Tecna Saima

Experienced: Executive Chef | Director of Operations

Saima was founded in 1925, with the aim of producing high quality, reliable machines for stuffed and fresh pasta.

A company in constantly evolving:

Initially our customers were shops that produced fresh pasta for retail sale as well as small and medium size artisan producers.

Over the years, Saima has been able to develop and improve its machinery working very closely with its customers, thus sharing their experiences and fully understanding their needs and expectations. We believe that this corporate policy and the knowledge handed down from generation to generation have allowed us to become one of the most renowned and well known brands in the world.

Equipment for artisan producers and the food industry

At the end of the 90s, Saima and Tecna became one company, thus combining experience with new design and manufacturing technologies for large capacity fresh pasta lines. We are therefore able to cover all production requirements, from artisan shops to ready-meal manufacturers, while maintaining the high level of quality that is synonymous with the Saima brand.

  • Managed multi-unit company operations across 6 retail Auntie Pasta branded locations in the Bay Area.

  • Italy: purchased pasta equipment and traveled to Italy to learn about recipes and equipment.

  • Managed multiple commercial accounts in the Bay Area to include many full service restaurants and Safeway stores.

  • First fresh pasta in retail grocery stores before Nestle Contedina line.

  • Revenues 9M

  • Led team of 30 including management teams.

  • Products and services; Artisan pasta and sauces, events produced.

  • Day-to-day management of operations, coordination of kitchen construction, oversight of special sales, contract negotiations, and HR compliance.

  • Successfully reduced operational costs by 30% by selling more quality product.

  • These roles and project was under contract employment.

Restaurants: Fine dining, casual dining, QSR, cafes

Retail: Grocery, cafes, and company owned store fronts

Wholesale: Food distributors

Catering: Event catering, corporate catering, wedding catering.

Contact: Bill for a complimentary call to review your operations.