Nominees

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

Susan's Restuarant

Susie Q Malt Shop

Tacker's Shake Shack

Taco Villa

Taliano's Italian Restaurant

Taylor's Steakhouse

Terri-Lynn's Bar-B-Q & Deli

The Imperial Dinner Theatre

The Oyster Bar

The Pancake Shop

The Purple Cow Restaurant

The Rib Cage BBQ

The Skillet Restaurant

The Whippet Restaurant

Tommy's Famous' A Pizzeria

Town House Restaurant

Trio's Restaurant

Uncle Henry's BBQ

Vino's Pizza-Pub-Brewery

Who Dat's Cajun Restaurant

Wiederkehr Wine Cellar & Weinkeller Restaurant

Willy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers

Woods Place

Zaffino's By Nori


Proprietor of the Year

Diana Bratton

Cynthia Malik

Casey Copeland

Steven Owens

Sherri and William Rainey

Ed David

Virginia Boyd

John Myers

Capi Peck of Little Rock

Rob Nelson

Keith Wallis

Rick Grosgrove

James Woods

Lisa Godsey

Rafael Rios

MaryAnn Strange


Food-Themed Event

The Next Course

World Championship Duck Gumbo Cookoff

World Championship Squirrel Cookoff

World Cheese Dip Championship


People's Choice

SugarDumplin’s Cupcakes

Sweet Mama T’s

Sweet Tooth Headquarters

Sweetpea's Steakhouse

Table 28

Tacker’s Shake Shack

Taco John’s

Taco Mama

Tailgaters

Taliano’s Italian Restaurant

Taste & See Cafe

Taylor’s Freez King

Taylor’s Steakhouse

That Little Pizza Place

The Back Forty

The Boil

The Cookie Basket Restaurant

The Country Cafe

The Country Kitchen and Banquet Barn

The Craig Brothers' Cafe

The Dark Side Coffee House

The Grapevine Restaurant

The Grill at Whispering Woods

The Hive

The Home Skillet

The Ohio Club

The Pantry Eatery

The Parsonage

The Pinto Coffee and Comida

The Root Cafe

The Sandwich Shop

The Tamale Factory

The Taste Station

The Whippet Restaurant

The Wooden Spoon

Timbo Dairy Bar

TLC Burgers & Fries

Toad Suck Bucks

Tommy’s Daylight Donuts

Tommy’s Famous' A Pizzeria

Tony’s Restaurant

Top Dogs Hot Dogs & Catering

Trez Agaves Mexican Restaurant

Trio’s Restaurant

Tusk and Trotter

Two Sisters Catering

Umami Sushi Lounge & Grill Fusion

Vargas Fruiteria

Vault

Wade’s Burgers & Fries

Wagon Wheel Restaurant

Walker’s Wings and Things

Wall Street Eats Cafe & Yoga Studio

Ward's The Crawfish Hole

Weinkeller Restaurant

Wes’ Hickory Smoked BBQ & Burger

West Helena Fish Market

Whistle Stop Cafe

White House Cafe

Whole Hog Cafe

Willie’s Place

Wilson Cafe

Wings on tha Run

Wood’s Riverbend Restaurant

Woods Place

Wrap City

Wright's Barbecue

Yankabilly Smokehouse

Yesterdays Restaurant & Bar

ZAZA Fine Salad & Wood-Oven Pizza Co.


Gone But Not Forgotten

Suzie Wong's

The Duck Inn

The Station Cafe

Uncle John's

Wes Hall's Minute Man

Ye Ole King Pizza

Your Mama's





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

Susan's

Suttle’s Road Hog BBQ

Swaha Lodge and Marina

Swain’s Diner

Tacos 4 Life

Tailgaters

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

Trio's

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

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

Wunderbus

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