Sholom Food For Your Soul

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The Sholom Auxiliary Event of the Year!

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Food Your Soul Soul isis sponsored sponsored by by the the Sholom Sholom Auxiliary. Auxiliary. Proceeds Proceeds support support additional additional programming programming and and Food For for Your amenities amenities that that enrich, enrich, enhance enhance and and bring bring comfort comfort to to the the lives lives of of Sholom’s Sholom’s residents residents and and tenants. tenants.

*Hosts and Featured Foodies are listed as of April 1, 2015, and are subject to change. Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Kingsley Calvo-Jordan 4

Carole Garrigos


Kingsley Calvo-Jordan is a wine

connoisseur for Grape Beginnings, a Minnesota-based wine distributor. He enjoys his interaction with wine reps and gets a kick out of working with customers. He says, “Know your product, get used to hearing no for an answer...and don’t take it personally!” Carole Garrigos began her culinary career at the local old favorite, Cocolezzone, where she fell in love with the food industry. From there, she has built a reputation in the catering, hospitality and entertainment industries where her passion for food stands above all.


Carole & Ignacio Garrigos St. Louis Park, MN

Be passionate, be organized and enjoy the company. Carole and Ignacio Garrigos are hosting a special evening in St. Louis Park, presenting the theme: Mediterranean cuisine with a Spanish seaside twist. Wine pairings will be presented by Kingsley Calvo-Jordan, expert wine connoisseur.


Jason De Rusha 6

Jon Olson



Jason DeRusha, WCCO “Take a nap and don’t apologize for it!” and “Work harder!” Jason co-anchors WCCO 4 News This Morning with Jamie Y ­ uccas. He’s been recently nominated for a James Beard Award along with 20 Regional Emmy Awards and has earned eight Emmy Awards. The City of Minneapolis proclaimed Sept. 21, “Jason DeRusha Day.”

Jon Olson, Tradition Wine & Spirit “It’s not the years, it’s the mileage!” Jon began his career tending bar at local hot spots. It wasn’t until he joined Tradition Wine & Spirits that he realized he had a strong passion for wine in addition to his passions for food and spirits.

Sandy & Jason Sondell Wayzata, MN

Demonstrating specialty cocktails and a “Taste of Wayzata” theme. Sandy and Jason Sondell are pleased to host this special “Taste of Wayzata” (in Wayzata, of course) featuring Jason DeRusha’s favorites and specialty cocktail preparations by Jon Olson.


Jeremy Iggers 8



Jeremy Iggers

Linda & Ron Mash Tammy Schwartz

Former restaurant critic for the Star Tribune, Jeremy left to become executive director of the Twin Cities Media Alliance. This small non-profit media organization offers classes and workshops and publishes the Twin Cities Daily Planet, a professionally edited local news website.

Minnetonka, MN

Your Minnetonka hosts are pleased to present an Italianinspired meal under the watchful eye of restaurant critic Jeremy Iggers. No pressure there!


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Mary Leonard

Rhoda & Paul Redleaf

“Never, never, never give up!� Owner of Chocolat Celeste, Mary Leonard was named one of the 10 best emerging chocolatiers in America in 2004, and in Twin City Pages in 2012. She began her business at age 46 after traveling through France on her bicycle.

The Redleafs are excited to be hosting this evening in Lilydale featuring an international menu. Your taste buds will continue traveling as you sample chocolates from around the world paired with wine.

Founder of Chocolat Celeste

Lilydale, MN

Bring on the chocolate!


Stephanie March 12

Jacob Schloner


Stephanie March has opened over

50 restaurants, and written for local and national publications. She is Senior Editor of Food & Dining for Mpls.St. Paul Magazine, hosts the weekend radio show, MyTalk 107’s Weekly Dish, and contributes on Twin Cities Live. “You’re going to love this!” Jacob Schloner is a self-taught chef who you could say launched his career at age five by cooking and watching cooking shows with grandmother, Estelle. Twenty-five years later, after many diverse experiences, Schloner is Executive Chef at the kosher Prime Deli & Restaurant.


Susie & Howard Held Jon & Becca Kvasnik Layne & Dave Rosen Golden Valley, MN

Your hosts are pleased to bring you this lively evening in Golden Valley. There’s sure to be lots of great advice from Stephanie on where to find that perfect bite in the Twin Cities and beyond. Learn about the new kosher treasure, Prime Deli, from Chef Jacob Schloner.


Leslee Miller 14



Leslee Miller

Nancy & Bobby Hartman

“Enjoy the wine world for what it is—fun!” As a certified sommelier, Leslee Miller shares her passion for wine across the globe. Her enthusiasm is contagious, and the topics Leslee covers are wide and always guaranteed to come packed with one thing—fun!

Minnetonka, MN

The Hartmans are excited to host this evening in Minnetonka with Leslee Miller, sommelier. You’ll be sure to impress all your friends with all the interesting things you will learn about different types of wines and food pairings.


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Chef Marshall Paulsen

Shelli & Michael Smith

“Go local or go home!” Chef Marshall Paulsen has put local food in the spotlight. Maintaining a supply chain of 40-plus Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa producers is the only way he works. What comes out of Birchwood Cafe‘s kitchen day after day is absolutely amazing!

Mendota Heights, MN

Shelli and Michael Smith will be your hosts in Mendota Heights with Birchwood Cafe’s Chef Marshall Paulsen. He will be your guide to exploring a locally sourced “farm to table” meal which will include organic wine.

Photo © St. Paul Pioneer Press/Scott Takushi

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Georgia Sander 18

Antigoni Sander McCloud



From Generation to Generation! Georgia Sander emigrated from Greece at the age of 14. She began her career as a server at the legendary ­Lincoln Del. Now Kafe 421 Restaurant & Catering touts Georgia’s Greek hospitality and is run by her and daughter, Antigoni Sander McCloud.

Jennifer Gray & Mark Freeman Nancy & Jeff Getzkin Lisa & Mark Lerman

Don’t Look Back! Restaurateur, food expert, and host, Antigoni Sander McCloud is in­spired by the flavors of the Mediterranean, and can be seen regularly on the TV Show, Twin Cities Live. She also enjoys working with her mom, ­Georgia, at their family restaurant Kafe 421.

Kafe 421, Minneapolis, MN

Your hosts are excited to hold this event at Kafe 421 in Minneapolis. The talented restaurant owners, Georgia and Antigoni, will tempt you with a wonderful meal and Antigoni will tell you about cooking on live television and all about those exciting cooking competitions! 19

Mark Stutrud 20


Mark Stutrud “Skol!” President of the Summit Brewing Company, Mark Stutrud founded Minnesota’s first-ever craft brewery in 1986 by aiming to brew 4,000 barrels per year in St. Paul. Today, Summit Brewing Company has an annual capacity of 240,000 barrels. He has served his industry in multiple capacities and has earned many awards.


Carole Davidson Diane & “Chopper” Mintz Ben Rinkey Rollye & Chuck Rinkey Summit Brewery, St. Paul, MN

Your hosts are excited to bring to you this fun-filled event at Summit Brewery in St. Paul featuring a delicious dinner, brewery tour, beer tasting and great Blues music.




A Night at Stanley’s



Jenny & Jon Benowitz Cassie & David Benowitz Stanley’s Northeast Bar Room Minneapolis, MN

Enjoy great food and expertly paired beer and wine at Stanley’s Northeast Bar Room in Minneapolis. Cory Egertson of Odell Brewery will be there to share information and answer questions regarding the brewing process, beer and food pairings, and the brewing industry in Minnesota. Don’t miss this great event! 25

A Night at Park Tavern



Ali & Josh Berdass Kara & Jeremy Frank Melissa & David Kieffer Samantha & Brian ­Rosenberg Louise & Steven Schoenberger

Park Tavern, St. Louis Park, MN Calling all Jocks and Nerds! Dress the part and strike up conversations with friends while enjoying cocktails, good eats, and bowling. We’ll see you at Park Tavern for a lively night. 27

Please register online at or fill out this card and mail in the enclosed envelope by June 1, 2015

Thank You!

Please respond by June 1, 2015 All dinners begin at 6:30 p.m.

Assignments are made first on contribution level and then by registration date. To register and pay online, go to

____ Yes, I/we will attend Food For Your Soul ____ No, I/we will not be able to attend, but wish to make a contribution in the amount of $___________ Enclosed is our donation of: ____ $2,000+ Executive Chef— includes 2 tickets and top priority ($1,950+ tax deductible) ____ $1,500 Sous Chef—includes 2 tickets ($1,450 tax deductible) ____ $1,000 Sommelier—includes 2 tickets ($950 tax deductible) ____ $500 Connoisseur—includes 2 tickets ($450 tax deductible) ____ $360 Gourmand—includes 2 tickets ($310 tax deductible) ____ $150 Foodie—per guest ticket ($125 tax deductible) Under 40s—Two special locations from which to choose: ____ $100/ticket ($75 tax deductible) ____ $75/ticket ($50 tax deductible) ____ $50/ticket ($25 tax deductible) ____ Enclosed is my check in the amount of $_________________made payable to Sholom. ____ Please charge my credit card (circle one):

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Card # _______________________________________Exp. Date_________ CVC Code___ Name on Card______________________________________________________________ Signature __________________________________________________________________

Please indicate your top three choices in order (1, 2, and 3). It is important you choose three different homes so we know where to place you if your top choice is full. Vegetarian or other dietary needs may be accommodated at all homes. Please call for information. ___ Kingsley Calvo-Jordan & Carole Garrigos (Garrigos) ___ Jason DeRusha & Jon Olson (Sondell) ___ Jeremy Iggers ( Mash/Schwartz) ___ Mary Leonard (Redleaf) ___ Stephanie March & Jacob Schloner (Held/Kvasnik/Rosen) Kosher

___ Leslee Miller (Hartman) ___ Marshall Paulsen (Smith) ___ Georgia Sander & Antigoni Sander McCloud (Freeman/Getzkin/Lerman) ___ Mark Stutrud (Davidson/Mintz/Rinkey/ Rinkey)

Under 40s ___ C ory Egertson (Benowitz/Benowitz) ___ A Night at Park Tavern (Berdass/Frank/Kieffer/ Rosenberg/Schoenberger)

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Name____________________________________________________________________ Address__________________________________________________________________ City/State/Zip_____________________________________________________________ Phone_______________________________Email_________________________________ Names of Guests___________________________________________________________ Questions? Call Food For Your Soul at (952) 939-1620 or email You can register online securely

and quickly at

Thank you for your generous support and participation in Sholom Auxiliary’s annual f­undraiser. Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Food & Beverage Sponsors Carole Garrigos Mary Leonard Mark Stutrud Georgia Sander Antigoni Sander McCloud Tradition Wine & Spirits

Bronze Sponsors

Betsy & Steve Sitkoff Copper Sponsors Friends of Sholom

Shaun Labelle Productions

Sholom’s senior care services for your loved ones: Assisted Living Long-Term Care Short-Term Rehabilitation HUD-Subsidized Housing SHOLOM AUXILIARY Sholom Auxiliary President Becca Kvasnik FFYS Consultants Nancy Getzkin Rollye Rinkey 3620 Phillips Parkway St. Louis Park, MN 55426 952-935-6311

Market-Rate Senior Housing Hospice Care Adult Day Care Services Wellness

Home Care Catering

2015 Food For Your Soul Steering Committee Lisa Aronauer Sheila Leventhal Samantha Rosenberg Francie Corwin Linda Mash Laurie Smith Aimee Feldman Diane Mintz Sandy Sondell Susie Held Marna Reed Anne Strasser Melissa Kieffer Jennifer Roberts Tracy Truesdell Sharon Kieffer Linda Romeo Alaine Wilensky Diane Kuperman Layne Rosen Becca Kvasnik Sheri Rosen

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