Whether he’s on or off the clock, executive chef Matthew McClure’s passion for delicious food never wavers. “My cooking tries to replicate one foot in the present and one foot in the past. Obviously, in Bentonville a lot of people from bigger markets are coming here to do business. When they eat at The Hive, I want them to get a true taste of what Arkansas food is. I want them to have an experience here that is soulful, memorable and nostalgic.”

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