Offerings

We are delighted to share our catering guide with you! From morning breakfast buffets and freshly brewed coffee to a casual feast and elegant hors d’oeuvres, these pages are filled with fresh and contemporary menus. These represent only a starting point, however. Our commitment to you is to customize menus as needed for any occasion. Whether your event is a breakfast meeting, a faculty luncheon or a retirement party, you will find that we offer fresh ingredients, creative preparations, elegant presentation, and thoughtful service. We would be pleased to help you design a menu for your next event.

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Welcome to the resource central for University Dining Services’ Catering Department. Our Catering Director Jonathan Kirchner will work in close partnership with you to customize your program, providing the highest level of food quality and service to assure the success of your event.
 
Our philosophy is to provide a meeting and dining environment specialized to not only meet, but also exceed your expectations. Our team is committed to providing service and menu flexibility so that your event will be uniquely your own.  Should your event require special services or dietary considerations, we will tailor our offerings to meet your needs.
 
The Shoestring catering guide can be picked up in the Catering Office at Room 219 Centennial Student Union.
 
We appreciate your business and will do whatever we can to make your event memorable, from start to finish. If you have any questions regarding our services, please call our Catering team at 507-389-1529.
 
To place an online order please click here

Off-Campus Catering

Let us help you with your special event! We love catering special events in Mankato and in the surrounding areas. Catering for a special occasion such as a birthday party, anniversary, high school or college graduation, holiday party, family reunion or even a community event can help make your special event a memorable one. We will take care of the meal and you can spend your time enjoying your friends and family!

Wedding Catering

The Centennial Student Ballroom at Minnesota State University, Mankato is the perfect location to hold your wedding reception. The beautiful atmosphere with high ceilings and wonderful acoustics all contribute to making this the wedding reception venue you’ve always dreamed of!

We offer beautifully decorated wedding cakes created by our team of talented bakers. When you book your date, we will schedule a time for you to meet one-on-one with our baker to help consult on the wedding cake of your dreams! Yes, we offer Gluten Free options for wedding cakes too.Contact us for options and pricing.

With our wide variety of menu options, courteous and professional staff, along with our elegant ballroom, University Dining Services has everything you need to make this a joyous event. Note, our ballroom has a maximum capacity of 400, and is equipped with room dividers to create smaller settings for more intimate wedding parties. On this momentous occasion, let University Dining take care of your needs.

CONTACT US:

Jonathan Kirchner
Catering Director
(507) 389-1529
Email