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2020 Proprietor of the Year Finalists

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Saturday, February 22, 2020

By Andrew Vogler, Arkansas Heritage The Arkansas Food Hall of Fame’s Proprietor of the Year award is presented to a chef, cook and/or restaurant owner in Arkansas who has made significant achievements in the food industry. Peter Brave of Brave New Restaurant - Little Rock (Pulaski... Read More

2020 Food-Themed Event Finalists

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, February 18, 2020

By Andrew Vogler  The Arkansas Food Hall of Fame’s award for food-themed event honors one of the many community events or festivals that make our state a great place to live. These events attract tourists and neighbors alike and serve up lots of fun and hospitality alongside their s... Read More

2020 Gone But Not Forgotten Finalists

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Co-authored by Joseph Alley, curator at The Helena Museum of Phillips County and Victoria Chandler, Arkansas Made researcher at Historic Arkansas Museum. The Arkansas Food Hall of Fame's Gone But Not Forgotten category honors the collective culinary legacy of a once-and-always influential Arkansa... Read More

A Grand Threshing: Rice in Arkansas

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, February 04, 2020

by Swannee Bennett, director of Historic Arkansas Museum" "Rice field in Arkansas, showing levees, pumphouse, and water," postcard, collection from Historic Arkansas Museum 2011.27.49 In February of 1819 famed English naturalist Thomas Nuttall documented the earliest known reference to the produ... Read More