Lg And Tennessee Titans Announce Debut Of Season 2 'taste Of Tennessee' Original Content Series

16 September 2023

LG Electronics USA, Inc., and the Tennessee Titans today announced the return this week of their partnership-led original content series, "Taste of Tennessee," for a season 2 that celebrates the power of community, cuisine and optimism throughout the Volunteer State.

Season 2, which debuts Sept. 17, tells the unique stories of four Tennessee-based restaurateurs and chefs generating positivity through the power of food in their communities of Nashville, Memphis, Maryville and surrounding areas. The new season will be available to stream on demand through LG Channels  LG's free streaming service on LG Smart TVs  and through ad-supported viewing on Hungry across multiple platforms, including LG Channels.

Local BBQ expert and author Matt Moore returns as host for "Taste of Tennessee" season 2 as he travels the state showcasing the flavors and inspirations behind some of Tennessee's best culinary experiences.

  • Episode 1: Against the beautiful backdrop of Nashville's Juniper Green and featuring founder Molly Martin, episode 1 gathers all season 2 chefs and guests to showcase what makes Tennessee cuisine unique and what inspirations, both local and global, shape it.
  • Episode 2: Showcasing Nashville-based Otaku Ramen and owner Sarah Gavigan, episode 2 dives into the cross-cultural food connections that can bind multiple communities together. Former Titans Keith Bulluck and coach Dave "Coach Mac" McGinnis join to offer their perspectives.
  • Episode 3: Centered on Memphis-based Plant Based Heat and owner Ralph "RJ" Johnson, episode 3 explores the connection between family, community and health. Includes cameo appearances from Titans alum Jevon Kearse and CEO of Roar Nashville, Marcia Musalla.
  • Episode 4: Closing out season 2, episode 4 showcases East Tennessee-homed RT Lodge and executive chef Trevor Stockton who specializes in region-inspired dishes and working with locally sourced ingredients. Features Mike Keith, the voice of the Titans, and Dr. Kevin Dyson, Titans alum.

LG Electronics has served as the official home appliance and television partner of the Tennessee Titans since 2021, a relationship anchored in celebrating Tennessee and bringing communities together. Expanding on this for 2023, LG is introducing its new "Community Care Cycle Powered by LG" program. Working with Nashville-based non-profit Backfield in Motion, an organization that focuses on education through the mastery of literacy and numeracy skills, LG is providing LG WashTower™ washer-dryer units to local schools.

Also new for this season, LG is giving Titans fans an opportunity to help give back to their communities while also enjoying some of the best food in the state. At four select Titans home games, LG is bringing the "Taste of Tennessee" to life with its own tailgate-ready food truck experience featuring restaurants from seasons 1 and 2. Located near Nissan Stadium Gate 1 on the east side of the stadium, fans can take advantage of a pay-what-you-want approach to give above and beyond, with proceeds from each tailgate going to help select local partners. The four planned home games and featured restaurants are:

  • September 17: Plant Based Heat
  • October 1: Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
  • December 17: Otaku Ramen
  • January 7: Party Fowl

"Since we started our strategic partnership with the Tennessee Titans in 2021, we've focused on celebrating the ways we collectively show our local communities what Life's Good means in Tennessee," said Thomas Yoon, CEO of LG Electronics North America. "Optimism is what truly embodies Life's Good. Helping fulfill a need with even simple things like a good meal and clean clothes can have the power to bring optimism to those around us and be a catalyst that can help make life better for people. We're grateful to have a partner like the Tennessee Titans that is committed to creating unique programs with us that achieve that goal," he said.

Fans excited about "Taste of Tennessee" can catch up on season 1 both on demand and on ad-supported viewing on Hungry available on LG Channels. Season 1 features Nashville-based Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint, Slim & Husky's and Party Fowl, with cameos from Titans alumni Kearse, Bulluck and Bud Dupree.

Since 2019, Tennessee has been home to LG Electronics USA's state-of-the-art million-square-foot home appliance manufacturing facility. Based in Clarksville, Tenn., the factory was recently selected as a world-leading Lighthouse Factory by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and is the industry's first home appliance plant in the United States to join WEF's global network, denoting its role in shaping the future of manufacturing through the integration of Internet of Things (IoT), big data, artificial intelligence (AI), robots and other Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies.

About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $68 billion global innovator in technology and manufacturing. In the United States, LG sells a wide range of innovative home appliances, home entertainment products, commercial displays, air conditioning systems, energy solutions and vehicle components. LG is a 10-time ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year. The company's commitment to environmental sustainability and its "Life's Good" marketing theme encompass how LG is dedicated to people's happiness by exceeding expectations today and tomorrow. www.LG.com.

About LG Channels
LG Channels is LG's exclusive free streaming service, offering a wide selection of premium live and on-demand programming, including movies, TV shows, news, sports, children's programs, and more.  With more than 300 channels and growing, LG TV owners can easily discover their favorite programs by launching the LG Channels application on their LG TV's webOS platform (LG smart TV models 2016-present). LG Channels is also available on mobile on iOS and Android. Channels may vary by device.

About the Tennessee Titans
Headquartered in Nashville, the Tennessee Titans are part of the NFL's AFC South division. Founded as the Houston Oilers in 1960, the team moved to Tennessee in 1997 and began play in its current home, Nissan Stadium, in 1999. With a mission statement of "Win, Serve, Entertain," the Titans are committed to excelling on the field and in the community. The Titans' ONE Community platform reaches many of Nashville's most underrepresented and marginalized communities with a focus on three areas  Opportunity, Neighborhoods and Education  and strives to create generational change one person, one family, and one community at a time. The Titans' corporate office is located at its practice facility, Ascension Saint Thomas Sports Park. For more information, visit www.TennesseeTitans.com.  

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Source: prnewswire.com