Isabella Freedman

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The Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center is committed to providing you with Glatt kosher wholesome food that is sustainably grown and locally produced when possible, while also providing a distinctly Jewish culinary experience.


All salad and vegetable items are written as examples of what might typically be served. In order to offer the freshest possible items our chef may substitute other salads or vegetable options to reflect seasonal availability.


All Meat ( Beef and Poultry) is from Grow and Behold—OU kosher & pasture raised!!


All meals are buffet style.  Shabbat mealtimes are adjusted seasonally.


Arrival Snack:  (served on day of arrival at time appropriate for individual retreat)

Fresh baked cookies

Seasonal Fruit Display

Assorted crackers and cheese

Herbal Iced Tea (Seasonal) or Juice





8.00 AM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Friday Breakfast


Bagel Bar

Hard Boiled Eggs

Hot and Cold Cereals

Fresh Fruit and Yogurt



12.00 PM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Friday Lunch

Luncheon Bar
Soup of the Day




8.00 PM (time may vary)                                                                                    Friday Dinner:

2 Challahs per table, Wine, Grape juice

Soup of the Day

Mescaline Salad with choice of dressings

Roasted Chicken

Meat Balls

Stuffed Cabbage

Vegetarian: Quinoa and Spinach Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

Baked Sweet Potatoes

Sautéed Organic Greens with Garlic

Homemade Chocolate Cake





8 am                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Saturday Breakfast:

Bagel Bar

Fresh Fruit platters

Hard Boiled Eggs

Organic Cereals and Homemade Granola

Yogurt and Juices.




12:00 PM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Saturday Lunch

2 Challahs per table, Wine, Grape juice

Mescaline Salad with choice of homemade dressings

Vegetarian Stew

Organic Beef Cholent

Luncheon Bar - (substantial with fixings for sandwiches and salads, including meat cold cuts and any leftover cold chicken)



6:00 P.M. (time may vary)      Saturday Dinner

Traditional Caesar Salad with Roasted Peppers and Garlic Croutons

Baked Salmon or Tilapia with Lemon Dill Sauce 

Marinated Vegetables and Tofu with Brown Rice Pilaf

Quinoa and Basil Salad with Orange Honey Vinaigrette

Hummus and Pita

Curried Tuna Salad with Assorted Breads

Dessert: Ice Cream Sundaes with all the toppings


8 A.M.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sunday Breakfast

Spinach and Feta Egg Frittata

Bagel Bar

Hard Boiled Eggs

Hot and Cold Cereals

Fresh Fruit and Yogurt




12 P.M.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Sunday Lunch

Sunday Lunch

Burrito Bar

Tossed salad with choice of dressings

Flour Tortillas

Southwest Black Beans

Roasted Vegetables

Basmati Rice

Salsa, Sour Cream, Cheddar Cheese


All of our menus can be tailored to meet the needs of your group, and we are happy to provide alternatives for those with dietary restrictions.



We have a Mashgiach on site at all times, and we are under the

supervision of and certified by the Hartford Kashrut Commission.

Please direct all Kashrut questions to: Rabbi Adler at (860) 236-1241.