A new kid on the block…and a big one too

September 20, 2017 by J-Wire Staff
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Sydney’s  Kashrut Authority has granted a Kosher licence to the International Convention Centre at the rebuilt exhibition space Darling Harbour.

Rabbi Aaron Groner, Geoff Donaghy and Rabbi Moshe Gutnick

At a cocktail reception serving kosher canapés, the KA’s Rabbi Moshe Gutnick and Rabbi Aaron Groner presented the ICC’s CEO Geoff Donaghy with the framed document granting certification.

A spokesperson for the ICC told J-Wire: “The capacity of the Ballroom, the kitchen for which has received the license from the Kashrut Authority, is 2,000 people.  The minimum number required to book the ballroom, in a reduced mode, is 600 people.”

Rabbi Mendel Kastel COA of Jewish House which host the first Kosher function for the ICC and Geoff Donaghy

The first Jewish community event currently scheduled is the Jewish House Annual Gala Dinner in November.

There is massive parking facilities in the Centre and the ICC has told J-Wire that events hosts will have the option to prepay guests’ parking costs.

Rabbi Groner said: “The facilities will not be available to outside caterers.”

Rabbi Mendel Kastel, CEO of the Jewish House presented Geoff Donaghy with a silver hand washing cup for the ICC Kosher facility.





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