GALA Event & Food Artistry Hosts the UJA Federation of New York’s Long Island Suffolk Signature Event at Temple Beth Torah Melville

MELVILLE, NEW YORK – October 22, 2015 – The UJA Federation of New York will host its annual Long Island Suffolk Signature Event with New York’s renowned event planning and kosher catering provider GALA Event & Food Artistry. The event which will be held at Temple Beth Torah Melville on October 27, 2015 will honor Kim and Joe Willen, Drs. Toba Weinstein and Joel Siev and Gail and Gerald Jospa for their continued commitment, leadership and service to the UJA Federation of New York.

“GALA is honored to host the UJA Federation of New York’s Long Island Suffolk Signature Event, as we believe it is a great opportunity to work with such a wonderful organization that promotes and supports the Jewish Communities of New York,” said GALA CEO Gayle Wilk.  “As part of GALA’s social responsibility philosophy, this event allows us to support our New York Jewish communities and recognize those whose work and service is paramount to the continued effort to positively engage our people and communities.”

GALA, which provides event planning and kosher catering services in the New York Metropolitan area will partner with its sister company, Seaview Caterers for this event to provide a custom-designed, gastronomic Glatt Kosher menu featuring eclectic dishes from a variety of regions as well indulge on modern interpretations of comfort food classics.

For more information about the UJA Long Island Suffolk Signature Event, contact Laurie Birzon at UJA Federation of New York.

About UJA Federation of New York

For more than 90 years, UJA-Federation has been a central force for communal planning and philanthropy in the New York Jewish community. Through UJA-Federation, more than 55,000 donors pool their resources to help people in need, inspire a passion for Jewish life and learning, and strengthen Jewish communities around the world – to address the issues that matter to us most as Jews and as New Yorkers.

Working with nearly 100 network beneficiary agencies, synagogues, and other Jewish organizations, our reach spans from New York to Israel to more than 70 other countries around the world, touching 4.5 million people each year. Because we do the most good when we do it together.

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Laurie Birzon
UJA Federation of New York

About GALA Event & Food Artistry

GALA Event & Food Artistry is a boutique event planning and kosher catering company offering personalized service and highly customized epicurean menus for the most distinguished weddings, bar & bat mitzvahs, and corporate functions in the New York Metropolitan area. 

As the newest, exclusive caterer of Temple Beth Torah Melville, the company brings over 40 years of experience in producing unique and memorable celebrations with its renovated state-of-the art event space, creating a VISUALLY LUXE experience. 

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Gayle Wilk
GALA Event & Food Artistry

Russell Swerdloff
GALA Event & Food Artistry

About Seaview Caterers

Founded by Jack & Paula Hochman, and now operating under the auspices of Robert and Gayle Wilk, for over 40 years, Seaview Caterers has served as New York’s most preeminent Glatt Kosher catering company under the supervision of Vaad of Flatbush.

Seaview Caterers roots stem from Seaview Jewish Center and Manhattan Beach Jewish Center, in Brooklyn, New York. Today, Seaview Caterers offers a full array of distinguished services and amenities at its exclusive location Temple Beth El, in Cedarhurst as well as off-premise events ranging from large scale weddings and bar & bat mitzvahs to intimate social and corporate gatherings.

Combined with their experience is their love of helping families create lasting memories and their desire to continually create innovative Glatt Kosher menus tailored to the tastes of each client that are authentic and inspired. 

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Gayle Wilk
Seaview Caterers

Robert Wilk
Seaview Caterers

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