Sunday • October 27, 2019

Celebration of Excellence 2019

Connie Fedor

For more information, contact:

Connie Fedor | Executive Director, WRA Education Foundation

608.216.2823

cfedor@wirestaurant.org

Join the WRA Education Foundation in honoring vibrant young talent and distinguished professionals dedicated to education at the Celebration of Excellence. 

Madison Masonic Center—Madison, Wisconsin
4:30 pm Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction • 5:30 pm Elegant Dinner and Ceremony

$50 per person
Business professional attire recommended

$40 per person for students’ families. Scholarship winners and Salute to Excellence awardees receive complimentary registration.

Proceeds benefit the WRA Education Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization, and help to ensure the future success of the foodservice industry through education, scholarships and community involvement.


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Celebration Event Program

Sponsor the Event

There are many opportunities to support this event and have your business recognized in front of current and future industry leaders. Your tax-deductible charitable contribution will help defray the costs of this event, allowing more money to go to the Foundation’s programs such as scholarships and mentoring initiatives.

Questions? Contact Connie Fedor at 608.216.2823 or cfedor@wirestaurant.org

SPONSOR THE EVENT

Sponsor a Student

For a $50 donation to the Education Foundation, you can sponsor the attendance of a student or one of their family members. Your tax-deductible charitable contribution will help defray the costs of this event, allowing more money to go to the Foundation’s programs such as scholarships and mentoring initiatives.

Sponsor a Student

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SILVER Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

 

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2019 Salute to Excellence Winners

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Linda Wendt

Restaurateur Award

Wendts on the Lake, Van Dyne

Bill-Pilgrim

Bill Pilgrim

Chef Award

Gordon Food Service

Mike-Blaistrieri

Mike Balistrieri

College Educator Award

Fox Valley Technical College

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Josh Swanson and Zac Ladubec

Mentor Awards

Delaware North Sportservice, Lambeau Field

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Ryan Demers

ProStart Teacher Award

Pewaukee High School

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Wisconsin Bakers Association

Supplier Award

2019 Scholarship Winners

Over $40,000 scholarships will be awarded at the 2019 Celebration of Excellence dinner.
Kylie-Amundson

Kylie Amundson

Ron & Lillian Heuser Scholarship

Family and Consumer Science Education at University of Wisconsin – Stout

Amanda-F-Chandler

Amanda Chandler

Chef Bill Dougherty Scholarship

Culinary Arts at Fox Valley Technical College

Joseph-Clemmons

Joseph Clemmons

Ryan von Rutenberg Scholarship

Business Management at Madison College

Kayla-Correll

Kayla Correll

Culver Family Scholarship

Career and Technical Education at University of Wisconsin – Stout

Eleanor-Drosen

Eleanor Drosen

Society Insurance Scholarship

Baking and Pastry Arts at Johnson and Wales University

Kelly-Gonzalez

Kelly Gonzales

Al Gagliano Scholarship

Baking and Pastry Management at Waukesha County Technical College

Adam-Hale

Adam Hale

Food Fight Restaurant Group Scholarship

Culinary Arts at Madison College

Katelyn-Halladay

Katelyn Halladay

Ryberg Family and Aaron & Katie Guenther Scholarships

Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management at University of Wisconsin – Stout

Mercedes-Haugen

Mercedes Haugen

WRA Big Four Chapter Scholarship

Culinary Arts at Fox Valley Technical College

Christina-Hill

Christina Hill

American Institute of Wine & Food Scholarship

Culinary Management at Southwest Technical College

Andrew-Kettner

Andrew Kettner

WRA Madison Chapter Scholarship

Culinary Arts at Madison College

Allison-Kloth

Allison Kloth

Herman Leis and MillerCoors Scholarships

Culinary Arts at Northcentral Technical College

Makayla-Kulow

Makayla Kulow

Steve Sazama Scholarship

Dietetics at University of Wisconsin – Stout

Bailey-Landry

Bailey Landry

WRA South Central/JoAnn O’Malley Scholarship

Culinary Nutrition at Johnson and Wales University

Sarah-Lotz

Sarah Lotz

Adolf Brettschneider Scholarshi

Hospitality Management at Lakeland University

Madelyn-Meyer

Madelyn Meyer

Alfred Peck Scholarship

Baking and Pastry Production at Fox Valley Technical College

Curtis-Nau

Curtis Neu

Bernard & Maureen Schreiner Scholarship

Dietetics at University of Wisconsin – Stout

Gwendolyn-Oldson

Gwendolyn Olson

Manufacturers’ Agents for the Food Service Industry Scholarship

Food Science Education at University of Wisconsin – Green Bay

Emily-Perrault

Emily Perrault

Apitz/Quinnies Family, Fred Boelter and Chef Jeff Igel Scholarships

Culinary Arts at Fox Valley Technical College

Toya-Reynolds

Toya Reynolds

Chaîne des Rôtisseurs - Ernst Florsheim Scholarship

Culinary Management at Western Technical College

Hannah-Schultz

Hannah Schultz

Dick Kroening Scholarship

Culinary Arts at Fox Valley Technical College

Sky-Noah-Sharp

Sky Noah Sharp

Kristin Leffel/WRA River Valley Chapter Scholarship

Culinary Arts at Madison College

Emily-Song

Emily Song

Otto& William Brakebush Scholarship

Nutrition Science/Dietetics at University of Wisconsin – Green Bay

Marie-Stimpson

Marie Stimpson

Apitz/Quinnies Family Scholarship

Culinary Arts at Southwest Technical College

Rhyder-Stokelbusch

Rhyder Stokelbusch

Culver Family Scholarship

Hospitality Management at Fox Valley Technical College

Hannah-Stubitsch

Hannah Stubitsch

ACF Chefs of Milwaukee Scholarship

Culinary Arts at Johnson and Wales University

Makayla-Styer

Makayla Styer

Herbert & Nada Mahler Scholarship

Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management at University of Wisconsin – Stout

Tiffany-Thompson

Tiffany Thompson

WRA Milwaukee Chapter Scholarship

Baking and Pastry Arts at Milwaukee Area Technical College

Molly-Thorne

Molly Thorne

Magnificent 7 Scholarship

Agriculture Education at University of Wisconsin River Falls

Samantha-Tjugum

Samantha Tjugum

WRA West Wisconsin Chapter Scholarship

Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management at University of Wisconsin – Stout

Marco-Valdepena

Marco Valdepena

Joe Bartolotta Memorial Scholarship

Business at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Hallie-Wagner

Halie Wagner

Aderis DeRosa and WRA Eastern Shore Chapter Scholarships

Culinary Arts at Johnson and Wales University

Marina-Windmoeller

Marina Windmoeller

Heinz & Lisette Fischer Scholarship

Culinary Management at Western Technical College

Autumn-Wood

Autumn Wood

Herbert & Nada Mahler and WRA Green Bay Chapter Scholarships

Culinary Arts at Fox Valley Technical College