Chefs in the Garden | Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
Event date: 2023-05-23

Fayetteville's favorite foodie event returns for its 15th year to the delightful grounds of the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks!

Chefs in the Garden will be held on Tuesday, May 23 from 5:00 to 8:30pm among the blooms - a beautiful, delicious and fun evening benefiting the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. Attendees can stroll through the Garden listening to live music and sipping on local libations while enjoying a diverse selection of sweet and savory culinary creations from the area’s finest chefs.

This year, Chefs in the Garden has been nominated for the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame’s “Best Food-Themed Event”, making the gorgeous springtime event even more of a celebration! The evening of foodie paradise and cooking demonstrations in the garden is a fan-favorite and guaranteed sell-out event, so purchasing your tickets early is recommended. Please note that Chefs in the Garden is a 21+ event and will take place rain or shine.

2023 Participating Restaurants:

Cafe Rue Orleans | Ella's Table | Fossil Cove
Nellie B’s Bakery | Rymolene’s Pies | Theo’s
Urban Cellar Winery

28 Springs Restaurant | Beretto | Brightwater
Casa Alejo | Conifer | Lady Slipper
Markham & Fitz | Rendezvous Junction Brewing Co.
Wright’s BBQ

This year’s Honorary Chef is Maudie Schmitt of Café Rue Orleans in Fayetteville, the “Best Cajun Restaurant” by Northwest Arkansas Citiscapes for 21 years. 

Tickets for Chefs in the Garden are available for purchase to the general public beginning March 29th for $90, available at Proceeds support the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks with a portion of each ticket sale benefitting the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank.

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