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THE COMMODORE – A BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANT TO OPEN WEDNESDAY JULY 24, 2024

Jul 22, 2024, 9:44 AM

The Bartolotta Restaurants has announced a July 24, 2024 grand opening date for The Commodore – A Bartolotta Restaurant; reservations are now open.

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCES KEY LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS AT THE COMMODORE – A BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANT

May 13, 2024, 12:55 PM

The Bartolotta Restaurants is announcing key leadership appointments ahead of the grand opening of The Commodore – A Bartolotta Restaurant. Justin Crowe has been named General Manager and Chef Jesse Kloskey has been named Executive Chef. Additional hiring efforts are ongoing.

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCES 2024 SEASON OPENING OF ROUNDHOUSE BEER GARDEN AT MCKINLEY MARINA

May 8, 2024, 4:41 PM

The Bartolotta Restaurants is celebrating the return of summer with the seasonal grand opening and keg-tapping of Roundhouse Beer Garden at McKinley Marina on Thursday, May 23, 2024 from 5 p.m. through 8 p.m. The popular lakeside amenity to Milwaukee County Park’s only public lakefront marina welcomes its third season with an all-new lineup of local brews, games, snacks, and live music.

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS BEGINS HIRING FOR THE COMMODORE – A BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANT

Mar 5, 2024, 12:00 PM

The Bartolotta Restaurants, the premier restaurant and catering organization in the Greater Milwaukee region, is accelerating its hiring efforts ahead of the Spring 2024 opening of The Commodore – A Bartolotta Restaurant. As many as 100 new hourly positions are expected to be filled at the multi-level venue, which has been developed within an historic waterfront property on Nagawicka Lake in Delafield, Wisconsin.

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THE COMMODORE – A BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANT ANNOUNCES HIRING SEARCH FOR KEY LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AHEAD OF SPRING 2024 OPENING

Feb 6, 2024, 3:11 PM

The Bartolotta Restaurants is now hiring for multiple key leadership positions at The Commodore – A Bartolotta Restaurant. Open positions include Chef de Cuisine, Executive Sous Chef, Assistant General Manager and Restaurant Manager for The Commodore – A Bartolotta Restaurant and applicants can apply online via The Bartolotta Restaurants website.

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RISTORANTE BARTOLOTTA DAL 1993 HONORED WITH MARCHIO OSPITALITÀ ITALIANA CERTIFICATION OF EXCELLENCE

Nov 28, 2023, 1:26 PM

As The Bartolotta Restaurants continues to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its founding, the flagship restaurant, Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993, has recently been awarded the prestigious and coveted Marchio Ospitalità Italiana certification of excellence. One of the highest honors a restaurant can receive for its commitment to “Made in Italy” quality and authenticity, the certification recognizes Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993’s unwavering commitment to Italian cuisine and the “hospitality…

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCES CHEF AMANDA LANGLER AS NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF OF BARTOLOTTA’S LAKE PARK BISTRO

Nov 13, 2023, 1:54 PM

Chef Amanda Langler of The Bartolotta Restaurants will assume the helm of Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro, serving as the new Executive Chef of the premier dining and special events destination. Chef Langler has been a valuable member of The Bartolotta Restaurants family for more than 13 years, serving in multiple leadership roles within the company’s dining portfolio, most recently as Executive Chef of Mr. B’s – A Bartolotta Steakhouse – Brookfield.

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS TO RELOCATE HEADQUARTERS FOR NEW MILWAUKEE PUBLIC MUSEUM BUILDING

Sep 15, 2023, 11:52 AM

In a move that reflects its three-decades-long commitment to the Milwaukee community, The Bartolotta Restaurants has decided to vacate its longtime headquarters at 520 W. McKinley Avenue early, in order to accommodate the construction schedule of the new Milwaukee Public Museum building.

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THE COMMODORE – A BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANT NOW BOOKING EVENTS FOR 2024

Sep 5, 2023, 12:05 PM

The Commodore – A Bartolotta Restaurant is now accepting wedding and event bookings starting on May 1, 2024.

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCES GABRIELLA BAUER AS SENIOR DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Jul 19, 2023, 1:26 PM

The Bartolotta Restaurants has named veteran human resources leader Gabriella Bauer, PHR, SHRM-CP as the company’s Senior Director of Human Resources.

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THE COMMODORE – A BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANT BEGINS HIRING FOR KEY LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

Jul 10, 2023, 9:56 AM

With anticipation building ahead of The Commodore – A Bartolotta Restaurant opening on the picturesque shores of Nagawicka Lake, The Bartolotta Restaurants, has launched a search for exceptional talent to fill pivotal leadership roles at the new fine dining and events destination.

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCES MAY 25 SEASON GRAND OPENING OF ROUNDHOUSE BEER GARDEN AT MCKINLEY MARINA

May 23, 2023, 5:38 PM

MILWAUKEE – The Bartolotta Restaurants, the premier restaurant and catering group in the Greater Milwaukee region, will mark the season grand opening of Roundhouse Beer Garden at McKinley Marina on Lake Michigan on Thursday, May 25. The celebration will include live entertainment, new menu items, and the first 100 beers on the house. The festivities will take place from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. marking the beginning of the second summer for the waterfront beer garden, which opened in 2022 next door to…

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF WORLD-CLASS HOSPITALITY

Mar 27, 2023, 9:57 PM

MILWAUKEE, WI – From Wauwatosa to Mequon, from Brookfield and Greendale to downtown, the Milwaukee Metropolitan Area honored one of its own on Thursday, March 23, 2023, as the community came together to celebrate “The Bartolotta Restaurants Day” and the 30th anniversary of the city’s premier restaurant and catering organization.

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF FAMILY, COMMUNITY, AND WORLD-CLASS HOSPITALITY

Mar 24, 2023, 5:40 PM

MILWAUKEE, WI – From Wauwatosa to Mequon, from Brookfield and Greendale to downtown, the Milwaukee Metropolitan Area honored one of its own on Thursday, March 23, 2023, as the community came together to celebrate “The Bartolotta Restaurants Day” and the 30th anniversary of the city’s premier restaurant and catering organization.

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF AWARD-WINNING HOSPITALITY

Mar 8, 2023, 7:43 PM

MILWAUKEE, WI – Thirty years ago, on March 23, 1993, acclaimed chef and restaurateur Paul Bartolotta and his late brother, Joe, opened their first restaurant together in the village of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, near their childhood home. They called it Ristorante Bartolotta, an homage to their Italian heritage, and it was the start of what is known today as The Bartolotta Restaurants.

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS NAMES SHERYL BUNKER AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Sep 14, 2022, 3:07 AM

The Bartolotta Restaurants has named veteran finance and accounting executive Sheryl Bunker, CPA as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer.

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BARTOLOTTA’S LAKE PARK BISTRO BRINGS BACK POPULAR À LA CARTE MENU

Sep 7, 2022, 6:27 PM

The Bartolotta Restaurants is celebrating the 27th anniversary of Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro this month with the return of its widely popular à la carte menu.

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS PARTNERS WITH DAVID HERRO AND JAY FRANKE, TO OPEN THE COMMODORE – A BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANT

Aug 17, 2022, 8:55 PM

The Bartolotta Restaurants, the premier restaurant and catering group in the Greater Milwaukee region, is set to expand its award-winning dining portfolio with The Commodore – A Bartolotta Restaurant

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS ACQUIRES FULL OWNERSHIP OF MILWAUKEE’S HARBOR HOUSE RESTAURANT

Jul 27, 2022, 4:44 PM

The Bartolotta Restaurants has acquired full ownership of the iconic New England-style seafood restaurant Harbor House.

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS PROUDLY ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS

Apr 4, 2022, 4:34 PM

Denise Ploof and Bahtiyar Dursun named to General Manager roles; John Halvorson named Restaurant Operations Tournant Manager.

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CARRIE KOENIG NAMED DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENT AND FACILITIES

Oct 14, 2021, 1:35 PM

Reinforcing its long-held belief that the restaurant experience is as much about the environment as it is the food and hospitality, The Bartolotta Restaurants has appointed veteran interior design and project management expert Carrie Koenig to serve as Director of Environment and Facilities for the company’s award-winning restaurant and catering portfolio.

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The Bartolotta Restaurants Names Jennifer Wilke as Director of People and Culture and Manuel Lara as Chief Human Resources Officer

Aug 17, 2021, 3:34 PM

Veteran human resources executives will oversee advancement of company culture, employee development and communications, and diversity and equity initiatives

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FEBRUARY 4 REOPENING OF MR. B’S – A BARTOLOTTA STEAKHOUSE IN MEQUON

Jan 20, 2021, 8:17 PM

The Bartolotta Restaurants have announced a February 4 reopening date for Mr. B’s – A Bartolotta Steakhouse in Mequon.

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCES REOPENING DATE FOR JOEY GERARD’S – A BARTOLOTTA SUPPER CLUB

Dec 10, 2020, 8:17 PM

The Bartolotta Restaurants is announcing the reopening date for Joey Gerard’s – A Bartolotta Supper Club in the historic village of Greendale, which will reopen Thursday, December 17.

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BARTOLOTTA'S LAKE PARK BISTRO TO REOPEN DECEMBER 9

Nov 24, 2020, 4:50 PM

The Bartolotta Restaurants is announcing the reopening of its most popular Milwaukee area restaurant, Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2020. It will reopen on Wednesday, December 9

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The Bartolotta Restaurants Announces November 11 Reopening of Bacchus in Downtown Milwaukee

Oct 29, 2020, 12:00 PM

Milwaukee’s premier destination for award-winning fine dining returns Wednesday, November 11, when Bacchus – A Bartolotta Restaurant reopens with reimagined menu options and an elevated standard of safety and service that has come to define the new era of The Bartolotta Restaurants.

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANTS TO HIRE FRONT AND BACK-OF-HOUSE POSITIONS AS MILWAUKEE-AREA RESTAURANTS RE-OPEN

Oct 12, 2020, 5:52 PM

Hosts, servers, line cooks, dishwashers, and more needed as acclaimed restaurant and catering organization welcomes guests to new era of service and safety.

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The Bartolotta Restaurants Welcomes New Era of Service and Confidence in Safety and Hygiene Protocols with July 8 Reopening of Ristorante Bartolotta Dal 1993

Jul 2, 2020, 6:37 PM

Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993, a Milwaukee original and the flagship restaurant in The Bartolotta Restaurants portfolio, is welcoming guests back with inspired menus based on authentic and traditional Italian dining; as well as a renewed commitment to safety and hygiene protocols for guests and team members. The restaurant will reopen its doors on Wednesday, July 8 – its return marking the first reopening for The Bartolotta Restaurants following temporary closures that went into effect in…

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Reopening Information

Jun 30, 2020, 1:50 AM

The Bartolotta Restaurants are temporarily closing our operations

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A Special Statement Regarding COVID-19

Mar 12, 2020, 10:08 PM

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Refreshed and Reimagined, Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant Redefines Fine Dining in Milwaukee

Sep 16, 2019, 3:10 PM

There is a new, kinetic energy emanating from Bacchus – A Bartolotta Restaurant; one that’s replacing familiarity with freshness, juxtaposing the old with the new, and shattering long-held beliefs, and challenging the very idea of what fine dining can be in Downtown Milwaukee. The award-winning restaurant, located in the historic Cudahy Tower, is reopening its doors following a summer hiatus, with a reimagined experience, inspired interior design, and a bold new menu that reemphasizes…

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Bartolotta Catering & Events Welcomes the 2020 Democratic National Convention with Best in Class Cuisine, Service, and Venues

Aug 12, 2019, 7:17 PM

Event planners have a trusted, experienced partner in Milwaukee’s premier restaurant and catering group.

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Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant Celebrates 15 Years with Re-energized Space and Dining Experience

Jul 22, 2019, 2:12 PM

Anniversaries often serve as moments of reflection and recommitment to one’s purpose. In that spirit, The Bartolotta Restaurants is announcing that its award-winning Bacchus – A Bartolotta Restaurant will close temporarily beginning July 22 for a series of planned upgrades and renovations to mark the venue’s 15th anniversary. Updates to the interior and the menu will enhance the restaurant’s features, creating a more vibrant dining experience for the Milwaukee community.

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Joe Bartolotta, beloved Co-Owner Passes Away

Apr 23, 2019, 4:07 PM

Joe Bartolotta, Co-Owner of The Bartolotta Restaurants, passed away peacefully in his sleep with a smile on his face last night at the age of 60.

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The Bartolotta Restaurants Receives Notice of Intent From Milwaukee County to Operate McKinley Marina Restaurant

Apr 8, 2019, 6:56 PM

The Bartolotta Restaurants is excited to announce that they are in discussions with Milwaukee County to assume operations at the McKinley Marina Roundhouse. Set on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan, the Roundhouse is a location which Bartolotta feels can be further activated with enhanced food and beverage services.

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The Bartolotta Restaurants Announces Partnership with Courage MKE For 2020 Annual Gala Fundraiser

Apr 3, 2019, 3:09 PM

Care-a-lotta, the charitable arm of The Bartolotta Restaurants has selected Courage MKE as their partner for their upcoming gala in 2020 intended to raise awareness and funds for the local non-profit.

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Harbor House Announces New Executive Chef

Nov 15, 2018, 2:08 PM

Harbor House welcomes a new Executive Chef to the helm this week. Chef John Korycki will lead the kitchen at the restaurant known for its New England style, fresh seafood flown in daily and views of Lake Michigan and downtown Milwaukee.

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Nominate Chef Nick Wirth for a James Beard Award

Nov 1, 2018, 6:08 PM

Helps us nominate Chef Nick Wirth for a James Beard Award! Nominations are open through December 31, 2018.

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Nominate Chef Juan Urbieta for a James Beard Award

Nov 1, 2018, 6:08 PM

Helps us nominate Chef Juan Urbieta for a James Beard Award! Nominations are open through December 31, 2018.

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Nominate Joe & Paul Bartolotta for Outstanding Restaurateur

Nov 1, 2018, 2:18 PM

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RISTORANTE BARTOLOTTA, dal 1993 Reopening on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 after re-fresh of kitchen and dining room

Jun 27, 2018, 2:19 PM

The Bartolotta Restaurants’ flagship restaurant, Ristorante Bartolotta, dal 1993 will re-open for dinner service Wednesday, June 27 after recently completing a refresh of the dining room and a completely new kitchen. The management and staff are excited to invite loyal guests back, and encourage guests who have yet to try the restaurant to experience Ristorante Bartolotta’s special atmosphere for the first time.

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Bartolotta Catering & Events Announces Exclusive Partnership with Peck & Bushel Organic Fruit Company

Jun 12, 2018, 5:26 PM

Peck & Bushel, owned by husband and wife team Joe and Jennifer Fahey, operates as one of the largest organic apple orchards in the Midwest. With an increased demand for private boutique events, the couple partnered with Bartolotta Catering & Events to deliver world-class service and cuisine for all events to match their rustic, elegant venue.

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The Bartolotta Restaurants Will Resume Operation of Northpoint for Summer of 2018

Mar 15, 2018, 8:00 AM

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Joe & Paul Bartolotta Named as Semi-Finalists for James Beard Award

Feb 15, 2018, 10:36 PM

The James Beard Foundation announced its award semifinalists for 2018. Milwaukee’s culinary scene received several nods, among them were Joe & Paul Bartolotta, Co-owners of The Bartolotta Restaurants, nominated for the “Best Restaurateur Award” for the second year in a row.

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EXECUTIVE CHEF ANDREW RUIZ TO LEAD CULINARY TEAM AT HARBOR HOUSE

Jun 20, 2017, 6:05 PM

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JOEY GERARD’S - MEQUON WILL BE CONVERTED INTO MR. B’S, A BARTOLOTTA STEAKHOUSE, IN FALL 2017

May 10, 2017, 6:15 PM

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Bartolotta Restaurant Group Announces Partnership with The Women’s Center For 2018 Annual Gala Fundraiser

Mar 31, 2017, 8:08 AM

The Bartolotta Restaurants' charitable arm, Care-a-lotta will partner with The Women’s Center in 2018.

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BARTOLOTTA’S CHEF ZACH ESPINOSA TO ASSUME ROLE AT MR. B’S STEAKHOUSE IN BROOKFIELD

Feb 17, 2017, 6:32 PM

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THE BARTOLOTTA RESTAURANT GROUP, MILWAUKEE PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL HOST AN ICE CREAM COMPETITION AMONG STUDENTS

Jan 17, 2017, 6:54 PM

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Bartolotta Restaurant Group & Italian Community Center Announce Partnership

Jul 12, 2015, 8:00 AM

The Bartolotta Restaurant Group to become exclusive caterer for the Italian Community Center.

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