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Catering Services

Ferris Catering

Welcome to Ferris State University Catering Services. Mecosta County's People's Choice for Best Catering!

Making an Order

To make catering arrangements, call the Catering office at (231) 591-2605 or (231) 591-3685 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or email anytime to [email protected]

Please provide the date, start and end time, location and estimated number of guests attending the function along with your name, telephone number, and department with budget number (when applicable). 

A minimum two week notice is required for any cancellation. A $25 cancellation fee is applied if notice is given less than two weeks prior to the event date. 

The guaranteed number of guests must be received by the Catering Office at least one week prior to your function.

Policy

Our Promise

Ferris Catering provides professional catering services for any occasion. It is our goal to please and assist you in making your event a success. Our culinary team takes pride in delivering an exceptional experience for any event. On and off-site caterings, plated dinners, buffets, weddings, funerals, graduations, corporate events, showers, galas, fundraisers, holiday parties, reunions, birthday parties, and much more.  We encourage order customization to fit your needs and have many personal recipes to chose from that may not be listed on our menu.

Payment

All functions must be paid in full one week prior to the scheduled function. Accepted methods of payment include cash, check, credit card, or budget number. If your event is billed to a Ferris State University FOAP number your account will be billed directly at the end of the month.

 Policies

  • Any orders placed less than two weeks out from the event date will be subject to a $25 late booking fee.
  • A minimum two-week notice is required for any cancellation. A $25 cancellation may be applied if notice is given less than two weeks prior to the event date.
  • The guaranteed number of guests must be received by the Catering Office at least one week prior to your function.
  • Except for a wedding cake, no food may be brought into or removed from the David L. Eisler Center. The State of Michigan Food, Health and Safety Regulations mandate this prohibition. A fee will be charged to the booking party for violation of this policy. The booking party will be billed additional charges if items provided by catering services are missing. (i.e. trays, beverage containers, centerpieces, etc.
  • For optimal quality and safety, food is displayed for a maximum of two hours.
  • Any off-site events outside of the Big Rapids area may be subject to a $50 delivery fee. The maximum distance traveled for any event outside of Big Rapids is 50 miles.  This is for the safety of your guests and to properly handle food.
  • If additional staffing is needed for your event this additional staff will be charged at $15 per hour for additional time needed. During COVID this may be required due to encouraging contactless events.

JOIN OUR TEAM!

Email [email protected] with your student schedule and resume