2018 Silent Auction Preview

We invite all of the attendees at the WBA's Annual Awards & Appetizer Networking Evening to participate in our 2nd Silent Auction!  Proceeds from this year's silent auction will benefit WBA's new Foundation!

When: Monday, March 12, 2017; 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Midwest Foodservice Expo in Downtown Milwaukee

Tickets are required!  Please contact Jessica at (414) 258-5552 if you'd like to purchase tickets for this year's event.

For those interested in bidding during the Silent Auction, check out this preview of all our silent auction items (list will be updated as additional items come in):

Trip to the Fair Basket

This basket has everything you need to make the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair the perfect summer treat! Includes (4) admission tickets to the Wisconsin State Fair, a NEW Original Cream Puffs insulated tote bag, (4) Team Cream Puff hats and a certificate for a dozen Cream Puffs! Lastly, this State Fair package includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the Original Cream Puff Dairy Bakery and a photo with the Original Cream Puffs mascot, Cravin’ D. Creampuff!

Donated by:  Wisconsin Bakers Association and Original Cream Puffs


Golfing on the Greens Basket

Love spending some time on the greens?  Basket includes: (4) 18-hole rounds of golf at Mid Vallee Golf Course in DePere, WI.

Certificates only valid on weekdays or weekends after 2pm. Certificates expire October 31, 2018. Tee times are required and can be made online.

Donated by: Mid Vallee Golf Course

Brewery for Two Basket

Enjoy the perfect brewery experience for two thanks to Sprecher Brewing Co.
This basket includes:

(1) Mixed case of Sprecher Diamond Soda and,

(2) Sprecher Brewery Tour Passes

Donated by: Sprecher Brewing Co.

Potawatomi Food & Beverage Basket

Includes a $50 Food & Beverage Gift Card

Gift card redeemable at 7 restaurants, (Bella Italiana, The Buffet, Canal Street Café, Dream Dance Steak, The Fire Pit Sports Bar & Grill, Menomonee Valley Food Court, Ruyi) Stone Creek Coffee, Sweet Grass Gift Shop and the Potawatomi Hotel

Donated by: Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Splash Studio Art Piece

Bring you tropical vacation home with you! This beautiful sunset painting is sure to brighten any room and mood!

This piece is an original painted by Slash Studio Artist Emily Barth and titled Twist of Lime.

Twist of Lime is acrylic painting on a 16’’x20’’ canvas.

Donated by: Splash Studio: Painting Bar

Adventure Rock

Enjoy reaching new heights with (2) Clip’N Go Passes good for 2 participants each at Adventure Rock- the ultimate indoor climbing experience!

This park is meant for all levels of climbers, including training courses for kids! Additionally, these passes last all day long so you can come and go as you please. Adventure Rock is located on Capitol Drive in Brookfield, WI.

Donated by: Adventure Rock

Sobelman’s Restaurant Experience

This basket includes (2) $25 Sobelman’s Pub and Grill Gift Cards. Start your morning off right with a masterpiece of a loaded Bloody Mary or stop by for their popular mouth watering burgers! At any of the five locations, you are sure to find a menu full of delicious pub and grill favorites!

Donated by: Sobelman’s Pub and Grill

Chef Jeff Cooking Fresh Basket

 Working for over 30 years as a professional chef, Jeffrey Igel or Chef Jeff is the program director and faculty member of the Culinary Arts & Hospitality Department at Fox Valley Technical College.

This basket includes two of Chef Jeff’s cookbooks, one co-written with Chef Julie Andrews, “Cooking Fresh with Julie & Jeff” and a second book “Cooking with Chef Jeff”.  Additionally, this basket includes two BBQ rubs and seasonings, Sweet Mama Original and Sweet Mama Bold, for an extra kick.

Donated by: Chef Jeff Igel

Chef Jeff BBQ Basket

Working for over 30 years as a professional chef, Jeffrey Igel or Chef Jeff is the program director and faculty member of the Culinary Arts & Hospitality Department at Fox Valley Technical College.

This basket includes one of Chef Jeff’s cookbooks, co-written with Chef Paul Kirk, “Grilling, Smoking, & BBQ”.  Additionally, this basket includes two BBQ rubs and seasonings, Sweet Mama Original and Sweet Mama Bold, for an extra kick.

Donated by: Chef Jeff Igel


Milwaukee Admirals

Get ready for a fun night out watching some excellent hockey!  The winner off this basket will receive (4) tickets for Milwaukee Admirals!

This voucher can be redeemed for a Sunday through Thursday game OR $10-off any Gray, Navy or Light Blue section to a Friday or Saturday game.

Donated by: Milwaukee Admirals Hockey


Brewer Ballgame Basket

Take a trip to the ballpark with the Milwaukee Brewers Basket!

This certificate can be redeemed for (2) Club Level seats at Miller Park during the 2018 Milwaukee Brewers Baseball season!

These tickets may be redeemed for any Monday-Thursday Brewer game. The tickets must be redeemed in advance, either in person at the Miller Park Box Office or by mail at least ten days in advance of the selected game date, no exceptions.

Donated by: Milwaukee Brewers Baseball


Cozy Coffee Time

Enjoy this crazy cool trio coffee basket from Colectivo!

Inside you will find a bag of Colectivo’s Colombia Paso Fino Coffee Beans, a tin of Colectivo’s famous Hot Cocoa mix, a bag of Colectivo’s very own Homemade Granola and a crazy cool Colectivo brand sticker!

Donated by: Colectivo Coffee Roasters



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