Event Planning Guide

  • Room Reservations

Before beginning any event planning for an on-campus event, you are required to have a
confirmed room reservation. Go to Reserving a Room.

Event Logistics
When making preliminary arrangements, please complete the Special Function Request Form if you need any catering services and provide the following information. Please refer to the university's Catering Policy to assist with planning your event.

  • Day and Date of function and RSVP Dates
  • Beginning and End Times
  • Room Location
  • Event Title
  • Contact Person
  • Your Cell Phone or Office number.
  • Type of Service Required
  • Department and Budget Code to be charged
  • Number of Guests Expected at Event
  • Budget Parameters
  • Programming Details
  • Special Arrangement Requirements; head table, gift table, name tag table, AV/Media
  • needs, handicapped accessibility
  • Weather; is a rain site required?

Catering Services Planning
Three weeks or more prior to event:

  • We ask you to plan as far in advance as possible.  Advance planning for your event is more cost effective for both you and us and allows to provide you with better service.
  • Call room reservations clerk to set up an appointment, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, 229-5996.

Preliminary planning for large events should occur at least one month prior to the event.

Orders placed with less than 24 hours notice may be charged a late fee of $20.00.

St Lawrence University Catering Menu

  • St Lawrence University Catering Menu

All Catering Services Require a 15 person minimum

Continental $9.99 per person

Served with Sun Roasters Coffee, Ajiri Tea Service, Seasonal Fruit Salad, Chilled Bottles of Apple, Orange & Cranberry Juice

Choose two:

  • Breakfast Breads, Scones, Bagels, Bakery Muffins, Assorted Danish, Mini Assorted Croissants

    • Butter, fruit preserves and cream cheese

Breakfast Buffet $13.99 per person (15 person minimum)

Served with Sun Roasters Coffee, Ajiri Tea Service, Seasonal Fruit Salad, Chilled Bottles of Apple, Orange & Cranberry Juice

Choose two:

  • Breakfast Breads, Scones, Bagels, Bakery Muffins, Assorted Danish, Mini Assorted Croissants

    • Butter, fruit preserves and cream cheese

Choose one:

  • Seasoned Home Fries or Sweet Potato Hash

Choose two:

  • Crispy Bacon, Pork Sausage Patty, Turkey Sausage Link, Croghan Bologna, Vegan Sausage

Choose one:

  • Scrambled Eggs or Western Scramble

    • Served with sides of ketchup & tabasco
    • Add shredded cheddar for $

Healthy Beginnings $11.99 per person (15 person minimum)

Served with Sun Roasters Coffee, Ajiri Tea Service, Chilled Bottles of Apple, Orange & Cranberry Juice

  • Nonfat Greek Yogurt Parfaits with Fresh Berries & House made Granola
  • Whole Wheat Bagels
    • Served with plain, light & strawberry cream cheese
  • Fresh Fruit Salad
  • Steel Cut Oatmeal Cups
  • Assortment of Health Bars

A la Carte

Per Person:

  • Chilled Bottled Apple, Orange or Cranberry Juice $1.99 per person
  • Water $1.99 per person
  • Nonfat Greek Yogurt Berry Parfaits w. House Made Granola $3.49 per person
  • Whole Fruit (Apples, Bananas, Oranges & Seasonal) $1.49 per person
  • Fresh Fruit Salad $2.99 per person
  • Pancakes or French Toast $1.99 per person
    • Served with local maple syrup
  • Assorted Mini Danish $3.99 per person
  • Assorted Mini Croissants $3.99 per person
  • Sun Roasters Coffee & Ajiri Tea Service $2.49 per person

By the dozen:

  • Bakery Fresh Blueberry, Chocolate Chip, Banana Walnut & Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins $15.99
  • Assorted Breakfast Breads $15.99
  • House Made Cinnamon Rolls $29.99
  • Assorted Donuts $14.99
  • Bagels w. cream cheese, butter & fruit preserves $19.99


Premium Sandwiches

All sandwich lunches are served with a bag of Deep River Chips, and a choice of one: Fresh Fruit Salad, Potato Salad or Pasta Salad, Chocolate Chip, Sugar & Oatmeal Raisin Cookies and Canned Soft Drinks

Classic Deli Buffet $11.99 (minimum of 15 people)

Build Your Own Deli Sandwich with Choice of Kaiser, 12 Grain, Italian Sourdough & Gluten Free Bread, Deli meats of Oven Roasted Turkey Breast, Roast Beef, and Ham, Tuna Salad or Grilled Vegetables, with Swiss, American, and Provolone, Lettuce and Tomato, a variety of Condiments and Dill Pickle Spears

Gourmet Sandwiches $14.99 (minimum of 15 people)

Choose three:

  • Classic Chicken and Grape Salad: Creamy chicken salad tossed with sweet Red Grapes served with Spinach and Sliced Tomato on a Croissant
  • Caprese Sandwich: Fresh sliced mozzarella, sliced Roma tomato, nut-free basil pesto on Ciabatta
  • Kale Greek Wrap: Kalamata olives, Roma Tomatoes, Sliced Cucumber, Garbanzo Beans, Kale, Crumbly Feta with Greek dressing on a Spinach Wrap
  • Curried Chicken Salad: Tangy Chicken Salad with Dried Cranberries, Leaf Lettuce and Tomatoes on a Brioche Bun
  • Cured Ham and Grilled Brie: Cured Ham, Grilled Brie with Roasted Fig Jam and Spinach on Ciabatta
  • B.L.A.T. – Crispy Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado and Tomatoes with Garlic Aioli and Banana Peppers on an Italian Roll
  • Hummus Wrap: Plain Hummus with Shredded Carrots, Cucumber, Bell Peppers, Tomatoes and Broccoli on a Garlic Herb Wrap
  • Balsamic Grilled Vegetables: Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Spinach and Tomato with Charred Onion Jam on Ciabatta
  • Chicken Caesar Wrap- Grilled Chicken Breast, Crisp Romaine, Croutons, Shaved Parmesan Cheese and Caesar dressing on a Garlic Herb Wrap
  • California Turkey Club Wrap: Oven Roasted Turkey Breast, Smoked Bacon, Swiss Cheese, Avocado, Tomato and Herb Mayo on a Sundried Tomato Wrap

Themed Buffets

All American $19.99 per person

Served with fresh rolls, sliced American, Swiss & Cheddar cheese, choice of seasonal salad, fresh baked cookies & brownies, condiments, iced water, and iced tea or lemonade

      • All-beef burgers
      • All-beef hot dogs
      • Vegan Sausage
      • Baked beans
      • Corn on the Cob
      • Watermelon wedges
      • Choose one:
        • Loaded Baked Potato Salad, Dill Pickle Mac Salad or Sweet Country Slaw 
      • Add Quinoa Burger +$2
      • Add Smoked Beef Brisket +$5
      • Add BBQ Chicken Quarters +$4
      • Add Pulled Pork +$4


An Italian Affair $21.99 per person

Served with grated Parmesan cheese, iced water and canned soft drinks

      • Classic Caesar Salad
      • Garlic Bread Sticks
      • Pasta served with Marinara and Alfredo
        • Choose one: Cavatappi or Whole Wheat Penne
        • Gluten Free available upon request
      • Chicken Parmesan
      • Roasted Vegetable Lasagna Rollatini
      • Lemon Zested Broccoli
      • Mini Cannoli’s
      • Add Meatballs or Italian Sausage +$4

Taco Bar $17.99 per person

Includes house made tri color chips, mild salsa & sour cream, iced water and iced tea or lemonade

Choose one:

  • Seasoned 8 O’Clock Ranch Ground Grass Fed Beef
  • Shredded Chicken


  • Assorted taco shells and tortillas
  • Cilantro rice
  • Seasoned Black beans
  • Shredded lettuce, Diced Tomatoes, Diced Onion, Jalapeno & Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Cinnamon Sugar Churros
  • Add guacamole +$2
  • Add Pico de Gallo +$1

Pizza Party $14.99 per person (15 person minimum)

Served with a fresh Garden Salad, Italian & Ranch Dressing, fresh baked Cookies and canned soft drinks

Choose two pizzas:

  • Classic Cheese
  • Pepperoni
  • Veggie
  • Meat Lover’s +$2
  • Prosciutto, Shaved Parmesan, Arugula and Lemon +$3
  • Buffalo Chicken, BBQ Chicken, Sweet n Sassy Chicken +$2
  • Hawaiian +$2
  • Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil +$2

Add ons:

Garlic Breadsticks $3 per person: served with marinara dipping sauce

Chicken Wings or Boneless Wings $10: served with Blue Cheese, Celery & Carrot Sticks and your choice of sauce

Sushi Party $17.99 per person

Your choice of sushi rolls served with house pickled veggies and wasabi, soup and one salad

  • Vegetarian Roll: Avocado, Cucumber, Carrot & Napa Cabbage
  • Spicy Crab Roll: Avocado & Cucumber
  • Sesame Salmon Roll: Cucumber, Carrot & Bell Pepper

Choose one:

  • Carrot Ginger Soup

Choose one:

  • Chopped Asian Salad
  • Asian Lettuce Cups
  • Seaweed Salad

Hot Luncheons $25.99

Classic Buffet includes one entree, one classic salad and two sides served with water, assorted rolls and butter, brownies and canned soft drinks

Entrée Choices

Choose one:

  • Maple Chicken
  • Smoked Maple Tofu
  • Sous Vide Roasted Chicken Quarter
  • Beef Brisket with BBQ Sauce
  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin
  • Pulled Pork served with Kaiser Rolls
  • Ahi Tuna Salad Nicoise
  • Mahi Mahi with Mango Salsa
  • Cedar Rosemary Salmon
  • Vegetable Lasagna Rollatini
  • Spaghetti Squash Primavera


Choose two:

  • Garlic & Chive Mashed Potatoes
  • Oven Roasted Smoky Sweet Potatoes
  • Wild Rice Pilaf with Baby Bella Mushrooms
  • Balsamic Grilled Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes
  • Sautéed Haricots Verts with Garlic & Lemon Zest

Afternoon Breaks

Sweet Tooth: Fresh baked cookies & brownies, still & sparkling water with Sun Roasters Coffee and Ajiri Tea Service $5.99 per person

Sweet & Salty: Mini Hershey Bars, Mini Pretzels, Buttery Popcorn, Trail Mix, still & sparkling water with Sun Roasters Coffee and Ajiri Tea Service $7.99 per person

Super Food Pick Me Up: Energy Bites, Super Fruits, Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds, Still & Sparkling water, Cold Pressed Juice, Starbucks Double Shots $9.99 per person

Dinner Buffet $37.99

Includes assorted rolls and butter, two entrees, one classic salad, one premium salad and two sides served with sparkling & still water, assorted soft drinks, and choice of two desserts

Entrée Choice

Choose two:

  • Herb Grilled Chicken
  • Roasted Chicken Breast – Bone in (Airline Breast)
  • Apple and Cranberry Stuffed Pork Loin
  • Roasted Tri-Tip Beef
  • Grilled Teres Major
  • Roasted Salmon with Dijon Crust
  • Grilled Eggplant Medallions
  • Stuffed Zucchini Boats with Arborio Rice
  • Smoked Maple Tofu

Classic Salads

Choose one:

  • Seasonal Garden Salad
  • Classic Caesar Salad
  • Greek Salad

Premium Salads

Choose one:

  • Charred Tomato, Spinach & Campanelle Pasta Salad
  • Quinoa & Apple Salad
  • Sweet Potato & Black Bean Salad
  • Chopped Asian Salad


Choose two:

  • Smashed Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • Herb Roasted Red Skin Potatoes
  • Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes
  • Green Beans with Roasted Mushrooms & Shallots
  • Roasted Root Vegetables
  • Braised Collard Greens with Butternut Squash
  • Balsamic Grilled Asparagus with Cherry Tomatoes


Choose two:

  • New York Style Cheesecake
  • Oreo Cheesecake
  • “Cakery” Lemon Cake
  • Carrot Cake
  • Chocolate Cream Cake
  • Key Lime Pie with Citrus Mousse

Add Sun Roasters Coffee & Ajiri Tea Service for $2.49 per person

Served Meals

Includes one entrée listed below, one served salad, chef’s selection of seasonal accompaniments and one dessert. Served on china with assorted rolls with butter, iced water, iced tea and full coffee service (20 person minimum, requires wait staff for an additional charge)


  • Roasted Chicken Breast $21.99 per person

    • Wild Mushroom Risotto, Braised Greens and Charred Onion Thyme Au Jus
  • Char Grilled Chicken Breast $21.99 per person
    • Sweet Potato Hash, Haricots Verts and Tomato Salsa
  • Apple Cider Pork Shoulder $19.99 per person
    • Butternut Squash Puree, Roasted Corn, Green Beans and Cider BBQ Sauce
  • Certified Angus New York Strip Steak $34.99
    • Au Gratin Potatoes, Haricots Verts and creamy mushroom sauce
  • Red Wine Braised Boneless Short Rib $29.99
    • Smoke Cheddar Potato Terrine, Roasted Root Vegetables and Short Rib Jus Reduction
  • Seared Salmon with Horseradish Crust $30.99
    • Potato Puree, Roasted Asparagus and Charred Tomato Sauce
  • Cajun Seared Ahi Tuna $32.99
    • Pickled Vegetables, Haricots Verts, Black Quinoa and Charred Tomato jam
  • Herb Grilled Portobello Steak $19.99
    • Kale and Walnut Pesto, Warm Tri-Color Fingerling Potato, Caramelized Cauliflower, Roasted Tomatoes and Green Beans
  • Grilled Mahi Mahi $30.99
    • Grilled Pineapple Pico de Gallo, Coconut Basmati Rice, Steamed Broccoli
  • Smoked Tofu with Maple Glaze $19.99
    • Long Grain and Wild Rice Pilaf, Sautéed Broccolini

Served Salad Choices

  • Iceberg Wedge

    • Grape tomatoes, red onion, blue cheese, crisp bacon and creamy blue cheese vinaigrette
  • Watercress Salad
    • Watercress, poached beets, marinated grape tomatoes, crispy shallots and chevre cheese with roasted garlic vinaigrette
  • Classic Caesar Salad
    • Crisp romaine lettuce, shaved parmesan and croutons with cream Caesar dressing
  • Limestone Bibb Lettuce
    • Aged goat cheese, poached pears, grape tomatoes and candied walnuts with a lemon-chardonnay vinaigrette

Hors d ‘oeuvres  - Minimum 15 people *Priced Per Person Per Hour


Gourmet Cheese Display $2

Fresh Vegetable Crudité Display $1.50

Antipasto Display $1.75

Mediterranean Display $2

Cold Selections

Antipasto Skewers $1.50

Bruschetta served on crostini $1.50

Smoked Salmon Mousse on cucumber with dill crème fraiche $1.75

Smoked Salmon Crostini $2

Cucumber Rounds with Grilled marinated shrimp & tomato relish $1.75

Roasted Vegetable Skewers $1.5

Beef Tenderloin served with caramelized onion jam on toasted baguette $1.75

Shrimp Cocktail $2

Endive with Gorgonzola cheese & walnuts $1.5

Fruit Skewers with yogurt dipping sauce $1.5

Hot Selections

Arancini with roasted tomato sauce $1.50

Scallops wrapped with Bacon $2

Mini Crab Cakes $1.75

Chicken Satay $1.50

Spanakopita $1.50

Pear & Brie in Phyllo $1.75

Pork or Vegetable Pot Stickers served with tamari $1.50

Coconut Shrimp $2

Mushroom Caps stuffed with shallots & herbs $1.50

Vegetable Spring Rolls $1.50

This menu may be revised at any time.