Dakota Wesleyan University welcomes you to a new website through our catering department. All items that are present on the web are at your disposal at anytime given at least 7 business days advanced notice for refreshment set-ups and 10 business days for meals. This is to ensure the quality service and production so that your event is a memorable and enjoyable experience.
DWU is a full service caterer. Should you require a customized menu, let us know. Our catering staff will work with you to handle the arrangements. Please allow a minimum of 2 weeks to insure the availability of your special requests. All special requests will be charged accordingly.
To place an order please contact our catering office, we will be happy to serve you!
Booking an Event
Room Reservations: Room reservations can be made Monday-Friday (8:00am - 4:30pm) by calling 605-995-2806. More information may be required by physical plant, please have as many details for your event available as possible, including preferred event date and location, number of guests, type of event, configuration, audio/visual needs and any specialty needs you may have. Keep in mind that all food and beverage served on campus must be provided by DWU Campus Dining Services.
Food and Beverage: Arrangements for food and beverage service can be made by calling the Food Service Director at 605-995-2810 or by visiting the Campus Dining Office located on the second floor of Rollins Campus Center. Please have your billing information available when you book your party. Some events may require some pre-booked payment depending on event size.
Late Order Availability: In order to ensure the quality of your event, the Catering Office must have sufficient time in order to procure food and service personnel. Sufficient notification is defined as at least 10 business days for meals and at least 7 business days for refreshment setups. Events booked without sufficient notification will be subject to limited menu and service availability.
Guarantee: An estimated guest count is required at the time that services are scheduled. A final guaranteed count must be provided to the Catering Office at least 5 business days prior to the event. You will be billed for 95% of the guaranteed number of the actual guest count, whichever is higher. As we take pride in pre-planning every detail of your event, adding guests to your party after your guaranteed count has been received may result in necessary menu or service revisions.
Pricing: All prices in this brochure are a guideline. You must contact the Catering Office for proper pricing as pricing is subject to change depending on raw food cost.
Payment: Invoices will be issued each Friday, and are payable upon receipt. A 2% per month late payment penalty will be assessed after 20 days of the invoice date. Sales tax will be added to each invoice unless we are provided with a copy of the tax exemption certificate prior to the event. Non-University sponsored events may require a deposit or credit card at time of booking to guarantee services.
Delivery: A minimum charge of $25.00 or 5% of total invoice, whichever is greater, will be added to invoices for services outside of the Dakota Wesleyan University Campus.
Cancellations: In the event that services need to cancelled, a $25.00 cancellation fee will be charged for meals cancelled within 3 business days of the event. In addition, the Catering Office will charge for food and labor costs already incurred at the time of the cancellation.
To place an order:
Please call our catering office at 605-995-2810 and we will be happy to serve you!