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Catering Services

Drexel's preferred caterer is Chestnut Street Caterers.

Although all catering orders are coordinated by the event coordinator directly with the caterer, Event Services should be notified of any catering service, delivery or any type of food to be served on campus. Event coordinators may work directly with Catering Managers to develop event-appropriate menus.

Catering Policies and Requirements

Chestnut Street Caterers

Chestnut Street Caterers provide premium presentation and an upscale dining experience. In addition to developing a gourmet menu, they can also supply linens, floral arrangements, attendants, and decorations as requested.

Catering at the Queen Lane Campus

Operated from the Queen Lane Café, caterers can provide any meal, from boxed lunches to gourmet cocktail receptions, serving events held at this campus. Contact the Catering Manager by emailing

External Catering Services at Health Sciences Campuses

  • Catering Delivery
    Outside caterers are permitted to deliver food to the either campus with notification to Event Services so that they may arrange a security alert, custodial support and food table setup.
  • On-Campus Catering Guidelines
    For any external caterer providing services, an approved Certificate of Insurance is required to be on file with Event Services at least 10 business days in advance of event. For more details on legal requirements, please follow the Event Services Policies and Cancellation Guidelines. Event Services can advise of a listing of pre-approved caterers and vendors.

Alcohol Service

If alcohol will be served at an event, it must be mentioned when first reserving space and an Alcohol Request Form must be submitted at at least 10 days in advance of event.

Catering Services


Chestnut Street Caterers