Outdoor buffets and barbeques nestled in the cherry blossom background
THE GREAT KOSHER ESCAPE will partner and feature a luxury Passover dining experience featuring the exclusive culinary team at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.
The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center culinary team turns out elegant and inspiring delicacies every day, in its innovative approach to catering events. Prepare for a Pesach of awe inspired elegance that will please even the most critical palate. With a traditional approach to Passover and strict kashrut that you have come to expect and appreciate from THE GREAT KOSHER ESCAPE.
Your family will be indulged with the highest quality and freshest gourmet cuisine and an unrivaled luxury dining experience.
Chef David Hackett holds the title at Executive Chef at Gaylord National Resort. With over 40 extensive years of experience in the hospitality industry, he began his career as a chef for the Walt Disney World Company working at both the Magic Kingdom and the Coral Reef Restaurant in Epcot Center. He joined Marriott International in 1993 and worked as the Senior Banquet Chef at Marriott Harbor Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A few years later, Hackett accepted the position as a Complex Chef in New York City’s Marriott Marquis Hotel’s popular restaurant, The View. Before moving to the Washington, D.C. area, Hackett worked as Executive Chef at the JW Marriott Hotel in Dubai, the Renaissance in Miami, Florida, the Westin Diplomat Golf Resort and Spa in Hollywood, Florida and The Biltmore Hotel in Miami, Florida. Hackett brought his culinary artistry and expertise to the Gaylord National Resort in the National Harbor in 2019.
Zusha is an American Hasidic folk/soul band from Manhattan, New York. They formed in 2013 with lead singer Shlomo Gaisin and guitarist Zachariah Goldschmiedt. The band, named after Zusha of Hanipol, combines traditional Hasidic niggunim with secular styles like jazz, folk, and reggae. Their self-titled debut EP, released on October 28, 2014, reached No. 9 on Billboard's World Albums chart, while their debut full-length album, Kavana (2016), reached No. 2.
Mark has been a favorite of the talk shows, having appeared many times with David Letterman, Johnny Carson and Jay Leno. He was picked by Johnny Carson himself as one of his favorite comedians. Mark has had his own Showtime and HBO specials and recently had a Showtime Special called "Bridging the Gap". He is currently on tour with Jerry Seinfeld.
Mark Schiff is one of the funniest, the brightest, the
best stage comics I have ever seen. —Jerry Seinfeld
…if you can get him, I would do it, because there is nobody funnier… —Paul Reiser
Schiff has been lucky enough to travel with Seinfeld for the last 15 years — on Seinfeld’s private jet, no less — opening for Seinfeld in arenas and theater
Mrs. Chaya Batya (CB) Neugroschl serves as the Head of School at the Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (Central). She is an educator with over twenty years of pedagogic, curricular, and administrative experience in both Judaic and General Studies. Before coming to YUHSG, Mrs. Neugroschl served as Assistant Principal and Co-Director of General Studies at SAR High School, where she introduced innovative curricular initiatives and special programming. Previously, Mrs. Neugroschl was the Director of Admissions at Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls, where she also taught Jewish History and Philosophy.
Mrs. Neugroschl studied for two years at Michlala College for Women in Israel and earned her B.A. at Stern College for Women in 1993. She continued her studies at Yeshiva University’s Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, with a focus on History of Halakha and Medieval Ashkenaz. She received her M.A. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University in 1998. Her Master’s thesis was entitled “The Nexus of Law and Spirituality in Maimonides’ Laws of Charity.”
Cherry Blossom in DC will be in full season
Dining On The RIver
Dinner Cruise in Potomac River
Postcard You Are Sure To Send Your Friends-Sundown On The Potamic River
Early bird Special till February 10
$3995per adult based on double occupancy
$4300 per adult based on double occupancy
3rd/4th in room
(Over age 18) - $2600
(Age 10-18) - $2300
(Age 5-10) - $2100
(Under age 5) - no charge
Add 25% for tax/gratuities
For suites add $3900 per room for 9 night stay