black garlic noodles, charred scallion miso purée, beet ginger sauce, asparagus, snap peas, honey sesame crisp

Etch’s commitment to providing an exceptional dining experience is evident in its attention to detail, from the thoughtfully crafted dishes to the attentive service and inviting atmosphere. Whether you’re a Nashville local or a visitor, Etch provides an opportunity to indulge in a culinary journey that’s both innovative and deeply rooted in global culinary traditions.

NEAPOLITAN MOUSSE BAR
NEAPOLITAN MOUSSE BAR dark chocolate brownie, strawberry feuilletine crunch, vanilla bean mousse, white chocolate glaze, strawberry whip, fudge sauce

The restaurant’s operating hours cater to both lunch and dinner, offering a versatile dining experience for various occasions​​​​.

Etch

ETCH

303 Demonbreun St.,
Nashville, TN 37201
(615) 522-0685

Hours
Bar opens daily at 4pm
Sunday closed
Lunch Monday-Friday 11am-2pm
Dinner Monday-Thursday 4:30pm-10pm
Friday-Saturday 4:30pm-10:30pm

About Michael Castello

Michael is a singer/songwriter, producer, director, engineer and owner of Nashville.com. Michael has been in the music and film industry for 40 years and learned songwriting from Tin Pan Alley great Lou Stallman.

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