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Saz's Sampler Combo: A Festival Tradition

Ranked a top-selling festival food, this concession classic tops 30k sold at Summerfest alone – that’s one platter for every 25 people! Always “The Finest,” Saz’s Mozzarella Marinara is still hand-rolled today.

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State Fair and Saz's: Quite the Partnership

For over 30 years, Saz’s and the Wisconsin State Fair have stepped hand-in-hand into each festival season, even extending this nurturing relationship into Saz’s Hospitality Group’s steady support of the State Fair Foundation, a cause dear to Saz’s heart.

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Saz’s Wows Crowds with Bacon Wrapped Bacon

Bacon Wrapped Smoked Pork Belly On-A-Stick won the crowds over in 2014, earning Saz’s the coveted “Fan Favorite” title… and bragging rights for this festival crew!

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Exclusive Lakeside Dining with Saz’s

Located at the corner of Water and Water by the BMO Pavilion, Saz’s Dockside Barbecue is the only full-service sit down restaurant on the Summerfest grounds, offering spectacular views of the fireworks and the perfect spot to relax before you take in the tunes at the surrounding stages.

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Saz’s, Racing Pigs: What More Do You Need?

For over a decade, Saz's and the Milwaukee Admirals have sponsored the Racing Pigs at the Wisconsin State Fair. Star performers, including Porkahontas, Hamma Montana, and Porky Longstocking, and their fun-loving fans have helped raised tens of thousands of dollars for the Wisconsin State Fair Foundation and its partner charities.

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Did You Know?

Each year, Saz’s Festivals powers through more than 50 tons of Sour Cream & Chive Fries. In summer alone, Saz’s sells enough mozz sticks for a round trip between Summerfest and State Fair when placed end to end.

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Saz’s Goes Waaay Back

As the very first food vendor to call the Miller Oasis home, Saz’s Festivals has been a Summerfest staple since the start.

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Bobby Friss: A Saz’s State Fair Mainstay

For nearly a decade, Bobby has Entertaining fairgoers with his musical talents for nearly a decade, Bobby takes the Saz’s Miller High Life Pavilion stage nearly every night of the State Fair’s run.

Since 1980, Saz’s has been hailed as one of the most recognizable names of summer – a seasonal tradition that truly hits home for Milwaukee natives. With festival-favorites like hand-rolled Mozzarella Marinara, signature Sour Cream & Chive Fries, and Leinenkugel’s Beer-Battered White Cheddar Cheese Curds joining forces to create the Combo Platter that started it all, it’s no surprise that Saz’s festival presence has grown exponentially over the past three decades!

Repeatedly hailed as Milwaukee’s #1 Selling Festival Food, this delectable delight creates quite the buzz year-round. But when festival season hits, that buzz grows swiftly into a deafening roar, with sales easily exceeding 45,000 platters in a single season! Even amidst other mouthwatering concession items like the showstopper Saz’s Signature Braised Pulled Pork Sandwich and a monster 1/3 lb. Jumbo Bratwurst from locally-based (but globally-known) Klement’s Sausage, the Combo Platter remains King.

Some might say it takes a village to run operations of this scale in such a condensed time frame. The aptly-named Hospitality Village is likely to agree! Bringing on a seasoned staff year after year and season after season takes a special breed; this much is true. Saz’s has just the ticket though; with a work hard, play hard approach that turns those fresh hires into friendly faces who return year after year with an excitement for the season ahead. To see if there’s a fit for you in the Saz’s Festivals Family, take a look at the employment opportunities available right now. We’d love to have you join our growing team!

While the seasoned veteran and yet-to-be-named members of the Saz’s Festivals team will show their smiling faces at many festivals over the course of the season, Saz’s Hospitality Group doesn’t stop there.

At the corner of Water and Water just outside of the BMO Harris Pavilion in Henry Maier Festival Park is Saz’s Dockside Barbecue, the only full-service sit down restaurant on the Summerfest grounds. Offering group reservations, dedicated wait staff, spectacular views of the fireworks, and a menu that blends quintessential Milwaukee with exclusive wine selections, Saz’s Dockside Barbecue is the perfect place to kick back and take in the sweetness of summer.

Joining in the festival fun is Saz’s Catering, offering exclusive VIP event catering services for a wide variety of clients at numerous private venues situated throughout popular summer fairgrounds including Summerfest’s Henry Maier Festival Park, and Wisconsin State Fair Park’s Hospitality Village. For more information about booking catering services for private spaces at these exclusive locations, click here, call 414.256.8765, or drop Saz’s Catering a line via email.

Have a few details in mind already? Get ahead of the crowd by answering a few quick questions and an event manager will be in touch to assist you within one to two business days.

For “The Finest” in Festival Hospitality – from award-winning concessions and exclusive festival venues to elaborate tented operations and end-to-end event planning – you can trust the team at Saz’s.

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