ARIA is quickly becoming a local favorite. Stop in and experience Executive Chef Paul Funk’s Artisanal American cuisine, in a relaxed environment with unparalleled service.
Located on the second floor of Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel, this downtown Milwaukee restaurant and meeting place features a locally inspired seasonal menu that incorporates the best local ingredients, with cuisine inspired by Wisconsin and its European ancestry. The comfortable art-filled dining room provides the perfect environment to connect, relax, and celebrate.
Come in and experience this crave-worthy cuisine for yourself.
We look forward to getting to know you!
A native of southeastern Wisconsin, Executive Chef Paul Funk has built his culinary career throughout the world. Funk apprenticed for Vail Resorts in Colorado, staged at France’s Cannes Film Festival, cooked on a private ranch in Wyoming and worked in Florence, Italy. Following those formative years, Funk returned to Milwaukee and worked as sous-chef and charcutier at the former Hinterland Erie Street Gastropub. He became executive chef at Like Minds Brewing Company following a stint with the University Club of Milwaukee. Most recently, Funk was the executive sous chef at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, also owned by Marcus Hotels & Resorts, where he oversaw all culinary operations at the resort’s 10 dining venues.
Private dining with ARIA offers flexible spaces to give you the most personalized experience possible – perfect for any occasion – whether it's a birthday, anniversary, engagement or other big celebration. Let us be the ones to help you celebrate yours!
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