sharp literacy unwrapped event

Thursday, May 18, 2023, Hupy and Abraham, S.C. was a proud sponsor of SHARP Literacy’s eighth annual “Unwrapped” fundraiser at The Gage in West Allis, Wisconsin. The fund-raising event featured local chefs who created gourmet appetizers, entrees and desserts using only McDonald’s ingredients.

Attendees of the Unwrapped event were welcomed with specialty dishes created specifically for this event. Participating restaurants and chefs included:

Chef Brent Davis – Bacchus: A Bartolotta Restaurant

Chef Tom McGinty -- Milwaukee Athletic Club

Chef Brian Taborski – Saz’s Hospitality Group

Chef Ashton Rotman – Rot’s Hots Food Truck

Chef Brian Ward – Ward’s House of Prime

Guests were also able to do a gift card pull, vote in a Milwaukee student drawing contest, bid on exciting auction items and enter a raffle for an array of bourbon bottles.

During a brief ceremony, Lynda Kohler, President and CEO of SHARP Literacy, presented two “Bartolotta Partners of the Year” awards to Dottie Metz, McDonald’s owner, and Martin Brower, a distributor for McDonald’s suppliers. The event was emceed by Carl Deffenbaugh of Fox6 News.

SHARP Literacy has a mission to partner with educators to foster a love of learning and brighten children’s futures through innovative STEAM-based programming. Hupy and Abraham has been a longtime supporter of SHARP Literacy and has sponsored a number of events and has featured Lynda Kohler on the Tell Them You Mean Business podcast.

Jill Erin Wellskopf
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