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Ouri Nidam

Chef of Caterers By Ouri

Destination Event Planner


At the age of 22, Ouri Nidam was the Chef for the Israeli Prime Minister and its government. Soon after, he was also the private chef for Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Chief Rabbi of the World, for 12 years.


In 2001 Ouri took a huge leap and moved to New York where he quickly became one of the most sought after kosher chefs in the New York regional area. Ouri’s expert skills and dedication to gourmet kosher food continued to be defined and perfected.  Ouri founded Ouri’s catering establishing it as New York’s premiere Glatt Kosher Caterer.


His career also expanded to Yankee Stadium in 2009. Ouri Nidam was chosen from all the glatt kosher caterers in the New York tri-state area as the first kosher caterer to serve the exclusive Yankee Legends arena.  Since catering the Legends Grand Opening kosher sports cuisine has never been the same! Under Ouri’s auspices, Legends guests were served fine dining including authentic Middle Eastern fare as well as traditional American favorites. All Yankee fans were able to enjoy “maza” such as kibbe, lahamagine as well as classic hot dogs and hamburgers from Ouri’s kosher station. Ouri added a unique flair to the sports world and has paved the way for Yankee Stadium to continue to add other kosher choices to their repertoire.


Currently Ouri has introduced a new division to his enterprise that includes destination events.  Whether you are planning a weekend, corporate event domestically or a lavish, wedding event internationally, Ouri can plan your hotel and plane reservations as well as spear-head all the meal planning and the main event. From choosing a venue to music to transportation to entertainment, Ouri will secure your destination event from conception to completion. From Israel to Saint Marten to a host of cruises, Caterers by Ouri has successfully made memorable events for his customers.


As always, his philosophy is that even standard affairs should be gourmet. His creative cuisine, unparalleled service and unmatched execution are evident at his exclusive location Ahava ve Ahba and at many other venues throughout the tri-state area.


Caterers by Ouri continues to be the primary choice for high profile community members and continues to serve the Prime Minister and other government officials when they visit the United States. Ouri has been the preferred caterer for many fundraisers as well as State dinners and he continues to excel in the art of gourmet kosher food.


Caterers by Ouri is committed to designing and carrying out flawless, memorable events by combining exquisite food and the highest level of customer service. Ouri’s professional and creative staff will take your party ideas and turn them into a spectacular event. Their team of highly trained experts provides services that include event coordination, menu planning, rental equipment and event staffing.


Ouri’s group of renowned world class chefs can execute any cuisine with flair. From classic American to authentic Middle Eastern to modern Asian Fusion, Ouri’s has proven itself to be the definition of fine dining.


Ouri Nidam has integrated his ambition, meticulous attention to detail, experience with kosher cuisine and unbounded creativity to create a gourmet catering experience that is both satisfying and memorable. Ouri is always keeping up with new trends in the food industry and continues recreate, revamp and reenergize modern, kosher cuisine.