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            MAZAL TOV!!

We have many rooms available and can accommodate simchas of various sizes.

Please call Robyn at  (201) 568-1315 or email catering@ahavathtorah.org for more information.

To reserve a Bar/Bat Mitzvah please click here for the form to submit it to the office.

                        Menu with Links to Details & Pricing

                             CAT Catering Panel   2019 -2020 

Caterer Contact Info


8th Day Caterers

8th Day Caterers

Dovid Lisker
201-214-0803

dovid@8thdaycaterers.com
office@8thdaycaterers.com

www.8thdaycaterers.com

Dougies BBQ

Dougies BBQ

Jonathan Speiser
201-833-6000

teaneckdougies@msn.com


Esprit Events/Village Crown Caterers

Esprit Events/Village Crown Caterers

Jacob Ottensoser(esprit)
212-207-3888
347-231-0590 (cell)
jacob@espritevents.com
www.espritevents.com

Sash Maharaj (village crown)
212-207-3888
347-996-8101 (cell)
sash@villagecrown.com
www.villagecrown.com

Grand & Essex Market

Grand & Essex Market

Yitzy Elbaum
201-244-9955 x 90

yitzy@grandandessex.com

www.grandandessex.com

Madison Caterers/Kosher Experience

Madison Caterers/Kosher Experience

Avi Levenbrown
201-787-9333

avi@madisoncaterers.net

www.madisoncaterers.net

Main Event/Mauzone

Main Event/Mauzone

Eddie Izso
201-894-8710
201-734-1365 (cell)
eddie@maineventmauzone.com

Alan Shulman
201-894-8710
917-578-5960
alan@maineventmauzone.com

www.maineventmauzone.com

Menagerie

Menagerie

Martin Mayer
201-988-5502

martin@menageriecaterers.com

www.menageriecaterers.com

Petaks/Five Star

Petaks/Five Star

973-812-0329
201-797-8522

Gfrubin@gmail.com

www.petaksglattkosher.com


Zami Caterers

Zami Caterers

David Zami
917-215-0547

david@zamicaterers.com

www.zamicaterers.com

 

 

Catering Disclaimers

  • Full members may reserve up to 4 years prior to the event.
  • Affiliate, Associate & Trial membership levels may reserve 12 month prior to the event.  If you are not currently a member, please inquire about levels of membership.
  • Minimum non-refundable $250 deposit required to hold a room on a specific time-slot.
  • 50% deposit due 18 months prior to an event with remaining balance is due 9 months prior to the event.
  • Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Multiple private bookings for a simcha will receive a 10% rate reduction.
  • The Main Sukkah is the same price as The Parker Family Ballroom pricing, the Smaller Sukkah is the same price as The Eckstein Social Hall pricing.
  • $300 security deposit must be made prior to start of the event.  This deposit IS refundable. 
  • A mandatory security assessment will be charged by CAT . This assessment is in addition to rental fees.  For a bris, there is a security assessment of $115.  For all other events, please contact the synagogue office.
  • Events with more than 200 guests require valet parking.
  • Accounts with the synagogue must be in good standing to reserve/use any room rentals.
  • Please note that we are a nut aware property.  No products with nuts are allowed to be brought into the synagogue.
  • Subject to change without notice.

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Catering Room Details

Room (click on the link to see a photo)  Dimensions   Sq Footage  Cocktail  Reception  Banquet  Seating  Seating with a dance floor
The Parker Family Ballroom 104'8" x 55'9" 5825 725 guests 475 guests 325 guests
Parker East Ballroom 61'9" x 53'6" 3303 600 guests 288 guests 200 guests
Parker West Ballroom 42' x 52'1" 2184 400 guests 220 guests 150 guests
The Eckstein Social Hall 74 x 34 2516   220 guests  
Eckstein Front 30 x 34 1020      
Eckstein Back 44 x 34 1496      
The Horowitz Social Hall 37 x 30 1110   75-90 guests  
The Sarna Lounge 26 x 36 936   75-90 guests  
The Lenger Library 36 x 28 1008   50-70 guests  
The Conference Room (Bridal Suite) 16 x 26 416   35-40 guests  

 

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Shabbat & Yom Tov Room Rental Pricing (2-3 hour event)

Room Friday Night/Yom Tov Night Shabbat Lunch/Yom Tov Lunch
The Parker Family Ballroom $1600 $1600
The Eckstein Social Hall $750 $750
The Horowitz Social Hall $600 $600
The Sarna Lounge $400 $400

 

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Kiddush Room Rentals

Room Public Kiddush With Tables & Chairs Public Kiddush Without Tables & Chairs (clean up & set up fee) Private Kiddush
The Parker Family Ballroom $500 $100 $1600
The Eckstein Social Hall $350 $50 $750
The Horowitz Social Hall (Priority to BSC Members) $250 $40 $600
The Sarna Lounge (Priority to Hashkamah & Auxiliary Members) $250 $40 $400

 

Definitions of a Public Kiddush

A bar/bat mitzvah Kiddush is “public” when all the following are met:
1. The entire minyan is invited by announcement following services
2. The Simcha is publicized to the entire CAT in the written materials, including the Yellow Card
3. There are no speeches other than the bar/bat mitzvah prior to the Kiddush
4. The doors to the Kiddush room are opened immediately following the speech by the bar/bat mitzvah or conclusion of services in the minyan in which the simcha is being celebrated.
5. The doors to the Kiddush room remain open so that all congregants may attend, regardless of minyan attended. In the Parker Family Ballroom, only the front doors will be open, the side doors will remain locked as they normally are.
6. Rental is until 2pm

Additionally, if it’s a public Kiddush with tables:
7. Max tables for seating are 10 in the Parker Family Ballroom and 6 in the Eckstein Social Hall (with 3 or 2, respectively, allowed to be marked as reserved)
8. Place cards are not allowed
9. The tables for seating must be available for use during Kiddush

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Bar/Bat Mitzvah - not on Shabbat or Yom Tov

Room Monday-Thursday Saturday Night & Sunday (and Legal Holidays)
The Parker Family Ballroom $2000 $3000
The Eckstein Social Hall $1000 $1500
The Horowitz Social Hall $500 $750
The Sarna Lounge $250 $500

 

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Wedding Room Rentals (6 hour event)

(includes use of kitchen and additional rooms as required and reserved in advance such as, Eckstein, Horowitz, Bridal Suite, Sanctuaries and moving of the Bima)

Room Monday-Thursday Saturday Night & Sunday (and Legal Holidays)
The Parker Family Ballroom $4000               $5000

 

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Other Events with Food

  Early Childhood Events Other Events  Other Events  Other Events  Other Events
Room Brit, Shalom Bat/Nekayvah, Pidyon Haben, Shalom Zachor  3 hr max    Mon-Thurs 3 hr max
Sat eve, Sun & Legal Holidays
5 hr max
Mon-Thurs
5 hr max
Sat eve, Sun & Legal Holidays
The Parker Family Ballroom  $1000 $1500 $2250 $2000 $3000
The Eckstein Social Hall $500 $750 $1125 $1000 $1500
The Horowitz Social Hall $250 $375 $560 $500 $750
The Sarna Lounge $250 $190 $375 $250 $500

 

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Other Events WITHOUT Food

Room Rental Fee
The Lenger Library $250
The Benatar Library $250
The Straus Main Sanctuary $500
The Isaac Perry Beth Midrash $400
The Youth Minyan Room $250
Junior Congregation Room $200
K'ton Ton Rooms $200

 

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Mon, September 16 2019 16 Elul 5779