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Approved Outside Caterers

“Planning ahead is the key to a successful event.”
  • Auxiliary Service Corporation (ASC) has exclusive rights to cater and sell food on the campus at The College at Cortland State University of New York
  • ASC must have first right of refusal
  • ASC has the right to monitor any outside caterer event
  • Outside caterers will not be permitted to use ASC dining spaces, kitchens, or equipment
  • ASC will not co-mingle events
  • Outside caterers CANNOT serve alcohol
  • ASC grants/funding are not permitted to be used for outside caterers
  • Off-campus groups using campus facilities may not use an outside caterer.

Waiver Process to use an Approved Outside Caterer

To protect the safety of students, staff and faculty, anyone serving or selling food on campus must first be approved by ASC in order to be granted access to campus catering privileges.  
  • If you wish to use an outside caterer you must obtain a signed  waiver  from the ASC Catering Office, located in Corey Union. Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • All requests must be made at least 10 business days prior to the event.
  • Only approved outside caterers will be permitted to cater on campus.
  • Outside caterers will be responsible for taking the initiative to submit all paperwork required for approval in a timely manner
  • Once ASC has received all required documentation from the caterer, it will take one week to approve them. We recommend you contact the caterer at least one month before the event to allow them the time to submit the necessary paperwork and allow us the time to approve the caterer, prior to booking your event. ASC will only make reasonable attempts to follow-up with potential outside caterers for missing information.
  • Outside caterer contracts will run from July 1 – June 30 and will need to be renewed prior to the start of each year
  • Waivers CANNOT be granted for events where the food and beverage is homemade and/or produced in a non-certified food establishment.
  • Waivers CANNOT be granted for an event where alcohol is served

Process to become an Outside Caterer

Outside caterers will be responsible for taking the initiative to submit all paperwork required for approval in a timely manner. Outside caterer contracts will run from July 1 — June 30 and will need to be renewed prior to the start of each year.

Please contact the Office of the Director of Dining Services at 607-753-2424.

List of Approved Outside Caterers for the current year

Client requesting use must complete waiver application

M&D Deli
19 Central Ave., Cortland, NY 13045
607-753-8646

Blue Moon Catering
3523 State Route 13, Truxton, NY 13158
607-745-1882