Arkansas Culinary Classic/Silent Auction

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Arkansas Culinary Classic

Ready, Set, Cook and WIN

Association 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.

Culinary Classic Rules and Regulations

Chef Application

Guests can purchase tickets to try the entries for $45 per person. Tickets include food samples, wine and beer tasting, along with silent auction and after party.

  • 4:30pm – 6:30pm – Judging 
  • 6:30 – 8:30 pm –   Doors open to the public for tasting
  • 8:30 pm – After Party

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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

2017 Auction Form

Thank you to the businesses and our members that donated items for the 2016 Auction.