Join us for a presentation on current trends in the East and Southeast Asian restaurant sector, panel discussion and networking (drinks and canapés) reception.
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.
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.
The seventh dinner in the Culinary Salon series, to be held on 28th March 2023, will be prepared by London-based chef Robin Gill.
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.
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.
The next dinner in the Culinary Salon series will be designed and hosted by Felicity Cloake, award-winning author and Guardian food writer.
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 […]
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.
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.
Jean Roberts presents a Masterclass to help you get back on track if you are facing change and uncertainty in your professional life.
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.
Join Karen Barnes, Editor of Delicious magazine, to learn how to build a career in food journalism.
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.
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.
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..
Donald Sloan in conversation with Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley, authors of FALASTIN
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.
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.
Lunch with Anissa Helou, prepared by Mataz Alzari.
Part the series: Migrations – All Our Voices, in partnership with Asia House Arts and the Bagri Foundation.
Ken Hom OBE, renowned chef, writer, broadcaster and Patron of the Oxford Cultural Collective, is joining pupils from George Heriot’s School in Edinburgh to prepare dinner in support of Action Against Hunger.
This event forms part of Migrations: All Our Voices, a series of events that celebrate the positive contributions of generations of migrants who have shaped the UK’s rich and diverse culture.
Join Ching-He Huang, International Emmy-nominated chef, writer and broadcaster, for lunch and conversation at the Eliott Hotel.
Join Jeremy Lee, Chef Proprietor of London’s Quo Vadis, for lunch and conversation at the Bistro Point Restaurant, University of Gibraltar.
18th September 2019 Barings, the global financial services firm, is to contribute to the Oxford Cultural Collective’s series entitled Migrations: all our voices, by staging events at its London headquarters. The Migrations series is a celebration of the positive ways in which generations of migrants have shaped the UK’s rich and diverse […]
This year’s festival will close with a wonderful Chinese banquet prepared by Ching-He Huang, Emmy-nominated TV chef and cookery author.
This year’s festival will open with a sumptuous British feast from Jeremy Lee, Chef Proprietor of Quo Vadis and Patron of the Oxford Cultural Collective.
Renowned food writers Claudia Roden and Yasmin Khan will join Donald Sloan, Chair of the Oxford Cultural Collective, to explore links between Middle Eastern food and personal and collective identities.
Join Chef Ken Hom OBE; Asma Khan, Proprietor of Darjeeling Express; XueFeng Bai, UK Director of Din Tai Fung; and John Guthrie, Employment Policy Adviser of UK Hospitality, to address the skills crisis in the Asian restaurant sector.
Join Baroness Sayeeda Warsi at the launch of ‘Migrations: all our voices’, a new events series from the Oxford Cultural Collective that will celebrate cultural difference as the defining characteristic of the British culinary scene. Dinner will be prepared by Romy Gill MBE.
Part of the Lee Kum Kee Culinary Culture Series. Food consumers are increasingly interested in ‘culturally authenticity’, yet defining authenticity is fraught with difficulty. In this session, panellists will explore cultural authenticity with respect to Chinese cuisine.
Chinese culinary traditions reveal much about the social, moral and religious codes that have long governed Chinese society.
In this session, our panellists will explore recent developments in Chinese food culture. Join Ching-He Huang, Bee Wilson and Dr Vivienne Lo in conversation with Donald Sloan.
Join Fernando Peire, Director of The Ivy and The Club at The Ivy, in conversation with Donald Sloan. Together they will explore how this iconic Theatreland institution became one of the world’s most famous restaurants.
Join Samar Khatiwala to learn what inspired him to write a cookbook on Gujarati cuisine, and discuss the ingredients and varied influences, from Persian to Portuguese, which make it so unique.
The Oxford Cultural Collective is proud to be staging the closing dinner of the 2018 Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival, to be hosted by acclaimed food writer Diana Henry.
Join Jay Rayner, Alan Yau OBE and Andy Kwok to discover how recent changes in the UK’s Chinese restaurant sector are transforming our understanding of authentic regional Chinese dishes.
The Oxford Cultural Collective is proud to be staging the opening dinner of this year’s Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival, to be prepared by the hugely popular Matt Tebbutt.
This collaborative, high-impact seminar, to be co-hosted by the Oxford Cultural Collective, will focus on how to become an employer of choice in the Thai hospitality industry, and on recruiting, nurturing and retaining high-potential employees.
Join members of the OCC team in New Orleans for Pulp Fact: Celebrating Citrus – a seminar, followed by dinner prepared by Jeremy Lee, Jeremiah Tower and local chef Chris Montero at the Napoleon House in the heart of the French Quarter.
Join Claudia Roden, Bee Wilson and Jeremy Lee, in conversation with Donald Sloan, exploring how food writing can enhance our lives.
Join the Oxford Cultural Collective’s Patrons for a special lunch prepared by legendary US chef Jeremiah Tower. Tickets cost £60 per guest, to include drinks reception and a four-course lunch with wine. To book tickets, follow this link. Our Patrons are a dedicated team of acclaimed food professionals who work to ensure the […]
This year’s OCC dinner, in partnership with the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival, will be a British feast prepared by Angela Hartnett, Jeremy Lee, Fergus Henderson and Margot Henderson
Jessica B Harris, pre-eminent scholar on the food and culture of the African Diaspora and Patron of the Oxford Cultural Collective, is interviewed by Boyd Tonkin of The Independent about her captivating memoir, My Soul Looks Back.
Join Ken Hom, Fuchsia Dunlop, Freya Aitken-Turff and Geoff Leong to consider the future of China Towns. Part of a series on Asian food and culture in partnership with Lee Kum Kee Europe.
Renowned chefs and food writers Sabrina Ghayour, Jose Pizarro and Skye McAlpine explore food and drink as a defining aspect of culture.
Part of the Oxford Cultural Collective’s contribution to the 2018 FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival
Join Ching-He Huang, international Emmy-nominated TV chef and cookery writer, to celebrate the approach of Chinese New Year 2018. This special evening will include a drinks reception; Ching ‘in conversation’ with Don Sloan, sharing insights into her extraordinary career; and dinner designed by Ching, with wine.
Cyrus Todiwala OBE DL to prepare opening dinner of Blenheim Palace Festival of Literature, held in association with The Oxford Cultural Collective.