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Calling all foodies! Join us on Saturday night, January 25, 2020 at 7:30pm for Noshed, a battle of the chefs based on the popular TV show “Chopped.” Three of Chicago’s top kosher chefs will compete live to cook a creative dish out of a mystery basket of eclectic ingredients. Come out and sample delicious hors d'oeuvres (both meat and vegetarian), desserts, and drinks from these popular kosher establishments and see which chef is crowned the winner by our panel of expert judges.  

Featuring chef contestants:

Ricky Bielak
Owner/Chef, Tacos Gingi

Bryan Gryka
Executive Chef/General Manager, Milt's BBQ for the Perplexed

Carlos Resendiz
Executive Chef, Shallots Bistro

Master of Ceremonies:

Rachel Silvert, actor,


Michael Holleb 
Owner, The Claim Company

Sharon Matten
Cookbook author and Blogger,

Aaron Steingold
Owner/Operator, Steingold's of Chicago Delicatessen and Cafe


Visit our registration page for tickets ($95). Each ticket includes kosher hors d'oeuvres, two drink tickets, dessert, free parking, plus access to a food-themed silent auction and kosher wine pull.

Interested in supporting this event? Learn more about sponsorship opportunities on our registration page, or download our donation form for information about how to donate kosher silent auction items or kosher wine.

Thank you to all of our sponsors!

Dessert Sponsors ($1,800)
Alan & Jessica Littmann

Entree Sponsors ($540)
Lee & Lisa Bloom
Greer & Arthur Braun
Alan & Barbara London
Jay Goldstein & Marc Matlin
Estee & Jonathan Lehrer

Appetizer Sponsors ($360)
Deborah Boxerman & Michael Rosenbaum
Daniel & Kate Chodrow
Rabbi Nate & Rachel Crane
Allison & Joel Kurzman
Larry & Rachel Plawsky
Aviva & Allan Rodin
Sarah Rodin
Rachel Sacks & Michael Lehrer
Karen & Michael Thirman
Beth & Menash Zadik  

Thank you to our wine donors!

Hungarian Kosher Foods
Kol Tuv Kosher Foods
Mid Town Distribution
Barb & Tom Unger  
Sarah Rodin
Heidi & Ben Rosenberg
Rachel Sacks  

Thank you to our donors!

Gail and Jerry Swerdlik
Tzvi Tannenbaum

Event catering provided by CRC kosher restaurants. For preparation questions, please contact the synagogue office. 

Mon, January 20 2020 23 Tevet 5780