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10th Annual Date with a Plate

May 7th, 2010

Taste the night away May 7, 2010 at The Garage at the Harley-Davidson Museum Campus 5:30 to 9:00 PM at the crossroads of 6th and Canal streets Milwaukee, Wisconsin

A delicious evening for a very good cause feast on the finest from Milwaukee’s top chefs as you stroll about The Garage at the Harley-Davidson Museum campus. Savor, sip and mingle while you enjoy live music and bid on irresistible silent auction treasures and jewels from Kesslers Diamond Center.


$65 admission per person in advance
Telephone advance orders through noon May 6
$75 admission at the door
Attire: blue jeans
$30 of each admission and all donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.



Wine & Spirits

Wine Basket Extraordinaire ABCD Board
Wines for Humanity in-home tasting Jill Wellskopf
California wine basket Gael Garbarino Cullen
2 PRP in-home wine tastings Jason Frontl/PRP Wine International
Wine Basket: Favorite Reds & Whites Blue Group Wine Club
Mojito Basket (supplies and accessories) Felicia Bogdanski


Harrah’s Las Vegas weekend Jimmy Sass
4 tickets to Festa Italiana Festa Italiana
2 tickets Milwaukee Ballet “Esmeralda” Milwaukee Ballet


Golf package at Tuckaway Country Club Jimmy Sass
Prince Fielder autographed baseball Jimmy Sass
Diamond Box Brewers package American Family Insurance/ J Setum
Brewers package Founders Box MillerCoors
Green Bay Packer B.J. Raji autographed helmet Tom Baylerian/Journal Sentinel
Andrew Bogut autograhped jersey Tom Baylerian/Journal Sentinel
Major League ‘Opening Day’ Package Bud Elig & Major League Baseball
Milwaukee Brewers Diamond Box package Pyramax Bank
4 Green Bay Packer PreSeason Tix – Club Seats Pam Roble and Friends


Gift certificate Roots
Maharjah Feast Kathie Eilers
Gift certificate Steakout Restaurants
Cheese Basket Sargento
Dinner for Four at Woman’s Club of Wisconsin Ginny Finn

Personal Pampering

Girls night out kit Dove Chocolate
Chocolate basket Connoisseur of Chocolates
Harley-Davidson Pink Label collection Harley Davidson Foundation
Bath goodies Anthropologie
Dove Chocolate basket Teresa Klockow/Chocolatier
Aveda gift box Kay Papageogio
Red Tory Burch tote bag Fayes 1
Basket of Omahene chocolates Steven Wallace

Special Interest

Oak hand-carved baby cradle Jimmy Sass
Master locks with case Master Lock
Hand-carved builing block set Neal Teska/ Urban Wood
Cat boarding Cat Doctor/ Kathryn Christensen, SC
“Cady Shack” autographed script Harold Ramis (Ocean Pictures)
6 month subscription to Teecycle Teecycle
Cutting board and ceramic knives Neal Teska/ Urban Wood
Cheese board and cutting board oil Neal Teska/ Urban Wood

Home Décor

2 sets of 8 dessert plates with caddy Pampered Chef
Wilson’s warbler Renee and Tom McCutcheon
Gift basket Village of Greendale
Hand-crafted bird house Richard Ver Straate
Oriental basket Elements East
Forged iron candelabra Lemon Tree
Hand-thrown ceramic pitcher and glasses Colleen Kwong
2 ceramic raku plates Lionel Mindin/ Creative Clay Company
Crystalline ceramic vase Mary Merrill
Hand blown glass trumpet flower Judith L. Perkins


Bead necklace and earrings Kathleen Van Wagenen
S/S sea pearl drop earrings Robyn Jensen and East Town Jewelers
Pendant-pearl, glass, gem chips Yallis Feliciano
3-strand bead necklace and bracelet Betsy Baker
6 hand-crafted glass beads Kate Fowle Meleney
Kazuri bead necklace and earrings Jane Konkel
S/S custom “Cuff” bracelet Colleen Schmidt
Harley-Davidson woman’s watch Dawn Pelej
Harley-Davidson man’s watch Dawn Pelej


Presenting Chef of the Evening
Joe Bartolotta
(Bartolotta Restaurant Group)
Small Plate Tastings
Live Music
Silent Auction
Special Tribute
Honoring ABCD’s Founder
Melodie Wilson Oldenburg

2010 Honorary Co-Chairs

Keith & Deb Wandell


Harley-Davidson Foundation
Aurora Health Care Foundation
Badger Meter
Brewers Charities, Inc.
Foley & Lardner
Bev Greenberg
Business Journal Milwaukee
M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank
Miller Compressing
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Northwestern Mutual Foundation
Ritz Holman
The Northridge Group
Rite Hite Foundation
Rita A. Stevens Family Foundation
We Energies

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