Kosher Caterer

Nassau DA To Probe L.I. Kosher Caterer

It’s a kosher consumer’s worst nightmare: charges that pork, shrimp were prepared in temple kitchen.

02/14/2012
Staff Writer

The office of Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice has opened a criminal investigation into allegations that Morrell Caterers of Woodbury, L.I., prepared shrimp, lobster, pork and other non-kosher food in the same kitchen in which kosher food was prepared.

And the three Nassau synagogues at which Morrell is the caterer have been deluged with calls from frantic congregants who have booked upcoming affairs with Morrell.

Both Thomas Cataldo, Morrell’s former general manager, left, and Michael Savitsky, its former executive chef.
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