When to Submit Your Catering Request
The catering eeam accepts requests for catering service orders on University business days, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Contact catering at firstname.lastname@example.org to begin your request. Advanced requests are highly encouraged. Guidance on when to submit and finalize details of your request is included below:
|Event / Menu Type||When to Submit Requests|
|Large events, special events, custom menus||1 - 3 months in advance|
|Small events, deliveries, regular menus||2 weeks - 1 month in advance|
|Alcohol and bar service events (permitted events)*||1 month prior to your event day for any alcohol service.|
*All events involving alcohol must go through a permitting process. For additional information regarding alcohol permitting, eligibility, service, security requirements, and donated alcohol, see Boise State University Policy #1050 ALCOHOL BEVERAGE PERMITTING.
Deadline to Finalize Your Catering Request Details
|Request Detail||Deadline to Finalize|
|Menu selections, service style, service times||10:00 a.m., fourteen (14) business days prior to the event|
|Guest headcount||10:00 a.m., seven (7) business days prior to the event|
*Guest headcount is considered final as of 10:00 a.m., seven (7) University business days prior to the event, and is not subject to reduction after this time. See the Guarantees section and Changes and Cancellations section of these guidelines for more information.
Menu selections, service style, and catering service times are considered final as of 10:00 a.m., fourteen (14) full University business days prior to the event. See Changes and Cancellations section of these guidelines for more information.
Catering services requested after 10:00 a.m., fourteen (14) University business days in advance of the event will be confirmed pending the ability of the contracted service provider to meet the request. In such cases, the reserving party will make selections from an abbreviated version of the catering menu with prices subject to market, fees, and charges of the contracted service provider. All charges and fees associated with catering services will be itemized and listed in the reservation confirmation.