The event celebrated Troop Café’s positive impact and highlight veteran’s contributions to the Milwaukee restaurant community. Troop Café is owned and managed by the Center for Veteran’s Issues. It is a unique workforce development program that trains veterans in the culinary arts and helps place them in Milwaukee’s restaurant industry. A variety of speakers were featured at the event, including Representative Goyke, Alderman Bauman and Wisconsin Restaurant Association President Ed Lump.
Troop Café is located at 3430 W. Wisconsin Ave. (corner of W. Wisconsin Ave and 35th Street). For more information about Troop Café, visit the organization’s website: http://www.troopcafemke.com/.