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Event Registration - Oklahoma Restaurant Association
Odyssey de Culinaire 2023
7/11/2023 - 7/20/2023
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM CST

Event Description

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Odyssey de Culinaire and embark on a culinary journey with the Oklahoma Hospitality Foundation!  Join us for one or both of these fundraising wine dinners that support Oklahoma ProStart, as part of the school-to-career workforce development programs with the Oklahoma Restaurant Association. This highly anticipated dining experience showcases renowned chefs from Tulsa and Oklahoma City, hosting unforgettable evenings of exquisite dining. These events are open to the public; each of the five courses served, pairs a chef with an aspiring Oklahoma ProStart culinary student, creating an extraordinary dining experience for all attendees.

Funds raised from the events are used to advance the future of Oklahoma's culinary landscape and hospitality workforce; providing funding directly to the ProStart high school classrooms. Some activities that are supported include teacher professional development, classroom materials, guest speakers, food labs, field trips and student supplies. Experience a memorable evening of fine dining and wine pairings that will make a lasting impact on culinary education in Oklahoma! Join us for one or both Odyssey de Culinaire dinners this summer. 

Experience an energetic evening and make an impact on culinary education in Oklahoma! Join us for one or both Odyssey de Culinaires - the Oklahoma Restaurant Association's only event open to the public!

Dates & Location
  • July 11, 2023 • River Spirit Resort and Casino, 8330 Riverside Pkwy, Tulsa, OK 74137
  • July 20, 2023 • Skirvin Hilton Hotel, 1 Park Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102
• Single Seats: $175/person 
• Full Table of 8: $1,400

Refund Policy
Refunds will not be given after 6/30/23 for our July 11 event, or 7/11/23 for our July 20 event; however, registration is transferable to an alternate guest, or to the other cities 2023 dinner with prior notice.

Cancellation Policy
No refunds are given; however, registration is transferable.

Partnership Opportunities
For Odyssey de Culinaire partnership opportunities, visit our online store or contact Patti Colley at 405.942.8181 or

Hotel Accommodations:
After dinner, continue the fun with an overnight stay at the hotel by enjoying our discounted hotel rates.
Skirvin Hilton Hotel
Group Code: ODC23
Rate: $79.00
Cutoff: 6/29/2023
River Spirit Casino Resort
Link: Click here
Rate: $99.00
Cut-off: 6/27/23
Cutoff date: 7/6/22

Our Chefs

Lead Chefs

Lead Coordinating Chef:
Mark Vannasdall
Traditions Hospitality Group
Assistant Coordinating Chef:
Bill Leib
Francis Tuttle Technology Center



Chef Bill Leib
Francis Tuttle Technology Center

Chef Sam Bracken
Spark Hospitality

Chef Sarah Leavell
BOK Center


Chef Ben Alexander
McNellie's Group

Chef Joel Bein 
The Meat & Cheese Show

Chef Miranda Kaiser 
The Meat & Cheese Show
Chef Tuck Curren 


Chef Mark Vannasdall
Tradition's Hospitality

Chef Chris Barton
The Skirvin Hilton Hotel

Chef Alain Buthion
LaBaguette Bistro


Chef Kurt Fleischfresser
Western Concepts

Chef Robert Black


Thank Your to Our Partners

Executive Chef Partners

Sous Chef Partners


Chef De Partie Partners


Sommelier Partners


3800 N. Portland Ave., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112
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