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
2317 Tuttle Creek Blvd
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 
1108 Laramie 
Manhattan, KS 66502 
Aly Limbocker 

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.


• Brancato’s Catering
5050 Kansas Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66106
Brian Ingalls

Brancato's Catering has been providing high quality catering services for regionally based events since 1969. From corporate functions to weddings...backyard picnics to elegant soirees...hors d'oeuvres to full service meals, we take pride in our ability to make your vision come to life. We have experience in all levels of planning and can handle as much or as little as you need guiding the details of your event. Whether  you need full event planning, custom menu design, staffing or event logistics our expert staff has the resources and experience to get the job done.

Our company excels by being able to provide our clients with a diverse range of menus with multiple price points. Our services are individualized because exceptional catering and event planning rely upon personal attention to every customer, no matter the size of the occasion. Our ability to remain flexible while still providing quality food and service has allowed us to be the leading caterer in our market.


• 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 66506
Brett Engleman

JP's Catering is the official caterer of the Department of Housing and Dining Services at K-State. We pride ourselves on our outstanding array of food and beverage selections designed to meet a variety of event needs. From a simple coffee break to extravagant receptions and dinners, JP's Catering is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of catering services. Our catering manager and executive chef work together to complement your event with unique, customized plans. We invite you to contact our friendly and professional catering staff to assist you with the planning of your next event.


 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
Nicolette Unruh

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.


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.