Taste of Temple 2021

Taste of Temple 2021

Support CBI and Enjoy Taste of Temple (to go!)

Join us on Zoom for this year’s Taste of Temple! The menu for Taste of Temple 2021 features a delicious pairing of events. A Tiny Taste of Temple cooks up fun for the whole family and Taste of Temple: B’tey’avon provides a sophisticated tasting for adult palates.

A Tiny Taste of Temple

Roll up your sleeves and roll out some rugelach at 10:30 AM on Sunday, January 24! Chef and restauranteur Sonya Sanford leads a cooking class for the whole family, whether you’re Zooming in as part of our Religious School programming or sharing a family morning with us. Chef Sanford suggests you prep the dough in advance, so register for this free event to access the recipe and link!

Click Here to Register for A Tiny Taste of Temple in Advance

Click here for the recipe!

Taste of Temple: B’tey’avon

B’tey’avon means “bon appétit,” so Zoom in, nosh, and mingle with your fellow congregants at 6:00 PM on Sunday, January 31. Purchase and pick up a $75 tasting box for two, curated by Jacob and Sons, that includes treats from Taste of Temple recurring favorites Katchka, Roons, Fire on the Mountain, and more! As we celebrate and support CBI, renowned Portland chefs will share their expertise. Quantities are limited and reservations end January 21.

Click here to donate to Taste of Temple

Click here to purchase tickets (a $75 box for two) or to become a sponsor

Please reach out to Shoshanna for questions or call the main office (503) 222-1069.


Thank You to Our Sponsors!

If you are interested in sponsorship, please reach out to Shoshanna. To purchase a sponsorship ticket, please visit https://TasteofTemple21.givesmart.com

Executive Chef ($25,000 Sponors)

Head Chef ($10,000 Sponsors)

Chef de Cuisine ($5,000 Sponsors)

Rabbi Michael and Cantor Ida Rae Cahana

John Harland and Janet Hoffman

Glen and Lisa Levy

Tony and Bianca Urdes

Sous Chef ($2,500 Sponsors)

Brad and Janice Berman

Josh and Amy Frankel

Craig Hartzman and James John

Rabbi Rachel Joseph & Dr. Sara Spettel

Bill June and Susan Graber

Jim and Rhonda Kennedy

Ruben and Liz Menashe

Christie Moore and Stacy Lewis 

Harold and Jane Pollin

Josh and Amy Remick

Martha Soltesz

Jeff and Lynn Wolfstone

Chef de Partie ($1,000 Sponsors)

Michael and Margie Anton

Stuart and Mandi Chestler

Barry and Bonnie Davis

John and Sarah Epstein

Andrew Frank and Sally Rosenfeld

Howard and Jen Feldman

Stacy and Sharon Friedman

Judah and Ali Garfinkle

Linda Georges

David and Tiffany Goldwyn

Steve and Michelle Gradow

Gordon and Meryl Haber

Dan Hurwitz and Debra Brooks

Rabbi Sam and Dori Joseph

Josh and Michelle Kashinsky

Matthew Kahl and Kathleen Voboril

Paul and Arlene Koenigsberg

Steve and Robin McCoy

Dr. Pike Dentistry for Children

Ryan and Sarah Pitman

Stephen and Leslie Robinson

David and Diane Rosencrantz

John and Marti Rosenthal

Rick Rubinstein, Jr. and Jill Rubinstein

Michael and Linda Salinsky

David Smith and Libby Schwartz

Judge Michael Simon and Hon. Suzanne Bonamici

Sharon Weil

Come hungry and ready to learn at our Taste of Temple main event at 6:00 PM on Sunday, January 31. Celebrated Portland chefs will discuss their craft and share tips, secrets, and insider knowledge at a guided tasting via Zoom. A $75 curated food box for two completes the experience (and supports CBI); quantities are limited and reservations will close on Monday January 25. Go to www.bethisrael-pdx.org/TOT reserve yours now!

To purchase tickets (the $75 box), please visit https://TasteofTemple21.givesmart.com


Each sponsorship comes with a food box for 2 featuring a few of our favorite Taste of Temple vendors, tickets to our virtual event, and a special sponsor gift. If you are interested in sponsorship, please reach out to Shoshanna. To purchase a sponsorship ticket, please visit https://TasteofTemple21.givesmart.com

  • Executive Chef – $25,000
    • $24,925 is tax-deductible
  • Head Chef – $10,000
    • $9,925 is tax-deductible
  • Chef de Cuisine – $5,000
    • ($4,925 is tax-deductible)
  • Sous Chef – $2,500
    • ($2,425 is tax-deductible)
  • Chef de Partie – $1,000
    • ($925 is tax-deductible)