Kosher Program at the LHVR Hotel in the Dominican Republic
LHVC has been honored with the distinction of receiving the prestigious OK Kosher Certification, one of the most respected global symbols of kosher approval in an era of soaring demand for kosher food. This investment and addition was done in order to provide a Lifestyle Vacation Experience for both members and guests who keep Kosher. Established in 1935, the OK Kosher Certification is one of the world’s most respected symbols of kosher approval.
Lifestyles’ complete year-round kosher vacation experience features a full kosher kitchen with kosher chef in residence, kosher restaurant, a synagogue, rabbinical services, and a kosher villa environment upon request. The kosher restaurant operation will be under the strict rabbinical orthodox supervision of OK Kosher’s Rabbi Don Yoel Levy and Rabbi Gornish and new kosher chef, Daniel Ohana, with mashgichim on site, Rabbi Israel Levin, following the Kashruth Jewish Dietary Law for Glatt kosher, Cholov Yisroel and Pas Yisroel food. A variety of Sephardic, Ashkenazi, and international menu items will be offered.
Under the Rabbi’s leadership, OK Kosher provides certification for food giants and products such as IFF, Kraft, Con Agra and Tropicana. Operating on six continents and supported by more than 350 of the world’s leading kosher experts, the OK Kosher certifies more than 500,000 products, produced by over 2,500 companies, yet only a select few resort properties are included.
KOSHER CHEF AND RABBI FOR YEAR-ROUND KOSHER VACATION EXPERIENCE HAS JOINED THE LHVC FAMILY!
Daniel Ohana has been appointed Kosher Chef and rabbi in residence Israel Levin, Mashgaich Kashrut, at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, both with key roles for Lifestyle’s year-round Kosher Vacation Experience featuring a full kosher kitchen, a kosher restaurant with a buffet and an a la carte menu, orthodox synagogue, rabbinical services and a planned kosher villa environment.
Israel Levin is a 2000 graduate of Tel Aviv University with an education in computer science and computer maintenance. He is fluent in Hebrew, English and Yiddish. His work experience includes a career as mashgiach for kosher restaurant kitchens in Miami and Hollywood, Florida, as well as bookkeeping, office management and sales positions for real estate, appliance and jewelry companies in Israel and the U.S.
Ohana graduated from the Cooking School Hotel Tadmor, worked as Cook at Hotel Gane Shulamit Eilat with Israel Kosher Food, as Sous Chef with Company Ship Sim Line, at Grill Time Restaurant Montreal Kosher Food, at Ilana’s Catering, Florida Kosher Food, as chef at Four-Point Shertaon Niagara Falls Kosher Food Chabad, and as Chef with Jewish Federation Montreal Kosher Food.
Lifestyle Holidays has been honored with the distinction of receiving the prestigious OK Kosher Certification, one of the most respected global symbols of kosher approval in an era of soaring demand for kosher food.
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