Where to Order Rosh Hashanah Dinner in Miami 2020

Chocolate Lava Cake.

Photo courtesy Potions in Motion


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Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year – begins on Friday, September 18th. The holiday is full of traditions that include apologizing to loved ones and purifying the air to start the new year fresh and eating apples dipped in honey to make sure you have a sweet year ahead.

The best tradition is of course the sumptuous meals that the whole family should enjoy. This year, smaller festivities may be held in place of the multi-generational gatherings that normally take place.

Tradition still calls for brisket and matzo ball soup and everything that goes with it. For this reason, it makes sense to order a Rosh Hashanah meal this year. Here are the best places to bring a Rosh Hashanah meal to your door or wait for you to pick it up. Then all you have to do is set the table, warm up some items and enjoy.

Bill Hansen's head chef Dewey LoSasso

Bill Hansen’s head chef Dewey LoSasso

Photo courtesy of Bill Hansen Catering

Bill Hansen Catering offers Rosh Hashanah dinner delivery across South Florida. Start with apples and honey for everyone, then choose a first course option of pomegranate, grilled melon, and baby gem salad for each guest. Florida filtered fish served with red horseradish, wasabi, and ginger; or grilled Moroccan lamb cabobs with curry yogurt. As a starter, each guest can choose between braised, boneless short ribs, half chicken with apple and guava glaze or fried fish from the region. Starters are served with potato truffle balls and zimes of heirloom carrots and dried figs, which are served family-style. Desserts include flour-free chocolate cake and honey cake. Meals are $ 45 per person plus tax. Delivery is free for groups of eight or more people. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance at billhansencatering.com.

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Don’t forget the dessert.

Photo courtesy Doris Italian Market

Doris Italian Market & Bakery offers a special dinner package with matzo ball soup. chopped liver; a beef brisket, turkey breast, grilled London broil, or fried chicken starter; Carrot and sweet potato tzimmes; a choice of green beans, almonds, or broccoli; and a choice of potato pancakes, ball or fried potatoes. Meals can be pre-ordered for $ 19.95 per person by emailing [email protected] or by calling 954-572-5269. Information about the branches can be found at dorismarket.com.

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Apple Cake.

Firefighter Derek’s Bakery

Firefighter Derek’s Bakery

2818 N. Miami Ave., Miami

3435 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove


To celebrate Rosh Hashanah, Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop is offering whole apple pies with a 10% discount in September. Cakes can be ordered or picked up in advance. To order online, visit



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Matzo ball soup.

MK takeaways

MK Takeaways offers a vacation home heating meal for $ 40 per person (excluding taxes and delivery). All meals are accompanied by a round challah, apples and honey. To get started, choose one of minced liver and water crackers, raw vegetables with hummus and green goddess dip, parsnip latkes with apple chutney, or smoked salmon dip with pita. Pick one from the Soups and Stuff category, which includes chicken noodle soup, matzoh ball soup, and gefilten fish. Choose a starter with pomegranate braised breast, honey-balsamic-fried chicken, and maple-glazed salmon. Side dishes include two options: roasted Brussels sprouts, honey-glazed carrots, green beans, tzimmes, couscous salad, green autumn cabbage salad, hearty potato balls, crispy smashed Za Atar potatoes, and a roasted potato mix. Desserts include personal caramel honey apple pie, as well as homemade sweets and cookies. The meals can be ordered individually or in family portions by telephone. All orders must be placed at least 24 hours in advance. In addition to the Rosh Hashanah menu, the regular MK Takeaways menu can also be purchased during the holiday.

Apples and honey in the Lincoln Eatery.

Apples and honey in the Lincoln Eatery.

Photo courtesy Lincoln Eatery

Med by Marble and Rye at the Lincoln Eatery

723 Lincoln Ln. N., Miami Beach

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with a special three-course meal. Holiday items include fresh apple wedges and organic honey, sweet filtered fish and brisket with mushroom marsala sauce. Side dishes and desserts include apple balls, roasted root vegetables, fresh berry cobbler, and caramel eclairs. Dinner is $ 59 per person. Order 24 hours in advance at thelincolneatery.com.

Brisket of potions in motion.

Brisket of potions in motion.

Photo courtesy Potions in Motion

This gourmet catering and events company will be serving a chic dinner in Counties Broward and Palm Beach. Dinner is $ 32 per person (plus tax and $ 10 delivery fee) with a minimum of two people. The meal includes freshly baked challah rolls, bourbon baked apples and honey, matzoh ball soup, gefilte fish slices, mixed green salad with balsamic dressing, fried chicken with lemon and rosemary, sweet potato and carrot tzimmes, roasted rosemary potatoes and Chocolate soufflé melted lava cake. Add braised brisket with sauce for an extra $ 12. The deadline for placing an order ends on Thursday, September 17th at 12:00 noon. All orders will be delivered on September 18th. Meals are delivered cooked but have instructions on heating throughout the afternoon. Orders can be placed at dinnersinmotion.com.

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Laine Doss is the food and liquor editor for the Miami New Times. It was featured on Eat Street by Cooking Channel and in the Great Food Truck Race by Food Network. She won an Alternative Weekly Award for her contribution on what it’s like to wait for tables.

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