Press Release: Indulge Milwaukee Event Celebrating Milwaukee’s Extraordinary Food Scene Raises $139,000 for WRA Education Foundation
Indulge Milwaukee, an exclusive food, wine and spirit tasting experience celebrating Milwaukee’s extraordinary food scene, debuted on August 20 - 21, 2022. The elite event captivated the tastes and senses of over 2,000 taste-seekers over 2 days at Milwaukee’s iconic American Family Field.
Indulge Milwaukee was hosted by the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation with presenting sponsor Badger Liquor.
The event raised $139,000 for the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation, a 501c3 charitable organization that leads workforce development initiatives to attract, train and lift up individuals looking for careers in hospitality. The Foundation has awarded more than $950,000 in scholarships and oversees the Wisconsin ProStart program which ignites high school students’ passion for hospitality careers.
“We were thrilled to help bring together Milwaukee’s exceptional restaurants with wine and spirits from the best local, national and international brands for an indulgent tasting experience,” says Lacey Sadoff, President and fourth generation owner of Badger Liquor. “We wanted to be involved in the event to support the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation and the work they do within the restaurant and hospitality industry in Wisconsin.”
“Indulge Milwaukee not only highlighted Milwaukee’s diverse and innovative food scene, it was an investment in the future of the hospitality industry,” said Connie Fedor, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation and lead event organizer. “100% proceeds from the event supported vital workforce development programs to ensure the success and sustainability of the restaurant industry.”
Fedor shared that pulling off an event of this magnitude required the commitment and dedication of many key partners and sponsors.
“We’re grateful for the support of presenting sponsor Badger Liquor and other corporate sponsors, as well as participating specialty food vendors, wine and spirit exhibitors and restaurant partners,” shared Fedor, noting the support of venue partner American Family Field and the Milwaukee Brewers helped create a truly memorable and successful event.
Indulge Milwaukee Highlights:
Visit the Indulge Milwaukee website for more information about the event and a list of the restaurants and brands that were featured.
Celebrating Milwaukee’s Exceptional Tastes Paired with the World’s Finest Wines & Spirits for a Great Cause
This summer marks the debut of an exclusive food, wine and spirit tasting experience that celebrates Milwaukee’s extraordinary food scene. Indulge Milwaukee will captivate the tastes and senses of 4,000 indulgers over 2 days at Milwaukee’s iconic American Family Field. Attendees will explore culinary creations from the Cream City’s talented chefs, gourmet bites from Wisconsin’s specialty food vendors, and wine and spirit tastings from the best local, national and international brands.
Indulge Milwaukee Highlights:
Visit the Indulge Milwaukee website for an up-to-date list of featured restaurants providing gourmet bites and suppliers bringing their most coveted brands.
Indulge Milwaukee is hosted by the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation with presenting sponsor Badger Liquor. The organization expects to sell 4,000 tickets for the two-day event (2,000 for Saturday and 2,000 for Sunday). A limited number of VIP Tickets will be sold for each of the days. Event hours are 12:00 – 5:00 pm on Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21, 2022. The cost is $150 for Grand Tasting tickets. VIP Tasting Tickets are $350 each which also includes access to the Grand Tasting area. Visit http://www.indulgemilwaukee.com for more information and to purchase tickets. Follow Indulge Milwaukee on Facebook and Instagram for updates.
100% of the proceeds of Indulge Milwaukee benefit the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation, a 501c3 charitable organization that provides education and training to current industry professionals and tomorrow’s future leaders. The Foundation offers these programs, ensuring the success of the food industry: