We understand that you want your gala to make a great impression and show how confident you feel in your business. That’s why our event planning experts are excited to help you start planning your gala with every fine detail of your vision in mind.
With start-to-finish full-service catering, our stress-free process covers every element of gala event design. This includes venue selection, decorating your gala space and finding entertainment. We’ll work with you to plan a gala that is beautiful and luxurious.
Galas with Sophistication and Class
Your gala should communicate confidence in your organization, cause and people. This is why our event planners align with your goals from day one. Using our venue finder, we locate the best space in Milwaukee to host your gala from more than 40 great event venues. Our menus, service and more are designed to help you host a gorgeous gala for leadership, employees, shareholders and clients.
Indulging in Chef-Prepared Cuisine
Our food is more than fresh ingredients for delicious chef-prepared appetizers, buffets, plated dinners and dessert tables. We create interactive presentations and chef action stations. Our passed hors d’oeuvres are served by Milwaukee’s and southeast Wisconsin’s finest serving staff. Our portion sizes are both appropriate and generous. We create menus to help you feel luxurious.View Our Menus
Inspiration for Your Gala
Planning Your Milwaukee Gala
- 01 Understand Your Goals
- 02 Find the Venue
- 03 Customize Your Menu
- 04 Finalize the Details
- 05 Make It a Success!
First things first—let’s get to know each other! What’s the important purpose behind your gala? How many guests are attending? How many tables would you like for your silent auction? Do you have a fun theme you’d like us to incorporate into your event? Tell us what’s most important, and we’ll start mapping out a plan together.Start Planning Today
Milwaukee has no shortage of incredible locations that would be ideal for a gala. We pride ourselves on the venue partnerships we’ve created that allow our clients to participate in exceptional experiences for important causes.
All of these venues have their own distinct personalities, capacities and conveniences, and each can be transformed into the ultimate gala location. Feeling overwhelmed by the number of incredible venues to choose from? No worries! Our complimentary venue concierge pairs you with a Zilli professional who will give you an in-person tour of every venue that matches your specific vision.Explore Our Venues
Our culinary professionals pride themselves on coming up with fresh, creative ways to delight all your gala’s guests.
We cater in all capacities, including buffets, plated, cocktail receptions and passed hors d’oeuvres—paying attention to what’s trending and how to provide options that are unique. We can even put together a menu that fits your event’s theme.
In addition to exceptional gala catering, we provide innovative mixology. Our expert team will whip up delicious refreshments that will make an impact on your dining experience.Browse Our Sample Menu
We understand that when it comes to planning a gala, every decision—from the final menu to fun flair or essential equipment—is important. That’s exactly why you will be appointed with a dedicated event coordinator who will listen to your specific needs and be with you through each and every step.
We want you to feel comfortable and confident in every major decision. All the details from timelines to event setup will be squared away before your gala. On the day of your event, you’ll have the peace of mind to enjoy your guests and the cause that has brought everyone together.
Leave the details to us—we actually enjoy sweating the small stuff. Get to know and trust your new catering and event partner, Zilli! Relieve yourself of added stress and responsibility and spend the time to enjoy what you have put together. We will make you look good; our “Zilli touch” promises you that every single day.Start Planning Today
Valet parking. Black tie affairs. Passed hors d’oeuvres from well-dressed waitstaff. Luxurious dining halls with glistening chandeliers. Our galas spare no expense in making your event memorable.
Making Your Gala Custom & Unique
Give your gala the “Zilli touch” with our one-of-a-kind everything approach. This means a custom menu, courteous waitstaff, well-planned timeline, rentals and décor all within your budget. We are devoted to making your guests feel special at your event with truly custom full-service catering.
Why Our Corporate Galas Are Special
Our gala events are all about making you and your guests feel comfortable while enjoying the finer things. With chef-prepared cuisine, black tie service and absolutely sensational venues and design, you’ll feel like you’re dining as royalty.