UD Catering takes great pride in offering a variety of services for faculty, staff, and students. Our services include served dinners, buffets, receptions, coffee breaks, and à la carte menus.
For your special event, place your trust in Catering by the University of Delaware. We have so much to offer. Every one of your guests is sure to be satisfied and impressed with your event.
We look forward to the opportunity of bringing the imaginative menus, exceptional value and specialized service to your next special event.
Call 831-2891 or use our on-line catering form to place your order. We are open Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays.
If you wish to provide alcohol at your catered function, please complete the Alcohol Approval Form.
To provide you with the best service and quality possible, we require that you place your orders no later than five business days prior to your event date. A final guarantee is required no later than three business days prior to your event. Upon placing your order, you will receive a confirmation letter with your menu selections and estimated costs. Please take a moment to read through your order, verify your approved speed type or other method of payment, make any changes necessary, and send it back to us. You may also fax orders to 831-8275 or e-mail us at UDCatering@udel.edu.
* Late orders are subject to availability; however, we will make every effort to accommodate all requests for services
Leftover Food Policy
In order to comply with the Department of Health policy and state and local health regulations, perishable food will not be permitted to be taken from any catered event. This applies to both clients and their guests.
Service Type 1 - No additional charge
All paper service, delivered and set up by Catering delivery personnel on linen. Catering will return to pick up items that are non-disposable. Linens may be mailed to Catering Office via UD Campus Mail. Clean up is the responsibility of the customer. Failure to clean up the event may result in additional Facilities Fees. Any orders picked up get 10% off total. (Client will need to order tables for their event)
Service Type 2 - additional $1.50 per person
Paper service with linen tablecloths, delivered, set up and picked up by the UD Catering delivery personnel. Table skirting and fabrics are also included, as are buffet attendants where applicable. For any hot foods, a minimum of Service 2 is required. (Catering will order tables but Client must approve)
Service Type 3 - additional $2.35 per person
China service, with linen. Prices include delivery, set up, wait staff, breakdown and pick up. (Catering will order tables but Client must approve)