Preacher’s Son in Bentonville was founded in 2017 near downtown Bentonville by Chef Matt Cooper. The Preacher’s Son. Matthew’s passion for culinary art stems from its ability to bring people together. His style of cooking is rustic and traditional, keeping true to his roots in the South as well as the Pacific Northwest. His celiac condition has enabled him to passionately and creatively cook gluten-friendly. His dedication to local community is evident in his strong commitment to using local and sustainable ingredients, encouraging community building and local cooperation. Located near the heart of Downtown Bentonville the Preacher’s Son Restaurant is walking distance to Bentonville Square and surrounding shops.