Introducing ‘THE-ICE’ – official partner of Gastronomy Summit 2022
The call for Good Practice Case Studies is now open and it closes on 31st January 2022. Once delegates have booked to attend Gastronomy Summit 2022, they are welcome to submit Good Practice Case Studies, in line with requirements.
The winners of the 2021 Ken Hom – Lee Kum Kee Scholarship will enjoy a bespoke trip to Hong Kong to experience the city’s unique culinary culture.
Sophie Grigson – A Curious Absence of Chickens: A Journal of Life, Food and Recipes in Puglia. Don Sloan talks to Sophie Grigon about her new life in Puglia.
We are thrilled to announce the shortlisted candidates for the 2021 Yan-Kit So Award for Food Writers on Asia.
In this short ‘taster’ for Gastronomy Summit 2022, Professor Duncan Morrow of Ulster University considers the role of civil society, including those working in food, drink and hospitality, in embedding peace and social cohesion in Northern Ireland.
In this short ‘taster for Gastronomy Summit 2022, Michele Shirlow and Anna Pollock reflect on the power of food, drink and hospitality to effect positive transformation of local communities.
High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America, is a new four-part docu-series from Netflix based on Jessica B. Harris’s book of the same name.
The Oxford Cultural Collective is privileged to be working in partnership with the US Embassy in London and the Pavilion of the African Diaspora at the London Design Biennale, to stage a dinner in observance of Juneteenth, a reflective day to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States.
Meet our distinguished keynote speakers, who will share personal insights that will help with your transition to work, and with taking the first steps in your career.
Meet Ritrovo at Future Careers Fair 2021. Ritrovo is a new personal leadership development resource platform which contains curated personal stories from a range of respected leaders who share a commitment to supporting the next generation.
Join Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts at Future Careers Fair 2021. Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 23 hotels across the Middle East, Europe and Asia and employs 8000 staff, representing 106 countries.
Join Swire Hotels at Future careers Fair 2021. They believe the happiest places to work are where team members can be their authentic selves.
Over the last twenty-one years, Yummy Jobs has provided more than 18,000 students and graduates with outstanding work opportunities in the United States.
An international online careers fair for graduates, which will offer reassurance that hospitality, travel and tourism remain vibrant sectors within which to build fulfilling and enjoyable management and leadership careers.
The Oxford Cultural Collective is pleased to announce that applications for prestigious Ken Hom – Lee Kum Kee Scholarship 2021 opened on Monday 26th April 2021. The closing date for applications is 27th August 2021.
The Oxford Cultural Collective and Representation Plus are collaborating to stage an online careers fair on 28 May 2021, with the purpose of supporting and re-engaging graduates with top employers.
Dr Jessica B. Harris, OCC Patron, was recently joined in conversation by actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr. and musician Questlove, for the premier of Recovering Black History, a Curator Culture series from the Studio Museum in Harlem.
Michael Caines MBE, Patron of the Oxford Cultural Collective, continues to develop his ground-breaking hospitality business. As the sector begins to emerge from lockdown, it is refreshing to witness his ongoing success, which is so important to the economy and culture of Devon.
The call for submissions of academic papers and posters is now open.
Ulster University, in partnership with the Oxford Cultural Collective, is staging Gastronomy Summit 2022 in Belfast, in April 2022.
The Oxford Cultural Collective is proud to support The Jane Grigson trust Award for New Food Writers. The shortlist for the Jane Grigson Trust Award 2021 is announced today, Monday 22 February 2021.
The Ken Hom – Lee Kum Kee Scholarship 2021 will soon be open for entries.
Donald Sloan pays tribute to Charles Campion, writer, broadcaster and Founding Patron of the Oxford Cultural Collective, who died on 23rd December 2020.
The OCC Trust, a newly registered charity, will support the educational agenda of the Oxford Cultural Collective.
Dr. Jessica B. Harris, Patron of the Oxford Cultural Collective, is Lead Curator for a new exhibition – African American: Making the Nation’s Table – to be staged at the Africa Center in Harlem, NYC.
There is a growing consensus that if hospitality education is to have a bright future, it is time for a significantly different approach. Over two webinar sessions on 30th September, hosted by OCC and EP, a new strategy was proposed.
With the support of the Oxford Cultural Collective, Ulster University has entered a partnership with the Antonio Carluccio Foundation to encourage school leavers from across Northern Ireland to consider university as an option.
Callum Irwin, who has recently graduated from Ulster University with a first class honours degree in Culinary Arts Management, is the recipient of the inaugural Ken Hom – Lee Kum Kee Scholarship.
The Oxford Cultural Collective is working in partnership with Daffodil International University (DIU), Dhaka, Bangladesh, to create a new educational institute – the Daffodil Oxford Centre of Excellence for Hospitality (DOCEH).
Fred Plotkin, pleasure activity, passionate opera expert and Patron of the Oxford Cultural Collective, speaks every Friday with fascinating people in the music world. The shows are broadcast on the Idagio classical music streaming service.
Lynne and David Levin have recently launched a user-friendly online ordering platform for Great Wine Estates. They are happy to offer a 15% loyalty discount to friends of the Oxford Cultural Collective.
New publication from Jessica B. Harris, culinary historian and founding Patron of the Oxford Cultural Collective.
Harris receives America’s highest honour for food and hospitality professionals
In partnership with George Heriot’s School, Edinburgh, the Oxford Cultural Collective recently staged a dinner for 90 guests, raising £11,000 for Action Against Hunger.
The Oxford Cultural Collective has formed a working partnership with Daffodil International University in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to establish a ground-breaking centre of excellence for hospitality and culinary arts education.
The shortlist for the Jane Grigson Trust Award 2020 is announced today, Tuesday 25 February 2020.
7th November 2019 The Gibunco Gibraltar International Literary Festival, now one of the outstanding literary events in the English speaking world, features distinguished novelists, historians, biographers and public figures from Britain and elsewhere. The Oxford Cultural Collective is pleased to be working in partnership with the festival to stage a variety of culinary events: […]
Barings has joined forces with OCC and EP to stage its own series of events that will acknowledge the creative and productive energy of its diverse, international workforce.
Kleeman’s winning entry was her proposal for The Tibetan Table, a tribute to an ancient cuisine that has developed in relative isolation. She aims to document the unique culinary traditions of the Tibetan people, spanning home cooking, nomad food, festive occasions, picnics and the food of the Diaspora.
The 2020 Jane Grigson Trust Award for first time writers of books about food and drink is now open for entries from writers, publishers and agents. The closing date is 30 November 2019.
Learn about the proposals from this year’s shortlisted candidates.
Dr Jessica B. Harris, Patron of OCC, is this year’s recipient of the James Beard Foundation’s most prestigious award, induction into the Cookbook Hall of Fame.
We are delighted to announce that Lynne Levin has been appointed a Patron of the Oxford Cultural Collective. Known for her success in the international wine trade, Lynne is also a long-term supporter of higher education.
Marc Millon, Patron of the Oxford Cultural Collective, reflects on the launch of Migrations: all our voices, an important new initiative that is both a celebration of Britain’s diverse food culture and a call to action at a time of growing disharmony in society.
EP Magazine, the publication that promotes progressive thinking in the UK hospitality industry, has become a key partner in Migrations: all our voices, a new initiative from the Oxford Cultural Collective.
The Oxford Cultural Collective will be staging joint events with Carousel, London’s award-winning creative hub for chef residences, workshops, art exhibitions and gastronomic experiences.
BBC Radio 4’s On Your Farm focuses on the BBC Food and Farming Awards – Future Food category, judged by Don Sloan of the Oxford Cultural Collective and William Kendall, leading food entrepreneur.
New events series from the Oxford Cultural Collective will celebrate diversity of UK food culture.
Actor, chef, writer, broadcaster and Patron of the Oxford Cultural Collective, Madhur Jaffrey has recently taken on an unexpected new role – rapper!