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Sarasota Jewish Food Festival

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Sunday Jan 29th 2019 9:30 am thru 3:00 pm
Temple Sinai, Sarasota, FL, 4631 S Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231, (941) 924-1802

What do bagels, chopped liver, chicken soup, blintzes, corned beef and pastrami sandwiches (FF9 's fabulous Corned Beef and Pastrami are being provided by Sarasota's own former New York deli-man Sol Shenker of Sol's New York City's Deli. ), kosher hot dogs, kugel and almost everything else known to mankind in the way of traditional Jewish cuisine have in common?

They can all be found for your delectable consumption at Temple Sinai's 9th Annual Food Festival, plus a Health Fair/craft vendors and a book fair. Come rain or shine, beginning at 9:30 AM on Sunday, January 15th and lasting until 3:00 PM to savor a vast array of delicious ethnic foods prepared by a host of dedicated Temple Sinai volunteers. Menu items are available on the temple website at The Jewish Federation is a significant Food Festival sponsor and will also be sponsoring a PJ program for kids.

Preparations for this yearly event have been going on for quite sometime. Mark Margolis, Chairperson, predicts that this years food fest will be the largest and most successful event Temple Sinai has ever held. there is ample parking to accommodate over 300 cars. Overflow parking and shuttle service is available on Proctor near Beneva at Sarasota Technical College.

In addition, you won't want to miss the opportunity to meet Temple Sinai's new Rabbi, Michael Churgel and take a tour of it's beautiful temple.

This year Temple Sinai is proud to announce that it is again partnering with the All Faiths Food Bank. This partnership is another facet of Temple Sinai's continuing community outreach effort and Social Action programming. Attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to the event.

Temple Sinai is located just off of Proctor Road (between Swift and Beneva) and Lockwood Ridge just west of the Sarasota Technical College and behind the new Autumn of Sarasota memory facility. Look for the signs directing you into the temple or let the aroma of all that great food be your guide. Please call Mark Margolis, Chairperson, at 966-0252 with any questions or review our Website (