12/20/2011 03:36 pm ET | Updated Dec 20, 2011

7 Latke Ideas For The First Night Of Hanukkah From Great Performances 'Latke Fest'

Last night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City catering company Great Performances hosted the third annual Latke Fest. This wasn't just any Latke Fest though. Lest you thought latkes were merely fried potatoes with some onion, flour and egg, think again. These chef creations had everything from brisket to rose in them. Check out the slideshow below for some of our favorites of the evening.

All photos by Damon Dahlen