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West LA’s Akasha Presents Dine-In Seder and Two Nights of Passover Take-Out

Akasha Presents Dine-In Seder and Two Nights of Passover TakeOut

Join AKASHA and Rabbi Mark Borovitz for a Passover Seder on April 6

Chef Akasha Richmond Packages Her Acclaimed Holiday Dishes for Four or More Celebrating an “At Home” Jewish Holiday with a Portion of Service Charge

Akasha Passover Benefit World Central Kitchen for Ukraine


Chef/Owner Akasha Richmond, Partner Alan Schulman of AKASHA RESTAURANT

Akasha Richmond and Partner Alan Schulman’s AKASHA present their annual Passover Seder on Thursday, April 6, 2023, and Passover To-Go for takeout and delivery on April 4 and 5, 2023.

Guests attending AKASHA for Passover Seder will congregate the second night of the holiday for a reception, followed by an informal service led by Rabbi Mark Borovitz.

The complete dinner with Akasha’s specialties follows.

Pricing for the Seder is $145, including wine and beverages; $65 for children under 10. Reserved ticketing is available on TOCK.

Celebrate Akasha Passover with At-Home Selections


For at-home celebrations, AKASHA offers à la carte selections designed for two-four adults (or more with children). All dishes are ready-to-heat to make it as easy to enjoy Passover in a family setting.

Passover food rules are strictly followed, and the dinner is “Kosher Style,” containing no dairy. A portion of the service charge will be given to World Central Kitchen, which is serving thousands of fresh meals to Ukrainian families fleeing home as well as people remaining in the country.


Thursday, April 6, 2023

Reception starts at 6:15 p.m., Seder & Dinner at 7:00 p.m.
Seder led by Rabbi Mark Borovitz

Chopped Chicken Liver • Green Bean & Walnut Faux “Liver”
matzoh & gluten-free matzoh

Seder Plate

matzoh & gluten-free matzoh

Sephardic Fish Balls
tunisian tomato sauce & meyer lemon horseradish

Akasha’s Matzoh Ball Soup
fresh dill & carrots

Entrees – Choose One

Red Wine-Braised Creekstone Farms’ Brisket
rainbow carrots & potato pancakes

Chicken Tagine with Caramelized Onions & Preserved Lemon
rainbow carrots & potato pancakes

Matzo Meal-Baked Eggplant

almond cheese & cashew ‘parm”
nonna’s tomato sauce, cauliflower with capers & raisins, baby artichokes

Dessert – Family Style
flourless citrus-almond cake & berries
chocolate-dipped coconut macaroons & meringues

Pricing & Details

Adults, $145 – includes wine or juice, coffee & tea

Children under ten, $65 – includes grape juice
Exclusive of tax & 22% service charge

Tickets available on TOCK. Seating is very limited.

Passover food rules are strictly followed

Dinner is prepared “Kosher Style” and contains no dairy.
Vegetarian entrée contains eggs & gluten.



Pickup & Delivery on April 4 & 5, 2023


everything you need for the seder

seder plate

everything for the seder plate – roasted shank bone
roasted egg, haroset, parsley, horseradish, lettuce, sea salt, (for salt water), $20.00

box of matzo

kosher for passover matzo, $9.00

sephardic haroset

dates, apricots, raisins, honey, pistachios, almonds, walnuts, orange, spices
1/2 pint, (serves 4), $16.00

beet horseradish

roasted beets, horseradish, lemon
1/2 pint (serves 4-6), $7.00

Appetizers & Starters

akasha’s chopped chicken liver

mary’s chicken liver, caramelized onions & eggs,

1 pint, (serves 2-4) gluten-free, $18.00

vegetarian mock ‘liver’

green beans, walnuts, cashews, caramelized onions

 1 pint, (serves 2-4) gluten-free, $16.00

matzo ball soup

chicken broth, carrots, celery, herbs
two matzo balls (serves 2), $18.00

vegetarian matzo ball soup

vegetable broth, carrots, celery root, herbs
two matzo balls (serves 2), $18.00

Entrees & Sides

passover brisket

grass-fed beef braised with onions, tomatoes, & red wine
(serves 4) gluten-free, $85.00

chicken tagine

braised chicken thighs with onions, golden raisins, preserved lemon

1 & 1/2 lbs chicken thighs
(serves 4), gluten-free, $60.00

matzo eggplant bake

olive oil & matzo meal roasted eggplant, nonna’s tomato sauce, basil
almond ricotta cheese, cashew ‘parmesan’
(serves 4) vegan (contains nuts), $70.00

potato pancakes-1/2 dozen

yukon gold potato pancakes, fried in olive oil
come frozen for reheating, gluten-free, $15.00


house-made from local apples
1 pint, $12.00

roasted asparagus & leeks
serves 4, vegan & gluten-free, $35.00

rainbow carrots with olive oil & dill
serves 4, vegan & gluten-free, $24.00


all desserts are made following “Passover” food rules
everything is gluten & dairy-free.

citrus almond cake

apricot & orange glaze
gluten-free , contains nuts, (serves 4-6), $24.00

coconut macaroons

3 chocolate-dipped & 3 plain macaroons
gluten-free, $12.00

chocolate matzo toffee

brown sugar & vegan butter toffee matzo crunch, semi-sweet chocolate, cacao nibs, sea salt
vegan & gluten-free, $20.00

Pricing for AKASHA’s Passover To-Go is priced à la carte; deadline to order is 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2023. All orders can be placed on TOCK with pick-up times throughout the day. Delivery is also available by DoorDash servicing the area. For further information, the public may call the restaurant at 310.845.1700.

Joe Wehinger
Joe Wehinger (nicknamed Joe Winger) has written for over 20 years about the business of lifestyle and entertainment. Joe is an entertainment producer, media entrepreneur, public speaker, and C-level consultant who owns businesses in entertainment, lifestyle, tourism and publishing. He is an award-winning filmmaker, published author, member of the Directors Guild of America, International Food Travel Wine Authors Association, WSET Level 2 Wine student, WSET Level 2 Cocktail student, member of the LA Wine Writers. Email to:
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