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March 11, 12 & 13

With interactive workshops, hands-on demos and quick informal talks, MFE training opportunities go beyond what's standard.

What's happening:

  • Pastry Studio
  • Liquid Lounge
  • Tips from a CPA
  • Quick Bites
  • Off-site Excursions
  • And more!

Check back in February for more details on 2019 schedules and plans.


Liquid Lounge

Get ideas for adding a twist to your bar offerings. See quick demos featuring the latest in beer and spirits and the best glassware for your beverage program.

What's Planned

MFE Quick Bites Session

Quick Bites

Pop in for quick 15 minute presentations focused on workforce solutions, restaurant marketing and business building strategies. Take advantage of a laid-back learning zone led by a peer in the industry.

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Pastry Studio

Grab a spot in the Pastry Studio throughout the three days of MFE. The Pastry Studio offers hands-on educational demos for up to 32 show attendees per session. Spaces fill on a first-come, first-served basis. Don't miss out, as these demonstrations fill up quickly!


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Latte Art Throwdown

Sunday, March 10 - 6:30-9:00 pm

Kickapoo Coffee – 232 E Erie St, Milwaukee’s Third Ward

Celebrate the coffee community before the show officially opens at the Latte Art Throwdown hosted by Kickapoo Coffee. Come watch talented baristas create art from warm coffee and frothy milk -or- enter to compete!

Registration info coming soon.

Big prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, sponsored by MFE. Proceeds from the competition will be donated to charity.

Lakefront Brewery Tour

Fiserv Forum: Behind the Scenes

Tuesday Morning

Start your day with a behind the scenes tour exploring the BOH operations of this impressive entertainment venue. Complimentary tour; advance registration required.

Registration opening soon!


Tips from a CPA

Business finance questions? Tips from a CPA offers free 1-on-1 consults on small business accounting, payroll and tax needs. It's an accounting resource center right on the show floor.

Learn more