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Opened in 2010 by James Beard Award winner Chef Tory Miller, 

Graze serves seasonally inspired dishes in a lively airy venue with

sweeping views of the state capital building.


 Our menu highlights comfort food that celebrates Chef Tory's Wisconsin and Korean heritage through the use of our region's incredible farms and producers. 


We invite you to enjoy the views, and peruse our diverse menu.

Hours & Services


Lunch  |   Wed - Fri Starting at 11:30AM   

Dinner   |    Tue - Sat Starting at 5PM 

Brunch  |  Sat & Sun Starting at 10AM 


Please visit our FAQ page for additional information.

Reservations for 2024 UW graduation open March 1st


Our menu reflects the current seasonal availability from vendors, farmers and producers throughout Wisconsin and the greater midwest region.

Certain menu items may not be modifiable to accommodate dietary needs.



Lunch & Dessert   |   

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Dinner & Dessert   |     

Since 2010

Tory took his early passion for food to the French Culinary Institute, leading to jobs at several high-end restaurants in New York, including Eleven Madison Park and Judson Grill, before he arrived at L’Etoile to work as Odessa Piper’s Chef de Cuisine.


Now, as the Executive Chef for L’Etoile and Graze, Tory is fulfilling his dream of taking local farm-raised ingredients to the next level. His creativity and talent have gotten him noticed far and wide with recognitions such as the James Beard Foundation's 2012 Best Chef: Midwest award,

Santé Magazine’s “Culinary Hospitality of the Year” Grand Award, Gourmet Magazine’s “America’s Top 50 Restaurants”, Saveur’s “Top 100” and the title of Madison Magazine’s “2010 Chef of the Year.”

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Tory Miller

Executive Chef & Owner 


Dianne Christensen


Dianne Christensen became a co-proprietor in June of 2007. With her long career in economic consulting, she has been instrumental in helping navigate the move of L’Etoile and the opening of Graze.


Passionate about food, she taught all her children to enhance their lives by cooking and eating wisely. As a key supporter of L’Etoile’s farm-to-school initiative (CHOW), she’s also helped make healthy eating a priority at Sherman Middle School. L’Etoile and Graze allow Dianne to bring her passion and business expertise together and further their philosophy of well-prepared, local, seasonal foods.​

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