Congratulations to all nominees! You are the true “taste-setters” among our state and we are proud to recognize you here. Don't see one of your favorites below? Be sure to nominate them in their respective category next year!

Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Nominees

Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

SugarDumplin’s Cupcakes

Tammy Lou’s Café

Taqueria Karina Café

Terry Powell’s Grocery & Station

Terry’s Cafe

Tommy’s Famous… A Pizzeria

Trio’s Restaurant

Uncle Henry’s Bar B Que

The Village Steakhouse

Vino’s Pizza and Brewpub

The Whippet Restaurant

White Pig Inn Barbecue

White River Cafe

Woods Place

Proprietor of the Year

Chuck Taylor

Joel and Amber Tipton

Michael Tolson and Zaid Guerra

Justin Wilson

Food-Themed Event

Harvest Texarkana - Taste of Texarkana

World Champion Squirrel Cookoff

People's Choice


Suttle’s Road Hog BBQ

Swaha Lodge and Marina

Swain’s Diner

Tacos 4 Life


Tammy Lou’s Café

Tusk and Trotter

Uncle Henry’s BBQ

Wade’s Burgers & Fries

The Wooden Spoon

Gone But Not Forgotten

Watkins Restaurant

Wayne's Confectionary

Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Tacker's Shake Shack

Taco Villa

Taylor's Steakhouse

The Faded Rose

The Filling Station

The Grapevine Restaurant

The Oasis

The Ohio Club

The Skillet Restaurant

The Spudnut Shop

Tommy's Famous ... a pizzeria


U.S. Pizza Company

Uncle John's

Wagon Wheel Restaurant

Woods Place

Proprietor of the Year

The Bruno Family

Tom Caldarera

Tomas Bohm

Travis Hester

Food-Themed Event

Taste of Fort Smith

Taste of Texarkana

Tontitown Grape Festival

UA - Pulaski Tech's "Diamond Chef Arkansas"

World Cheese Dip Championship

People's Choice

SugarDumplin's Cupcakes

Sweet and Savory Cafe

Tamale Factory

The Blue Pig

The Box

The Fish Bowl

The Sandwich Shop

TJ's Place

U.S. Pizza Company

Wilson Cafe


Ye Olde King Pizza

Gone But Not Forgotten

The Inbetween

The Shack

Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Tacker's Shake Shack, Marion

Taliano's Italian Restaurant, Fort Smith

The Backyard Barbeque Co., Magnolia

The Bistro Bar & Grill, Helena-West Helena

The Faded Rose, Little Rock

The Hook, Jacksonville

The Ohio Club, Hot Springs

The Terrace Mediterranean Kitchen, Little Rock

Tommy's Famous...A Pizzeria, Mountain View

Town House Restaurant, El Dorado

Trio's, Little Rock

Uncle John's, Crawfordsville

Wesner's Grill, Rogers

Yesterday's Restaurant & Bar, Morrilton

Zaffino's by Nori, Sherwood

Proprietor of the Year

Teresa Lamkin, Camden

The Stephens Family, Little Rock

Tomas Bohm, Little Rock

Travis Hester, Little Rock

Wesley Douglas, Fayetteville

Food-Themed Event

People's Choice

Tacos 4 Life, Conway

The Root, Little Rock

The Village Steakhouse, Star City