Chef Cooking

Competitor registration deadline extended! Postmark your application by Monday, October 9.

Whether you’re a professional with a staff of assistants or an enterprising amateur cook with a flair for creation, the Arkansas Cornbread Festival has an entry category for you!

The public votes for their favorites in both the amateur and professional categories. The winners of the popular vote for each division receive prize money: $1,000 first prize, $500 second prize, $250 best side dish. Judges will also award ribbons to their favorites.

Apply to be a competitor today:

2017 Competitor Application