November 7, 2016

Three Finalists Selected for Kosherfest’s First Ever Jamie Geller's Kosher Masters Competition

Secaucus NJ - The contestants in Kosherfest’s first ever Jamie Geller's Kosher Masters Competition come from diverse backgrounds, a symbol of the widening impact of kosher cuisine. They include Avi Katz, 19, from Memphis and currently a third-year student in a Yeshiva in Israel, Chavah De Gandarias from Ontario, an Information Technology and Digital Marketing consultant and Marc Ward from Baltimore, a husband, father, and lawyer.

The finals are a culmination of a two month national cooking competition run by Jamie Geller’s JOY of KOSHER where aspiring chefs creatively came up with a dish and submitted a video for a chance to win the national Kosher Master title. The three finalists will compete live on November 16th at Kosherfest in a chopped style competition. The contest will be hosted by Naomi Nachman and judged by Jamie Geller, Naftali Hanau and Elan Kornblum.

The winner of Jamie Geller’s Kosher Masters will receive a number of gifts including a $500 Amex Gift Card, $100 Grow & Behold Kosher Pastured Meat Gift Card; a feature article in JOY of KOSHER with Jamie Geller Magazine as well as the website; a 1-year subscription to JOY of KOSHER with Jamie Geller Magazine and the latest JOY OF KOSHER cookbook.   For more information and to watch videos from the finalists, visit