Food Fight Restaurant Group is the umbrella to 19 different restaurants in and around the Madison area. Founded in 1994 by Monty Schiro of Monty’s Blue Plate Diner and local real estate investor Peder Moren, Food Fight Restaurant Group combined their creative vision and business sense with a mission of providing the best possible service and experiences for the greater community.
Lisa Loup is the catering and event planner, for their 19 restaurants. Whether she is simply connecting guests with the best fit for their style and budget or actually coordinating events involving multiple restaurants, she is always here to help. Here is what she had to say:
Why did you decide to join the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber?
Food Fight joined the LGBT Chamber for the networking opportunities and because inclusivity is an important part of our culture.
What do you know today that you wish you would have known when you first got started as an entrepreneur?
Wear good shoes for events no matter how young you are or how cute your heels look with your outfit!
What do you enjoy most about what you do?
I truly just love events. I thrive on pulling off a successful and memorable experience for our guests.
How would you like people to remember you and your company?
That we went above and beyond.
What’s the best piece of business advice you’ve ever been given?
Don’t ever believe that you have arrived. Always continue to strive to get there.