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Washington Jewish Week Article: Jewish community welcomes Gross home

1/28/2015 — About 100 people attended the Jan. 23 dinner for Gross, who wore a trim-fit gray suit, red tie and a perpetual smile. The dinner, catered by Michael Medina, president and CEO of The Kosher Kitchen Catering Co. in Potomac, featured a three-course meal starting with bruschetta of chopped tomatoes and fresh basil, and butternut squash soup followed by petit filet of salmon. The entrée was beef Wellington topped with a cremini mushroom sauce.

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PRESS RELEASE: Top Caterer Becomes In-House at Potomac Synagogue

Potomac, MD — 7/1/2013 — The Kosher Kitchen Catering Co. is now the official in-house caterer at Beth Sholom Congregation & Talmud Torah located in Potomac, MD. The announcement came last month as...

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Washington Business Journal Article: Caterers Carve Out Kosher Niche

Article highlights The Kosher Kitchen Catering Co. as the new up-and-coming caterer, with only a hand full of premium kosher caterers, in the DC area. The Kosher Kitchen focuses serving Mediterranean kosher food at Jewish AND non-Jewish events, establishing a kosher offering for all...

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Northern Virginia Magazine Article: Keeping Kosher in Northern VA

Article highlights The Kosher Kitchen Catering Co. as the only Glatt kosher caterer in NoVA certified by the Rabbinical Council (Vaad) of Greater Washington

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1/30/2011 - Michael Medina Interviewed on WUST 1120 AM Radio

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Interview begins at 9:38 into the program

Rabbi Shmuel Kaplan interviews the co-owner of The Kosher Kitchen Catering Co. about becoming certified under the Rabbinical Council (Vaad) of Greater Washington and about opening his new restaurant soon at the Washington, DC Jewish Community Center (DC JCC) called DISTRIKT Bistro (


New York Times Article: For Some, ‘Kosher’ Equals Pure

By Kim Severson
Published: January 12, 2010
The New York Times -

THIS year, for the first time, glatt kosher food will be sold at the Super Bowl.

Certainly, faith will prompt some of the fans at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., to line up at one of two carts selling grilled salami sliders and garlicky knoblewurst. But for others, the appeal of a kosher hot dog will have nothing to do with religion... Read full article on

Orthodox Union (OU) Article: How Do I Know It's Kosher?

From The Orthodox Union (OU) Website

The Hebrew word kosher means fit or proper as it relates to kosher dietary law. Kosher foods are permitted to be eaten, and can be used as ingredients in the production of additional food items.

The basic laws of Kashrus (a Hebrew word referring to kosher and its application) are of Biblical origin (Leviticus 11 and Deuteronomy 17)... Read full article on

Wikipedia Article: What is Kashrut/Kosher?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kashrut (also kashruth or kashrus, כַּשְׁרוּת) is the set of Jewish dietary laws. Food in accord with halakha (Jewish law) is termed kosher in English, from the Hebrew term kashér (כָּשֵׁר), meaning "fit" (in this context, fit for consumption by Jews according to traditional Jewish law)... Read full article on