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FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

How much is your delivery fee?

Minimum $35, and varies depending on location and event details of service. There is no delivery fee for events that take place in the Compton Union Building or Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center.

 

Do you provide tableware?

China service is included for events in the Compton Union Building and in the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center. Rental is available for all delivered events.

 

Do you provide tables?

No, we do not provide tables and chairs. However, you may rent on campus from Beasley Events services at https://beasley.wsu.edu/beasley-event-services/.

 

Are you able to deliver to Moscow, Idaho?

We provide service in Washington, serving the WSU campus and Pullman.

 

Are you available to cater on a Saturday?

Our service is available 7 days a week.

 

Are there opportunities for employment with catering?

Dining Services is the largest employer of students on campus. Each facility does its own hiring and maintains its own schedule. Please stop by the catering office to fill out an application. You can also fill out the application at this link and drop it off at our office. Click here to learn more about employment with Dining Services.

 

Are you able to provide a meal to a guest with multiple dietary needs?

Our menus include many gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegetarian options. When booking catering services, please specify the requested dietary needs.

 

When will I receive an invoice? Do you accept credit card payments?

You will receive an invoice about two weeks after your event, through either campus mail or United Postal Services. Once you receive the invoice, please submit payment. We accept campus IRIs, checks, and Visa or MasterCard.

 

Can I order cakes or take-outs for special events through Catering?

Anyone can order special cakes or take-outs from Dining Services. Just contact the catering scheduler at 509-335-3570. Additionally, cakes can be ordered and paid for with a credit card online at dining.wsu.edu/order-online/special-occasion-cakes for pickup in as little as two days.

 

Can I customize a menu or substitute something from a current buffet menu?

We are happy to plan a customized menu for your special event. Please request to speak with the catering chef when discussing your event with our catering coordinator. Additional planning time is necessary, and we will provide the appropriate price for the requested menu.

 

I see you have a 30-person buffet minimum, can I order for 15 guests?

Yes, though an additional fee of $29.99 will apply.

 

I see you have a 30-person served meal minimum, can I order for 12 guests?

Yes, though an additional fee of $29.99 will apply.

 

Whom should I contact if I have questions or want to place a catering order?

Amy Gibson, Catering Sales Manager, 509-335-3570, catering@wsu.edu

 

 

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