All events held on the Drew Campus shall be catered by Dining Services, Aramark Catering. The only exceptions are as follows:
Events where food charges are less than $100 and items are prepared and prepackaged (chips, canned soft drinks, etc.) from the supermarket or basic take out foods such as pizza. In these cases, attendees must be members of the Drew Community and there can be no charge for food or admission.
Aramark Catering has granted approval for another caterer to provide services for the event.
Requests for Catering Services shall be submitted to Aramark Catering (x3893) no later than two weeks prior to the event.
In cases where a request has been submitted, and Dining Service declines the event, or the Student Organization feels that Dining Services is incapable of providing requested items and services, a written request for an alternate caterer must be received by Aramark Catering least 3 weeks prior to the event. The request must include:
The reason why the sponsoring group feels Dining Service should not cater the event.
Detailed menu with quantities, number of attendees and descriptions of services and extras as required.
A written signed quotation from the preferred caterer.
A copy of a current certificate of liability insurance
If a third party caterer is approved by the Aramark Catering, the sponsoring group must submit a properly completed First Right of Refusal for Aramark Catering
The outside catering company must provide event staff to ensure food is kept at the correct temperature for the duration the food is present at the event.
The Purchasing Request Form, and an invoice or price quote must be submitted for payment processing for the outside caterer.