the Altona—and vice versa. It helps that diners know the supper club is open every day of the year except Christmas Eve, and Braun said their lunch business has been very good. Many of their diners come from as far away as Valders, Sheboygan, Manitowoc and Fond du Lac—and all communities closer, of course. Just the other day diners came in from Oshkosh. “They’re from everywhere,” Braun said.
The New Holstein restaurant also continues to have strong ties to the Cedar Lake/Louis Corners area. Braun’s father Glen owned the Altona before selling it to his son and Hunsader. Glen purchased it after his popular Cedar Lake Resort was destroyed in a fire. Glen has since gone on to purchase and operate what is now called Braun’s Ranch in Elkhart Lake.
Jason and David said they continue to enjoy what they are doing. “I enjoy
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cooking,” Hunsader said. “I like it if you have a big night or a fundraiser and it goes smooth.”
Braun said, “I like looking for new ways of getting business and keeping your clientele happy.” Being open for all holidays—including the upcoming $10.99 Easter buffet—is certainly one way they get customers and keep them happy.
Weddings, banquets, reunions, business meetings and other gatherings continue to be booked at the Altona as well, and people are encouraged to call 898-5255 to check availability.
Hunsader and Braun said they hope and plan to do what they are doing for a long time to come. “We’re trying to do it right,” Hunsader said.
Five years into their tenure with the historic supper club, there is no doubt they are accomplishing that goal.
people have to do is stop by or contact the shop.”
Roe is the only person working in the shop but said, “I would like to expand though after seeing the response of the business.
For more information stop in or call (920) 827-6129.