At Savco Hospitality, we believe that our people are our most valuable asset. We work diligently to recruit, hire, and train an amazingly talented group of individuals. Our businesses operate as a community and allow for us to hire people with diverse skill sets and varying levels of experience. For the opportunity to work with us at Savco Hospitality, we welcome you to browse our list of currently open positions. We are always looking for talented, enthusiastic individuals to join our team. If you do not see any opportunities within the list of open positions, please feel free to send your cover letter and resume to Careers@SavcoHospitality.com
Savco Hospitality provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran by applicable federal, state and local laws.
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Savco Hospitality, the leading food service and guest hospitality business in Ann Arbor, is looking to hire enthusiastic and charismatic individuals for restaurant management positions. We are interested in individuals who exude positivity and innovation, who will take pride in their work and our businesses.
Our managers are responsible for leading, organizing and running their shift of service. They are the integral link between our kitchen, service staff, and our guests.
Our management team holds themselves and our team to exceptional standards of service and food quality, coaching new team members, and practicing these standards everyday. Our managers motivate our staff to exceed expectations, build rapport with our patrons, and encourage guests to make return visits. They are also responsible for monitoring and controlling labor, inventory, and waste costs.
Our floor managers should have a strong sense of awareness and the ability to proactively find solutions when faced with a challenge. Overall, we want individuals that are committed to providing a fun, engaging, comfortable atmosphere to all our guests and staff, and who will aid in the growth of the Savco Hospitality family of businesses.
Sava's restaurant in downtown Ann Arbor is seeking a skilled sous chef to join our team! We are looking for a creative, organized individual with experience overseeing a kitchen. The Sous Chef will manage and assist in daily production of all menu items. Instruct and oversee a team of line and prep cooks to ensure proper opening, closing and preparation procedures are adhered to. Work with the chefs to develop and properly execute a seasonal menu, maintain recipes and systems, and control costs. Perform detailed quality checks each shift to confirm food quality and consistency guidelines are met. Oversee private dining menu production and execution. Assist with inventory and ordering. Ensure safety, sanitation, and cleanliness standards are upheld and maintained. Confirm proper labeling, storage (FIFO), and temping methods are followed.
Savco Hospitality is seeking professional cooks looking to gain experience in creative, high-volume restaurants. Aventura and Sava's, dining destinations in downtown Ann Arbor, have openings for hardworking, ambitious, driven, dedicated team players to join our teams.
We are looking for line cooks with an undeniable sense of urgency and commitment to established standards and to seeing tasks through from start to finish. The ideal candidate for this position possesses exceptional knife and cooking skills and demonstrates adaptability and willingness to learn and develop new techniques.
This is a station-based position, so passion and ownership for your workstation and for your product are imperative. You must be able to work in a fast-paced setting with the capacity to keep a sanitary, organized work space. You should have a consciousness of pars for shift preparation as well as an understanding of food safety, storage, and cost. You should demonstrate mental focus, teamwork, clear communication, and an honest commitment to the culinary craft.
CATERING SERVICE COORDINATOR
TAVOLINA CATERING & EVENTS
Tavolina Catering & Events is seeking an experienced hospitality professional to join our team as Service Coordinator. This individual will coordinate staffing for events, train and coach service team members, communicate with kitchen crew, and manage equipment and set up for all events. This position involves delivery of food and catering equipment as well as managing inventory and storage of materials. This role will oversee efficient set up and break down of all events. The Service Coordinator is responsible for ensuring all guest needs and requests are met and that each event goes smoothly. The ideal candidate will be a strong problem solver with the ability to remain calm and courteous under pressure.
Aventura is seeking out dynamic servers who will bring enlightened hospitality to all of our guests. Our highly trained server's will have complete knowledge of all of our menu items, wine, and cocktail offerings, and provide impeccable service to all guests. They are responsible for carrying out table side service from the moment a guest walks in the door. Our professional servers genuinely enjoy taking care of people and love all Savco Hospitality products in order to convey a sense of enthusiasm and genuine care to each guest.
Sava's is seeking out dynamic servers who will bring enlightened hospitality to all of our guests. Our highly trained servers will have complete knowledge of all of our menu items, wine, and cocktail offerings, and provide impeccable service to all guests. They are responsible for carrying out table side service from the moment a guest walks in the door. Our professional servers genuinely enjoy taking care of people and love all Savco products in order to convey a sense of enthusiasm and genuine care to each guest.
Sava's Restaurant is seeking an experienced Expeditor to join our team! An essential link between the Front and Back of House, the Expeditor ensures all menu items are properly cooked, beautifully presented, and prepared and delivered promptly to the guests. The Expo is responsible for coordinating the movements of the kitchen to ensure a smooth and efficient service. Must have the ability to maintain an approachable and calm presence during high-pressure, fast-paced services. A great opportunity to become an expert on the menu as well as a leader in the kitchen!
Savco Kitchen is seeking an experienced Prep Cook to assist with daily operations in our state-of-the-art commissary kitchen. Savco Kitchen manufactures, supplies, distributes, and develops products to the Savco Hospitality portfolio of businesses (Sava's, Aventura, babo, Tavolina Catering & Events). The ideal candidate will possess strong cooking techniques, knife skills, and proper knowledge of cooking equipment. The ability to follow recipes consistently is a must. This is a great opportunity to learn more about banquets, catering, and packaged food service. We are looking for a creative cook who enjoys working in a teamwork environment.
MAITRE D' / LEAD HOST
Savco Hospitality is seeking an experienced Maître d' to join our team at Sava's. We are looking for a skilled anchor to work the front door during our busiest services, oversee a team of hosts, and develop relationships with our guests. We are seeking an individual with exceptional OpenTable knowledge and proven experience managing a busy front door. This individual must be an excellent communicator and exude the highest level of hospitality and poise during high-pressure situations. This individual is responsible for orchestrating the movements at the front door to accommodate all guest requests and create a smooth and bustling service. Handle guest interactions with kindness and professionalism. Find and present options to our guests, and posses emotional intelligence and empathy. Must have the ability to be flexible and problem solve.
DEVELOPMENT & NUTRITION CHEF
Savco Hospitality in Ann Arbor is seeking a skilled chef to join our team! We are looking for a creative, organized individual with experience in meal design, research and development, and nutrition. This individual will be responsible for product development for our babo brand working out of our state-of-the-art commissary kitchen facility, Savco Kitchen. Responsible for developing and properly executing new product rollouts. Determine nutritional value of new and existing products and seek ways to improve and enhance the nutritional value. Research trends and identify opportunities to create new products that appeal to our demographic. Assist with label design and packaging. Oversee our team to ensure recipes are followed consistently. Ensure safety, sanitation, storage and cleanliness standards are upheld and maintained.
A degree in Nutrition and/or Culinary Arts is preferred as well as the ability to explain the benefits of eating healthy foods to our guests and staff. Strong product development skills and capacity to see tasks through from start to finish. Experience with labels and packaging a plus.