Preferred Vendors

Check out these preferred vendors!

CATERING

David and Sue at Spirit of Asia
www.spiritofasiacatering.com
612.724.4056

David Hill and Sue Morales- We use Sue and David and their tremendous staff for all our catering needs at Mount Zion Temple.  They are also the recommended caterers at Beth El.  The food (all types of food is available) is truly outstanding and they are an absolute joy to work with.  The guests at our own son’s bar mitzvah could not stop raving about the food.  They are the best! And, of course, they are kosher as well, should you need kosher 🙂

DJs

Howard at Total Entertainment
www.TotalEntertainmentDJ.com  and www.kidsdance.com
952.933.8558

Howard Walstein is the DJ we used for both our daughter’s and son’s bat and bar mitzvah celebrations.   Howard offers the “Total” package– so even if you are a boy and you do not like to dance, he has the best games and prizes to entertain everyone.  Howard is also the best in the twin cities at the hora, most likely due to his Jewish roots. 🙂  Total Entertainment has been serving families for over 30 years running!  Kippahs off to Howard and their crew for 30+ years of phenomenal service in the Twin Cities Jewish Community and beyond!

ENTERTAINMENT

A Touch of Magic Entertainment
www.atouchofmagicentertainment.com
651.748.9442
lori@aaatouchofmagic.com

Call Lori Hurley today! Her family owned business has been providing the best entertainment in the Twin Cities for over 30 years! For company events, school parties, private parties and bar and bat mitzvah events, A Touch of Magic Entertainment will give your celebration the unique fun party idea you have been looking for and that children line up for! From fabulous face painting, to comedy, clowns, balloons, henna art.. you name it! Lori and her great staff, including her own children, provide the best entertainment.

VENUES

Pinstripes
Bowling, Bocce, Bistro
Janna O’Meara, Event Sales Manager
www.pinstripes.com
952.835.6437

Great facility in Edina.  Many different room options for parties.  Love the bowling/bocce facility/option! You can bring in your own food and entertainment.  Call Janna ~  She is a joy to work with!  This is truly a beautiful venue.  Perfect too for a summer b’nei mitzvah with Centennial Lakes just outside the doors.  What a backdrop!

Campus Club of the University of MN
Jane Kerr, Event Sales Manager
www.campusclubumn.org
612.625.5089

Gorgeous venue with outstanding views of the Minneapolis skyline and the Mississippi River.  Love the beautiful art deco rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows.  Executive chef uses locally sourced and organic ingredients:  the food is fabulous.  This is a place you would be proud to take your mother-in-law. 🙂 And the kids will LOVE it too!

VIDEOGRAPHER

Alan at On Location Video
www.onlocationvideo.net
 763.550.9797

Call Alan Block; been in the business for 30 years.   Does a lot of nonprofit work.  He has done the video work for many bar and bat mitzvah students where their parents had hired him for their own weddings. Alan does mostly does corporate work now, but has been known to take on the occasional bar/bat mitzvah event.

MAGICIAN

Norm’s Magic
MagicNorm.com
Magician-minneapolis.com
651.257.7116

Add some comedy entertainment to your bar or bat mitzvah celebration with Norm!  Norm gets everyone involved with his awesome, fun comedy show.  He will dazzle you and the kids with his magical talents.

BALLOONS AND SIGNS AND CENTERPIECES, O MY!

Material Girl
www.materialgirlgraphics.com
materialgirlgraphics@yahoo.com
612.866.0353

Call Cindy today!  It’s not just about the balloons anymore.  Cindy delivers FUN in all shapes and sizes, and at all budget points.  Cindy is a master at designing your perfect centerpiece for your luncheon and/or evening celebration. Need a sign or two? Signs are in!  Call Cindy:  She will take care of all your material needs… she is our Material Girl!