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About Us.

Small town service and prices – big city fare!  Welcome to Savory Catering & Events!

 

For over 25 years we have been providing tasty and quality food for our corporate catering and private customers in Southeastern Wisconsin. But more importantly, we have been providing trusted customer service. Great customer service makes great food even better! And to top it off, we offer all of this at an affordable price. Our mission is making happy customers by providing unparalleled customer service with fresh desirable food. From special requests and menus to last minute events, we are a family of catering specialists committed to bringing smiles to our customers both big and small. Our event specialists will help you plan your next event from concept to menu to rentals.

 

Are you in charge of your company’s tailgate at Miller Park? Planning a wedding at The Milwaukee County Zoo? How about putting together a luncheon for Thursday and today is Wednesday? Relax, we’ve got you covered. From 10 to more than a thousand, Savory Catering & Events is licensed to provide catering services at most venues in Southeastern Wisconsin. From a simple drop off event to a full service plated dinner, our customers can trust that their event will come in on budget and on time with fresh tasty food and pleasant professional service.

 

Call us to discuss your next: 

Corporate event           Business meeting

Company picnic            Weddings & Showers

Anniversary                    Reunion

Holiday party                 School event 

 

We serve, you savor! Let Savory Catering & Events help make your next event a memorable one. Experience the best in customer service - call us at 414-342-9909 today!

GUY LAMBERG, OWNER

 

Guy Lamberg has owned Savory Catering since 2010, when he took over Corporate Catering and Deliciously Different catering companies and combined them into Savory Catering. Guy has over 30 years of experience as a business owner.  He has always enjoyed working for himself, which is evident in that he owned a string of successful franchise restaurants for over 12 years. Additionally, Guy has cooked and catered for friends and referrals for as long as he can remember.  He received his BA in Marketing and Finance from University of Wisconsin. He truly enjoys all of the Savory dishes, Since becoming the owner of Savory Catering and Events, Guy has truly enjoyed working with every employee, trying to make a difference in their lives and put a smile on their faces.  Outside of work, Guy’s favorite way to Savor life is to get involved in his children’s activities, spend time with his wife and volunteer his time to youth sports and other charities. 

LAURIE LADWIG, GENERAL MANAGER

Laurie Ladwig has been with Savory Catering since 2013, starting out as our kitchen manager and has moved up to the general manager position. Laurie is a jack of all trades as she still has a hand in our kitchen and handles the office duties as well.  She has been involved in the hospitality industry for over 24 years.  Her experience ranges from head chef to event planning and large event coordinator. Our customers will agree that Laurie has exceptional customer service skills and treats every event like it is her own. Laurie's interests are her kids and church. 

ROBERT BUTTERFIELD JR., DIRECTOR OF CULINARY OPERATIONS

Robert Butterfield Jr. has spent three years as Savory’s Director of Culinary Operations.  He has over 25 years working in the food industry.  After beginning his culinary career at Four Seasons Hotel Group in Dallas, TX (Las Colinas), Robert moved to Chicago and worked at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and the Four Seasons Chicago, which was voted the best hotel in the world by Conde Nast travel magazine. He went on to become dining room director at the  three-star rated Carlucci Restaurant in Lincoln Park (Chicago).  At age 29, Robert became the youngest general manager ever at the Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises (LEYE) restaurant group, leading the 11,000 square foot, 300 seat restaurant to critical and financial pinnacles. During his stay with LEYE, Robert helped create its consulting division with two other partners, a division that achieves $8 million annually in consulting fees today. He also supervised operations at Food Life and Antico Posto (Oak Brook). After leaving LEYE, Robert became the General Manager of Mike Ditkas Chicago, doing $1 million in sales annually before starting his own consultancy group in 2002.  Begining in 2005, Robert opened three restaurants in Chicago in under two years, all of which have been successful. One restaurant, Erba, won Chicago Magazine’s best new restaurant of the year in 2006.  Robert continues to consult in restaurant kitchens and dining rooms, and caters in Chicago and Milwaukee. 

VICTORIA SANCHEZ, OPERATIONS MANAGER

Victoria Sanchez has been serving as Savory’s Operations Manager for the last 9 years. She began working with Savory part-time to get through college and never anticipated the company becoming a second home to her. She received her BA in Criminology, Philosophy and English from Marquette University. Victoria grew up with exposure to the food industry as her mother was a caterer. Outside of Savory, Victoria has worked with Mrs. Fields Cookies and McDonalds. Her favorite Savory dish is Chicken Picatta, and she feels that the best part about Savory Catering and Events is meeting and working with a variety of people. Her favorite way to Savor life is to volunteer and help the less fortunate.

OUR TEAM
INSPIRATION

At Savory Catering and Events, we believe in Savoring life! So, we created a resource center for all of life’s endeavors. Whether you need a spark of inspiration for a party, want to learn more about the community or are just looking for some quality advice on the best ways to Savor life, we’ve got you covered right here!

Savory Catering Summer Cheese Pairings
SUMMER CHEESE
PAIRINGS 101

Check out these cheese guidelines for combining certain flavors, textures and colors that will please both the senses and the appetite.

Savory Catering Green Initiatives
GREEN
INITIATIVES

By making changes for the better, we are committed to developing sustainable business practices that improve our products.

Savory Catering Beveage Pairings
BEVERAGE 
PAIRINGS

Eating should be an experience to remember. Check out these food and beverage pairings that will make your event memorable!

Savory Catering Healthy Eating
OUR GUIDE TO HEALTHY EATING

Give your company the energy they need to succeed. This guide to healthy eating will help you provide healthy options for your meetings.

Savory Catering Suitable Portions
SUITABLE
PORTIONS

Don't know how much to cook for that big family gathering? We're here to help you with your shopping list!

TESTIMONIALS

QUALITY PRODUCT COMPLIMENTED WITH QUALITY SERVICE GUY, THANK YOU FOR A WONDERFUL DISPLAY OF FOOD FOR MY FAREWELL PARTY. YOU REALLY DID A GREAT JOB!

 

- Diane W.

ENDLESS COMPLIMENTS I JUST WANTED TO SAY THANK YOU FOR THE GREAT JOB ON OUR THANKSGIVING LUNCH. THE SERVERS WERE GREAT! EVERYONE LOVED THE FOOD.

 

- Mindy S.

EXCEPTIONAL AND DYNAMIC ORGANIZATION THANK YOU AND YOUR TEAM FOR PROVIDING SUCH GREAT SERVICE DURING THE PAST WEEK. WE RECEIVED MANY COMPLIMENTS ON BOTH THE FOOD AND SERVICE, AND APPRECIATE ALL OF THE HARD WORK.

 

- Ted J.

I LOVE YOUR SERVICE I SPOKE TO MY MANAGER AND EXPLAINED THAT ALTHOUGH THE OTHER COMPANY WAS A LITTLE CHEAPER, YOUR COMPANY SEEMED BETTER PUT TOGETHER. YOU HAD CALLED BACK RIGHT AWAY, PUT A PLAN TOGETHER AND WERE EVEN WILLING TO WORK WITH THE COST. YOUR SERVICE WAS INCREDIBLE

 

- Lauren S.

DELICIOUS THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR CATERING OUR MEETING.

I REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR HELP ON SUCH SHORT NOTICE. EVERYTHING WAS DELICIOUS AND PRESENTED WELL.

 

- Judie S.

GREAT JOB! I WANT TO SAY THANK YOU FOR ALL THAT YOU DID TO MAKE OUR PICNIC A SUCCESS. YOUR EMPLOYEES DID A GREAT JOB AND WERE VERY POLITE AND EFFICIENT IN GETTING THINGS SET UP AND TAKEN DOWN. I HOPE WE CAN CONTINUE OUR RELATIONSHIP AGAIN NEXT YEAR FOR OUR EVENT. 

 

- Rick K.