By Nigeria Anderson
Redefining Jewish Cuisine
Chef Yonatan Chaitchik is disrupting the food industry with his New York Monday pop-up Jewish cuisine. Born in Israel, Chef Yonatan Chaitchik honed his craft in some of the top restaurants in Tel Aviv, starting for Chef Eyal Shani. Studying at The Culinary Institute of America, working with Chef James Kent and Restaurateur Jeff Katz. Yonatan found his niche as a chef in New York. Collaborating with other up and coming chefs, Yonatan has opened the door for Chef’s to create dishes from their heart. He is adding an option to the American menu of burgers & fries, pizza, Mexican, Chinese and Italian menu. Using fresh vegetables and ingredients to stimulate one’s palate. Chef Yonatan’s staple meal for Mondays pop-up includes delicious veggies, fish and hummus.
When most people think of a Jewish dish, many may refer to matzah ball soup, gefilte fish, and bagels and lox. However, Jewish meals have more in common with what you already enjoy. Chef Yonatan Chaitchik shares his rich history of Jewish food culture in our interview. Catch up with Yonatan’s pop-up. He will share with you some of his unique recipes. Attend and enjoy a flavorful fun festive meal. Jewish food is making its mark in New York, Chicago, and Baltimore. I must admit I enjoy their desserts, including the classic Jelly donut and Junior’s cheesecake. Welcome our new KeyPlayer Chef Yonatan Chaitchik as he shares his passion for pop-up Mondays. Make sure you connect with Yonatan on Instagram @yonatanchaitchik PUSH PLAY