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Meet our Chief Operating Officer, Joe B!

Joe Brueggemann

Chief Operating Officer

Saz's Member Since: 1987 Favorite Saz's Dish: Shrimp & Andouille Gumbo | Manhattan Steak Au Poivre Fun Fact: I was a high school wrestler (98 pounds freshman and sophomore year!)…

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Casey Sazama Schneck

Saz’s Hospitality Group

Saz's Member Since: 1998 Favorite Saz's Dish: Combo Platter / Burgers Fun Fact: I met my wife at Saz's Dream Job as a Youngster: Park Ranger Favorite MKE Experience: The…

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Meet our Chief Executive Officer, Curt Kluth.

Curt Kluth

Chief Executive Officer

Saz’s Member Since: 1994 Favorite Saz’s Dish: House-made Biscuits & Sausage Gravy Fun Fact: As a child, I had a number of businesses including backyard carnivals and a sports card…

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Get to know our Director of Catering, Matt Hawkins.

Matt Hawkins

Director of Catering

Saz’s Member Since: 1997 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Memphis Pork with Saz's Vidalia Onion BBQ Sauce Fun Fact: Have the Saz's record for most tacos eaten in one sitting with 11. Dream…

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Get to know our Director of Operations, Bryan Neuschaefer.

Bryan Neuschaefer

Director of Operations

Saz’s Member Since: 2006 Favorite Saz’s Dish: House-smoked Memphis Pork Fun Fact: I once ate a whole wheel of cheese. Dream Job as a Youngster: Storm Chaser Favorite MKE Experience:…

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Alison Graettinger

Director of Marketing

Saz’s Member Since: 2021 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Mozz Sticks! Fun Fact: I have a twin brother. Dream Job as a Youngster: Architect or... the McDonald's lady at the drive thru…

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Get to know our Director of Festivals and Community Engagement, Hannah Kitzerow.

Hannah Kitzerow

Director of Festivals & Community Engagement

Saz’s Member Since: 2004 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Mozzarella Marinara Fun Fact: Some people keep an emergency $10 bill in their car... I like to keep an insane amount of Culvers…

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Meet Director of Festivals and Jester Extraordinaire, Joe!

Joe Seeby

Director of Festivals

Saz’s Member Since: 2015 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Mashed Potato Martini Bar Fun Fact: I can't do a backflip. Dream Job as a Youngster: Backstreet Boys Lead Singer Favorite MKE Experience:…

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Brian Taborski

Executive Chef, CEC, CCA, PCII

Saz’s Member Since: 2017 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Chicken Flatbread at Saz's State House Fun Fact: I have lived all over the Midwest. Dream Job as a Youngster: No idea. Favorite…

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Chris Mallars

Executive Chef

Saz’s Member Since: 2022 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Smoked Beans with Burnt Ends Fun Fact: I can ski as well as snowboard. Winter sports like those are my favorite, next to…

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Dustin Howard

Executive Chef

Saz’s Member Since: 2022 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Anything hickory and applewood smoked Fun Fact: I have opened a restaurant in 5 different states varying from seafood, high-end new American, and…

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KARIN HURLEY

Sales Manager

Saz’s Member Since: 2013 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Roasted Vegetable Napoleon Fun Fact: I played in Little League Baseball with all boys- First Base! Dream Job as a Youngster: Doctor Favorite…

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Amber Landre

Sales Manager

Saz’s Member Since: 2021 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Mozzarella Marinara Fun Fact: I have a fossilized dinosaur tooth. Dream Job as a Youngster: Archeologist Favorite MKE Experience: Brewers Games When I’m…

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Charlie Schnell

Sales and Events Manager

Saz’s Member Since: 2021 Favorite Saz’s Dish: BLT Sliders Fun Fact: I can chug a water bottle in 3 seconds! Dream Job as a Youngster: Professional Sports Marketing Favorite MKE…

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Mike Bardizian

Sales and Events Manager

Saz’s Member Since: 2019 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Olive Oil Poached Chilean Sea Bass Fun Fact: I lived in London for over four years! Dream Job as a Youngster: Astronaut Favorite…

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Michelle Anderson

Senior Event Planner

Saz’s Member Since: 2014 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Chef Adam's Veggie Lo Mein Fun Fact: I am a Kentuckian at heart! Dream Job as a Youngster: Professional Cheerleader - HA! Favorite…

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Katie Hoffman

Senior Event Planner

Saz’s Member Since: 2008 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Saz's Late Night Nacho Bar Fun Fact: My pets are all named after Pixar Characters,  Boo and Sully from Monsters Inc and Ellie…

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Jaime Peterson

Sales & Business Development

Saz’s Member Since: 2019 Favorite Saz’s Dish: I'm a sucker for the Mozzarella Sticks Fun Fact: I was named after the Bionic Woman, Jaime Summers. Dream Job as a Youngster:…

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Sarah Werner

Digital Marketing Specialist

Saz’s Member Since: 2021 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Mashed Potato Martini Bar Fun Fact: I was a synchronized swimmer for four years and could hold my breath for up to two…

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Laura Ungemach

Human Resources Coordinator

Saz’s Member Since: 2021 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Chicken Flatbread Sandwich Fun Fact: I wrote a poem about volleyball in the 6th grad and it was published in a book! Dream…

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Amanda Crawford

Recruiting Coordinator

Saz’s Member Since: 2022 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Mediterranean Flatbread Sandwich Fun Fact: My friends call me a human radio. Once I hear a song, it takes residency in my brain!…

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Corie Budzinski

Culinary Office Coordinator

Saz’s Member Since: 2019 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Apple Cider Short Ribs Dream Job as a Youngster: School Counselor Favorite MKE Experience: Going to Brewers Games! When I’m Not at Saz’s,…

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Angie Ausprung

Staffing Coordinator

Saz’s Member Since: 2019 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Southwest Pepper Jack Mac N Cheese with Bacon Fun Fact: Before working here, I spent an entire summer living in Yellowstone National Park.…

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Joey-Sue Meixner

Office Coordinator

Saz’s Member Since: 2021 Favorite Saz’s Dish: Mac N Cheese, the greatest comfort food Fun Fact: I'm obsessed with pugs! Dream Job as a Youngster: Teacher, until I realized my lack…

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