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Diamond Chef Arkansas

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The University of Arkansas – Pulaski Tech Technical College Foundation and the UA-PTC Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute (CAHMI) present the premier culinary competition and fundraiser—Diamond Chef Arkansas.

Diamond Chef Arkansas is a competitive culinary competition that pits some of Arkansas’ most beloved, certified chefs against each other in a series of challenges and elimination rounds to determine who will earn the coveted Diamond Chef title.

The lineup of chefs this year include:


Brandon Douglas – Green Leaf Grill
Casey Copeland – The Avenue, Hot Springs
Coby Smith – Arkansas Heart Hospital
Jamie McAfee – Pine Bluff Country Club
Jordan Davis – Chenal Country Club
Joseph Salgueiro – Pleasant Valley Country Club
Mary Beth Ringgold – Cajun’s, Capers and Copper Grill (reigning champion)

Sponsors and individual ticket holders will enjoy amazing food, great drinks, and the excitement of watching the chefs battle it out until one chef walks away as “The 2018 Diamond Chef Champion.”


April 19
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


UA – Pulaski Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute
13000 Interstate 30
Little Rock, AR 72210 United States


UA – Pulaski Tech Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute

Diamond Chef Arkansas