The university has institutional relationships with several food, beverage, and catering vendors, listed below. These vendors recognize the university's tax-exempt status and may offer additional pricing or service considerations. Select vendors choose to accept the university's newcard for payment, allowing for additional ease of payment. We are happy to pursue additional relationships if interest warrants.
For answers to common questions please visit the FAQ page.
Coffee, tea, and bagels are normally delivered in insulated boxes, in large serving containers, served in a style designed for enjoyment by a larger group. Additional setup, delivery, and service options require coordination with the vendor.
Le Pain Quotidien (12% standard charge for delivery and order setup)
Breads Bakery (offers 10% New School discount)
Feel Food (accepts Newcard Cash)
Please confer with vendors on order cut-off times, as they vary. Delivery options, setup, and pickup options vary by vendor as well.
Pret a Manger
Grey Dog 10% delivery and setup fee, will never exceed $15)
'wichcraft (7% gratuity fee for order delivery and setup)
Feel Food (accepts newcard cash)
Cost-effective vendors offering catering packages for smaller groups, easy snack options, and customer self-pickup.
Whole Foods (accepts newcard cash)
Trader Joe's (does not offer catering services)
Planning a seated, plated white-glove dinner? A cocktail reception with hors d'oeuvres and drinks passed around? These vendors typically offer full-service catering complete with staffing, event setup and breakdown, and linen and other necessary service items.
Vice President, Cateringmdearborn@cxra.com
Grab-and-go sandwiches, salads, coffee, and pastry for small gatherings are always available at all campus dining venues. A list of campus dining locations can be found below. To facilitate ease of payment, departments can request a dedicated newcard that will be funded with a specified FOAP. Instructions can be found at the departmental newcard page.
Lang Cafe is available for small-group catering. Additional to-go sandwiches, bottled beverages, breakfast pastries, and Box of Joe are available for hosts to pick up for their meetings. Please visit the cafe; one of the campus dining associates would be glad to assist with your to-go order.
If a vendor is unable to provide staffing services for your event or you prefer to coordinate your own, you can contact the following company for ancillary waiter, bartending, and front-of-house services:
Executive Vice Presidentnjw@seguestaffing.com
If a vendor is unable to provide rentals for your event or you prefer to coordinate your own, you can contact the following company to rent linen, china, tables, and catering equipment:
Party Rental Ltd.
Please email them with detailed information about your event to receive rental pricing. Party Rental Ltd. accepts both university-issued purchase orders and credit cards for payment.
Broadway Party Rentals
The university has an established account with Broadway Party Rentals. They accept both university-issued purchase orders and credit cards for payment. Pricing requests can be submitted to the following representatives:
The following vendors provide delivery of packaged ice and rental of ice storage equipment:
171 East Industry Court
Deer Park, NY 11729
New York Beverage
515 Bruckner Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10455
Finance and Business
80 Fifth Avenue, 4th floor (
New York, NY 10011
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