Hanukkah Dinner Menus  

Observe the Festival of Lights with special menus and recipes that reflect the spirit of the season.

  • Hanukkah Supper Menu
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

    Hanukkah Supper Menu

    Celebrate this eight-day festival with a special dinner.
  • Roasted Chicken with Lemons and Thyme
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Hanukkah with Friends

    Sephardic Jews have culinary roots throughout the Mediterranean, so this company-worthy dinner highlights the bright, sunny flavors of Spain, Turkey, and Morocco.
  • Potato Blini with Sour Cream and Caviar

    Special Hanukkah Menu

    There's no better way to celebrate the miracle than with a gathering of family, friends, and food. This menu includes traditional fare such as blini, Hanukkah doughnuts, glazed salmon, and potato latkes.
  • Smoked Salmon Knishes
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Feast of Dedication

    Serve a casual, yet sophisticated dinner with dishes that maintain the spirit of the occasion, but take a slight departure from the traditional recipes.
  • Golden Potato Latkes
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine

    A Hip Way To Celebrate Hanukkah

    There's no need for a traditional celebration to be boring when you prepare and serve time-honored dishes in a whole new way.
  • Hungarian Brisket
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Hungarian Brisket

    For many people, it would not be Hanukkah without a traditional brisket. This make-ahead version allows you to spend more time with family and friends. Serve the tender slices of meat with Potato-Scallion Latkes, fresh asparagus, and Apple Nut Cake for a heart-warming meal worthy of the occasion.
  • Beer-Braised Brisket with Honey-Lime Glaze
    Photo: José Picayo; Styling: Jocelyne Beaudoin

    A Healthy Hanukkah Menu

    Share and give thanks with the flavors of seasonal bounty.
  • Hummus with Preserved Lemon and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Israeli Hanukkah Menu

    Sit down to a commemorative dinner that gathers culinary traditions from Morocco to Middle Europe.
  • Leek and Potato Fritters with Lemon-Cumin Yogurt
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Family Festival of Lights Supper

    This casual family supper is inspired by tastes from the Mediterranean, North Africa, and the Middle East. You can mix and match the main dishes and sides, or prepare them all for a hearty buffet-style meal.
  • Beef Tenderloin
    Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Rose Nguyen

    Make It Special Menu

    Louisville's first family shares their favorite Hanukkah menu.
  • Beer-Braised Brisket with Onion Jam
    Photo: Johnny Miller; Styling: Sarah Smart

    Hanukkah Comfort Food Menu

    Treat your family to classic comfort food as you celebrate Hanukkah this year.
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