Tagged: ashley's at the capital hotel

Chef Lee Richardson May Be Ready to 'Cache' In

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/3/2015 12:00 am

An announcement may be coming that Chef Lee Richardson, the celebrated former executive chef at the Capital Hotel, is taking his talents (in some form) to Cache, the restaurant owned by Rush Harding and his son, Payne.

Three More Restaurants Raise Bar on List of Mixed Drink Sales

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/21/2014 12:00 am

Whispers has an update to last week’s report on mixed drink sales at Little Rock restaurants. We reported 2013 mixed drink sales for the 10 Little Rock restaurants that met two criteria: served mixed drinks and were near the top in food sales.

5 Little Rock Restaurants to Sample the Local Flavor

by Little Rock Guest Guide Staff 4/21/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas ingredients make these five Little Rock restaurants special. Get a taste of local flavor with these five unique places.

Chef Joël Antunes Stresses ‘Friendly’ Food at Ashley's

by Jan Cottingham 1/6/2014 12:00 am

Chef Joël Antunes is a methodical man. He has spent a year figuring out what he wants to do as executive chef at the Capital Hotel in Little Rock, and what he wants to do is build a team, which he’s done, and build a home, which he plans.

Rise & Dine: A Guide to our Favorite Brunch Spots

by Sandra McGrew 11/1/2013 8:00 am

Whether to catch up with friends or have a laid back start to the weekend, here at Soirée, we’re a group who likes to brunch. Here are a few of our staff’s favorite Little Rock brunch spots and must-have dish recommendations.

Rise & Dine: 6 Little Rock Spots Where You Can Act on a Brunch

by Sandra McGrew 10/1/2013 12:00 am

Whether to catch up with friends or have a laidback start to the weekend, here at Soirée, we’re a group who likes to brunch. When it’s perfectly acceptable to indulge in cocktails and chocolate French toast with peanut butter-butter (yes, it’s real!) without judgment during respectable daytime hours, what’s not to like? Here are a few of our staff’s favorite Little Rock brunch spots and must-have dish recommendations.

Plans for Ashley's at the Capital Hotel Updates No Rush Job

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/20/2013 12:00 am

With the recent hire of Joël Antunes as executive chef, a spokesman for Ashley's at the Capital Hotel says plans for a new look for the restaurant won't be rushed.

Video: Capital Hotel’s New Chef Joël Antunes Cooking for Growth

by Kate Knable 1/7/2013 12:00 am

Antunes expects to change the Ashley’s menu, but he doesn’t plan to make the fare incompatible with what Richardson and his team have done in the past.

Matt Bell to Open Oxford American's South on Main Restaurant

by Kate Knable 11/5/2012 11:38 am

Matt Bell, sous-chef at the Capital Hotel in Little Rock will own South on Main, a Southern restaurant associated with The Oxford American magazine. It is expected to open in February.

The Powder Room is Now in the Kitchen of Top Chefs

by Karen Martin 5/8/2012 8:13 am

No longer relegated to the bottoms of purses, powders are popping up in kitchens and on menus across the country, adding punches of flavor and depth to all sorts of dishes. From simple to complex, these powders are sprinkling the senses. Here's how some top chefs use them.

Alpha Omega Wine Dinner Planned for Thursday at Ashley's at the Capital Hotel

by Karen Martin 3/6/2012 6:58 am

Jean Hoefliger, executive winemaker and general manager of Alpha Omega Winery, returns to Ashley's at the Capital Thursday (March 8) for a six-course wine dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. with chef Lee Richardson's standard social hour. Price is $135 per person plus tax and gratuity.