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A charitable gala and elegant dinner to honor foodservice leaders

Awards Gala March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
5:30 pm Cocktail Reception • 6:30 pm Dinner and Program

Celebrate the year’s foodservice industry accomplishments as you enjoy exceptional cuisine - hot and cold shellfish bar, carving stations, elegant macaroni and cheese and more.

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee Atrium & Ballroom • 333 W Kilbourn Ave

Experience a State of the Art venue, located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee. Streamlined programming coincides with this all-new dining experience, accessible from Midwest Foodservice Expo by skywalk.

Exquisite Cuisine
Enjoy distinctive flavor combinations, colorful ingredients, unique presentation and tantalizing aromas.

If you have food allergies or have special dietary requirements, please call WRA at 608.270.9950 at least 7 days prior to the event.

RSVP
Advanced reservations are required for the WRA Awards Gala. Semi-formal attire is recommended for this celebratory evening.

Reservations are $100 per person
Proceeds benefit the non-profit 501 (c)(3)WRA Education Foundation.

 

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See pictures from last year

 

State Restaurateur of the Year

2018 Award Winners

Award of Merit
Joe & Jennifer Bartolotta, Bartolotta Restaurants

Chapter Hero Award
Dewey Rohm, Reinhart Food Service

Chapter Outstanding Restaurateurs of the Year (OROYs)
Big Four Chapter
Lisa Natrop
Prime Steer Supper Club

Milwaukee Chapter
Omar Shaikh
SURG Restaurant Group

South Central Chapter
Tom & Jane Heller
Monk’s Bar & Grill

Supporting Education
This prestigious event would not be possible without the generosity of individual restaurateurs, organizations and supplier companies. We thank you for your support.

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Gold Sponsors

$5,000 contribution

  • Special recognition by the evening’s emcee
  • Logo showcased on its own event presentation slide
  • Large logo in Awards Dinner event program
  • Logo appears on every table sign
  • Logo featured in Wisconsin Restaurant Expo show program
  • Six complimentary reservations

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Silver Sponsors

$2,500 contribution

  • Logo prominently showcased on event presentation slide
  • Company listed in the event program
  • Company name appears on every table sign
  • Four complimentary reservations

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Bronze Sponsors

$1,000 contribution

  • Company name on event presentation slide
  • Company listed in the event program
  • Company name on two table signs
  • Four complimentary reservations ($400 value)

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Table Sponsor

$500 contribution

  • Company name on event presentation slide
  • Company listed in the event program
  • Company name on your own table sign
  • Two complimentary reservations ($200 value)

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Because the WRA Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization, part or all of your donations may be considered a tax-deductible charitable contribution for income tax purposes.

Contact Carrie Douglas at cdouglas@wirestaurant.org or 800.589.3211 for more information on tax-deductible sponsorship opportunities for the Elegant Awards Dinner.
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