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Rock City Eats Reports on Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Finalists

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, February 08, 2017

On February 8, 2017, Rock City Eats: Rumbles reported on a plethora of delicious happenings in Little Rock, including the announcement of the Arkansas Hall of Fame finalists. The finalists are Jones BBQ in Marianna, Rhoda's Famous Hot Tamales in Lake Village, Bruno's Little Italy in Littl... Read More

Southeast Arkansas: Home to Three Food Hall of Fame Finalitsts

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The Pine Bluff Commercial reports on how three of Southeast Arkansas's favorite restaurants made it as finalists in the inaugural Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. Finalists for the Food Hall of Fame category include Rhoda’s Famous Hot Tamales of Lake Village. Finalists for the Food-Themed Even... Read More

Arkansas Food Hall of Fame finalists announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Finalists have been announced for the 2017 class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. The Arkansas Food Hall of Fame was launched by the Department of Arkansas Heritage in September to recognize Arkansas’s legendary restaurants, proprietors and food-themed events across the state. Nominations w... Read More

Join Our Facebook Event: Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Reception and Induction Ceremony

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Saturday, January 28, 2017

The Department of Arkansas Heritage will be announcing the winners of the 2017 class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Tuesday, February 28, 2017, during a reception and induction ceremony at the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock. The business-casual reception will start at 5:30 p.m., follo... Read More

Talk Business Interviews Stacy Hurst

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Stacy Hurst, Director of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, set down with Roby Brock, of Talk Business and Politics, to explain the inception of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame and its importance to Arkansas's tourism angle.  Hurst also discussed the $7.1 million spent on a new Departme... Read More

Nominations are NOW Being Accepted for Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Thursday, September 22, 2016

Watch the full interview here. Stacy Hurst, Director of Department of Arkansas Heritage, on THV11 discussing how to nominate people, events and restaurants for the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame.  Read More

Arkansas Weekly: Food Hall of Fame Announced

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Food is headline news in Arkansas. Arkansas Weekly announced the creation of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame, a statewide program to recognize the legendary restaurants, proprietors and food-themed events across the state. To be nominated as a restaurant, the business must be owned and operate... Read More

Arkansas News Reports: Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Officially Launched

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, September 09, 2016

The only way to properly launch a food hall of fame initiative in Arkansas is to have the state's Governor don an apron and wield a kitchen knife while cooking pies; and that's exactly what happened. On September 9, 2016, Arkansas News was in the kitchen of the Governor's Mansion reporting as... Read More

Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Seeks to Honor State “Taste-setters”

Department of Arkansas Heritage - Friday, September 09, 2016

It’s no doubt that Arkansas food is packed with flavor. Cultural traditions mixed with fresh ideas and ingredients keep Arkansas food at the forefront of southern cuisine. The Department of Arkansas Heritage is proud to honor the unique foods, legendary restaurants, remarkable cooks, infl... Read More