We ask that all catering orders be placed seven business days prior to the event, whenever possible. In the event of unexpected last-minute needs, please don’t hesitate to call and we will try to accommodate you, as best we can.
The first step in placing a catering order is to fill out the Catering Request Form. Once that form is received by Catering Services, you will receive an initial Event Order to review and approve. A signed Event Order is necessary for all events in excess of $500.00; others may be confirmed via email.
Please note that the catering office will guide you through your facility needs for catering. If you are not using the room “as-is”, then you will need to fill out a Facilities Set-up Request Form, located on the Facilities Management website. Please detail your set-up request there. You will be billed separately by Facilities for any set-up charges.
Alcohol Service at College Events
A recent review of alcohol serving policies and practices on campus has led to recommended changes in our approach to alcohol service. These changes are intended to enable ongoing campus business and appropriate entertainment, while ensuring compliance with liquor control laws in Minnesota. If you are planning to include alcohol at your event, please read the full policy in the Campus Handbook.
The Dining Services staff of catering professionals is available to help you plan the perfect menu for your event. Our catering guide is designed to educate you about your choices. In addition, we are always available for consultation and advice—please don’t hesitate to contact us.
The most efficient way to communicate with us is to send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Charlene Otto, Catering Director
Carleton Dining Services Catering
Burton Hall 7
One North College Street/F-BONAPP
Northfield, Minnesota 55057