2nd Annual Wisconsin Foodie Winter Smorgasbord & Fundraiser
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Italian Community Center, Milwaukee
Meet the Artisans and Chefs from the show!
Experience flavors of the program and connect with the stories you love.
We have invited a variety of previous show guests to exhibit and sample their products for you!
This means a fun-filled day featuring Wisconsin’s top chefs and local artisans.
Get ready to sample Wisconsin’s finest cheeses, meat, beers, spirits and other amazing treats. As you feast on the smorgasbord of flavors don’t forget to attend one of our Master's classes taught by industry leaders.
Master Class presented by Roth Cheese
Reshaping Organics — The Driftless Cafe, Luke Zahm, Viroqua
Home Brew — Company Brewing, George Bregar — MKE
Cheese — Larry’s Market, Patty Peterson — Brown Deer
Chocolate — Roots Chocolates — Lisa Nelson, Wisconsin Dells
Open to guests with General Admission tickets we will host two live Chef Experience performances on the TimothyJ Kitchen Stage.
Chefs will be paired in groups and have designed a menu featuring products from their region.
You will have the opportunity to hear their passion and their personal story of what drives them to do what they do!
12:30 pm featuring:
Amy Ann Huo — The Informalist, Eau Claire
Matt Chambas — Wickman House, Ellison Bay
Dan Fox, Heritage Tavern, Madison
3:30 pm featuring “The Plate Collective”
by Kate Riley & Dan Jacob’s
The premise of the Plate Collective is chefs of each restaurant and Kate work together to make a vessel specifically for each course. They work out sizing and color and what would be the perfect backdrop or canvas for the food.
Dan Jacobs & Dan Van Rite — EsterEv & dandan, Milwaukee
Luke Zahm — Driftless Cafe, Viroqua
Karen Bell — Bavette, Milwaukee
Paul Zerkel & Lisa Kirkpatrick — Goodkind, Milwaukee
General Admission Tickets $55 in advance / $65 at the door
VIP Restaurant $75 in advance / $85 at the door
General Admission vendors include…
Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese
Braise on the Go
Bay View Packing
Colectivo Coffee Roasters
Carr Valley Cheese Company
Cedar Grove Cheese
Clock Shadow Creamery
Discourse: a Liquid Workshop
J. Henry & Sons
Kickapoo Coffee Roasters
LaClare Family Creamery
Sassy Cow Creamery
Rushing Waters Fisheries
Usinger’s Famous Sausage
Edible Door County
Nueske's Applewood Smoked Meat's
Hook's Cheese Company Inc.
Mr. Dye's Pies
American Kitchen Cookware
Potosi Brewing Company
Central Wisconsin Craft Collective Featuring:
Central Waters Brewing Company
Sunset Point Winery
Stevens Point Brewery
CiderBoys Cider Company
Great Northern Distilling
O'so Brewing Company
VIP Restaurant Area includes…
Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro
Bacchus – A Bartolotta Restaurant
The Rumpus Room – A Bartolotta Gastropub
Bavette La Boucherie
Iron Grate BBQ
Ono Kine Grindz
The Fitz at the Ambassador Hotel
Gin Rickey at the Ambassador Hotel
Deco Cafe at the Ambassador Hotel