College Avenue Campus
College Avenue Campus
“Thank you so much for all your help with the School of Social Work’s Alumni Reception! The alumni could not have been more pleased with the food & the flower arrangement was absolutely beautiful! Thanks for making our event a success!”
When calling for catering services, please have the following information available:
Once you receive a contract, confirmation letter or proposal outlining the information provided, please review all information and contact the catering representative if there are any discrepancies.
*For the safety of our clients, Rutgers University Catering is prohibited from providing any food service in conjunction with food items from any other source.
All services priced in this menu are offered as self serve buffets with paper tablecloths for buffet tables, paper supplies and plasticware, unless otherwise noted.
Additional services including servers, linens, china and glassware are available upon request and with additional costs. As mandated by the university, any event held on campus property, that has hot food with chafing pans and open flame must have a Dining Services wait staff. Servers are $18.00 per hour during regular business hours and $24.00 per hour beyond normal business hours.
Our delivery schedule is 7 am–7 pm seven days a week. During winter and spring recess and summer break, our hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7 am–7 pm. If you require service on the weekend minimums will apply.
To avoid late fees, additions, deletions or other changes must be made at least three business days prior to the event date. Changes, other than cancellations, cannot be guaranteed without the proper notice.
Non University Customers are required to provide a deposit of to secure catering services with the final payment required seven business days prior to event execution. All monies are fully refundable within 10 days of the event, after which time you will be assessed a service fee and responsibility for any cost of goods/services incurred up to that point.
Payment will be accepted through the following methods:
Rutgers University Catering is dedicated to making your event planning a stress free experience. Flower arrangements, specialty linens, rental equipment and decorations are available and priced accordingly.
Rutgers, The State University prohibits catering clients from taking excess food items from any event. Items purchased for customer pickups or self-service events (bulk or trays purchased) are the property of the customer. Any leftover items may not be returned to Rutgers University Catering for credit.
When cancellations are made three business days before the scheduled event, the customer will be charged the cost of goods and/or services incurred by Rutgers University Catering. When cancellations are made less than two business days prior to the scheduled event, the customer may be charged the full price of the goods and/or services contracted.
Alcoholic beverages can be provided by Rutgers University Catering for all events. The cost incurred from the vendor will appear on your catering contract. All alcoholic beverages become the property of the client at the completion of the event and must be removed from the event site at that time. Rutgers University Catering will not store beverages. If a client fails to remove beverages at the end of an event, catering will dispose of the items. No refunds will be permitted.
In the event the university closes due to inclement weather or emergency, the client will only be responsible for outside services purchased on their behalf by Rutgers University Catering.