A funeral service has been planned for Joe Bartolotta, president and co-founder of the Bartolotta Restaurant Group, who passed away this week at the age of 60.
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The days are growing short for last meals at Joey Gerard's Supper Club in Mequon. The restaurant will close on Saturday, Aug. 19 as it makes way for its transition to a Mr. B's Steakhouse.
Chef Zach Espinosa will take on a new challenge as head chef for Mr. B's, A Bartolotta Steakhouse. The news comes with the departure of Chef Dane Baldwin, who has been a part of the Bartolotta Restaurant Group since 2004.
The Kitch, a modern eatery and gathering place, opened Tuesday at the Kohl's Corporate Headquarters in Menomonee Falls. We paid a visit on Thursday and got a look at the creature comforts Kohl's employees will get to enjoy in the new space.
Milwaukee has its share of first rate chefs these days, making the decision of who to name as "best chef" more and more difficult each year. But, it was a solid Bartolotta's win this year with Chef Adam Siegel bringing home the gold for best chef.
Wauwatosa's newest French restaurant, Cafe Grace, will open to the public on Tuesday, July 19. The most refined of the Bartolotta concepts at the Mayfair Collection, it's a restaurant where you'll want to linger while watching the world go by.
Cafe Grace will open on Tuesday, July 19, completing the Bartolotta's restaurant triad at the Mayfair Collection. We have an exclusive peek at the finished product, complete with a video journey illustrating its evolution from construction to cafe.
Things are changing for the Italian Community Center beginning this fall, as they launch a partnership with The Bartolotta Restaurant Group, which will take over restaurant operations and catering for all ICC facilities.
Taqueria El Jefe, the new Bartolotta's taco concept at the Mayfair Collection, will open June 21, adjacent to the recently launched ABV Social. We got an exclusive peek at the finished product, along with a glimpse at the journey to completion.
When it comes to tacos, Bartolotta Restaurant Group's Taqueria El Jefe aims to offer spectacular, chef-inspired tacos with creative fillings. And the new fast casual spot is set to open at the Mayfair Collection in just over a week.
ABV Social, the West Side's newest sports bar, is the second of four Bartolotta Restaurant Group-managed restaurants to open at the Mayfair Collection. Here's what to expect from this new venue.
Two Milwaukee organizations - chosen from over 60 applications - will be the recipients of funds from two upcoming galas hosted by Bartolotta's Care-a-lotta, the charitable arm of The Bartolotta Restaurants.
There are some great stories behind the naming of the restaurants at the Mayfair Collection. In fact, the name for El Jefe could have been Wauwataco. But, you wouldn't know that from just reading the sign.
Thanks to a new two-year culinary program launching this fall in Milwaukee Public Schools, students will soon be able to get a head start on future careers in the hospitality industry.
The past 12 months have been rich with restaurant openings. And there are still more on the way. Here are 13 openings I can't wait to see in 2016. Of course, I wouldn't complain if they came even sooner.