2018 Wisconsin Foodie Smorgasbord Tasting

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 – Tabal Chocolate, Dan Bieser – Wauwatosa

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
Limited availability

General Admission vendors include…
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
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
Winkie’s Market
Usinger’s Famous Sausage
Edible Milwaukee
Edible Madison
Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meat’s
Hook’s Cheese
American Kitchen Cookware
Potosi Brewery

Central Wisconsin Craft Collective Featuring:
Central Waters Brewing Company
Sunset Point Winery
Stevens Point Brewery
CiderBoys Cider Company
Great Northern Distilling

Plus More!
VIP Restaurant Area includes…

Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro
Bartolotta’s Bacchus
Bartolotta’s The Rumpus Room
Bartolotta’s Ristorante
Bavette La Boucherie
Company Brewing
Iron Grate BBQ
Irie Zulu
Ono Kindz Grind
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