Jacksonville, FL, November 01, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Attention all Latke aficionados: Jacksonville’s Annual Latke Frying Competition – The Great Latke Fry is scheduled for 6pm on the First Night of Chanukah, Wednesday Night Nov. 27 at Chabad of Southside. Competitors will throwdown for the coveted title of “Golden Latke,” to be determined by an esteemed panel of celebrity judges.
The Great Latke Fry is more than just a mere cooking competition. Young and old are invited to partake in the festivities including the grand lighting of Chabad of Southside’s Menorah, a live olive oil press demonstration, refreshments, lively music, children’s activities and of course Latke tasting! (Wanna be a contestant? Contact the office of Chabad of Southside today 646-4434.)
Who will take home the coveted “Golden Latke” title?
Visit their website to RSVP for this exciting launch of the Chanukah holiday. A submission link is located on the event page on the website. Applicants will receive guidelines.
* Latkes (Potato Pancakes) are traditionally eaten by Jews during the Hanukkah festival. The oil for cooking the latkes is symbolic of the oil from the Hanukkah story that kept the Second Temple of ancient Israel lit with a long-lasting flame that is celebrated as a miracle.