12.02.2011 08.Adar l, 5771
Serving open cocktail sandwiches, a local chef hopes to tempt the bar mitzva crowds.
For American Jews, bagels at a brit are ubiquitous – the only real questions are how much salmon is being served and whether the cream cheese is full fat. Chef Yehoshua Racz is trying to change that with his menu of high-end open cocktail sandwiches that he hopes will tempt people away from the standard fare.
Originally from Hungary, Racz attended culinary school before moving to Israel in 1996. He has worked in a number of restaurants in both Budapes and Jerusalem, mostly creating upscale caféstyle food. In addition to being a chef, Racz received rabbinical ordination from the Jerusalem Rabbinate and a black belt in karate….