From coffee get-togethers to formal receptions, Grinnell’s award-winning catering staff serves the campus with the highest quality food and service. Our creative, expert culinary team offers an array of menu options for lunch, dinner, buffets, and more. Order for your event today!

Breakfast Options

Grinnell Dining Catering staff will deliver and set up your request in a timely manner no less than fifteen minutes before the scheduled start time of your event. If you wish to have a higher level of service please contact us at 641-269-3665 and we will be happy to make the arrangements.


  • Midwest Style Breakfast
  • Build Your Own Buffet
  • French Connection
  • Brunch Buffet
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Bakery Trays
  • Fresh Fruit Trays
  • Bagels
  • Yogurt

Served Luncheon Options

Grinnell Dining’s Catering Staff are pleased to offer these prepared to order luncheon suggestions. It is our goal to serve you with the finest service and ingredients available. If you wish to choose one of the selections below please contact us at 641-269-3665.

  • Baked Potato Bar
  • Fish Taco Bar
  • Taco Bar
  • Nacho Bar
  • East Coast Buffet
  • Italian Buffet
  • Health and Wellness Buffet
  • French Buffet
  • Southwestern
  • Soup & Sandwich Buffet
  • Premium Lunch Buffet
  • Asst. Sandwiches
  • Deli Buffet
  • Pizza Buffet
  • Bob Cobb Salads

Dinner Options

  • Kansas City BBQ Buffet
  • Backyard Cookout Buffet
  • Pizza Buffet
  • Premium Dinner Buffet
  • Italian Buffet

Breaks and Receptions

Beverages are served from air voids, or air pots. If you would like a more upscale service, with table skirting and silver urns for example, contact the Catering Office at 641-269-3665.

  • Cheese Trays
  • Fresh Fruit Trays
  • Cookie Packages
  • Crudité Trays
  • Bakery Trays
  • Assorted Bars
  • Snacks