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Locally owned, Sazís Becomes Barbecue Partner of the Green Bay Packers


Milwaukee, WI Ė Sazís, known for award winning ribs and festival famous food, will now be recognized as Barbecue Partner of the Green Bay Packers. Fans will be able to find Sazís barbecue sauces, barbecued baby back pork ribs and barbecued pork meat at local grocers with a special label designating Sazís as ďBarbecue Partner of the Green Bay Packers.Ē

Fans can now purchase Sazís Original, Vidaliaģ Onion and Sassy flavors of Barbecue Sauce at the Packer Pro Shop. Sazís barbecue sauces are also featured at Lambeau Field condiment stations.

Sazís festival famous barbecued pork sandwiches will be served at Curlyís Pub at Lambeau Field. Curlyís is open to the public daily and is known as the only place where fans can eat what the players are eating. Sazís Pork Sandwiches have been a favorite at Sazís restaurant in Milwaukee as well as at summer festivals and events including Summerfest and Wisconsin State Fair.

ďNaturally, as a local Wisconsin company, and personally a life-long Packer fan, we are thrilled with this new partnership,Ē stated Steve Sazama, founder and owner of Sazís. ďLast season we became the food and beverage provider for the Tundra Tailgate Zone at Lambeau Field, and we welcome the opportunity to expand our association with this phenomenal organization,Ē Sazama continued.

Sazís began the retail division in 1992, delivering his famous Original Recipe Barbecue Sauce to grocersí shelves. Sazís barbecue sauces are now available at local grocers in handy 28-ounce bottles. The sauce is 100% gluten free, 100% fat free and is made with real sugar. The products also contain Lycopene, a natural antioxidant.

Sazís barbecue ribs and barbecue pork meat are also available in grocery stores. Kathy Fitzsimmons, Sales and Marketing director for the barbecue products division, stated, ďSazís Award Winning Baby Back Ribs are Sazís signature trademark at the Milwaukee restaurant.Ē Fitzsimmons continued, ďthe retail version is fully cooked so you can heat in your oven Ė or on the grill in just 15 minutes Ė itís perfect for the ultra-busy families who still want a delicious, flavorful meal.Ē This fall Sazís will be introducing a new tailgate/party size retail package for their festival famous Barbecued Pork Meat. Sazís Pork is 100% gluten free and contains only 2% fat per serving. The product is fully cooked in Sazís Original Barbecue Sauce and ready to heat and serve in 6 minutes.

Sazís signature barbecue specialties will also be served at the Tundra Tailgate Zone as Sazís Catering continues to provide exclusive food and beverage services to this popular gameday destination. According to Sazís Catering Director, Joe Brueggemann, the TTZ has a full service bar with cocktails, wine and beer Ė featuring MillerCoors Brewing products. ďItís an energetic atmosphere and our menus have something for everyone. The venue offers fans a great outdoor dining area in addition to the main tent and we also provide a MVP tent for VIP ticket holders thatís reserved for private parties,Ē stated Brueggemann. Each week features a live band as well as Packer alumni autograph sessions and other activities that start about 4 hours before the game. Fans do not need a game ticket to enter the TTZ and they can enjoy comfortable climate controlled tents equipped with a large projection TV and more than 15 Plasma Screens. The TTZ is also open an hour after the game (later on noon game days), offering a great alternative to traffic delays.

Sazama added, ďyou know ĎSazísí started in 1976 with the restaurant, so we didnít want to leave that piece of the puzzle out. We are now running luxury coach buses to all the Green Bay Packer home games. Not only can fans ride in comfort to and from the game, the package includes food and beverage vouchers for the Tundra Tailgate Zone. Whenever I can itís how I travel to the games now.Ē Fans can find details about the luxury coaches, the Tailgate zone and where to buy the Barbecue Partner of the Green Bay Packers retail items at


About Sazís
Milwaukee-based Sazís Enterprises includes Sazís State House Restaurant, Sazís Catering, Sazís Barbecue retail products, and Sazís Festivals. Owned and operated by Steve Sazama.

Steve Sazama, known throughout the Milwaukee area as Saz, opened Sazís State House Restaurant in March 1976. With a recipe for barbecue sauce and determination to run a first-rate restaurant, he opened Sazís in an inviting, historic building on State Street. The restaurant continues to feature his award-winning barbecue ribs and signature barbecue pork sandwich in addition to Sazís Festival Famous Sour Cream and Chive Fries and Mozzarella Marinara.

Sazís Catering division, opened in 1990. In addition to catering parties, corporate events, weddings, picnics and tailgates, Sazís Catering provides services for many local events, including the Hospitality Village at Wisconsin State Fair, the VIP Towers at Road America, Summerfest Corporate Venues, and the Tundra Tailgate Zone. Sazís caters over 1,800 events annually ranging in size from five to 20,000 guests per event.

In 1992, Saz took his famous original recipe barbeque sauce to grocer shelves and started the Barbecue Products division. In addition to the three barbecue sauce flavors, Sazís BBQ shredded Chicken and Pork, BBQ Ribs, Mini Mozzarella Sticks and Sour Cream and Chive Fries are distributed through local grocery stores and at

Sazís Festivals division brings Sazís signature products to Summerfest, Wisconsin State Fair and a multitude of summer ethnic festivals in the greater Milwaukee area.


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