Rate Sheet

Arkansas's expert on food culture and history is a delightful possibility for your next social function. Kat Robinson is available to speak at your function, on a variety of Arkansas-related topics including restaurant history, foods from our shared culinary history, and all sorts of great stories from all over The Natural State! Click here for more information on Kat's topics or to make a formal speaker request.

Speaker fees
$450 for a 45-minute breakfast or lunch presentation
$550 for breakout sessions at conventions, 45 minutes to 1 hour
$750 for a dinner selection
$1000 for a keynote address
$1200 for book events - speaking engagements with cooking demonstrations (kitchen equipment must be provided)

Book events
Kat is available for book-related speaking functions with an author component. These sessions are structured as follows:

101 Things to Eat in Arkansas Before You Die and 102 More Things to Eat in Arkansas Before You Die
* Lunchtime presentation with connections for food sourced from 1-2 of the restaurants presented in either book (food cost not included)
* 30 minute storytelling session on the history of Arkansas restaurant culture and how the locale's restaurants figure in
* 20 minute book signing
* 20 copies each of 101 Things and 102 More Things
* If location is more than 50 miles from Little Rock, overnight accommodations are to be provided

Arkansas Food: The A to Z of Eating in The Natural State
* Afternoon cooking presentation with recipe demonstration from the book (kitchen equipment and ingredients must be provided)
* Handout cards of recipe presented for each attendee
* 40 minute cook and talk session concerning the dish presented and Arkansas food in general
* 20 minute Q and A
* Booksigning session available on request and with advance notice
* 20 hardback copies of Arkansas Food: The A to Z of Eating in The Natural State (additional cost for additional books)
* If location is more than 50 miles from Little Rock, overnight accommodations are to be provided

Another Slice of Arkansas Pie: A Guide to the Best Restaurants, Bakeries, Truck Stops and Food Trucks for Delectable Bites in The Natural State
* Afternoon cooking presentation with recipe demonstration from the book (kitchen equipment and ingredients must be provided)
    May select from possum pie, cherry cream cheese pie or lemon pie - additional cost for baked pies
* 40 minute cook and talk session concerning the dish presented and the quest for finding pies in Arkansas
* 20 minute Q and A
* Booksigning session available on request and with advance notice
* 20 copies of Another Slice of Arkansas Pie (additional cost for additional books)
* If location is more than 50 miles from Little Rock, overnight accommodations are to be provided


Video shorts
Kat Robinson is available for video shorts on a variety of subjects, including Arkansas history, restaurant history and facts, food items, trivia of varying nature, and cooking demonstrations. These videos are for entertainment and educational purposes and are not paid advertising for any restaurant, eatery, or food product. 
Rates: 
$600 per minute, 5 minute minimum, single camera, single shot
$1200 per minute, three camera fully produced spot with graphics and non-commercial licence music


Editorial assignments
Kat Robinson has been cited as an expert in Arkansas food history and culture by the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism. She is a member of the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame Committee and the National Food and Beverage Museum's Arkansas fellow. Her expertise on food in Arkansas has been utilized by USA TodayFood Network, Serious Eats, Eater and Saveur

For editorial submissions (articles, columns and guest pieces), contact Kat.

Kat Robinson's Arkansas podcast
Currently on hold due to pandemic response. Will return with segments on Fayetteville and Texarkana, hopefully this summer.

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