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Meals

All meals are optional

Kosher meals and all food served at the conference* will be prepared by Zelda’s Catering under the supervision of the Chicago Rabbinical Council (CRC).

*New in 2021, non-kosher vegetarian lunches prepared by the Sheraton Grand Chicago will also be available for purchase.

Please note: All meal cancellations will be refunded in full through November 13. After November 13, refunds will no longer be available.

Sunday, December 19th

MealMemberNonmember
Breakfast (Kosher)$41$51
Lunch (Kosher)$45$55
Lunch (Non-kosher vegetarian)$27$37
Dinner** (Kosher)$80$90


**Please Note: Sunday dinner is not the traditional Gala. There will be a special Welcome Reception on Sunday evening (free of charge and includes one complimentary drink ticket when RSVP'ing during online registration) in lieu of the former Gala Banquet.

Monday, December 20th

MealMemberNonmember
Breakfast*** (Kosher)$41$51
Lunch*** (Kosher)$45$55
Lunch*** (Non-kosher vegetarian)$27$37
Dinner (Kosher)$80$90


***Please Note: The Women's Caucus and the Sephardi/Mizrahi Caucus are not planning to host meals with their 2021 annual meetings. To find out more about the meetings: AJS Women's Caucus | AJS Sephardi/Mizrahi Caucus

Tuesday, December 21st

MealMemberNonmember
Breakfast (Kosher)$41$51
Lunch (Kosher)$45$55
Lunch (Non-kosher vegetarian)$27$37

Menus

Below are the anticipated menus, but specific items may be substituted pending supply or other circumstances. Kosher vegetarian meals are automatically ordered for all those who indicate "vegetarian" during the online registration process. If you plan to purchase any meals and have specific food allergies or other special meal concerns, please contact the Director of Events and Operations.

Daily Breakfast - Kosher (all 3 days)

   • Individual Yogurt or Cottage Cheese

   • Assorted Sliced Bagels and Cream Cheese

   • Fresh Seasonal Diced Fruit

   • Hard-Boiled Egg

   • Orange Juice

   • Coffee and Tea Service

Sunday Boxed Lunch - Kosher

   • Southwestern Grilled Chicken Salad

   • Mixed Field Greens, Grilled Chicken Breast, Sweet Grilled Corn, Tortilla Crisp, Southwestern Vinaigrette

   • Chocolate Chip Cookie

   • Coffee and Tea Service

Sunday Boxed Lunch - Non-Kosher Vegetarian

   • Tomato & Mozzarella Sandwich: Roma Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Watercress, Balsamic aioli, Herb Focaccia

   • Chocolate Chunk Cookie

   • Coffee and Tea Service

Monday Boxed Lunch - Kosher 

   • Smoked Roasted Turkey Breast Sandwich

   • Mayonnaise & Mustard on the side

   • Mixed Field Greens, Tomatoes, Carrots and Cucumbers, Balsamic Vinaigrette

   • Whole Fruit

   • Coffee and Tea Service

Monday Boxed Lunch - Non-Kosher Vegetarian

   •  Grilled Vegetable Wrap: Marinated Grilled Vegetables, Feta Cheese, Arugula, Spinach, Hummus Spread, Gluten-Free Wrap

   • Piece of Whole Fruit

   • Coffee and Tea Service

Tuesday Boxed Lunch - Kosher

   • Italian Herbed Grilled Chicken Pasta Primavera Salad, Herbed Sherry Vinaigrette

   • Blondie Bar

   • Coffee and Tea Service

Tuesday Boxed Lunch - Non-Kosher Vegetarian

   •  Roasted Portobello Mushroom Sandwich: Roasted Portobello with Provolone Cheese Romaine Lettuce, Sundried Tomato Spread French Baguette

   • Bag of Chips

   • Coffee and Tea Service

Sunday Dinner - Kosher

   • Mixed Field Greens with Grape Tomatoes, Hearts of Palm, Dried Cranberries and Julienne Carrots, Herb Vinaigrette

   • Chicken Marsala with a Mushroom Marsala Sauce, served with Roasted Herb Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables

   • Assorted Dinner Rolls & Flatbreads and Margarine

   • Coffee and Tea Service

Monday Dinner - Kosher

   • Asian Salad with Asian Lettuce Mix, Red Pepper, Julienne Beets and Edamame, Asian Vinaigrette

   • Asian Salmon with Teriyaki Glaze, served with Vegetable Fried Rice and Seasonal Vegetables

   • Assorted Dinner Rolls & Flatbreads and Margarine

   • Coffee and Tea Service

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