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MIAMI, FLA. –June 28, 2017 – Couples committed to the Jewish faith will find solace in the exacting oversight provided by The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, a trusted Miami Beach venue for Kosher weddings. The exquisite oceanfront property, centrally located near synagogues and shuls, provides a dedicated wedding specialist, who serves as a liaison with Kosher catering partners, ensuring all traditions are honored to the utmost degree. And in true Ritz-Carlton fashion, exclusivity is tantamount.

“Every bride wants a storybook wedding, but when kosher adherence is part of the couple’s story, the level of execution is imperative,” said Director of Catering Sales Felicia Wichser. “From check-in to check-out, no detail is overlooked at our property. We provide a comfort level to the couples and their entire family as to keep the focus on the celebration.”

The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach offers luxurious wedding venues and outdoor settings, including the coveted Starr Bar, all of which can accommodate over 500 guests at a time. Access to the 10,000-square-foot ballroom is one stairwell level up, accommodating guests who refrain from using the elevator and electricity. On the culinary front, Kosher catering includes Orthodox Union certified, while place settings feature Kosher china, crystal stemware and signature silver. Additionally, there are ample rooms for Ketubah signing, men's Tish and Bedeken.

An elite roster of event designers and florists provide fresh concepts for couture Chuppahs, the canopy under which the couple stands during the ceremony. Meanwhile, best known of all the rituals associated with Jewish weddings—“Breaking the Glass”—will be front and center. While it’s customary for the groom to stomp on glass, both members, including same-sex couples, have been partaking in the festivities together. Not surprising, The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach offers light bulbs in place of glasses as they magnify sound for maximum effect. Mazel tov!

Kosher Weddings include:

  • Complimentary guestroom accommodations for the bride and groom night of the wedding
  • Discounted room rates available for wedding guests
  • For events spending more than $50,000, an additional three-night complimentary stay is offered for the first anniversary
  • Access to specialized event décor, leading photographers, floral & decor designers and musicians
  • Access to hotel grounds for wedding photography
  • Dedicated wedding specialist to be a liaison with Kosher catering partner to ensure all traditions are honored

Advance booking is required; additional taxes and service fees apply. For additional information about planning a Kosher wedding, or to view the resort’s extensive portfolio of venues including the elegant, 10,000 square foot ballroom, contact the Director of Catering Sales, Felicia Wichser, at Felicia.Wichser@ritzcarlton.com or call (786) 276-4064.

The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach is located at One Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL. For more information, visit ritzcartlon.com/southbeach.

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