deli month

August 1 - August 31

A cuisine that once thrived as the very center of Jewish life has become endangered.
— from ‘Save the Deli’ by David Sax

welcome to national deli month

National Deli Month is an annual event taking place at some of the best delis in the country. Each day in August, a select group of delicatessens will offer a special pre-fixe dinner menu highlighting the best of Jewish deli cuisine. All of the participating restaurants will donate a portion of their proceeds to selected charitable organizations in their own community. 

Read on to learn more about this exciting month of food and culture.


Our Mission

To Celebrate and help preserve the great heritage of Jewish style delicatessens across the country.


participating delis

Each of the following delis have created a special menu for this limited time that showcases their outstanding traditional Jewish dishes. Select any of the below restaurants nearest to you to learn more about what their cooking up throughout the month.