After two days of competition, Chef Justus Moll of River Grille Steakhouse in Bentonville has won the 2016 Iron Chef Arkansas competition, which takes place annually on the trade show floor at the Arkansas Hospitality Association Showcase & Convention in Little Rock. Six heats (four on Wednesday and two today) narrowed the field of Arkansas’ best
Wondering how to better relate to your restaurant or hotel’s customers, improve their experiences, solicit and deal with reviews, or use social media in your marketing efforts? This Wednesday and Thursday, you’ll have the chance to learn more with drop-in classes at Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. This week, the Arkansas Hospitality Association holds its annual
Today, the future of Arkansas’ culinary arts scene can be found at the 2016 Arkansas ProStart culinary competition, taking place today at Pulaski Tech’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute. If you’re unfamiliar, ProStart is a high-school level program preparing students for careers in food and hospitality. Students compete as school teams on the state
Join us for the next Industry Night event at 109 & Co. on Wednesday, April 22. Owner and resident mixologist Michael Peace is offering discounted drinks and apps for folks in the business, including a special drink for Earth Day. Drop in anytime from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. As usual, no program; just show up and relax with
On Tuesday, Sept. 23, arfoodjobs.com presents “Close Quarters: What I’ve Learned From Operating a Food Truck.” Learn the good, bad, ugly and hilarious of running a restaurant that happens to be tiny and mobile. From marketing and farmer relations to just remembering where you put the spatula, everyone in the industry (and beyond) can learn
Chefs and politics are a good blend, according to the James Beard Foundation (JBF), which is holding a private boot camp in Northwest Arkansas next month to train a group of chefs in food-related public policy. The Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change will be held at the 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville, Ark.
It’s our passion here at arfoodjobs.com to create a positive community among the state’s food and hospitality workers. We found out that the folks over at South on Main feel the same way. Owners Matt and Amy Kelley Bell already have a Chef Series, bringing top-name chefs from all over the South to their establishment for Q&As and