Tagged: Arkansas Restaurant Association

Inflation Leads to Increasing Menu Prices

Inflation Leads to Increasing Menu Prices

Restaurants & Food

Arkansas restaurateurs, already contending with a resurgent pandemic, are also wrestling with the challenge of inflation, which is putting pressure on thin profit margins and has caused some to raise menu prices. read more >

Tusk & Trotter Finds Argenta to Its Taste

Tusk & Trotter Finds Argenta to Its Taste

Restaurants & Food

Tusk & Trotter American Brasserie, the acclaimed Bentonville restaurant, plans to open a location in North Little Rock because, says executive chef and owner Rob Nelson, the Argenta Arts District is radiating a Bentonville vibe. read more >

Restaurateur Capi Peck Mixes Warmth with Strength

Restaurateur Capi Peck Mixes Warmth with Strength

Restaurants & FoodCover Story

Despite a hospitality background, Capi Peck didn’t start out to be a restaurateur. Nonetheless, she opened Trio's in 1986 and has since become a leader not just in the local restaurant industry, but also on the Little Rock Board of Directors. read more >

Restaurant Sector Embraces Alternative Funding

Restaurant Sector Embraces Alternative Funding

Restaurants & FoodCover Story

Restaurants, breweries and similar businesses in Arkansas increasingly are finding crowdfunding a valuable source of alternative financing. Arkansans see it as a way not only to finance special projects but as an important tool to promote buzz and buy-in, essential components of a successful startup. read more >

Hospitality Event Appealing to More Than Just Insiders

Hospitality Event Appealing to More Than Just Insiders

Restaurants & Food

The 70th annual Arkansas Hospitality Association Convention & Trade Show will be Sept. 17-18 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. Those in the restaurant industry as well as civilians with an appreciation for food and wine will find the event interesting. read more >

Restaurant Menus Start To Count Calories

Restaurant Menus Start To Count Calories

Health CareLegalRestaurants & Food

The move to require restaurants with more than 20 locations to list calorie counts has been applauded by nutritionists, but it has caused anxiety among some restaurant owners who fear the government might require all restaurants to post the information. read more >