• Kosher and Halal food tips
As an event planner, you need to be understanding of your attendee’s dietary needs. As participants become more diverse, so will the catering menu for your events. While the terms kosher and halal are almost similar, they come from two different entities which have differences in their meaning and spirit.
Kosher is a Hebrew word meaning ‘proper or fit.’ By Jewish law, kosher foods are divided into three categories: meat, dairy, and pareve (anything not considered meat or dairy). Kosher meat must come from an animal that chews its cud and has split hooves (cows, sheep, and goats are kosher).