The Hive + Ethereal

Located in Bentonville’s award-winning 21c Museum Hotel, The Hive showcases the unique culinary identity of Arkansas. Under the direction of executive chef and Arkansas native Matthew McClure, The Hive pays tribute to the High South while articulating McClure’s approach to refined country cuisine. During his tenure at The Hive, McClure has been named the winner of FOOD + WINE The People’s Best New Chef award in the midwest region and is also a four-time James Beard Foundation Best Chef Semifinalist Nominee.

Executive chef Matthew McClure of The Hive has been cooking up a name for himself in addition to his signature refined country cuisine. Chef McClure is a five-time James Beard Award Semifinalist, and we are honored that he uses Ethereal chocolates in his desserts. Shown here is his chocolate cobbler, made with Ethereal chocolate!