The 2013 lineup is complete – hope you plan to come hungry, because with 29 competitors, you’ll need lots of room in your belly for those 1-inch tasting squares.

All the pros and some of the ams will have side dishes, too, so consider yourself forewarned. Big good eatin’ ahead.

2013 professional competitors

Afterthought Bistro and Bar

Arkansas Governor’s Mansion

Boulevard Bread Co.


Capital Hotel

Capitol Smokehouse & Grill

Fresh Ideas at Philander Smith

Hardin Farms & Market Too

Homer’s Restaurant

Loblolly Creamery

South on Main

Southern Gourmasian

Sweet Soul

The Root

Whole Foods

Your Mama’s Good Food

2013 amateur competitors

Arkansas Local Food Network

Becky Kirkpatrick

Brittany Snyman

Cassie Toro & Ida Cowan

Doug Melkovitz & Patrick Cowan

James Powers & Grayson Chambers

John Lentz, with Team Redneck Royalty

Julianne Bitely

Lizzy and Lele (Liz Hall and Elizabeth Hall)

Quapaw Quarter United Methodist Church

Rhonda Owen

Terry Wright