Our mission.

Redefining what it means to break bread with a stranger.

Locally sourced, hand crafted multi-course meals featuring peak season ingredients for diverse palates + interactive bar with certified mixologist and sommelier.

HOC is a traveling dinner party. Bringing people together to share perspectives and collaborate.

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Danny Soto

Songwriter. Web designer.

I met some of my favorite people in the world there. I love to try all the crazy dishes they come with.

@deadsotoDark Dinner

Our mission.

Redefining what it means to break bread with a stranger.

Locally sourced, hand crafted multi-course meals featuring peak season ingredients for diverse palates + interactive bar with certified mixologist and sommelier.

HOC is a traveling dinner party. Bringing people together to share perspectives and collaborate.

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Dinners

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food.
design.
connection.

food.
design.
connection.

food.
design.
connection.

In the Alps

December 2019

Colors

February 2020

Lawless

November 2019

Highedaway

June 2019

Zen

Dark

Dusk

┬ęSOTO 2020

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Noelle Ferruccio

The HOC team is immensely creative, talented and amazing to work with! Their vision of themed concepts & turning ideas into reality exceed expectations. They're the real deal!

Kassondra Spangler & Maddie Stover

Hosts of 'Girl, Still Love You' podcast

we were inspired by the richness and layered aspect of the HOC event. the colors, the food, the music, everything was stimulating and intriguing!

The Wild Path

Tessa Dupont, Founder/Creative Director

HOC knocked our goal out of the park. The team was communicative during planning, collaborative with vendors, on-site & helpful during execution, & have become friends since.

Richie Lewis

Actor

HOC provides a space for creatives to unwind and share their passions and goals. You will walk away feeling inspired and ready to work.

Katie Harriman

Lighting Direction & Production

Ty Inglesi

Beverage Curator

Nevarre Mulderink

Beverage Curator

Aaron Wicklow

Beverage Curator

Ashley Lofton

Beverage Menu Director

Nicholas Hoover

Pastry Chef

Emmanuel Tyson

Executive Chef

Jamey Chilton

Executive Chef

Branden Weigel

Menu Development Director

Pastel Bryant

Co-Founder & Cuisine Director

Kevin Smith

Floral Designer

Simone Gholston

Production & Communication Manager

Duncan Litton Thomas

Staging / Lighting / Production / Activations

Khyle Ford

Builder

Amy Robinson Ford

Textile Designer

Alison Carter

Stylist / Production

Grace Anthony

Stylist

Bryce Herd

Stylist

Emily Evans

Communication Director

Alexia Winfield

Co-Founder & Creative Director

Sydney Cologie

Brand Marketing Director

Bridget Johnson

Stylist/Day of Production/Model Direction

Gaby Santiago

Co-Founder & Design Director

Michael Casey Associates

Michael Casey Associates has partnered with Humans of Columbus to locate multiple unique venues around the city.

Serif Creative

Serif Creative loaned Humans of Columbus their Brewery District HQ to transform into #HOCColors in February 2020.

Releaf Health Clinic

Releaf Health Clinic has been a partner in supporting HOC experiences and one of our very first collaborative clients.

MWC Made It

Our partner and teammate, Khyle Ford of MWC Made It, builds custom thematic furniture and installations for HOC experiences.

Nosh Candy Co.

Through Nosh Candy Co., our Confectioner/Pastry Chef Nick Hoover creates delightful desserts for each dinner.

The Foto Bar

The Foto Bar is one of our treasured, reoccurring partners capturing foto booth content at every HOC experience.

Elevate Creative

Elevate Creative is made up of storytellers who help bring the Humans of Columbus journey to life digitally.

Jameson Irish Whiskey

Our dynamite cocktail team has partnered with Jameson to create one-of-a-kind beverages for multiple HOC experiences.

Kaufman Development

Kaufman Development has generously partnered with HOC to provide multiple nontraditional venues.

Buzzsaw Brewing Co.

We worked with them to develop a special saison beer that was only released at our dinner.