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Tasting Gala


Guests at the Lombardi Food & Wine Experience Tasting Gala are treated to a jaw-dropping European market display compliments of Nehring's Family Markets.Enjoy one of Milwaukee’s premier food and wine events and contribute to the cause of fighting cancer at the same time! Featuring tastings and samplings from over 35 vineyards, craft breweries, and 20 regional restaurants, the Lombardi Food & Wine Tasting Gala will satisfy your cravings while allowing you to soak up culinary knowledge from many industry experts. The Tasting Gala also features a spectacular European market display compliments of Nehring’s Family Markets and an exclusive silent auction.

  • Food & Wine Tasting Gala | Friday, Nov. 8, 2013
    6:30 - 9:30pm
    The Pfister Hotel, 7th Floor
    424 East Wisconsin Avenue | Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Tickets | Online registration for the Tasting Gala and Celebrity Chef & Wine Dinner is no longer available. If you'd like to join us at the Tasting Gala, please plan on purchasing tickets on the 7th floor of the Pfister Hotel on Friday evening. Thank you. 

Online registration will be available until Thursday, November 7, at noon.
If you registered online after Sunday, November 3, your tickets will not be mailed to you. Please pick them up on the 7th floor at the Will Call area. 

Participating vendors | Click here to get a taste of the cuisine, and wineries and breweries at the 2012 Food & Wine Tasting Gala. Stay tuned for updates for the 2013 event.

Food & Wine Tasting Gala attire | Smart casual

Parking | Complimentary valet parking is available for Lombardi guests at the Jefferson entrance of the Pfister Hotel. We graciously thank the Milwaukee Lexus Dealers Association for their generosity and support. 

Lodging | Discounted room rates are available at The Pfister Hotel on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9, 2013. To reserve your room, please contact The Pfister Hotel directly at 800.558.8222 and request the "Lombardi rate."
Lombardi Cancer Foundation graciously thanks the Marcus Corporation and The Pfister Hotel for their generous support.

All proceeds from the Food & Wine Tasting Gala and the Lombardi Food & Wine Experience benefit the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation and the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinics at Aurora Health Care facilities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

All event details are subject to change without notice.