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1833 Welcome Ln
Nashville, TN, 37216
United States

(615) 389-1826

8 Lavender Lane Catering and Events in Nashville, Tn. is a full service catering and event company, specializing in creative, custom menus for weddings, events, and parties of all sizes and styles. 

Our educated staff goes above and beyond from start to finish to insure that all of your needs are met. From the initial consultation through the planning and execution of your event, our loyal staff and team members will support you through every step.

In 1999 we opened our business with the intentions of providing unsurpassed customer service. We also pushed to provide the highest quality and freshest food, along with personalized attention to every detail of our clients’ events and catering needs. Our company is proud to say that we have carried our initial vision with us over the past 15 years, and we continue to always put our clients’ needs first.

Chef Debbie Sutton on Lightning 100

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Chef Debbie Sutton on Lightning 100

Casey Todd

You Have Reservations with Lightning 100. Today, Adam sat down with Chef Debbie Sutton from 8 Lavender Lane Catering and Events. Chef Sutton shared tips for making HUGE quantities of food, and how to cook even when conditions aren't ideal. We also chatted about why salad tastes better when served in a mason jar.

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Did you miss Chef Debbie Sutton's original on air interview back in May? Here is is along with her spicy shrimp and grits recipe!

Spicy Shrimp and 10 Hour White Cheddar Grits

For Grits

  • 4 – 5 C Chicken Stock
  • 1 C Stone Ground Grits
  • 2 oz White Wine
  • 3-4 oz Heavy Cream
  • 4 oz Sharp White Cheddar, Finley Shredded
  • 1 oz Unsalted Butter
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste

Bring 4 C stock to a boil, add grits string constantly. Return to a boil and cook for 15 minutes on stove top. Remove grits from pot and place in oven proof dish, cover tightly with foil and place into a 200*F oven. Allow grits to bake for 10 hours, stir grits 1/2 way trough and add more stock if needed.

Remove grits and add in remaining ingredients stirring until creamy. Return to oven to keep warm.

For Spicy Shrimp

  • 1 1/2  Lbs Raw Shrimp, Peeled and Deveined
  • 2 T Paprika
  • 2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 2T Butter
  • 2 T Oil
  • Tabasco

Mix dry ingredients together, toss with shrimp. Heat oil in sauté pan, add shrimp, and cook until no longer translucent.  Add butter and remove from heat. Add Tabasco to taste, serve with 10 hour White Cheddar Grits.

Garnish with Micro Greens, Chopped Green Onions, or Parsley and a few crumbles of White Cheddar, Enjoy!