A charitable gala to honor foodservice leaders

Awards Gala March 10, 2020

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For more information, contact:

Kaylee Court | Executive Assistant

kcourt@wirestaurant.org

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
5:30 pm Cocktail Reception • 6:30 pm Dinner and Program

Celebrate the year’s foodservice industry accomplishments as you enjoy exceptional cuisine.

Italian Community Center, Milwaukee
631 E Chicago St, Milwaukee
Complimentary parking on the south side of the building off of Jackson St.

Experience an evening at a popular venue, located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee. Streamlined programming enhances this fun dining experience.

Exquisite Cuisine
Enjoy distinctive flavor combinations, colorful ingredients, unique presentation and tantalizing aromas. 

If you have food allergies or have special dietary requirements, please call WRA at 608.270.9950 at least 7 days prior to the event.

RSVP
Advanced reservations are required for the WRA Awards Gala. Semi-formal attire is recommended for this celebratory evening.

Reservations are $100 per person.

Register Online

 

Awards Gala

Regional Awards

Nominate yourself, a peer or employee, then use social media to encourage your customers, friends and family to vote for you or your nominee.

Award Categories

  • Champion of Restaurant Entrepreneurship (CORE)
  • Best of the Front of the House
  • Best of the Back of the House

Voting has closed for 2020

2020 Regional Winners

Champion of Restaurant Entrepreneurship

Phillip-Wanke2

Phillip Wanke

Burger Fusion Company

La Crosse (Region 1)

William-Tressler

Bill Tressler

Hinterland Brewing Company

Green Bay (Region 2)

Jim-and-Gwen-Seeboth

Gwen and Jim Seeboth

Seeboth Delicatessen

Sheboygan (Region 3)

Christine-Specht

Christine Specht

Cousins Subs

Menomonee Falls (Region 4)

Tom-Anderson2

Tom Anderson

Buck & Honey’s Restaurant Group

Monona (Region 5)

Best of the Front of the House

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Sherry Muller-Flory

Trempealeau Hotel, Restaurant & Saloon

Trempealeau (Region 1)

Penny-Fairchild2

Penny Fairchild

The Blue Bayou Inn

Manitowish Waters (Region 2)

Tera-Castillo

Tera Castillo

Seeboth Delicatessen

Sheboygan (Region 3)

Zachary-Heiniger

Zachary Heiniger

Brunch

Milwaukee (Region 4)

Eric-Sasse

Eric Sasse

Parthenon Gyros

Madison (Region 5)

Best of the Back of the House

Lauren-Peterson-Green3

Lauren Peterson-Green

Draganetti’s Ristorante & Za51 Pizzeria

Altoona (Region 1)

Fred-Griesbach

Fred Griesbach

Cooking World Culinary Services

Stevens Point (Region 3)

Chef-Joe-Schreiter

Joe Schreiter

Mistral & Avalon Atmospheric Theater

Milwaukee (Region 4)

Jesse-Stiff

Jesse Stiff

Mariner’s Inn & Betty Lou Cruises

Madison (Region 5)

Awards Dinner

2020

Menu

Garlic Bread Sticks
Bartolotta’s Creamy Caesar Salad
Romaine Lettuce, Caesar Dressing, Grana Padano Cheese & Croutons
Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli with Grana Padano Cheese & Truffled Brown Butter Sauce

Risotto Bar
Shellfish Risotto + Vegetarian Risotto
Toppings to Include: shrimp, peas, mushrooms, chopped asparagus, & parmesan cheese

Italian Rolls & Butter
Mista Salad (vegan)
Mixed Greens, Fennel, Cherry Tomatoes, Carrots, Red Onion, Radish, Cucumbers & Balsamic Vinaigrette
Poulet Citron
Yukon Gold Potato Puree

Whole Roasted Atlantic Salmon
Seasonal, Roasted Vegetables

Carving Station

Dessert
Panna Cotta with Fresh Berries

 

Thank you to all of our 2020 Sponsors!

Gold Sponsor

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Silver Sponsors

Heartland Payment Systems logo

Sysco logo

Eastern Wisconsin

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Gold Sponsors

$5,000 contribution

  • Special recognition by the evening’s emcee
  • Logo showcased on its own event presentation slide
  • Large logo in Awards Dinner event program
  • Logo appears on every table sign
  • Logo featured in Wisconsin Restaurant Expo show program
  • Six complimentary reservations

Register Here

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Silver Sponsors

$2,500 contribution

  • Logo prominently showcased on event presentation slide
  • Company listed in the event program
  • Company name appears on every table sign
  • Four complimentary reservations

Register Here

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Bronze Sponsors

$1,000 contribution

  • Company name on event presentation slide
  • Company listed in the event program
  • Company name on two table signs
  • Four complimentary reservations ($400 value)

Register Here

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Table Sponsor

$500 contribution

  • Company name on event presentation slide
  • Company listed in the event program
  • Company name on your own table sign
  • Two complimentary reservations ($200 value)

Register Here