Ron Faiola got his start in the food service industry as a teenager and continued as he made his way through film school at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Faiola was a video specialist for a Milwaukee law firm before starting his own production company, Push Button Gadget Inc. In 2009, he produced and directed Fish Fry Night Milwaukee, a documentary about the popular Wisconsin tradition of the Friday night fish fry. His follow-up, Wisconsin Supper Clubs: An Old Fashioned Experience (2011), showcased the unique locations, food and atmosphere of 14 supper clubs around the state. Wisconsin Supper Clubs has appeared on PBS stations nationwide and earned mentions in such newspapers as the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as well as other print and web-based media around the United States.