Dine Around the World in One Night at OCC

OAKLAND COUNTY, Michigan –Escape on a culinary trip around the world guaranteed to be a thrill ride from beginning to end with Oakland Community College's (OCC) award-winning Culinary Studies Institute as they host “Around the World in 80 Days” on Thursday, April 14 at 6:00 p.m. in Farmington Hills at the OCC Orchard Ridge Campus.

While circling the globe, enjoy the foods and flavors of our constantly shifting exotic locale. Let the ambiance and entertainment tempt and explore the creative corners of the mind while reveling in a five-course meal including wines specially paired to complement.

The evening's mood is set at a cocktail hour with specialty hors d'oeuvres for sampling. Inventive signature drinks and outlandish wines and beers will be available. Dinner follows with live entertainment.

The Culinary Studies Institute bake shop opens at 4:00 pm for specialty breads, coffee cakes, cookies, tortes and candies made by our acclaimed pastry chefs and their students. Dinner tickets are not required to shop the bakery's special offerings.

Dinner guests must be 21 to enter because alcohol is served.

Tickets are $55 per person and available through the OCC Culinary Studies Institute at (248) 522-3700, or online at occaroundtheworld.eventbrite.com/.

About the OCC Culinary Studies Institute

OCC's Culinary Studies Institute is Michigan's premier hospitality school. The largest of the Institute's programs, Culinary Arts, gives students a combination of classroom and hands on experience. In addition to extensive time in kitchen labs cooking and baking, specialties such as ice carving and wine and spirits are offered. Students participate in events such as the annual Great Lakes Wine Tasting at the student-run Ridgewood Café, a restaurant on the Orchard Ridge Campus.

About OCC

With five campuses throughout Oakland County, Oakland Community College offers degrees and certificates in approximately 100 career fields as well as university transfer degrees in business, science and liberal arts. The College provides academic and developmental experiences that allow each student to reach their full potential and enhance the diverse communities they serve.  More than 45,000 students annually attend OCC and more than a million students have enrolled in the College since it opened in 1965. To learn more about OCC, visit oaklandcc.edu.

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Media Contact: Bridget M. Kavanaugh | Marketing & Communications | T: 248.341.2020 | bmkavana@oaklandcc.edu