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Taste of OSU

Taste of OSU is an evening of cultural performances on stage, exhibits and food from around the world provided by more than 30 different international and ethnic clubs on campus. Food tickets are $1 each (samples of international cuisine). Admission to event is free. Taste of OSU 2019 is on Friday, February 15, 2019 from 5 - 9 p.m. at the Ohio Union. 

Student organizations interested in participating in Taste of OSU 2019, please review "Participant Information" below for guidelines, links to the applications and future deadlines.

Those participants interested in preparing food must also submit their proposed recipes in the correct format. You can find more information and submit your recipe in "Recipe Submission," located below.

The Office of International Affairs, along with 34 student organizations, and a host of campus organizations, presented Taste of OSU as a fun and entertaining way to educate the campus community about different cultures. The Sri Lankan Student Association, the Indian Student Association and the Association for India’s Development, all took top honors in the student organization categories. It was something light and sweet that wowed the crowd of 4,500 at this year’s Taste of OSU & World Carnaval. In the 3rd Annual Campus Dining Services Dessert Competition Chef Les Fonza, of North Commons, took home the top prize for his Spring Parfait.

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The Taste of OSU and World Carnaval 2008 slideshow includes photos of the Campus Dining Services Chef's Dessert Competition, cultural exhibits, student organizations, cultural performances and more.

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The Office of International Affairs, along with more than 30 Ohio State student organizations and the Campus Dining Services chefs, are coming together to prepare an evening of international food, desserts and cultural performances for the campus community at the 2008 Taste of OSU and World Carnaval, which is set for Friday, January 25 from 5 p.m. to midnight at the Recreational and Physical Activities Center (RPAC).

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