Meetings & Events


June 19, 2017

Exploring Cultural Events
June 19, 2017
5:00 PM CDT - 8:00 PM CDT
The Journeyman
310 E Chicago St
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Three speakers join us to educate our members on multicultural events and religions and their impact on the industry.

$45.00 Member Ticket
$55.00 after 12:00 am June 15

$65.00 Non-Sponsored Guest
$75.00 after 12:00 am June 15

$30.00 Student Member
$40.00 after 12:00 am June 15

$35.00 Sponsored Student Non-Member or Spouse
$45.00 after 12:00 am June 15

$45.00 Sponsored Non-Member or Spouse
$55.00 after 12:00 am June 15

Come and learn from multiple speakers on traditions and trends from a variety of cultures and religions. Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin and the fifth largest city in the Midwest. Did you know that it has earned the nickname "City of Festivals" due to all of the ethnically themed festivals throughout the summer? Let us tell you how to hone in on these various cultures to help boost your business!

Date: Monday, June 19, 2017
Time: 5:00p - 8:00p (NEW TIME!)
Venue: The Kimpton Journeyman Hotel

 “When planning an event, let us guess what you’re looking for: a venue with some personality, high-quality food, and service that goes beyond baseline expectations. Ding, ding, ding! We live for a good function, so whether you’re throwing a retirement party for the boss, treating your best clients to a weekend away, or tying the knot in a small ceremony, we’ll treat your meeting or party with the importance it deserves. And with several types of spaces to choose from — a ballroom, flexible meeting rooms, and a rooftop restaurant and bar — along with ample catering options from on-site Tre Rivali, the perfect meeting fit is waiting here for you.”


Learn About Our Speakers:

Bharti Sanghavi
Chef, Writer, Culinary Instructor & Catering Consultant

was born and raised in Bombay, India. She began cooking for

her large family at the age of 16 and began her love affair with cooking Indian
food. Having received her Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, she honed her skills by
taking regional cooking lessons to learn how to cook all types of Indian Cuisine.

A resident of Milwaukee for the past 38 years, Bharti and her husband, Dinesh,
own and manage the very popular grocery store, Indian Groceries and Spices, in
Wauwatosa for the last 30 years. Bharti has taught Indian cooking classes in
Milwaukee since 1995 and has also developed her own brand of Indian products
called “Bharti’s Kitchen.” Recently, Bharti partnered with Zilli Hospitality Group
as a staff consultant for India Gourmet Catering. Her role involves training of the
kitchen staff, developing menus, working with clientsand of course providing a

delicious product on the night of the event.
Bharti’s first cookbook, Beyond the Curry with Bharti, features more than 200
Indian vegetarian recipes. She shares home-style traditional dishes that can be
cooked in the modern kitchen. Bharti’s best recipes cover beans, vegetables,
rice, breads, desserts, pickles, chutneys, appetizers, snacks, drinks and much
more. Tested in her own kitchen and those of her students, these recipes are
proven to give the cook perfect results every time. As an added bonus, Bharti
also shares her expert knowledge of Indian spices, customs and traditions.

Bharti lives in Glendale with her husband Dinesh. She has two children, Monica
and Neil; a son-in-law Prashant; daughter-in-law Rachana and 2 granddaughters,
Alisha & Zara. She is a certified yoga instructor and enjoys travel, entertaining
and of course cooking!

Bharti’s websites are and You can also
find her on Facebook at


Sharon Siegel Langer
Cafe Osher Proprietor

Sharon grew up in a traditional home on the west side of Milwaukee. Her father Norton, was the Cantor of Beth El Ner Tamid Synagogue and often invited families to share in holiday meals. Sharon would help her mother prepare many of their family specialties. This was the beginning of Sharon's love of cooking and feeding others.

She married Dan Langer, a born cheese head, in 1987, lived in New York City and traveled the globe developing a great love of foods from around the world. After giving birth to two daughters, Sharon gave up her professional career and began catering and providing the lunch program for the girls' school.

The family moved back to Milwaukee in 1997 and Sharon continued cooking for various catered events.

Sharon has attended cooking classes with some of the most renowned contemporary kosher chefs including Jeffrey Nathan of Abigael's New York, Levana Kirschenbaum of Levana's New York, and David Kolotkin of the Prime Grill Miami.

Sharon looks forward to catering your next event.

Salad Course

Farm Tomato Salad
radish, pea shoot pesto, whipped goat cheese mousse, parmesan crisps

Entrée Course

Chicken Galantine
Rabbit Sausage, Mushrooms
Spring Onion-Sunchoke Soubise, spring pea shoots
Black Currant, Riesling Rabbit Jus

 Veggie Option
Ricotta Gnocchi
 wild mushrooms, peas, truffle oil

Dessert Course

Summer Berry Tart
mascarpone cream, blackberry compote