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Dinner is Served

Sink your teeth into some of our succulent dinner entrees.

Connect with our Event Planners

Illinois State University Catering provides food service in university locations including the Bone Student Center, Alumni Center, and Ewing Cultural Center, among others. Browse our online menus to see all of the options we have available for your event --- from buffets and butlered hors d’oeuvres to served dinners and dessert tables.

  • Bride holding white bouquet of roses


    From weddings and meetings to conferences and tailgates, Illinois State University Catering has the perfect package to fit any occasion. 

  • Wedding tables with decors


    Illinois State University Catering provides a range of options for any wedding, from buffets to served meals, carving stations to butlered appetizers and specialty displays. Contact Event Services and Catering at (309) 438-2222 or to discuss your options.

Important Dates to Remember

Catering requests must be received a minimum of seven business days in advance of the event date. Any requests made after this date will not be accepted.

A final guarantee of the number of guests will be required five business days in advance of all meals functions.


Put the finishing touches on your event. Select from linens and centerpieces, services and bar services.

  • Linen on a plate


    Linen tablecloths and china service will be provided for events at the Bone Student Center.

  • Wedding table with roses centerpiece decor


    Centerpieces available for $5.80 each.

  • Servers

    Servers will be provided for all served meals and buffets to ensure great service for your event. Additional servers may be added for an hourly charge for champagne service or butlered Hors D’Oeuvres.

  • Bar Service

    Alcohol Approval

    Alcohol sold, served, or consumed at University Sponsored Events must have approval from the President's Office 14 days in advance of the event.

    Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality (EMDH) holds a caterer retailer license through the State of Illinois.  This license allows the service of alcoholic beverages only at events that serve a catered meal or hors D’oeuvres equivalent to a meal provided by EMDH.