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Restaurant Caucus Dinner
Spend a memorable evening of fantastic food and valuable networking with Wisconsin lawmakers who came from the foodservice industry. You'll enjoy steak and seafood as you support legislative victories.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016
5:30 p.m. Cocktails • 6:30 p.m. Dinner

Kavanaugh’s Esquire Club
1025 N. Sherman Ave. • Madison, Wisconsin

$200 Minimum Contribution
The evening includes appetizers, steak and seafood dinner, dessert and wine.


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A special fundraiser for the WRA Political Action Committee.

Invited Guest Speakers:
Invited legislators, from all sides of the aisle, have a personal connection to our industry, either currently owning or having past involvement in foodservice.
Scott Allen

  Scott Allen   Rob Brooks   Representative
Rob Brooks

Jimmy Boy Edming
(R-Glen Flora)
  James Edming   Bob Gannon   Representative
Bob Gannon

Dan Knodl

  Dan Knodl   Mike Kuglitsch   Representative
Mike Kuglitsch

(R-New Berlin)
Chris Larson

  Chris Larson   Tom Larson   Representative
Tom Larson

Jeff Mursau

  Jeffrey Mursau   John Nygren   Representative
John Nygren
Joe Sanfelippo
(R-West Allis)
  Joe Sanfelippo   Michael Schraa   Representative Mike Schraa
Jennifer Shilling

(D-La Crosse)
  Jennifer Shilling   Christine Sinicki   Representative
Christine Sinicki
Ken Skowronski
  Ken Skowronski   Jim Steineke   Representative
Jim Steineke
Tom Tiffany

  Tom Tiffany   Paul Tittl   Representative
Paul Tittl

Robin Vos

  Robin Vos   Leon Young   Representative
Leon Young


Silver Level Hosts:

Tom Diehl
Tommy Bartlett Inc. of Wisconsin Dells

Mark Dillon
Wisconsin Hospitality Group of Waukesha

Greg Levesque
American Transmission Company of Waukesha

Paul Lucas
MillerCoors of Milwaukee

Steve Sazama
Saz’s Hospitality Group of Milwaukee

Event Hosts:

Marc Bianchini
Osteria Del Mondo, Milwaukee

Eric Boelter
Boelter Companies, Waukesha

Carl and Judy Brakebush
Brakebush Brothers, Inc. of Westfield

Bob and Deb Davis
Davis & Associates, Muskego

Joe DeRosa
DeRosa Corporation of Wauwatosa

Michael DeRosa
Coach’s Fast Food Inc., Eau Claire

Gino Fazzari
Calderone Club, Milwaukee

Dave and Vicki Flannery
Apple Holler Restaurant, Sturtevant

Charlie and Torri Gray
Culver’s of Wausau

Trey Hester
Rocky Rococo of Oconomowoc

Rose Hunt
Heckel’s Restaurants of Chippewa Falls

Lars Johnson
Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant in Sister Bay

John Kavanaugh
Esquire Club of Madison

Phil Keiser
Culver Franchising System, Inc.

Mark and Jean Landreman
Landreman’s Family Restaurant of Kaukauna

Joe Lopiparo
That’s Amore’ Italian Café of Greenfield

Aldo Madrigrano
Beer Capitol Distributing Co. of Sussex

Lynn McDonough
Connell’s Restaurants of Eau Claire

Joanne Palzkill
Draganetti’s Ristorante, Altoona

Susan and Paul Patterson
Al & Al’s Stein Haus, Sheboygan

Chico and Dawn Pope
Buckhorn Supper Club of Milton

Robert and Michael Prosser
Ishnala Supper Club In Lake Delton

Mark Schmitz
Moosejaw Pizza & Brewing Co. of Wisconsin Dells

Christine Specht-Palmert
Cousins Subs, Menomonee Falls

Jeff Steren
Steren McDonald’s Restaurants

Bill and Debbie von Rutenberg
von Rutenberg Ventures of Waunakee

Linda Wendt
Wendt’s on the Lake, Van Dyne

Host the Event:

Consider being listed as an Event Host for the Restaurant Caucus Dinner. Your $500 pledge gets you two dinner reservations. You'll also receive generous name recognition on our website and the dinner program.

Platinum, Gold and Silver levels are available with additional recognition. Contact Ed at 800.589.3211 for more information.


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