Boelter was founded back in 1929 when Fred W. Boelter began selling bar and janitorial supplies to taverns and rooming houses in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Today, 88 years later, it is still a family run business, having expanded into multiple divisions within the foodservice and beverage industries.
Our Milwaukee Test Kitchen was first opened in 2015 as a compliment to the Boelter SuperStore. The space quickly transformed into an all-encompassing events venue. In 2016, Boelter expanded again, opening a second SuperStore, test kitchen, and events space on Goose Island in downtown Chicago.