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The 2012 Awards

The evening program for the 2012 Awards Dinner honored several outstanding restaurateurs from across Wisconsin, including the revealing of the surprise Restaurateur of the Year.

WRA State Restaurateur of the Year
Craig and Lea Culver ~ Culver’s Restaurants
View the press release

Chapter Hero Award
Doug Ziegahn ~ Madison Chapter

Award of Merit
Carl Brakebush ~ Brakebush Bros., Inc.

Chapter Outstanding Restaurateurs of the Year
Big Four
Glenda Woosley ~ Culver’s of Darboy ~ Appleton

Green Bay
Mary Boyd and McKim Boyd ~ Union Hotel ~ De Pere

La Crosse 
Gary Rudy ~ Rudy’s Drive-In ~ La Crosse

Thomas Beach ~ UNO Chicago Grill ~ Madison

Gregory Swanberg ~ Brookfield

West Wisconsin
Jack Schulte ~ Yankee Jack’s ~ Eau Claire

Wisconsin River Valley 
Conroy Soik ~ Eatmore, Inc. / Culver’s ~ Marshfield

WRA Director Honorees
Danielle Baerwald ~ Erv’s Mug ~ Oak Creek
Ed Chin ~ Wong’s Wok ~ Milwaukee
David Flannery ~ Apple Holler ~ Sturdevant
Trey Hester ~ Rocky Rococo Restaurants ~ Oconomowoc

Expo Committee Chair
Jean Landreman ~ Landreman’s Family Restaurant ~ Kaukauna

Outgoing WRA Education Foundation Chairman of the Board
Steve Davis ~ Ardy & Ed’s Drive In ~ Oshkosh

Incoming WRA Education Foundation Chairman of the Board
Larry Deutsch ~ Vollrath Company ~ Stoughton

Outgoing WRA Chairman of the Board
Mary Rowley ~ Goose Blind ~ Green Lake

Incoming WRA Chairman of the Board
Lynn McDonough ~ Connells Restaurants ~ Eau Claire

View the Press Release

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