Featured Event:

2nd Annual Wisconsin Foodie Winter Smorgasbord & Fundraiser

Sunday, February 18, 2018 Italian Community Center, Milwaukee, WI

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Experience the flavors of the program and connect with the stories you love.

General Admission Tickets: $55 in advance / $65 at the door
VIP Restaurant: $75 in advance / $85 at the door (Limited availability)


Meet the Artisan’s & Chefs from the show!


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 masters 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 - Milwaukee
• Cheese - Larry’s Market, Patty Peterson - Brown Deer
• Chocolate - Roots Chocolate, Lisa Nelson - Wisconsin Dells

Includes 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 Kate Riley & Dan Jacob’s “The Plate Collective”:
    The chef 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




  • VIP Restaurant Experience Ticket: Limited Tickets!





    We are offering the chance to meet some of your favorite chefs featured on Wisconsin Foodie in our VIP Restaurant Experience. We are pairing the chefs with food producers and farmers in a unique collaborative tasting experience.


    Featuring many fan favorites from across the state.






    Take a look at some of the incredible vendors that will be featured!

    General Admission vendors:

    • Roth Cheese
    • Uplands Cheese
    • Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese
    • American Skillets
    • Anarchy Acres
    • Bittercube Bitters
    • Bos Meadery
    • Braise on the Go
    • Bay View Packing
    • B&E Trees
    • Colectivo
    • Company Brewing
    • Carr Valley Cheese
    • Cedar Grove Cheese
    • Clock Shadow Cheese
    • Discourse: a liquid workshop
    • Holland Family Farm
    • J. Henry & Sons Bourbon
    • Juice Kitchen
    • Kickapoo Coffee Roasters
    • Landmark Creamery
    • Sartori Cheese
    • Sassy Cow Creamery
    • Saxon Creamery
    • Roots Chocolate
    • Rushing Waters Fisheries
    • Usinger’s Famous Sausage
    • Edible Milwaukee
    • Edible Madison
    • Nueske's Applewood Smoked Meat's

    • Central Wisconsin Craft Collective Featuring:
    • Central Waters Brewing Company
    • Sunset Point Winery
    • Stevens Point Brewery
    • CiderBoys Cider Company
    • O'so
    • Plus More!





      VIP Restaurant Area includes:


    • Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro
    • Bacchus – A Bartolotta Restaurant
    • The Rumpus Room – A Bartolotta Gastropub
    • Ristorante Bartolotta
    • Bavette La Boucherie
    • Braise
    • Company Brewing
    • DanDan
    • EsterEv
    • Goodkind
    • Iron Grate BBQ
    • Trixies
    • Wickman House
    • Underground Meats
    • Island Orchard Cider
    • The Fitz at the Ambassador Hotel
    • Gin Rickey at the Ambassador Hotel
    • Deco Cafe at the Ambassador Hotel
    • Sanford Restaurant
    • Edible Milwaukee
    • Irie Zulu
    • Ono Kindz Grind



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