Deb Paquette

Etch | etc. 
Nashville, TN

Deb Paquette has been a fixture in Nashville’s ever-growing food scene for more than thirty years. Now chef-owner of Etch (downtown) and etc. (Green Hills), Paquette has won countless awards and accolades. From her time at the Culinary Institute of America to her 13-year run at Gourmet’s “Top 60” restaurant, Zola, to today, diners have flocked to her big, bold flavors and return time and again for her next globally-inspired dish.
Ranked #1 in Nashville by Zagat and with a long list of “best of” mentions, Etch endures as one of the essential restaurants of the Southern city.
Deb opened etc. in Nashville’s Green Hills neighborhood in 2016 as a smaller, more intimate version of Etch, etc. boasted a swanky vibe with the signature bright flavors and layered dishes that made Paquette a household name.