Arkansas Culinary Classic/Silent Auction


2019 Arkansas Culinary Classic – September 24, 2019 – 6:30 PM

Statehouse Convention Center, Governors Hall IV

Register to Attend!

Ready, Set, Cook and WIN

AHA hosts an annual culinary competition to showcase Arkansas’s Chefs. Chefs may compete in four categories: Soup/Salad, Dessert, Entree, or Appetizer. Each chef must provide a presentation plate, three judging plates, and 250 tastings of each entry for the culinary dinner. After judging is completed, the doors open to public ticket holders to taste the creative fare of the chefs!

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2019 Showcase Sponsorships

Silent Auction

The Silent Auction at the AR Chef’s Culinary Classic gets a tremendous response each year from showcase attendees and exhibitors alike. Proceeds from this event help to fund our Arkansas culinary students. The Silent Auction is a great opportunity for you to promote your business, as well as, showcase your commitment to the hospitality industry. For more information on the Silent Auction, please contact Jill Thiel at (501) 376-2323 or by e-mail at

Click here for Auction Donation Form

Thank you to the businesses and our members that donated items for the 2018 Auction.