Kern's Food Hall

The Taste of Kern’s, Your Passport to International CUISINE

Are you ready to go on an international culinary adventure without leaving Knoxville? Welcome to the Taste of Kern’s—a season-long event at Kern’s Food Hall that celebrates the vibrant international cuisines our vendors have to offer. From the rich flavors of Ghana to the spices of Cuba, this is your chance to explore the world through food while earning exciting prizes!

How It Works

Step One: Pick up your passport from any of our participating vendors.

Step Two: Each time you dine at a participating vendor, get your passport stamped. Remember, you can collect multiple stamps from the same vendor!

Step Three: Once your passport is complete, head over to Monday Night Proofing Co. to drop off your passport and receive a complimentary glass. By completing your passport, you’ll also be entered into our grand prize drawing for a YETI Cooler. Stay tuned for the announcement of the drawing date.

Participating Vendors and International Flavors

Here’s a sneak peek of the world flavors you’ll experience:

  • Monday Night Proofing Co.: Originally from Atlanta, they are the go-to for craft beers and cocktails.
  • Hemingway Cuban Kitchen: Savor the taste of Cuba with traditional Cuban dishes such as chicharones.
  • Ooh LaLa Kitchen: Indian cuisine that will fill that naan bread and butter chicken fix.
  • Kandilige Spicy Food: Experience the vibrant and spicy flavors of Ghana with savory lamb and jolof rice.
  • Won Kitchen: Relish the diverse and rich dishes of Korea though rice bowls and fried dumplings.
  • Zukku Sushi: Fresh and inventive sushi that brings the best of Japan to your plate.
  • Hey Bear Boba Tea: Cool down with refreshing boba tea varieties.
  • Ava Pizzeria: Enjoy Italian wood fired pizzas with a Neapolitan twist.

Rules and Regulations

  1. Passport Collection: Pick up your passport from any participating vendor.
  2. Stamp Collection: Dine at any of the participating vendors and get your passport stamped. Multiple stamps from the same vendor are allowed.
  3. Completion: Once your passport is filled with stamps, submit it at Monday Night Proofing Co. to receive a complimentary mug.
  4. Grand Prize Entry: Completing your passport also enters you into a grand prize drawing for a YETI Cooler.

Pick up your passport today!

Don’t miss out on this adventure! Pick up your passport today from any of our vendors and start collecting your stamps. Whether you’re a food enthusiast or a student looking for a fun way to explore diverse cuisines, Taste of Kern’s has something for everyone.

Celebrate and Win

The Taste of Kern’s is more than just a food event—it’s a celebration of cultures and flavors that bring people together. By participating, you not only get to enjoy delicious dishes from around the world, but you also stand a chance to win amazing prizes. So what are you waiting for? Join us at Kern’s Food Hall and start your culinary passport adventure today!

For more information, visit our website or follow us on social media. See you at Kern’s Food Hall!

2201 Kern’s Rising Way

Knoxville, TN 37920

Monday-Thursday: 7am – 9pm

Friday: 7am – 10pm

Saturday: 8am – 10pm

Sunday: 8am-9pm

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