Tavolina Catering & Events

Small Business

This is a strategic contract with a woman-owned, local small business for food, catering and event services for University events. From SavCo, the hospitality group behind Ann Arbor favorites Sava's and Aventura, Tavolina brings the sensory and sensual experience of our dining rooms direct to you and your guests. Visit Tavolina Catering & Events.

Ordering Information

Please call Tavolina Catering & Events  @ 734-669-3551 or email Hello@TavolinaCatering.com


Please supply the following information with your order:

  • Shortcode to be billed

  • Department name with contact’s university email and phone.

  • Specific delivery location with room #.


 Note: It is the unit's responsibility to review all supporting documents for hosted events, including a list of attendees, to ensure compliance with university hosting policy and per person meal limits. See the university's hosting policy.                                              

Additional Information

Tavolina Catering is an eSettlements supplier.  Invoices will appear on your SOA as a non-PO voucher.  

Procurement Contacts

Procurement Contacts:


Contract Administrator - Primary:
Name: Jeff Rabbitt
Phone: 734-764-9232
Contract Administrator - Secondary:
Name:  Ian Pepper     
Phone: 734-647-4981     
E-mail: ipepper@umich.edu     
Procurement Agent:
Name: Gabriel Benitez
Phone: 734-615-5961