Purchasing Food

There are numerous options for purchasing food for your organization. The earlier in advance that you plan the more of those options are available to you. This chart should help you to understand what food vendors you can utilize based on the amount of lead time you have.

More information on the various payment methods outlined above:
University Check
Purchase Order and Purchase Order Vendors

House Accounts

Our office maintains a relationship with a few local vendors with whom you can place orders utilizing a house account. For these vendors you will not arrange for payment until after your event, giving you some flexibility for short notice orders. 

To use a House Account follow these steps:

  1. Contact the Financial Operations Office for account/ordering information.
  2. Contact the restaurant, provide your contact info, RSO, and house account info.
  3. Complete any confirmation process required by the restaurant.
  4. After your event, submit the invoice provided by the restaurant for payment.

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