FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions


How much is a delivery fee?

Minimum $35, and varies depending on location and event details of service. 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 with 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


Are you able to deliver to Moscow, Idaho?

We are able to provide service in Washington, serving 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 their own hiring and maintains their own schedule. Please stop by the catering office to fill out an application or fill out here,, and bring in to the catering manager. Further information found at


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

Incorporated into our menus includes many Gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian options. When booking your catering, please specify the requested dietary needs.


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

You will receive an invoice about 2 weeks after your event, thru either campus mail or United Postal Services. Once you receive the invoice, please submit payment. We accept campus IRI’s, checks and Visa or MasterCard payment.


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 credit card online at 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,