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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: Bon Appétit 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: 

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 Kachka, Roons, Fire on the Mountain, Garbanzo, and more! As we celebrate and support CBI, renowned Portland chefs will share their expertise! Boxes will be available for pick-up on Saturday 1/30 noon - 4:00 PM and Sunday 1/31 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at CBI! 

Curated food boxes for Taste of Temple B'tey'avon have sold out! However, that doesn't mean you can't join in the fun of Taste of Temple! We will maintain a waitlist for those who are interested. To get on the waitlist, simply "purchase" (at no charge) a Taste of Temple Waitlist Ticket. We will let those on the waitlist know as boxes become available in the order they registered.

Even if you are unable to purchase one of our limited boxes, you are welcome to participate-at no charge-in the Taste of Temple: B'tey'avon Zoom. Register by "purchasing" (at no charge) an Event Link Registration ticket to make sure you get the link to join the annual fun.

What's on the menu?

Our delicious boxes are all vegetarian with a little of something for everyone (including vegan and gluten-free items). We will feature Kachka Horeseraddish Vodka * Chocolate dipped Roons * Fire on the Mountain sauce * A bottle of Yarden cabernet sauignon wine * Jerk mushrooms conserva * Pickled fennel & pineapple * Chickpea bruschetta * Satsuma candied Italian chestnuts * Salted & sweet lemon curd mascarpone * Everything spice focaccia * Strawberry Hugo Cocktail kit made up of elderflower-strawberry simple syrup, a sprig of fresh basil, seltzer to be mixed with Prosecco, gin, or both * and even more delicious surprises!

Thank you to our Sponsors!

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.


Executive Chef ($25,000 Sponors)

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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

Brad and Michelle Tonkin

Tony and Bianca Urdes

Sous Chef ($2,500 Sponsors)

Michael Adler and Molly Newcomer

Lester and Heather Baskin

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

Paul and Nancy Levy

Christie Moore and Stacy Lewis 

Harold and Jane Pollin

Josh and Amy Remick

Stephen and Leslie Robinson

Paul and Gayle Romain

Martha Soltesz

Marcy Tonkin

Jeff and Lynn Wolfstone

Chef de Partie ($1,000 Sponsors)

Michael and Margie Anton

Jonathan and Bonnie Barg

Jeff Capen and Kira Dennison-Capen

Stuart and Mandi Chestler

Barry and Bonnie Davis

Chester Edwards and Lynn Tobias

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

Jonathan and Lisa Greenleaf

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

Ted Nelson

Dr. Pike Dentistry for Children

Ryan and Sarah Pitman

James Rosenbaum and Sandra Lewis

David and Diane Rosencrantz

John and Marti Rosenthal

Rick Rubinstein, Jr. and Jill Rubinstein

Michael and Linda Salinsky

David Smith and Libby Schwartz

Southwest Portland Dental, Tiffany Goldwyn DMD

Michael Simon and Suzanne Bonamici

Sharon Weil

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