SAVOR...Grand Rapids

Welcome to SAVOR...Grand Rapids by SMG, Van Andel Arena's premier catering, concessionaire and event services company, effective July 1, 2006. SMG is the largest facility management company in the world, built on a national reputation for superior food and beverage service. We enhance each table with more than just great food: providing creative event and menu planning, extensive hands-on experience, an extraordinary team of award winning chefs, managers, and committed staff dedicated to exceeding your expectations.

Savor by SMG operates over 60 accounts in Canada, US, and Europe. Savor by SMG raises the bar for culinary excellence for patrons, meeting planners and special events. By placing emphasis on freshness, quality, and customer care, we ensure that only the finest service is provided. Savor by SMG displays detail in presentation, menu selections and decor to incorporate an ambiance and flavor for each unique event.

Savor by SMG's food and beverage expertise extends from elegantly catered events for up to 10,000 guests to thematic portable food carts, exquisite suite presentations and permanent concession stands designed to create a memorable experience for all of our patrons. We look forward to meeting with you to discuss the many food opportunities that we have available.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions at 616.742.6231. For more information, click here to visit our website.

SAVOR...Facility Contacts: 

Jeff Dubin
Director of Food and Beverage 

Stephanie Dorsey
Director of Finance

Chris Simpson
Executive Chef 

Nicole Meekhof 
Sous Chef 

Stacie Hackney
Catering Manager
The Intermission Restaurant & Bar Manager

Kristen Stanley
Suite Accounts Coordinator

John Mrazek 
Concessions Coordinator