Table setting in MacMillan Auditorium

Enhance Your Wedding, Meeting or Event with Delicious Food

Arboretum Catering is committed to protecting and improving the environment. We work to reduce our environmental footprint while providing a wide variety of food and beverage options. Arboretum Catering develops and implements environmental stewardship programs and polices within the areas ofsustainable food, responsible procurement, energy and water conservation, transportation and waste stream management.  In support of local agriculture, Arboretum Catering has developed an on-going partnership with MidwestFood Alliance, an organization providing certification of products grown with environmentally friendly and socially responsible agricultural practices. The Arboretum gardens provide a variety of locally-grown produce options for catering to utilize to offer the freshest menus available.

We invite you to use our catering service for your next lunch, dinner, banquet, meeting, party or social gathering.  A catering representative is available to help you design a menu reflecting the unique needs of your group. To talk to our catering sales office, please call 612-626-3951.  We welcome the opportunity to serve you!

Arboretum Catering offers an outstanding array of food and beverage selections designed to meet the needs of the Arboretum community. We provide complete service for events ranging from simple coffee breaks to elegantly served receptions and dinners. You can count on us for quality preparation, professional service and outstanding presentation. Flexible, full-service catering is available for day or evening events.

Catering Guides:

See the Arboretum Event Catering Guide for more information on full-service catering.

"The food was wonderful, but what really stood out for us & our guests was the fabulous service your staff provided.  We had several comments from our guests about how great the staff was."   - Alyssa & Leif

"Rave review on the food, staff was amazing!"  - Lauren & Michael

"Your staff was fantastic and the food tasted great.  We received many compliments from your guests.  Thank you for making our planning process so easy."   - Sarah & Rick

"The food was spectacular!  Our guests are still talking about it.  We had an amazing day that won't be forgotten anytime soon."   - Emily & Stephen