By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published Apr 07, 2022 at 1:01 PM

Tickets are now on sale for a brand new dining event hosted by the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation with presenting sponsor Badger Liquor.

Indulge Milwaukee is an exclusive experience that aims to celebrate Milwaukee’s food scene through food, wine and spirits tastings featuring talented local chefs, specialty food vendors and wine and spirits brands. Even better, all proceeds from the event will go to support the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation's initiatives including culinary scholarships, the Wisconsin ProStart Program for high school students and workforce development training. 

The two-day event takes place Aug. 20-21 from noon to 5 p.m. at American Family Field and will feature dishes from over 30 Milwaukee restaurants, plus wine and spirits pairings from across the globe.

Participating restaurants currently include:

Take a peek at additional vendors, including wine and spirits brands, online.

More deliciousness

The event will also feature the Proudly Wisconsin Cheese and Wine Pavilion, featuring a great selection of the state’s award-winning cheeses, charcuterie and wines for pairing. Culinary & Mixology Demonstrations will take place throughout the event, showcasing the talents of award-winning chefs, distillers, mixologists and sommeliers. 

The VIP Experience, offered from 1 to 3 p.m., will offer guests a one-of-a kind on-field tasting experience right on the American Family Field. Offerings include rare spirits, craft cocktails and wine paired with culinary tastings crafted by the Bartolotta Restaurant Group. Plus, you’ll get a rare view of the stadium, including seating in the dugout.

Get your tickets 

Tickets for Indulge Milwaukee are available for purchase online.

Grand Tasting tickets are $150 per person and include tastings from participating restaurants, food vendors and wine and spirits pairings,, access to the Proudly Wisconsin Cheese and Wine Pavilion and culinary and mixology demonstrations. Meanwhile, VIP tickets are $350 per person and include all of those pers, plus access to the  Exclusive on-field tasting experience. 

All (100%) of the proceeds from the event will 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. Read more about the Foundation’s scholarships, ProStart program and workforce development initiatives at

Guests can follow along with updates and announcements for the event by following Indulge Milwaukee on Facebook and Instagram .

Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.