North Little Rock CVB to host “Party in the Garden” August 16

Chef Brayan McFadden of Brood & Barley and Chef Shane Henderson of Ben E. Keith Mid-South Division

Join the North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau for “Party in the Garden” benefiting Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance’s program, “Cooking Matters” on Tuesday, August 16, at 7 p.m. at Ben E. Keith Mid-South at 1 Ben E. Keith Way in North Little Rock.

The event will feature a meal prepared by Chef Brayan McFadden of Brood & Barley in North Little Rock and Chef Shane Henderson of Ben E. Keith Mid-South. Dress is cocktail attire. Individual tickets are $150; to purchase, call (501) 500-3728 or email

100% of the net proceeds will assist the North Little Rock CVB and North Little Rock School District with implementing Cooking Matters, a program that teaches under-resourced families how to cook and shop for healthy foods on a budget.

The Party in the Garden event is one of several components of North Little Rock’s “Setting the Table” Culinary Initiative, an effort to define and strengthen culinary tourism for the city which will optimize the local food ecosystem as a key driver for the city’s brand.

Sponsorships are still available (see below).