SAVOR...Grand Rapids

Welcome to SAVOR...Grand Rapids by SMG, Van Andel Arena's premier catering, concessionaire and event services company, since July 1, 2006.  


Suite and Den Catering
Please click the links below to view PDFs of the Suite and Den catering menus.

Suite Catering Menu

Den Catering Menu


The Intermission Restaurant & Bar

Van Andel Arena's The Intermission Restaurant & Bar is our full service restaurant and bar located on the lower level inside the arena, operated by SAVOR...Grand Rapids. 

The Intermission opens two hours prior to most events and remains open during the event. The Intermission is open to ticket holders for that day's event only.

Reservations may be made for parties of up to 8 guests. Reservations are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome based upon availability. To make reservations please call 616-742-6453 or email Please note that we are unable to split checks for parties of 6 or more. 

Click the link below to view the menu for The Intermission Restaurant & Bar.

The Intermission Menu


Private Functions

Looking for a unique space to hold a private gathering? Consider Van Andel Arena banquet space! Click the link below to view our catering dinner menu, including buffet and dinner package options.

Catering Dinner Menu



SAVOR is the food and beverage division of SMG, the global leader in public facilities and special event venue management. Since its inception in 1983, SAVOR has specialized in creating menus that showcase local cuisine expertly prepared and presented to ensure a seamless dining and entertainment experience. SAVOR currently provides catering, concessions and special event services, to more than 130 facilities worldwide. 

The company is also an industry leader in introducing green standards and programs to public facilities. SAVOR's commitment to farm to table freshness and food quality features locally grown products for their venue clients whenever possible. SAVOR staff prides themselves on being on the cutting edge of the latest food and beverage trends in addition to searching out the most innovative food technologies available on the market. 

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.


SAVOR...Grand Rapids Facility Contacts 

Jeff Dubin
Director of Food and Beverage


Lauren Bisque
Finance Manager

Maurice Cordova
Executive Chef 

T.J. Hanley
Sous Chef 

Alyssa Jasinski
Catering Manager
The Intermission Restaurant & Bar Manager

Dacia Breuker
Assistant Catering Manager
The Intermission Restaurant & Bar Manager

Cathy Burns
Suite Accounts Coordinator