For any catered event in the Alumni Center, one of the following approved caterers must be used for meal functions. Alcohol service is available from all caterers. 

 Blue Hills Catering and Events
2315 Tuttle Creek Boulevard
Manhattan, KS 66502
Nick Powers

Blue Hills Catering specializes in providing custom menu options to every type of event. Whether it be a wedding, anniversary, office lunch, holiday party or fundraiser; you do the celebrating, leave the catering to us. We pride ourselves in customizing every party to your palate!


• Bockers II Catering 
221 N. 4th Street
Manhattan, KS 66502 
Aly Swanson

Bockers II Catering offers full-service catering for breakfasts, luncheons, hors d'oeuvres, buffets, seated dinners and full service bars. Whether you are planning a themed party, major galas, wedding or social affair our experienced staff of professionals will help guide you through a memorable occasion. 

Bockers II Catering has a reputation of flawless event execution and unparalleled customer service. Bob, Aly and our staff have been serving the community and K-State events for more than 30 years.


• Friendship House
507 Ash St.
Wamego, KS 66547
Mike Pray

Friendship House offers high quality home style cuisine. Bringing the favorites from home to you with a smile. We specialize in high quality food and personalized service. We can cater your needs: breakfast, lunch or dinner and don’t forget the dessert!


• HCI Catering - Cox Bros. BBQ, Coco Bolos and Powercat Sports Grill
HCI Catering is one of Manhattan’s premier catering companies which combines 3 brands you love into one catering service! Representing Coco Bolos, Cox Bros. BBQ, and Powercat Sports Grill, our menus provide the diversity needed to prepare a menu to fit your preferences and budget.

530 McCall Rd, Ste 110.
Manhattan, KS 66502

Cox Bros. BBQ
Manhattan, KS
Cox Bros. BBQ has been serving the best barbecue in the Flint Hills for more than ten years. With our mouth-watering, finger-licking, one-of-a-kind, genuine barbecue, we promise to bring you the best hand cut, wood smoked, quality meats around. We customize each event to have the complete barbecue experience.

Coco Bolos
Manhattan, KS
Coco Bolos offers all your favorite classic New Mexican dishes as well as traditional home-style meals. From extravagant to informal, from weddings and receptions to corporate meetings, we cater it all with our great service, top notch flavors, and customizable catering options!

Powercat Sports Grill
Manhattan, KS
Powercat Sports Grill is bringing the Ultimate Fan Experience to you and will keep developing new and exciting options for their growing catering service so let our food enhance your next watch party, tailgate, or office lunch! Powercat Sports Grill is now catering your next quick lunch or sit-down dinner. Grab a Tailgate Tray for a get-together with friends, a box lunch for your office meeting, or a delicious Build-a-Burger Buffet for your rehearsal dinner.


JP's Sports Grill

Manhattan, KS
Catering contact: Shad Allen

JP’s Sports Grill:

JP’s Sports Grill is operated by Housing and Dining Services at K-State and is the largest student employer on campus. We proudly operate with primarily student staff working alongside hospitality professionals.

JP's Sports Grill offers a wide variety of catered food options and bartending services ranging from small or large buffet meals, to intimate appetizer and hor d'oeuvres cocktail parties. Needing something less formal? Try one of our signature boxed lunches with 3 different price points to choose from that are sure to help you win the dang day!


Union Station by JP's
KSU Student Union
Manhattan, KS
Catering Contact: Wes Rostetter

Union Station by JP’s:

Specializing in catering events ranging from small coffee breaks to serving large buffets, Union Station by JP’s would love the opportunity to exceed your expectations and elevate your next event! Offering flavorful house-smoked meats, locally sourced produce, and full bartending services. Union Station by JP’s is owned & operated by KSU Housing and Dining Services and is the largest student employer on campus; we proudly operate with primarily student staff working alongside hospitality professionals, and are conveniently located in the Student Union on campus.


 Mr. K's Cafe
3901 Vanesta Drive
Manhattan, KS 66502
Scott Sieben 

A classic restaurant serving a great blend of salads, sandwiches, flatbreads and more. Whether it’s the amazing and unique food or our fresh drinks, we guarantee you will find something you will like. Make catering a breeze with absolutely no clean up that you have to worry about. We’ll take care of the catering while you enjoy time with family and friends.


Nico's Little Italy
1101 Moro St. Suite 111
Manhattan, KS 66502
Skyler Wikoff

Just like our sister restaurant Martinelli’s Little Italy in Salina, KS, Nico’s has some of the best Italian cuisine to offer. Here at Nico’s we take pride in everything we make to guarantee satisfaction. All our sauces are handmade and all our dishes are prepared with care; they are sure to please! We offer full service Italian cuisine, with a variety of other food options, including light lunch meals, traditional style meals and everything from Mexican to Korean-Fusion from our company's many ventures. Our service is provided by our local team members mostly comprised of K-State students.


One Egg Catering Kitchen
3033 Anderson Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66503
Shelly Neumann

One Egg Catering Kitchen offers a wood-fired food menu that centers around Kansas’ rich history of farming and ranching, with a midwestern spin on Santa Maria style cooking. From the One Egg Group culinary team that is behind some of Manhattan’s favorite local dining locations - Bourbon & Baker, Tallgrass Tap House and Guilty Biscuit - our Catering Kitchen offers a variety of menu and service options for breakfast, lunch, group receptions, buffets, seated dinners, full bar service and individualized menu creations by Executive Chef- Zach Filbert. Our mission is to create memorable event experiences through responsive planning, memorable food and genuine hospitality.


Sodexo at K-State
1800 College Ave
Manhattan, KS 66502
Benjamin Mulberry

Sodexo Catering brings an unparalleled food experience to the corporate and social events it serves. We are noted for our exceptional customer service from our wait staff and bartenders that are there to cater to you and your guests’ every need. From exotic light hors d'oeuvres and traditional buffets to extraordinary plated dinners, our chefs delight guests' palates with remarkable custom creations. It is the careful attention to every detail from our staff that makes Sodexo Catering the right choice for your next event! Contact us today for booking and menu pricing.