Current Winners

Winners have been announced for the newest class of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame.

Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Inductees


Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Franke's Cafeteria

(Pulaski County) - 2018

McClard’s Bar-B- Q Restaurant

(Garland County) - 2018

The Venesian Inn

(Washington County) - 2018

Proprietor of the Year

Mary Beth Ringgold

(Pulaski County) - 2018

Food-Themed Event

Gillet Coon Supper

(Arkansas County) - 2018

People's Choice

JJ's Lakeside Cafe

(Chicot County) - 2018

Gone But Not Forgotten

Cotham's Mercantile in Scott

(Pulaski County) - 2018


Arkansas Food Hall of Fame

Jones Bar-B-Q Diner of Marianna

(Lee County) - 2017

Lassis Inn of Little Rock

(Pulaski County) - 2017

Rhoda’s Famous Hot Tamales of Lake Village

(Chicot County) - 2017

Proprietor of the Year

Denis Seyer, Paul Bash, Louis Petit and Ed Moore - Continental Cuisine partnership of Little Rock

(Pulaski County) - 2017

Food-Themed Event

Cave City Watermelon Festival

(Sharp County) - 2017

People's Choice

Grotto Wood Fired Grill and Wine Cave of Eureka Springs

(Carroll County) - 2017