Get ready for an incredible night of fantastic food, wines, spirits and fun. Read below for a checklist of things to know before you go.
Discovery World Museum, 500 N Harbor Drive, Milwaukee
November 11, 5:30 to 9 pm
Wonder what gourmet bites you’ll be savoring throughout the evening? A description of all restaurant tastings can be found here.
Wine and Spirit Exhibitors
Sip your way through bold bourbons, favorite local spirits and domestic and international fine wines. Check out the complete list of wine and spirit exhibitors here.
Special Spirit Experiences
Love old fashioneds but want to learn creative options on the classic? Join us for the Out with the Old, In with the New...3 Twists on an Old Fashioned experience at 6:30 pm. And for the bourbon enthusiasts, join Chicken Cock Whiskey Master Distiller for an elite bourbon tasting experience at 7:30 pm.
Looking to treat yourself? Our silent auction features upscale and unique hospitality experiences. Dine with a Green Bay Packer Hall of Famer or enjoy an American Club Getaway or luxurious 5-course dinner with wine pairings for 8 people. Check out these auction items and more here. Want to save time? Preregister for the auction here.
Meet Future Restaurant Stars
Watch Wisconsin’s high school ProStart Invitational culinary champions recreate their award-winning entrée during a live culinary demonstration. Love desserts? High school students in the ProStart program will create and serve desserts crafted specifically for Cheers guests.
There is no dress code but may we suggest dressy casual – a versatile balance between formal and casual.
There is limited underground parking available for a fee at Discovery World (500 N Harbor Dr). Attendees can also park in the 875 Parking Garage (875 E Michigan St) for a fee or take a taxi, Uber or Lyft.
Tickets will be shown either electronically with a QR code/Bar Code from your phone or Eventbrite app, or you are welcome to print out your confirmation email and show your bar code that way.
Smoking and vaping are not allowed inside Discovery World. Cheers to Hospitality is for individuals 21+ only. Anyone under the age of 21 will be refused service and tickets will not be refunded. To ensure the comfort and safety of all attendees, we cannot grant entry to any child—including toddlers and infants in strollers and/or baby carriers. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
Looking to treat yourself? Peruse an auction featuring upscale and unique hospitality experiences and items. Here are just a few items up for bid:
Dine with a Green Bay Packer Hall of Famer!
Four guests will enjoy a 5-course gastronomical experience prepared by Chef Sammy Millan at a Buck & Honey's Restaurant with former Green Bay Packer & Wisconsin Badger Mark Tauscher and his wife Sarah, along with Buck & Honey's owner Tom Anderson and his wife Laura. An intimate night to remember full of laughs and cocktail/wine pairings. Donated by Buck & Honeys Restaurant.
A Rare Dinner Experience
Six guests will enjoy a 4-course wine and spirits dinner in Rare Steakhouse’s private boardroom. Includes demonstration in the kitchen with Chef Todd, where guests will select and butcher their own steaks in a dry aging room. Donated by Rare Steakhouse-Milwaukee.
Luxurious Dining Experience in a Historical Gem
A five-course elevated dinner for 8 guests at the exclusive Dubbel Dutch Hotel, downtown Milwaukee’s boutique and charming hotel. The experience includes wines selected specifically to pair with culinary offerings. Donated by Noble Catering.
Chef’s Table at Bacchus
A Tasting Menu Experience for Four at Bacchus. Includes a five-course tasting menu prepared by our Executive Chef plus wine pairings for up to four guests. Donated by The Bartolotta Restaurants.
Dinner Party in a Cooler
Win a Yeti Cooler filled with Certified Angus Beef Steaks, Compart Duroc Chops, local charcuterie and cheese (Salumi Chicago, Widmers Cheese Cellars, Marieke Gouda), assorted crackers and desserts. It’s everything you need to host an intimate party at home. Donated by Sysco.
Mixology Experience to Elevate Home Bartending Game
Enjoy a mixology class for 4 at Great Lakes Distillery while imbibing on five cocktails from different eras. You’ll go home with 2 shaken cocktail kits from Bull in China and an assortment of 4 award-winning spirits from Wisconsin’s original distillery. Donated by Great Lakes Distillery.
Dinner and Conversation with Chef Nikolas
Six people will enjoy an exquisite six-course meal paired with drinks and conversation with Chef Nikolas at Antigua Latin Inspired Kitchen. Donated by Antigua Latin Inspired Kitchen.
Luxurious Winter Dome Experience
Experience the luxurious Alpen Globes at Cafe Benelux. These premier luxurious heated domes seat up to 8 guests. Donated by Lowlands Group.
American Club Getaway
Treat yourself to a two-night stay at Wisconsin’s only Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond resort. Included with your retreat is an assortment of luxurious products from the Kohler Waters Spa. Donated by Destination Kohler.
Golf at Horseshoe Bay
Enjoy 18 holes of golf for four with carts at Door County's premier golf course, Horseshoe Bay. Donated by Horseshoe Bay.
Four Tickets to Watch the Green and Gold
You and three friends can cheer on the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on December 17 as they take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Donated by Molson Coors.
Make Cocktails Like the Experts
Perfectly crafted home cocktails with a touch of a button. Impress your friends with a Bartesian premier cocktail mixer that creates more than 50 craft cocktails. A great gift for the person who loves to host parties. Donated by Kessenichs.
Flexible Dining with Saz’s
Enjoy dining on your own terms. Use the $500 gift certified for a catered dinner party, tailgate take-out order, monthly date night or special event. Donated by Saz’s Hospitality Group.
Luxurious Wine and Spirit Collections
A collection of reserve and high-end wines and spirits donated by Wente Family Estates, Grgich Hill Estates, J Henry & Sons, Central Standard Distillery, 21 Seeds Tequila, George Dickel Bourbon, and Chicken Cock Whiskey.
Plus many other items and experiences!