Chef's Kitchen at the Expo

Chef Shaun O'Neale

Cook With Shaun O'Neale

MasterChef Season 7 Champion, Shaun O’Neale has been orchestrating dance floors from the DJ booth for almost 20 years and refining his culinary skill in home kitchens for just as long. One thing has remained constant for Shaun... his absolute obsession with all things food. Spending years developing and fine tuning his culinary skills Shaun came out of the home kitchen and into the spotlight on season 7 of the hit show MasterChef. Having the honor to cook for and learn from masters in the culinary world has intensified his passion in the kitchen with his new cookbook, My Modern American Table.
Sponsored by HARPS

Appearing on our Arkansas Beef Chef's Kitchen Stage
  • Saturday Jan 12 at 11am-12pm
    Fresh Orecchiette with Traditional Pesto
  • Saturday Jan 12 at 3pm-4pm
    Roasted Garlic and Mushroom Risotto
  • Sunday Jan 13 at 12pm-1pm
    Fresh Orecchiette with Traditional Pesto

Arkansas Beef Council's Celebrity Chef Cookoff!

Sunday January 13th - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Cheer on your favorite Chef!

The Celebrity Chef Cookoff takes off on Sunday at 2pm – It will be a kitchen clash between two great chefs! Come join the fun at the Arkansas Beef Council's Chef's Kitchen Stage and cheer on your favorite as they prepare their recipe for our panel of Judges!

Meet our Celebrity Chefs!
Chef Shaun O’Neale - MasterChef Season 7 Champion, "Author of My Modern American Table"

Chef Dale Davis - Director of Food Operations/Executive Chef Indigo Sky Casino

With three years as a Food and Beverage Director, twenty five years as a professional working Executive Chef and eight years as a Sous Chef with Culinary Arts Kitchen Management Experience, Chef Dale Davis has become well known as a talented culinary professional. He has been featured on local television spots, newspapers and magazines and named Restaurateur of the Year in 2005 and 2009. Chef Davis exemplifies leadership qualities and professionalism, backed by a consistent, verifiable record of achievement. A true people person with very strong team building skills and results oriented. "I truly love my occupation and take great pride in my work, and have a passion for food art." Chef Davis has been President of the Missouri Restaurant Association in 2005, 2006 & 2010 and is the current Chairman of the Board. "It is my greatest joy to hear from my clients that their food was outstanding and looked picture perfect. It is this joy of the artistic and ever changing side of food preparation, presentation and service that has brought me to the level that I am proud to say is my life and reputation as a Director in food service hospitality."

Come cheer for your favorite Chef as the Judges decide the Winner.
Donette Spann/ AR Beef Council
Emily Amadon/Chief Snack Officer/Snack Lab
Dave Woods - NWA Democrat Gazette

Join us at the Arkansas Beef Council Chef's Kitchen!

Sunday January 13th - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Great Tastes of NWA

Visit our Food Pavilion for exciting food, beverage and treats...

Our Food vendors are offering wonderful low cost items all weekend!

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Tickets available at our Box Office on Expo Days! $7 Admission ($5 w/coupon)
Kids 8 & under are free. Free Parking!

Expo Location

The Encore Center
1106 N Old Missouri Rd
Springdale, AR 72764

Expo Day & Time

January 12-13, 2019
Saturday 10am to 5pm
Sunday 11am to 4pm