Search
  • Thea Foundation

The Governor's Culinary Challenge


Returning to the Capital Hotel, this year’s Governor’s Culinary Challenge, set for Monday, October 19, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. promises a feast of entertainment, including gourmet bites from 8 of Arkansas’s most touted chefs, signature cocktails from the innovative genius of 3 local mixologists, and the lively jazz of Dr. Danny Fletcher and company. Presented by Malvern National Bank and chaired by Peter Brave of Brave New Restaurant, this year’s event features a lineup of chefs from across the state, including: Payne Harding, Cache; Capi Peck, Trio’s; Marc Guizol, Capital Hotel; Matthew Bell, South on Main; Stephen Burrow, Forty Two; Diana Bratton, Café 1217 and Taco Mama; Jamie McAfee, Pine Bluff Country Club; and Cassidy Johnson, Samantha’s Taproom and Wood Grill. Mixologists include: Jared Teague, Heights Taco and Tamale; Luiggi Uzcategui, Big Orange; and David Richmond, Skinny J’s. All funds raised from the Governor’s Culinary Challenge will benefit Thea’s scholarship program, awarding 30 scholarships totaling $80,000 to Arkansas high school seniors in 2016. The Governor's Culinary Challenge is sponsored by Malvern National Bank, presenting sponsor; Southland Gaming and Racing; iShares; Masching Financial Group; DentaQuest; Ben E. Keith; Glazer's; Capital Hotel; Roberson's Jewelers; Oscar and Doris Washington; Bauman's Men's Fine Clothing; B. Barnett; EGP PLLC; Schickel Development; Colonial Liquor; Bonefish Grill; Catherine Johnson; Pulaski Technical College; and AY Magazine. Individual tickets to the Governor’s Culinary Challenge are $100 and are available online at governorsculinarychallenge.com or by phone at (501) 379-9512.

#theafoundation #governor #governorsculinarychallenge #culinary #challenge #arkansas #littlerock #northlittlerock #capitalhotel #southonmain #mattbell #matthewbell #malvernnationalbank #dannyfletcher #cache #restaurant #payneharding #marguizol #peterbrave #bravenewrestaurant #stephenburrow #fortytwo #dianabratton #cafe1217 #tacomama #hotsprings #jamiemcafee #pinebluffcountryclub #cassidyjohnson #samanthastaproom #jaredteague #heightstaco #tamale #bigorange #luiggiuzcategui #davidrichmond #skinnyjs #scholarships #artscholarships #thea