For more than 20 years, Stanford Catering has provided the University with premier catering services across campus. Specializing in a multitude of events – from intimate board meeting and high-touch coffee services to three-course served dinners and large academic conferences, Stanford Catering prides itself on its intimate knowledge of the campus, valued relationships with on-campus partners and its commitment to creating and hosting sustainable events.

During these unprecedented times, Stanford Catering remains committed to adapting its services to ensure the highest safety of its guests, dedicated staff and other members of the Stanford community. Learn more about our enhanced cleaning protocols and safety procedures. Stanford Catering will continue to create solutions for evolving needs as demands require. We're excited you're here!


Catering Services

Plan a future high-touch
or special event at Stanford

Request drop-off
catering for a group on campus

Learn more about Stanford Catering and its practices


Planning Events with Stanford Catering

With a breadth of knowledge about catering best practices and trends, the Stanford campus and University guidelines, Stanford Catering is here to help guide you in creating an event that is sustainable, creative and unique. Our team specializes in the most up-to-date culinary trends, problem-solving, professionalism and customer service. When planning your event, we promise to:

  • Partner with local, sustainable farms including our own O'Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm to provide customized, seasonal menus
    for any occasion
  • Provide guidance using University approved vendors
  • Apply creativity and knowledge of current trends
  • Manage your budget within University guidelines

While we understand that events remain limited, we are hopeful about and looking forward to resuming in-person events soon. In the interim, please complete our catering and events request form. A Stanford Catering team member will be in touch with you shortly. 

Drop-off Catering Services

Stanford Catering offers a seasonal grab-and-go menu of individual meals and snacks for all types of office meetings and events – for every meal during the day. This service is available for campus-wide delivery. Please contact us for menu options: or (650) 725-1503.

Safety is our Priority

To help ensure the health and safety of our customers, staff and the Stanford community, we utilize enhanced cleaning and distancing protocols to meet county and university guidelines. We offer contact-free ordering and delivery or pick-up.


R&DE is a leader of sustainability efforts on campus – from the responsible and humane sourcing of our food to our energy-efficient residences and dining locations and our commitment towards zero-waste events. Stanford Hospitality has partnered with Sustainable Stanford to ensure our catering not only meets but exceeds the university’s Cardinal Green standards. We emphasize best practices in water conservation, minimizing resources and waste, and using local resources for food and services.

Contact us

Unsure of your needs? Please contact us! 

Call 650-725-1503 |  Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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