Reservations are required for our breakfast events. Click on a date below for more information or call us at 608-326-2721 to make your reservations today.
Guests help prepare a Victorian breakfast in the same kitchen used for the Dousman family.
Attend a Breakfast in a Victorian Kitchen
Villa Louis bustles with activity as guests anticipate a savory meal of a bygone era.
Guests participate in a special breakfast program, living the history of the Victorian era as they work together to prepare a meal in the kitchens of the Villa Louis mansion.
The sounds and smells of the late 19th century come to life as stove fires are lit and guests chop and stir, season and roast, preparing their morning meal.
Immerse yourself in the Victorian era:
- Participate in a culinary tour of the late 19th century
- Learn about the typical foods served and how to prepare them using the utensils and technology of the time
- Enjoy the fruits of your labor in the Villa Louis dining room
- Tour the Villa Louis grand estate and outbuildings following breakfast
New: Kids in a Victorian Kitchen!
On Saturday, November 11, don't miss our hands-on cooking workshop for children entering grades 3-8. Participants will experience life in an 1890s kitchen by making cookies and lemonade, by using the utensils, recipes and technology of the time. Part of the workshop includes a top-to-bottom tour of Villa Louis from the attic to the basement. Learn more >>
*Due to the nature of our historic recipes and cooking methods, we are unable to alter our menus to suit dietary considerations. Please contact us if you have any questions.