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Cornell University

Welcome to Cornell Catering

We are committed to providing the highest quality of service from event planning to execution, and are excited to share food from our award-winning chefs with you. We are uniquely positioned as a partner to departments across campus to provide expert insight and guidance in planning and coordination. In addition, we will carefully review each detail to ensure that you can give your guests a memorable experience and that our service exceeds your expectations.

Express Catering

Our budget-friendly, ready-to-serve, drop-off service offers a wide range of delicious hot and cold menu options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and refreshment deliveries. Let us help you with your next casual gathering, meeting, or celebration!

Our Express menu can be viewed online here, and orders can be placed here.

Orders over $100 with less than 13 items come with free delivery, orders 13-24 items have a $25 delivery fee, and orders 25 items or more have a $50 delivery fee. Service utensils are included at no additional cost, and disposable serviceware is available for an additional charge.

Classic Catering

For events that meet a $450 food and beverage minimum, we can work from our Classic Catering menus. We pride ourselves on offering delicious food and exceptional service. Attended service includes buffet table linens and catering staff to setup, monitor service, and clean up after the event. An 18% service charge applies.

China/glassware, Dish Truck dishware, disposable classicware, or standard disposable serviceware options are available for an additional charge.

Our Classic Catering menu can be viewed online here, and you can inquire about our availability to cater your event here.

Delivery and Pickup

When working from Classic Catering menus, some events can be set as a delivery and pickup. This service includes buffet linens and reusable platters and equipment. Catering staff will deliver, set up catering, and return at the end to remove everything, including any catering waste. 

There is a delivery fee of $125.

Contact Us

Please feel free to reach out to us by email at or call 607-255-5555. To learn more about our services please visit the Cornell Catering page at Conference and Event Services.

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