The Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce announces the chefs for the Taste of Southeast Arkansas.

The event will feature samplings of signature dishes by regional chefs Friday, Sept. 20, at the Pine Bluff Country Club. The affair begins with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and tasting at 7 p.m.

“We can’t wait for you to join us for an evening of delicious samplings of signature dishes prepared by these amazing chefs from our region,” a spokesman said in the Chamber newsletter.

Chefs include: Chef Mitch Berlin, Chef Trey Buckner, Chef Brian Hargis, Chef Shane Henderson, Chef Jan Lewandowski, Chef Jamie McAfee, Chef Jay McAfee, Chef Jill McDonald, Chef Wendy Shay and Chef Gary Tucker.

“Again this year: Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce will be having a Pot of Gold Draw Down at The Taste of Southeast Arkansas. Only 100 advance tickets will be sold for $100 each (draw down is not included with Taste ticket) for a chance to win $5,000. Participants do not have to be present to win if they have an identified proxy. Second chance opportunities will be offered at the event,” the spokesman said.

The Taste of Southeast Arkansas raises money for Jefferson County Young Professionals Network to use for upcoming community service projects.

Tickets for Taste of Southeast Arkansas are $50 each and available at the Chamber. Details: Mandy Owens at or call 870-535-0110.