The dates and featured chefs for Odyssey de Culinaire 2017 have been set! The first dinner will be Thursday, July 20 at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center, and the second dinner will be Thursday, July 27 at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in OKC. We hope to see you at one or both of these unique dinners benefitting Student Programs within the Oklahoma Hospitality Foundation!
The Oklahoma Restaurant Association is making preparations for two popular competitions to be held during the 2017 Oklahoma Restaurant Convention & Expo on August 30 & 31. The official applications have been made available; all we need are applicants!
This annual Fall event is the largest trade show in the state of Oklahoma and the most important event for foodservice, hospitality, and tourism industry professionals, featuring hundreds of exhibits, an opening night party, the ever-popular ORA Culinary Cook-off, the exciting ORA Cocktail Shakedown and over 6,000 industry attendees.
The ORA Academy is back in 2017 with both a BOH/Culinary track and a FOH/Management track! The goal of the Academy is to offer continuing education and professional development to particular demographics of ORA’s membership. At the end of the year, if a student has attended all 4 sessions, they will be awarded an ORA Academy “Certificate of Knowledge” and be recognized in The Restaurateur magazine.