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.