Big Taste 2016

“Best of” 2016 Winners are..

Best Appetizer: Hanuman Express for Crispy Fried Pork
Best Soup: Sconni’s Alehouse and Eatery for Autumn Squash Bisque
Best Salad: Hanuman Express for Shrimp & Papaya Salad
Best Entrée: Sconni’s Alehouse and Eatery for Coffee Caramel New York Strip
Best Dessert: Northcentral Technical College Culinary Club for Vanilla Bean Ice Cream with an Orea Chocolate Truffle Chip
Best Beer: Fabiano Brothers – Wisconsin O’Fallon Brewing – Pumpkin Ale
Best Hand-Crafted Beverage: Great Northern Distilling Moscow Mule
Best Overal Beverage: Lil’ Ole Winemaker Shoppe Wine Slushie
Best Booth: Sconni’s Alehouse and Eatery
Best Food Presentation: Sconni’s Alehouse and Eatery


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin raised over $40,000

Thank you to all the restaurants, caterers and beverage makers and to all that attended. The event exceeded goal all BECAUSE OF YOU! From the bottom of our hearts- Thank you for supporting youth mentoring in OUR COMMUNITY!

Save the Date!

Join us for a evening of evening of delicious food and drink, while benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin.

Big Taste 2017 will be held on Thursday October 19, 2017 at the beautiful Sundance Chalet at Granite Peak.  Save the date and join us for one of Wausau’s finest fundraisers.   

Tickets go on sale on July 1, 2017!

If you are a company or area business looking to sponsor this event, please contact Linda Koepke at 715-848-7207 or

Thank you to our 2016 Big Taste Event Sponsors!


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