Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort (Lifestyle), 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. Lifestyle’s complete year‐round kosher vacation experience features a full kosher kitchen with kosher chef in residence, a kosher restaurant with a buffet and an a la carte menu, an orthodox synagogue, rabbinical services, and a kosher villa environment planned. Under the leadership of Rabbi Don Yoel Levy and his father, Rabbi Berel Levy, consumers have come to equate the OK symbol with elite kosher standards since 1935. Operating on six continents and supported by more than 350 of the world’s leading kosher experts, OK Kosher certifies more than 500,000 products, produced by over 2,500 companies, and a select few resort properties.
The Kosher Kitchen The Kosher kitchen operations will be under the strict rabbinical orthodox supervision of OK Kosher’s Rabbi Don Yoel Levy, Rabbi Gornish and Rabbi Dovid Golowinski, and LHVR kosher chef Dani Ohana with a mashgiach on site following the Kashruth Jewish Dietary Laws for Glatt kosher, Chalav Yisroel and Pas Yisroel. A variety of Sephardic, Ashkenazi and international menu items will be offered.
Kitchen Hours of Operation Breakfast 7:00 am – 10:30 am Lunch 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm Dinner 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Food Selections Our newest restaurant on property, features a high‐end, Kosher style buffet and a la carte for breakfast, lunch and dinner including international dishes from around the world and different specialty items daily on the grill such as blackened fresh grouper, lamb, and fresh homemade pasta. An organic salad bar is also featured. Blues is located in the Presidential Suites area of the Resort, adjacent to JAZZ specialty restaurant and the Bourbon Street Bar.
Chef Profile: Daniel Ohana: Daniel 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.
Resident Rabbi: Israel Levi: Israel Levi 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.
The Synagogue • Synagogue is open All Day – Every Day • There are morning services every day with the resident Rabbi • Resident rabbi, Israel Levin, available daily
Upcoming Holidays during which appropriate kosher foods will be served at Lifestyle include Rosh Hashana, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah. Each and every Shabbat there will be a Friday night Meal and Kiddush and also Shabbat day, Seudat Shabbat is served early Shabbat afternoon. Later on Shabbat day, Seudah Shlishit will be available and Motzy Shabbat Melave Malka.
NEW! K Plus We now have a Kosher Plus Program for Members and guests. This is a flexible package that allows you to take Kosher AND the normal restaurants. (Some restrictions may apply.)
If you need to speak with the chef before your trip you may do so , please contact us for information.