Catering & Facilities

Catering & Facilities


We are very pleased to offer the kosher catering expertise of The Spirit of Asia. Specializing in flavors of the world, The Spirit of Asia can prepare more than just amazing Asian options for your celebration. Marvelous Mexican, magnificent Middle Eastern, inviting Italian, appetizing American, terrific-traditional Jewish (just like Bubbie!), and more cuisines are available. Sue Morales is ready to assist you with your full service catering needs. You can reach Sue at or her Catering Coordinator, Jeanie Stiles, at 612.478.9908.

You may choose to work with The Spirit of Asia or any number of outside kosher caterers. For a full list of Kosher Caterers, contact Pam at

Facilities Rental

Mazal tov on your upcoming simchah! Our goal is to make it easy for families to have their special occasions at Beth El – Shabbat dinners, Bar and Bat Mitzvah luncheons, birthday and anniversary parties, brises, baby namings and more. We are here to help make your celebrations memorable.

We are pleased to offer a variety of beautiful, newly renovated spaces in our synagogue. To reserve one of our beautifully appointed spaces or discuss your event, please contact our Events Coordinator, Pam Friedman, at 952.873.7300 or

Audio visual equipment, dance floor, catering, meeting rooms and other amenities are available.

Gruman Social Hall and Leonard and Fay Ribnick Kiddush Hall

  • 5,500 square feet
  • Combined Hall seats up to 310 banquet-style (up to 850 lecture/performance-style)
  • Carpeted space with attached kitchen
  • Sound proof, retractable wall between the Halls allows for use of a partial space
  • Social Hall seats up to 280 banquet-style (up to 400 lecture/performance-style)
  • Kiddush Hall up to 100 banquet-style (up to 150 lecture/performance-style)

Victor Hall

  • 2,900 square feet
  • Seats up to 160 banquet-style (up to 294 lecture/performance-style)
  • Multi-purpose space with attached kitchen

Learning Center 

  • 2,000 square feet
  • Seats up to 150 reception-style (up to 120 lecture/performance-style)
  • Architecturally striking; a new and flexible space
  • Modern, light wood and plenty of windows providing natural light

Spiegel Sanctuary

  • Lecture/performance-style seating for up to 640
  • Elevated bimah (platform/pulpit), choice of lecturns

Fiterman Chapel

  • Lecture/performance-style seating for up to 139 fixed seats (30 additional moveable chair options)
  • Elevated bimah (platform/pulpit)
  • Vintage stained glass