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The Bartolotta Restaurants December 2019 Event Listings

The Bartolotta Restaurants will be closed on December 24 and December 25. Hours will vary on December 31 for New Year’s Eve.

By - Nov 21st, 2019 02:13 pm

MILWAUKEE, WI – Throughout the month of December, The Bartolotta Restaurants is celebrating the holiday season with the Annual Holiday Champagne Dinner, Brunch with Santa, and exclusive wine pairing dinners at various restaurant locations.

THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS

The Bartolotta Restaurants is a nationally recognized restaurant and catering organization co-founded by restaurateur Joe Bartolotta and his brother, two-time James Beard Award-winning Chef Paul Bartolotta.

Holiday Hours

The Bartolotta Restaurants will be closed on December 24 and December 25. Hours will vary on December 31 for New Year’s Eve.

Holiday Lunches

Several of The Bartolotta Restaurants will be open for lunch during the holidays, with special lunch menus crafted to celebrate the occasion. Reservations can be made by visiting The Bartolotta Restaurants website.

  • Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993 – Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993 will serve lunch from December 2 through 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding December 24 and 25).
  • Mr. B’s – A Bartolotta Steakhouse – Brookfield – Mr. B’s will serve lunch from December 9 through 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro – Lake Park Bistro is open year-round for lunch Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (excluding December 24 and 25).
  • Harbor House – Harbor House is open year-round for lunch Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (excluding December 24 and 25).

DATE NIGHT PACKAGES

December 27 – Chevy Chase Plus a Screening of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Guests can light up their holidays with Chevy Chase live on stage plus an audience Q&A following a 30th Anniversary screening of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Following the showing of the holiday classic, the celebration will continue with actor Chevy Chase sharing stories from his career and the making of his classic movies. The package includes seats in the first 10 rows of The Riverside Theater, along with a $75 gift card to use at either Bacchus, Lake Park Bistro, The Rumpus Room, or Harbor House. Tickets can be purchased on The Bartolotta Restaurants website for $286.60 per person.

ONGOING

Holiday Gift Cards

Guests can give the gift of The Bartolotta Restaurants for the holidays with a gift card for a date night, a dinner without dishes, a holiday bonus, or a night out on the town with friends. In addition, for every $100 purchased in gift cards, guests will receive a $20 holiday bonus to use in a participating restaurant. Guests can purchase gift cards in store or online on The Bartolotta Restaurants website.

Bartolotta Rewards

Guests can become a member of Bartolotta Rewards, where they can earn one point for every dollar spent on food and beverage at any of the participating, award-winning Bartolotta venues, which translates to 10% back on all food and beverage purchases when dining, hosting a private function or attending a special event at participating locations. As a Bartolotta Rewards member, guests are also eligible to receive various rewards throughout the year and are notified about special promotions like the opportunity to buy advance tickets to Bartolotta events and select shows at the Pabst and Riverside Theaters throughout the year. Guests can sign up on The Bartolotta Restaurants’ website or by downloading the Bartolotta Rewards app to their smartphone.

BACCHUS – A BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANT

Bacchus – A Bartolotta Restaurant is located within the Cudahy Tower in Downtown Milwaukee, offering modern cooking in a new vibrant setting with a menu emphasizing seasonal ingredients and a wine list that is consistently praised as one of the most extensive in the city.

December 5 – High Steaks Dinner

Bacchus is hosting its second annual High Steaks Dinner, where Executive Chef Nick Wirth will team up with Corporate Executive Sous Chef Aaron Bickham to create a dining experience highlighting Wagyu, aged beef, and prime cuts. Upon arrival, guests will receive a complimentary sparkling Rosé toast. The evening will include a passed appetizer reception followed by a six-course meal featuring Braised Ox Tail Tamale; Tire de Asada Argentina; Vietnamese Green Papaya Salad; Lemongrass Satay; Seared A5 New York Strip Loin Wagyu; Chicken Fried Steak Filet; Salisbury Steak Filet; 45 Day Dry-Aged Bone-In Prime Rib; and an assortment of petit fours for dessert. Tickets are available for purchase on the Bacchus website for $175 per person, plus service charge and tax.

December 18 – Annual Holiday Champagne Dinner

Guests can toast the holiday season with celebrated champagne and dazzling dishes at Bacchus – A Bartolotta Restaurant. The evening will be hosted by Champagne Specialist Meryl Muldoon, Business Development Manager for Veuve Clicquot, Krug and Ruinart, and will feature five courses with five pairings. The menu, created by Executive Chef Nick Wirth, includes Parsley Root Custard, Scallop Crudo, Dry-Aged Duck Breast, Snake River Farms Strip Loin, and Basque Cake, each specifically suited to the Champagne selections. Tickets can be purchased on the Bacchus website for $185 per person, plus service charge and tax.

JOEY GERARD’S – A BARTOLOTTA SUPPER CLUB

Joey Gerard’s – A Bartolotta Supper Club combines classic supper club menu options, including steak, cocktails, and ice cream drinks, with the superior service and hospitality that defines The Bartolotta Restaurants

December 1 – Annual Holiday Brunch

Guests can kick off the holiday season with Joey Gerard’s annual Holiday Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Santa will also be on-site for photos. Tickets are $29.95 per adult (13 and over), $14.95 for children (12 and under), and children under three years-old are free. Reservations can be made by calling 414-858-1900.

HARBOR HOUSE

Milwaukee’s premier lakefront dining destination, Harbor House is a bright, spacious New England-style seafood restaurant on the shore of Lake Michigan, offering the freshest seafood flown in daily from both coasts.

December 15 – Brunch with Santa

Guests can enjoy a family-friendly brunch at Harbor House with Santa Claus, with a buffet-style menu including made-to-order Eggs Benedict, Omelettes, Waffles, Chilled Seafood and Salad, and more. Brunch prices for this special event are $59.95 per adult (13 and over), $25.95 per child (12 and under), and children under three years-old are free. Reservations can be made by calling 414-395-4900.

THE GRAIN EXCHANGE

One of the most memorable banquet halls in Milwaukee, The Grain Exchange is located within the historic Mackie Building and is serviced by Bartolotta Catering & Events.

December 18 through 21 – Dickens Dinners at The Grain Exchange

Guests can experience the warmth and joy of the holidays at the historic Grain Exchange, where the evening will include a three-course dinner, unlimited beer, wine and soda, readings from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, and professional Christmas carolers. Hors d’ Oeuvres and Bar Service begin at 6:15 p.m., with dinner beginning at 7 p.m.  The menu includes a Dickens Salad as the first course; Prime Rib aus Jus,

Atlantic Salmon, or Rigatoni con Melanzane as the second course; and Warm Bread Pudding for dessert. Tickets can be purchased on The Bartolotta Restaurants’ website for $74 per adult (13 and over) and $35 per child (12 and under), plus service charge and tax.

ABOUT THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS

The Bartolotta Restaurants is a nationally recognized restaurant and catering organization co-founded by restaurateur Joe Bartolotta and his brother, two-time James Beard Award-winning Chef Paul Bartolotta. Since the opening of its flagship restaurant, Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993, The Bartolotta Restaurants group has grown to become the premier culinary brand in the Greater Milwaukee region, offering first class service and cuisine across a portfolio of 17 one-of-a-kind restaurants and catering facilities, including fine dining, upscale casual, upscale food hall, pizzeria, and quick-casual concepts. Additionally, its presence as a forward thinking, respected, and community minded company has produced a charitable arm, Care-a-lotta, which supports numerous nonprofit organizations throughout Milwaukee. More information can be found at bartolottas.com.

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