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Saz's Hospitality Group Employment Opportunities

Saz’s Hospitality Group is hiring for the following positions across all divisions. Potential candidates; please submit your interest in a position as indicated within the position description below. No phone calls, please.


  • Prep Cooks- 1st and 2nd shift Production Chefs
  • Garde Manger Cooks
  • Dishwashers

Looking for a rewarding and challenging career? Look no further!

In advance of our busy season, our high-volume and well established organization is looking for qualified culinary and kitchen personnel to round out our team.

Ideal candidates will have previous culinary experience in a banquet or catering operation, be willing to work flexible and sometimes long hours on their feet, have a strong work ethic and a commitment to quality and high standards. If you possess these qualities and are interested in a career opportunity with our Milwaukee-based hospitality group, please forward your resume for consideration- we’d love to have you on the team.

Compensation commensurate with experience. Some benefits provided. Resumes accepted via email ONLY to no phone calls or in person visits, please.

Saz’s Catering is seeking qualified candidates for both part-time, full-time, and seasonal summer positions. Part-time and seasonal positions feature flexible schedules, making these ideal opportunities for students or individuals seeking a second job.

Unless otherwise noted, interested candidates are asked to submit a cover letter or letter of interest and resume to Matt Hawkins, Associate Director of Catering, at Please do not apply in person.

Event Manager

Saz’s Catering is seeking an experienced full-time Event Manager to direct all aspects of our private events including weddings, rehearsal dinners, fundraisers, and corporate events. The Event Manager will report to the Associate Director of Catering and Director of Catering and be responsible for event coordination, execution and resource management. This position will manage and coordinate all types of private events hosted at different venues throughout the greater Milwaukee area.

Position Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate and execute private events
  • Work closely with Sales Managers to ensure excellent client transition from contract specs to onsite day-of execution
  • Work side-by-side with our culinary team to execute events per contract
  • Manage all aspects of events including client and vendor relationships, timelines, and layouts
  • Set up, maintain and break down events
  • Present a professional demeanor to clients and staff at all times, even when under pressure
  • Manage the organization and storage areas of all event equipment, decorations, etc.
  • Train and manage event staff including serving techniques and customer service skills
  • Work with the management team to generate event ideas, themes and décor
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working as an event coordinator or manager
  • Strong background in events and hospitality management
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, customer service, and organizational skills
  • Decisive leader with the ability to quickly resolve issues independently
  • Exemplary customer service standards and a willingness to “go the extra mile” to satisfy our clients
  • Ability to thrive and perform in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Self-motivated, highly-organized, with a positive attitude and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Valid driver’s license is required

Culinary Production Cook

Cooks are responsible for delivering products of the highest quality in terms of freshness, taste, and consistency. Cooks must have knowledge of batch, a la minute, and line cooking techniques and will report directly to the Sous Chef. Responsible for following all standardized recipes, cooks are expected to notify the Sous Chef of any shortages or discrepancies in products or ingredients. In order to consistently exceed guest expectations and provide the highest levels of product and service, additional duties and responsibilities will be assigned as needed.

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities Include:

  • Knowledge of all basic cooking techniques and skills, including knife skills and basic cuts
  • Knowledge of basic equipment including steamer, fryer, kettles, robocoup
  • Basic understanding of herbs, spices, various ingredients and flavor profiles
  • Ability to roast, broil, braise, sauté, fry, and grill (including breakfast items)
  • Ability to work in production or line capacities, or a combination of the two
  • Ability and flexibility to rotate to different stations on a continual basis
  • Strict adherence to all standardized recipes, preparation methods/techniques and supervisor direction, ensuring all food is prepared fresh and to the highest level of quality
  • Consistent temperature checks using proper procedures for chilling, re-heating and holding food to food safety standards
  • Food station mise en place, service and monitoring including the identification and immediate remedy of safety or equipment issues
  • Station checks at shift’s end to ensure cleanliness, proper removal, disposal, storage, and labeling of food
  • Daily waste reporting

Personal Characteristics of a Successful Candidate Include:

  • Passion for hospitality with a customer-service-driven attitude
  • Punctual, reliable and dependable
  • Professional appearance and good personal hygiene
  • Respect for self, coworkers and guests, with a focus on encouraging camaraderie and team collaboration
  • Pride in the quality of your work and the business as a whole
  • Ability to create and support an environment of positive energy, excitement and fun
  • Ability to maintain an organized and efficient flow of production

Event Supervisor

An Event Supervisor is an extension of the Management Team and is responsible for all aspects of an event in the absence of Management. This includes exceptional communication with the Event Manager and the coordination of staff and resources before, during, and after events. Part-time and full-time positions available.

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities Include:

  • Overall management of events between 20 and 500 guests
  • Assist Management with the execution of events from 500 to 20,000 guests
  • Event set up and execution
  • Event timeline adherence
  • Customer and client relations
  • On-site vendor and rental coordination
  • Assist Management in creating and implementing new design concepts
  • Allocation of staff duties and responsibilities on-site, including staff training in the following areas, when necessary:
    • Company policies and procedures
    • Buffet and stations set up
    • Serving techniques
    • Equipment set up, presentation, operation, and maintenance

Catering Associate

An entry level position, the role of Catering Associate requires no previous catering experience. Part-time and full-time positions available.

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities Include:

  • Event set up and execution, under the direction of supervisor or management
  • Basic food preparation and assembly, buffet monitoring and replenishment
  • Loading and unloading of vehicles
  • Cleaning and maintenance of catering equipment
  • Careful tracking and verification of packing lists to ensure all equipment and product is accounted for to service the event


An entry level position, previous serving experience is preferred but not required. If you are interested in being a server for Saz’s Catering, please email your cover letter and resume to Katie Hoffman, Staff Coordinator, at

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities Include:

  • Professional appearance
  • Charismatic personality
  • Works well with a team
  • Able to adapt to the ever-changing world of off-site catering


An entry level position, previous bartending experience is preferred but not required.

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities Include:

  • Professional appearance
  • Charismatic personality
  • Works well with a team
  • Able to adapt to the ever-changing world of off-site catering

Warehouse Crew

Saz’s Catering is building a warehouse crew to participate in our warehouse operations and activities. Warehouse crew responsibilities include storing materials, picking, packing and unloading event equipment and supplies. The goal of our warehouse crew is to increase efficiency of event load-in and load-out, as well as to maintain general organization and cleanliness of the warehouse under the direction of a warehouse manager.

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare event equipment according to schedule (wrap, pack, load)
  • Receive and process warehouse stock products (pick, unload, label, store)
  • Perform inventory controls and keep quality standards high for audits
  • Keep a clean and safe working environment and optimize space utilization
  • Report any discrepancies
  • Communicate and cooperate with supervisors and coworkers
  • Operate and maintain preventively warehouse vehicles and equipment as needed
  • Follow quality service standards and comply with procedures, rules and regulations
  • Proven working experience as a warehouse crew worker
  • Proficiency in understanding inventory control
  • Familiarity with modern warehousing practices and methods
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to lift heavy objects
  • High school degree


Saz’s State House, a Milwaukee institution for over 40 years, is looking for fun, energetic and customer-centric individuals interested in long-term employment to join the team in the following positions:

Part-time and Full-time Servers

Saz’s State House on 55th and State is seeking fun, energetic, and customer-centric individuals looking for long-term employment and who can work 4+ days per week. Qualified applicants should have a professional appearance and previous experience is a plus. If you are interested in being a server at Saz’s State House Restaurant, please email your resume to Casey at with “Employment” in the subject line.

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities Include:

  • Professional appearance
  • Charismatic personality
  • Works well with a team

Line Cook

Roughly 30 hours per week; open availability. Previous experience is a plus. Interested parties should submit a resume to Casey at with “Employment” in the subject line.


Roughly 30 hours per week; open availability. Interested parties should submit a resume to Casey at with “Employment” in the subject line.


Prepares alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages for bar and restaurant patrons. Interacts with customers, takes orders and serves food and drinks. Makes recommendations based on customers’ needs and preferences. Interested parties should submit a resume to Casey at with “Employment” in the subject line.


Cleans tables, takes plates, utensils and drinkware to the kitchen to be washed. Makes sure diners’ water glasses are full, and resets tables for the next service. Interested parties should submit a resume to Casey at with “Employment” in the subject line.


Responsible for greeting guests at the door. The host/hostess seats and presents clean menus to guests in a friendly, professional and quick manner. Interested parties should submit a resume to Casey at with “Employment” in the subject line.

If you or your friends enjoy working in a fun atmosphere, enjoy the best of Milwaukee’s festivals, and you’re 15 or older, we invite you to apply with us!

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Fry Cooks
  • Food Preparation Staff
  • Cashiers & Food Expediters
  • Bartenders (must be 18 or older)
  • Wait Staff (must be 18 or older)

If you’re interested in these positions, please drop off a completed application at Saz’s State House during business hours or send a completed application to

Sazama’s serves as the exclusive caterer of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, planning elegant events from the first course through the delicious finale with the utmost in polish and finesse.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Banquet Server/Bartender

Positive, flexible, hospitality and team-oriented individuals who can multi-task and work well in a team-driven venue.


Experienced cook with knife skills, food handler knowledge, and positive attitude needed for banquet operation catering kitchen. Must be able to follow direction in a team-oriented environment.