CHEF MEIR ELIOZ
At Royal Passover we promise you the best, and nothing says the best of kosher culinary than the two most recognized and finest kosher establishments of all time, Breadberry and Pomegranate Markets. This year our executive chef, Chef Elioz, hails from both of those incredible, world famous, trend setting, kosher experiences.
Chef Meir Elioz, trained in the prestigious Dvere Culinary School in Haifa, has been wowing the kosher world for over 20 years with experience in kitchen, banquet, private catering, and a-la-carte operations for domestic and international hotels, resorts and restaurants. He was also the lead executive chef Upscale Boutique catering in Brooklyn, where he often ran events totally in excess of 1200 guests. Chef Elioz is no stranger to running a Pesach kitchen and his Passover experience includes years as executive chef of Club Kosher where he oversaw the kitchen operation for over 800 guests for many years. Chef Elioz then continued as executive chef of exclusive high end Passover programs at both the Eden Roc in Miami and Lasko’s Turnberry Isle qualifying him to take his talents to Cancun and join the Royal Passover team.
With such an impressive resume and years of experience we have no doubt Chef Elioz is the perfect match for Royal Passover and will deliver an unparalleled Pesach culinary experience
Kosher, dairy, plus amazing always brings to mind the New York City kosher dairy Hotspot Noi Due. Who better then to lead the dairy kitchen at Royal Passover than Chef Matias Shitrit who was at the helm of the Noi Due kitchen UNTIL 2016. Chef Shitrit joins Royal Passover with an impressive resume as a leading and executive chef in many world famous kosher establishments including a role as the executive chef of the well regarded Bordeaux Steakhouse in Brooklyn, NY. In addition, he has run his own successful private catering company and is involved in every minute detail from creating the menus to execution of perfect culinary experiences.
Chef Shitrit also has a long list of experience in Passover kitchens including his role as the executive Dairy chef for the Eden Roc Passover in Miami where he oversaw the dairy meals for over 800 guests daily.
At Royal Passover, we are excited to have a taste of Chef Shitrit’s exceptional talents in Cancun as he excells as executive chef of our dairy kitchen.
Michael Grau began his culinary career at age 23 working as Commis de Cuisine at Intercontinental Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany. After spending years growing in the hotel industry, leading successful kitchens and honing his skills in several cuisines, in 2005 he joined The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. His career with the renowned luxury brand started at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, and took him to top destinations such as St. Thomas, New York and Cancun. With over two decades in the culinary field and 14 years of expertise in the brand, Michael Grau currently works as Executive Chef at the awarded The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun.
As the Executive Chef of the best resort in Cancun, he is continuously striving to provide an unforgettable dining experience and delivering “wow” stories to create Ritz-Carlton guests for life. His colleagues describe him as an enthusiastic, humble and authentic human being. Michael is excited to lead the Ritz Carlton chefs de cuisine in conjunction with the Royal Passover culinary crew to deliver culinary events to remember.
We are pleased to welcome Mordy Joffe and his professional staff back to our culinary team. Hailing from Staten Island, and in addition to being a qualified chef, Mordy has over twenty years of experience in the Passover Program industry. During the year Mordy can be found as general manager of Greenwald Caterers at Lake Terrace. Mordy will ensure that the Royal Passover kitchens run smoothly.
Feel free to seek Mordy out with any dietary restrictions or special requests.
Dov Novoseller, better known in the kosher world as “Novie”, is a lawyer and notable connoisseur of the modern kosher culinary panorama, both domestically and internationally.
He has presided over a diverse array of culinary environments ranging from commercial catering establishments to high-end sit down restaurants and covering posts from the line to the host stand.
Novie is most well known as the proprietor of two highly acclaimed restaurants ETC Steakhouse and Teaneck Doghouse. ETC is well known by kosher and non-kosher foodies alike as the premier destination of choice for fine kosher cuisine and a trendsetter in bringing innovative ingredients and creations to the kosher world. ETC has receives tremendous acclaim over its many successful years, including three stars from the Bergen Record and high praise from the New York Times.
Currently, Novie consults at both and in general in the food service and Kashrus industries. Novie joins the Royal Passover team with tremendous experience as Maître D’ running the ballroom of a well recognized program in Florida for over five years, now he takes his personality, experience and talents to Cancun, to run the ballroom with his standard of perfection.
Chef Hodaya Califf is the chief confectioner of the well known Israeli catering company Taam Vatzeva stunning the culinary world with her beautiful and artful confections . Hodaya represents the kids world academy from Kiev.
Living and and breathing pastries and confections Hodaya and is education the next generation of Israeli foodies both from her pastry shop and by writing in various family newspapers, magazines and websites.
Hodayas specialties are botanical pastries and desserts. She will astound the Royal Passover guests, creating masterpieces that truly look too good to eat yet taste even better. We at Royal Passover are looking forward to her incredible creations.
Renowned pastry master Adi Sieberover has broken down culinary barriers and emerged as one of the most innovative pastry chefs of our time. Having learned from some of the finest pastry chefs in the world Adi was head pastry chef at the renowned Shiloh Restaurant until her current position has pastry chef of both Messa and Quattro.
Adi’s efforts and hard work paid off as she was voted by Time Out Tel Aviv as the most promising in her field. Her masterpieces are changing up and shaking the Israeli culinary scene. We at Royal Passover are thrilled to welcome Adi and her innovative delicacies to our culinary team.