Catering

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Nuances of kosher catering are baked in at Hannah's Kitchen

Published March 15, 2018

Hannah Sattler grew up around Jewish food. Her grandfather was always cooking, and not just what one would consider traditional kosher dishes. So, it didn't feel like a stretch when she became a catering manager at her temple, and, eventually, opened a catering company.

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6 on-trend fun ideas for your wedding reception

Published Jan. 24, 2018

Your wedding is likely to be one of the most special days of your life. But how do you make it truly special? One of the components in creating a unique, personalized celebration is definitely the food.

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You like beer gardens in the Parks? Next up is a Bear Garden at the Zoo

Published May 10, 2017

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele on Wednesday announced plans to bring a "Bear Garden" to the Zoo, as part of an expanded public-private concessions partnership with SSA that will add new revenue and full-time jobs, as well as feature local food and drink vendors.

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10 things you'll find at the new Bunzel's Meat Market

Published May 4, 2016

Bunzel's Meat Market has moved to a new location that boasts more space and a new look. But that's not all. Here are 10 things that make a trip to check out the new store worth the effort.

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Featured chef: Whisk Culinary's Zak Groh

Published Dec. 29, 2014

Most chef-restaurateurs know that it's hard work getting a restaurant off the ground, but perhaps no one around here understands it better than chef Zak Groh. A Milwaukee-area native, Groh got his start at his family's custard stand before jet-setting all around the world gaining kitchen experience. A few years ago he came back home and in 2013 he launched Whisk Culinary, catering business that specializes in inflight meals for private fliers.

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Papineau sprouts multiple healthy eating offerings

Published Aug. 31, 2014

Kathy Papineau has dedicated her life to the earth, community, economy and the individual. Last fall, Papineau opened a commercial kitchen in Riverwest, called MkeKitchen, at 531 E. Keefe Ave. She leases the space to multiple local businesses and operates her own catering business, Mke Localicious.

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Memah's Kitchen serves up slices of compassion

Published Aug. 30, 2014

Two months ago, at the age of 60, Austin opened Memah's Kitchen on the second floor of the Grand Avenue Mall, across from Brew City Beer Gear. She teamed up with her daughter, Brandi Iberia Austin, who attended Howard University and received an MBA. She is also a recording artist known as "Iberia."

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Local teacher honors grandmother with cake business

Published July 21, 2013

Telashay Farr, a math teacher at Vincent High School, also owns and operates a baking and catering business, Avia Cakes. Her baked goods are available by the slice every weekend at the Fondy Farmers Market, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave.

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Milwaukee wedding trend: Comfort food

Published Oct. 7, 2012

These days, comfort food is everywhere, including on catering menus. Guests' year-round menu expectation of spiral ham, green beans and boxed mashed potatoes is long gone (unless, of course, you want to serve it!). If you're a food-lover who's planning a party, Milwaukee is the place to be.

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Venturi's Market preps homestyle meals at family style prices

Published Nov. 22, 2009

Opening 12 years ago and expanding into a second storefront three years later, Venturi's Market is tucked away on the 7200 block of W. North Avenue, sandwiched by Snap Fitness and Chinese Pagoda restaurant. The café and deli originally opened with Italian flavors in mind but over the years, they've expanded to carry fresh meats and cheeses, specialty canned and packaged goods along with made-from scratch deli items of all sorts.