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Service Styles

University Catering reserves the right to change service style based on the location, menu, and/or guest count. Service Styles include the following:

Out-Catering

Will Call: Orders are pick-up only. Orders can be placed to be picked up hot or cold.

Deliver Only: Orders are dropped off at a location of your choice. All Deliver Only orders are priced using an a la carte method. Deliver Only orders do not include paper products. They are available upon request for a fee. A delivery fee of $10.00 or 10% (whichever is greater) will be added to the order.

Deliver and Set: Orders are delivered to a location of your choice, presented on a table (provided by customer) with linen, centerpiece, and service ware, left for event duration, and then cleaned up. Deliver and Set orders include paper products. A delivery fee of $15.00 or 12% (whichever is greater) will be added to the order.

Full-Service Catering

Wait-staff: Orders are considered an upgraded Deliver and Set with glassware, silverware, and/or china. Instances may require wait-staff and can be discussed with the Catering Sales Staff when ordering. A wait-staff fee of $18.00 per hour per staff member will be added to the order.

Catered Buffet: Orders are set up at a location of your choice. A Catered Buffet is presented with full table settings that include linen, glassware, silverware, menus, and centerpieces along with buffets dressed with linen, service ware, and china. Catering Staff will attend to the buffet and service from the beginning to the end of the event. A Catered Buffet is priced per person and a service charge of 18% will be added to the order.

Catered Serve (plated): Orders are set up at a location of your choice. A Catered Serve is presented with full table settings that include linen, glassware, silverware, china, menus, and centerpieces. A typical Catered Serve is a 3-course meal served to your guests at the table. Catering Staff will attend to the guests and service from the beginning to the end of the event. Catered Serve is priced per person and a service charge of 18% will be added to the order.

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