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Culinary Salon Dinner with Ching-He Huang MBE

The Oxford Cultural Collective and Ulster University are staging a Culinary Salon: a series of dinners hosted by some of the UK and Ireland’s most admired chefs and food writers. Join us for the next Culinary Salon dinner with TV chef and author Ching-He Huang MBE.

Tuesday, February 20 2024, 7pm - 10.30pm, at Academy Restaurant, Ulster University, York Street, Belfast

Creative Solutions for Uncertain Times: Finding Success in the East and Southeast Asian Hospitality Sector

Join us for a presentation on current trends in the East and Southeast Asian restaurant sector, panel discussion and networking (drinks and canapés) reception. 

Wednesday, November 22 2023, 6.30pm - 9pm, at Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London, W1G 7LP

Culinary Salon Dinner with Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich

The Oxford Cultural Collective and Ulster University are staging a Culinary Salon: a series of dinners hosted by some of the UK and Ireland’s most admired chefs and food writers. Join us for the next in the series, with Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich, of Honey & Co.

Tuesday, November 07 2023, 7pm - 10.30pm, at Academy Restaurant, Ulster University, York Street, Belfast

Culinary Salon Dinner with Conor Spacey

The Oxford Cultural Collective and Ulster University are staging a Culinary Salon: a series of dinners hosted by some of the UK and Ireland’s most admired chefs and food writers. Join us for the next in the series, with Chef Conor Spacey.

Thursday, October 26 2023, 7pm - 10.30pm, at Academy Restaurant, Ulster University, York Street, Belfast

Dinner and conversation with Gok Wan MBE and Ken Hom CBE

Join us for dinner and conversation with two of our best loved national treasures, chef and broadcaster Ken Hom CBE and tv presenter and fashion consultant Gok Wan MBE.

Tuesday, April 18 2023, 6.30pm - 11pm, at Din Tai Fung, Centre Point, 11 St Giles Square, London WC2H 8AP

Culinary Salon Dinner with Robin Gill

The seventh dinner in the Culinary Salon series, to be held on 28th March 2023, will be prepared by London-based chef Robin Gill. 

Tuesday, March 28 2023, 7pm - 10.30pm, at Academy Restaurant, Ulster University, York Street, Belfast

Culinary Salon Dinner with Cyrus Todiwala OBE DL

The sixth dinner in the series, to be held on the evening of 8th February, will be hosted by Cyrus Todiwala OBE DL, chef, restaurateur, educationalist and broadcaster.

Tuesday, February 07 2023, 7pm - 11pm, at Academy Restaurant, Ulster University, York Street, Belfast

Culinary Salon Dinner with Felicity Cloake

The next dinner in the Culinary Salon series will be designed and hosted by Felicity Cloake, award-winning author and Guardian food writer. 

Tuesday, November 29 2022, 7pm - 11pm, at Academy Restaurant, Ulster University, York Street, Belfast

A Taste of Tibet from Julie Kleeman (in conversation with Donald Sloan)

    Join Donald Sloan in conversation with Julie Kleeman, past winner of the Yan-Kit So Award from the Oxford Cultural Collective and co-author of Taste Tibet: Family Recipes from the Himalayas.   Tuesday, May 17 2022, 6.30pm – 8pm, at China Exchange, 32A Gerrard Street, London, W1D 6JA   Follow this link to book […]

Tuesday, May 17 2022, 6.30pm - 8pm, at China Exchange, 32A Gerrard Street, London, W1D 6JA

Culinary Salon Dinner, prepared by Jeremy Lee

The next Culinary Salon Dinner, in partnership with Ulster University, will be prepared by Jeremy Lee, Chef Proprietor of Quo Vadis, working with hospitality and culinary arts management students from Ulster University.  

Tuesday, March 01 2022, 7pm - 11pm, at Academy Restaurant, Ulster University, York Street, Belfast

Thinking things through: getting your career back on track, with Jean Roberts (an OCC Masterclass)

Jean Roberts presents a Masterclass to help you get back on track if you are facing change and uncertainty in your professional life.

Saturday, November 20 2021, 1pm - 4pm, at University of Westminster, New Cavendish Street, London

Finding your Voice in Food Media, with Zoe Adjonyoh (an OCC Masterclass)

Join Zoe Adjonyoh to learn how an appreciation of the power of story, authenticity and structured narrative can help you find your tribe and grow you and your food business faster.   To learn more and to book your place on this OCC Masterclass, follow this link.

Monday, March 22 2021, 5pm - 7pm, at online

Writing on Food and Culture: avoiding implicit bias, With Lolis Eric Elie (an OCC Masterclass)

Join Lolis Eric Elie as he explores ways in which cultural biases and assumptions can rob a writer of the ability to write sympathetically, insightfully and accurately about other cultures.

Monday, March 01 2021, 5pm - 7pm, at online

Building a Career in Food Journalism, With Karen Barnes (an OCC Masterclass)

Join Karen Barnes, Editor of Delicious magazine, to learn how to build a career in food journalism.

Monday, February 01 2021, 5pm - 7pm, at online

A Feast for the Eyes, with Felicity Cloake (an OCC Masterclass)

Join Felicity Cloake, columnist for the Guardian and New Statesman, to learn how an appreciation of great food writing from the past and present can inform your own approach to writing about food.

Monday, October 26 2020, 5pm - 7pm, at online

How to Build a Brand, with Yasmin Khan (an OCC Masterclass)

Join Yasmin Khan, writer and activist, to learn how to create a successful personal or business brand. How to stand out in a competitive market, raise your income and better connect your work to your mission so that you can reach the widest possible audience..

Monday, October 12 2020, 5pm - 7pm, at online

Hospitality Education – The State of the Art

EP and the Oxford Cultural Collective will stage an online discussion on 30th September 2020 to explore the future of hospitality education in the UK.

Wednesday, September 30 2020, tbc - tbc, at Online

A love letter to Palestine, with Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley

Donald Sloan in conversation with Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley, authors of FALASTIN

Thursday, April 23 2020, 6.45pm - 8.30pm, at Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7LP

A celebration of Italian culture through food and opera, with Fred Plotkin

Join Fred Plotkin, one of America’s foremost experts on opera and author of the best-selling series Italy for the Gourmet Traveller, for a magical celebration of Italy’s cultural contribution to the world. An event from ‘Kontentigo’, supported by the Oxford Cultural Collective.

Saturday, March 07 2020, 7pm - 11pm, at Army and Navy Club, 36-39 Pall Mall, St. James's, London SW1Y 5JN

Palestinian food and culture: Dinner and conversation with Yasmin Khan

Enjoy dinner with Yasmin Khan, award-winning author, broadcaster and campaigner, with recipes chosen from her best-selling cookbook, Zaitoun. The evening will include Yasmin in conversation with Don Sloan, Chair of the Oxford Cultural Collective.
In partnership with Barings and EP Insights.

Thursday, February 27 2020, 6pm - 9.30pm, at Barings, 20 Old Bailey, London EC4M 7BF

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