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Accommodations

  • Student Union Building

    Our beautiful new Student Union offers multiple rooms and can accommodate over 400 meals in one venue. Contact Student Union Operations-Scheduling Office at 509-963-1321 or click here to secure space for catering events larger than 200.

  • Sue Dining Room

    An elegant dining room that was built in 1928 and completely restored in 2005. Capacity is up to 150 banquet style. This is the finest dining room in the county and is ideal for your special day! Weddings and Anniversaries are only some of our specialties! Fully climate controlled for your comfort.

    Price: $400.00 per day

    **When Sue Dining Room and Lombard Room are rented together the combined rate is reduced by $175.00. Set up fees will be charged based on set up needs. Custodial fees will be charged.

    (For off-campus customers. 8.0% sales tax applies.)

  • Lombard Room

    This lovely space is perfect for wedding ceremonies or intimate receptions. Originally built in 1928 and fully renovated in 2005, it is equipped with a front reception entrance, drop down screens and is fully climate controlled. It can accommodate up to 84 for dining or up to 150 for theatre seating.
    This room is often used in conjunction with the Sue Dining Room for a special event.

    Price: $275.00 per day

    **When Sue Dining Room and Lombard Room are rented together the combined rate is reduced by $175.00. Set up fees will be charged based on set up needs. Custodial fees will be charged.

    (For off-campus customers. 8.0% sales tax applies.)

  • Kamola Suite

    A hotel quality sleeping room located on the bottom floor of Kamola Hall, next door to the Sue Lombard complex. This suite has a separate bedroom with two double beds, bathroom, living room and dining room and a kitchenette.
    The perfect location for the bride to get ready for the wedding and reception located in the Sue Dining Room!

    Price: $180.00 per night (For off-campus customers. 8.0% sales tax applies.)

Services

  • Food is not allowed to be brought in to a CWU Catering facility. A wedding cake and alcoholic beverages are the only exceptions.

    Please refer to our menus for food selections.

    A guarantee number attending is required ten business days prior to your event.

    Your bill will reflect the guaranteed number. If more guests show up than were guaranteed, then you will be billed at the higher guest count.

    CWU Catering does not provide alcoholic beverages. Permission to serve alcohol on campus must be obtained by requesting permission to serve alcohol on campus through the office of Student Affairs. Once permission to bring alcohol on campus is received and a banquet permit is purchased at any Washington state liquor store, CWU Catering can then work out the details with you on delivery, storage, service, etc. (CWU Procedures for Serving Alcoholic Beverages on Campus -- PDF)

    Beer and wine bar service can be provided by the CWU Catering staff. Hard alcohol bar service MUST be contracted out by the cutomer with a licensed and insured provider. Set up and room access will need to be coordinated with the Catering Manager.

  • Service Staff

    Price: $17.00 per hour (For off-campus customers. 8.0% sales tax applies.)

  • Bar Service

    This includes a portable bar, glassware, beverage napkins, wine openers & ice.

    Price: $2.00 per person (For off-campus customers. 8.0% sales tax applies.)

  • Bartender

    Price: $20.00 per person

    **Three hour minimum

    (For off-campus customers. 8.0% sales tax applies.)

  • Social Attendant

    A Social Attendant will be present at the reception and the sponsoring party understands that they will be billed for this service. This service is required by CWU. The Social Attendant will monitor alcohol consumption, check ID's and enforce drinking cut-offs. Please note that the sponsoring party is still responsible for assuring that alcohol will not be consumed by minors.

    Price: $15.00 per hour (For off-campus customers. 8.0% sales tax applies.)

Appetizers

  • Please review our available appetizers on our Appetizers page

  • Consider the following when ordering appetizers for your event:

    A light reception order is recommended for receptions under one hour. This is approximately three to four pieces of food per person.

    A moderate reception order is recommended for a reception period that is over an hour. This is approximately five to eight pieces of food per person.

    A heavy reception order is recommended for receptions over two hours or during a meal period. This is nine pieces of food or more, per person.

Served Dinners

  • Please review our available served dinners on our Served Dinners page

  • When ordering served dinners, up to three entree choices are allowed. All entrees will be charged the same price as the highest priced entree

Buffet Dinners

  • Please view out buffet dinner options on our Buffet Dinners page

Prices are valid January 1st, 2010 - March 31st, 2012.

Contact Information

CWU Catering
Sephanie Simmons
400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926

(509) 963-2095
TDD (509) 963-3323
FAX: (509) 963-1579
email: ssimmons@cwu.edu
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