Big Brothers Big Sisters annual fundraiser brings Wausau’s finest restaurants, caterers and craft-beverage makers together for an evening benefiting local kids. Voted one of the Best Fundraisers in the 2012 City Pages “Best of” edition!
Big Taste 2014 — Thursday, October 23, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
We, the staff and board of directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters, are humbled by the wonderful outpouring of community support we received at this year’s Big Taste. Thank you to our sponsors, to all the restaurants and vendors who supplied the delicious food and drink, and to everyone who came out on a foggy October evening to benefit our organization. It was such a fun event and we couldn’t have done it without you!
Announcing the 2014 Best of Town Winners!
Best Appetizer: 2510 — Gorgonzola Steak Bites
Best Soup: Michael’s Supper Club — Lobster Bisque
Best Salad: Lisa’s Sweet Shoppe — Broccoli Salad
Best Entrée: Wish Steak House — Ribeye Rolls with Chef Joel’s Secret Sauce
Best Dessert: Lisa’s Sweet Shoppe — Maple Bacon Fritters
Best Food Presentation: Kim’s BS Sauce — Pulled Pork Sundaes
Best Booth Presentation: Lisa’s Sweet Shoppe & Lisa’s at Lakeside
Best Overall Beverage: Lil Ole Winemaker — Strawberry Margarita Wine Slushie
Best Beer: Bull Falls Brewery (dist. by Mid-Wisconsin Beverage) — Oktoberfest
Best Hand-Crafted Beverage: Sprecher Brewery (dist. by Central Beer Distributors) — Hard Root Beer
Community support keeps us strong.
We rely on your participation and the support of our community partners to continue to serve the children of our community who need our help. To become an event sponsor for Big Taste 2015 or to learn more about the event, please contact us by email or phone at 715-848-7207. Thank you!
A BIG thank you to our 2014 sponsors!
Big Taste 2013 — Big Chef Showdown
Congratulations to the Big Taste 2013 Winners!
Big Chef Showdown: Chef Joe Schulz, The Mint Cafe
Best Appetizer: Carlie and Company — Chicken Wonton Tacos
Best Soup: Becca’s Catering — Red Pepper and Smoked Gouda Soup
Best Salad: Carlie and Company — Dried Cranberry and Feta Salad
Best Entrée: Michael’s Supper Club — Seared Beef Tenderloin on Crostini, Topped with Roasted Red Pepper and Gorgonzola Cheese
Best Dessert: The Sweet Life Bakery Boutique — Pumpkin Mini Cupcake with Bourbon-Espresso Buttercream Frosting and Caramel Drizzle
Best Overall Beverage: Lil Ole Winemaker — Wine Slushie
Best Hand-Crafted Beverage: The Great Dane — Oktoberfest
Best Food Presentation: Red Eye Brewing Company
Best Booth Presentation: The Sweet Life Bakery Boutique