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!
Music is one of the most important elements in establishing the mood in your restaurant, but under law, you must make sure you have the necessary licensing to comply with copyright statutes before playing it. Here are answers to frequently asked questions about music licensing:
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.
Oklahoma Restaurant Association Members: The National Restaurant Association has just informed us that the FDA is extending the compliance date for menu labeling to May 7, 2018. The Federal Register notice (linked) is scheduled to be published on Thursday, May 4 (the day before the original deadline would have taken effect). This has been a particularly long battle for all of us and all of you who have been close to this issue for the past eight years. There are many strategic questions that lie ahead and clarity that we yet need to obtain. We will continue to keep you updated and informed. We will be consulting with NRA and as soon as we know more information, we will update you.