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Catering & Bar Services

Below is a list of agreement suppliers offering discounts to UC San Diego

View vendors for other Event Services.

Note: Before you select a caterer/ bar service provider, check with venue/ meeting room coordinator to find out if they will allow you to contract with an outside caterer/ bar service provider at the location selected. Some restrictions may apply. For on campus events, you can save with Hospitality Express

Instructions:

  1. Obtain a quote from your desired caterer. Don't know who to choose? Browse our list of Agreement Caterers below.
  2. Complete the iRequest in Marketplace (login required).
  3. Wait for the supplier to invoice directly in to Marketplace.

Catering services orders processed through Marketplace will be invoiced and paid directly in Marketplace. All other food orders for events can be processed using your Travel Card and reconciled through MyEvents, or using a pre-approved Travel Event Planner (TEP) card and reconciled through EC Manager.

Please review guidelines when alcohol is served at a UC San Diego event or meeting.

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If you are looking for a specific type of cuisine or service, please type it into the filter search bar.

Examples: Drinks, Dessert, Event Planning, Mexican Food, Italian, etc.

Supplier Name Price Point Description/Cuisine Discount Contact
UC San Diego Catering $, $$, $$$, $$$$ Full service offering a variety of cuisines. Campus partner and exclusive caterer for The Village 15, Price Center, Great Hall, Birch Aquarium and Scripps Institute of Oceanography. 7.75%, Non-Taxed, No Gratuity or Delivery Fees catering@ucsd.edu
858-534-3688
Waters Catering $, $$, $$$ Variety - Mediterranean, Asian, French, California, Nordic
5% info@waterscatering.com
619-276-8803
The French Gourmet $, $$, $$$ Variety - American, French, Mexican, Continental, Asian 10% catering@thefrenchgourmet.com
858-488-1725 x2
Which Wich Sorrento Valley $ Sandwiches, Salads, Wraps, Desserts 5% sorrentovalley@whichwich.net
858-558-8434
Snake Oil Cocktail Company $, $$, $$$ Drinks - Beverage catering services; From simple beer & wine to highly customized mixology experiences 10% events@snakeoilcocktail.com
858-754-9173
Avian's House Catering $, $$, $$$ Variety - Island, Italian, Mexican, American, French, Japanese, Chinese 10% 1st Time; 5% Repeat 619-755-7806
619-823-7060
San Diego Paella $ Authentic Spanish style Paella cooking 5% off Website Pricing info@sandiegopaella.com
858-771-7777
Tandoori Chef $, $$, $$$ Full Service-Fine Dining 10% with UCSD card 858-356-8067
858-717-4929
Famoso Mexican Street Food $ Rich & authentic flavors of Tijuana's street food To Be Negotiated per Event info@eatfamoso.com
619-800-4144
Behind the Scenes $, $$, $$$ Variety - Continental, French, Italian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Middle Eastern, Greek, Spanish, Mexican, German, American BBQ, Pacific Rim, Asian Fusion, Thai, and Vietnamese Up to 10% john@btscenes.com
858-638-1400
Supannee House of Thai $ Thai-Casual and Authentic; Specialize in catered party trays of curries, stir fry's, noodle, and rice dishes; Salad and appetizer options available as well 5% supannee@sdthai.com
619-723-9439
Wild Thyme $, $$, $$$ Mediterranean and Coastal Cuisines No Discounts 858-527-0226
Bekker's Catering $, $$, $$$ Any type of cuisine Varies by Events and Services info@bekkerscatering.com
619-287-9027
Buca Di Beppo $$ Italian food; Gluten free options available Ask Sales Manager trice@bucainc.com
858-536-2822
Paella Valenciana $, $$ Authentic Spanish Style Paella experience; Savory saffron infused rice is customized with various seafood, meat & vegetables (vegan); All Gluten Free 3% info@paellavalenciana.com
858-672-2243
Los Primos $ Mexican Food 5% catering@primosmex.com
619-497-0700
Giuseppe Restaurants and Fine Catering $$$ Event Planning - No matter what kind of event you have in mind, Giuseppe Fine Catering can help you with friendly professional service, fresh seasonal flavors and inventive presentation; Creative customer menus & event design No Discounts Matt@giuseppecatering.com
858-581-2205
Café Athena's Catering $$ Greek and Eastern Mediterranean. Service style is buffet 5% on Food, Bev, Equipment  manager@cafeathena.com
858-274-1145
Flavors of East Africa $$ East African Food Jerk Chicken, Chicken Curry, Lentils, Eggplant, Collard Greens, Veggie Mix, Chicken Skewers, Sambusas 5 - 10% flavorsofeastafrica@gmail.com
619-905-0568
Coast Catering $$$ Variety - American, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Cajun, Thai, Greek, Lebanese, Japanese, Chinese, Filipino, Korean, Southwest, Moroccan, Mediterranean, French, Spanish 10% on all rental items Barry@coastcatering.com
760-212-7780
Brothers Signature Catering & Events $$$ Variety - American, Mediterranean, Mexican, Italian, French, Asian, Greek, Other fusions available No Discounts Order@brotherssce.com
858-397-1777
Piatti Restaurant $$ Italian cuisine with a Tuscany & Mediterranean flare No Discounts kcrancer@piatti.com
858-454-1589
Terra American Bistro $$$ Variety - Regional American, South American, Mediterranean, Mexican, Asian, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Israeli, Persian 10% Off Full service; No Delivery events@terracatering.com
619-993-1437
Creative Catering & Events $, $$, $$$ Full service catering specializing in a variety of cuisines, Continental, American, Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Greek, Mediterranean, Asian and Thai 5% off per person rates nadia@sdcreativecatering.com
858-750-2365
Crown Point Catering $, $$, $$$ Full service catering providing an emphasis on local sourced produce and custom menus Case by case consideration kim@crownpointcatering.com
619-223-1211
Viva Pops $ Dessert - Frozen Fruit and Dairy Popsicles 5% - 20% Dependent on quantity lisa@ilovevivapops.com
619-795-1080
Personal Touch Dining $, $$, $$$ Event Planning - We are a full service catering company and can provide everything from drop off style to gala's. We also can make arrangement for bar service, rentals and decorations Based on the size and type of event info@personaltouchdining.com
858-638-0672
El Tapatio $ Variety - Mexican, Taco Bars, Italian, Traditional American, Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner 5% Carolina@eltapatiocatering.com
619-279-7459
Bella Beverage Catering & Events $, $$, $$$ Drinks - Beverage Caterer, Full Liquor bars, Beer and Wine Bars, Non-Alcoholic Bars, Beverage Station Offerings: Standard Coffee Service, Premium Coffee Service, Infused Water Station 8% Off Service charge blake@bellabeveragecatering.com
619-987-8207
Porkyland $, $$ Mexican Authentic grill 8% porkycatering@gmail.com
619-952-7468
Feast on This $$, $$$ Event Planning - Boutique style catering and event production company serving all of Southern California. We can customize all menus so no type of cuisine or service style is off limits 10% matthew@feasttonthis.com
858-597-0740
Zanzibar Café $, $$, $$$ Full service catering department specializing in fresh local fare. Hand crafted sandwiches, fresh garden salads, wraps, raw seafood bar, hearty pasta dishes, continental breakfasts 10% catering@zanzibarcafe.com
858-678-0922
Creations Wellness $ Healthy Vegan breakfast, lunch and dinner entrees; desserts; cold-pressed juices; smoothies; elixirs; Kombucha 25% 760-230-2560
Croutons $ Salads (Tossed/made to order); Sandwiches (hot and cold);  Soups (homemade on-site); Desserts & Beverages $10 food card with every $100 (minimum) jwatts@croutonsinc.com
858-336-3955
The Jennhouse Catering & Events $, $$ Event Planning - Baja Style Taco Bar, Southern Soul Food, Mediterranean Falafel Bar and California Seasonal; We also take suggestions

15% + 5% for Instagram tag

thejennhouse@gmail.com
Culinary Concepts $, $$, $$$ Local and sustainable ingredients that our region has to offer No Discounts kathyk@cateringspecialist.com
858-530-1885
Hornblower Cruises & Events $, $$, $$$ Event Planning - Variety of menu options at various price points on our seven luxury yachts and one land based venue, The Abbey on Fifth. Menu styles vary from hors d'oeuvres, food stations, buffet, seated dinners, and more; Contact Sales Manager for details 619-725-8816
619-725-8835
Banyan Catering $, $$, $$$ Variety - Asian, American, Continental, Italian, French, Thai 5-10% with repeat clients tess.brown@banyancatering.com
619-546-0650
Which Wich La Jolla UTC $ Over 51 customizable sandwiches including vegetarian options; Chips; Cookies; Beverages and shakes 10%; 10% with ID in store 858-824-9424
619-318-4270
Firehouse Subs $ Sandwiches - Serving high quality meats and cheeses on subs 5-10% michele.baker@firehousesubs.com
619-987-1701 
Villa Capri $, $$, $$$ Italian cuisine with styles from the island of Capri, Italy 5% including the 2% for Net10/ACH info@villacapri.com
619-895-8050
Red Oven $, $$ Italian Artisanal Pizza; Salad bar; Nutella cookies; Organic basil-lemonade TBD www.redovensd.com
Roma Market $ Italian Market and Deli offering a range of full-service catering options including homemade pasta dishes, lasagnas, deli meats and cheeses, popular appetizers, party platters, sandwich trays; Beer & Wine Available 10% 1st time, excludes labor costs info@romamarkets.com
760-233-8003
Yummy Cupcakes $ Dessert - Bakery specializing in fresh baked cakes, cupcakes, parfaits, push pops, gluten free, vegan and sugar free options as well 5% Renato@yummycupcakes.com
760-452-8132
Kitchens for Good $, $$, $$$ Professional staff works with you to create an amazing event filled with delicious food that your guests will never forget; Full-service catering that supports local resources Based on size and type of event events@kitchensforgood.org
619-450-4040 
Come On In! $ Euro-Bistro style café serving healthy gourmet salads, sandwiches and wraps, pasta, pizza, pastries, and desserts 5% including the 2% for NET10/ACH carmencomeonin@gmail.com
info@comeonincafe.com
salercolano@hotmail.com
858 864-9607
Urban Solace Catering $$, $$$ Modern American Food and selection of boutique wines, hand made cocktails and craft specializing in a high-end, eco-friendly dining experience 5% off Rentals kristenv@urbansolacecatering.com
858-264-5780
Picnic People $, $$, $$$ Traditional BBQ style favorites and slow smoked meats like tender beef brisket, pulled pork, smoked chicken and more; Also creates custom menus  Free lawn games for events jessew@picnicpeoplesandiego.com
858-586-1717
Leucadia Pizza UTC $ Italian food: dine-in, delivery, catering Owner's Discretion 858-597-2222
Shalom Catering $, $$, $$$ Kosher catering; Specializing in traditional Israeli and more modern cuisine styles 10% off service charge info@shalomcatering.com
619-985-8202
Elijah's Catering Variety - American, Italian, Mexican, Greek, Mediterranean, Russian 10% elijahsdeli@gmail.com
858-353-5528
Porter's Pub Southern, Mexican, International food Based on group size booking@porterspub.com
858-213-3891
Tender Greens $, $$ Fresh American cuisine including specialty salads, backyard marinated steak & our famous southern fried chicken No Discounts 760-809-1146
kathleen.treacy@tendergreens.com
Ki's Kitchen $, $$ Hispanic, Italian, American, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Sandwiches, Coffee, Tea, Juices, Full or partial bartending 5% on orders over $500; Orders under $500 are negotiated on a case by case basis

Janet Holcomb;
info@kisschoollunches.com

Bella Vista $, $$, $$$ Italian, French, Spanish, Mexican, Mediterranean 5% off for repeat customers

Luiza Bento;
luiza@bellavistacaffe.com

Full Service Catering

Supplier Name Description Price Range Discount Contact
Creative Catering & Events Full service catering specializing in a variety of cuisines $, $$, $$$ 5% nadia@sdcreativecatering.com
858-750-2365
Crown Point Catering Uses local sourced produce; custom menus $, $$, $$$ Ask kim@crownpointcatering.com
619-223-1211
Feast on This Boutique style catering and event company $$, $$$ 10% matthew@feasttonthis.com
858-597-0740
Giuseppe Restraurants Fresh seasonal flavors & custom menus  $, $$, $$$ N/A matt@giuseppecatering.com
858-581-2205
Hornblower Cruises & Events Seven luxury yachts and one land based venue $, $$, $$$ Ask 619-725-8835
619-725-8816
Kitchens for Good Supports local resources  $, $$, $$$ Ask events@kitchensforgood.org
619-450-4040
Personal Touch Dining Everything from drop off style to gala's $, $$, $$$ Ask info@personaltouchdining.com
858-638-0672
UC San Diego Catering Full Service Campus Caterer $, $$, $$$, $$$$ 7.75% catering@ucsd.edu
858-534-3688
Tandoori Chef Full Service-Fine Dining $, $$, $$$ 10% 858-356-8067
858-717-4929
The Jennhouse Catering Co-create unique menus for events $, $$ 15% thejennhouse@gmail.com
Zanzibar Specializing in fresh local fare $, $$, $$$ 10% catering@zanzibarcafe.com
858-678-0922

Drinks and Desserts

Supplier Name Description Price Range Discount Contact
Bella Beverage Catering & Events Liquor bars, Beer & Wine, Coffee $, $$, $$$ 8% blake@bellabeveragecatering.com
619-987-8207
Snake Oil Cocktail Company Beer, wine, customized mixology $, $$, $$$ 10% events@snakeoilcocktail.com
858-754-9173
Viva Pops Frozen Fruit and Dairy Popsicles $ 5-20% lisa@ilovevivapops.com
619-795-1080
Yummy Cupcakes Cakes, cupcakes, gluten free, vegan $ 5% Renato@yummycupcakes.com
760-452-8132


Review the guidelines for when alcohol is served at a UC San Diego event or meeting
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Latin Cuisine (Mexican, Spanish)

Supplier Name Price Range Discount Contact
Avian's House Catering $, $$, $$$ 5-10% 619-755-7806
619-823-7060
Behind the Scenes $, $$, $$$ 10% john@btscenes.com
858-638-1400
Bekker's Catering $, $$, $$$ N/A info@bekkerscatering.com
619-287-9027
Bella Vista $, $$, $$$ 5% repeat customers

Luiza Bento;
luiza@bellavistacaffe.com

Brothers Signature Catering & Events $, $$, $$$ Ask Order@brotherssce.com
858-397-1777
Coast Catering $$$ 10% rental Barry@coastcatering.com
760-212-7780
Creative Catering & Events $, $$, $$$ 5% per person nadia@sdcreativecatering.com
858-750-2365
El Tapatio $ 5% Carolina@eltapatiocatering.com
619-279-7459
Elijah's Catering $, $$ 10% elijahsdeli@gmail.com
858-353-5528
Famoso Mexican Street Food $ Ask info@eatfamoso.com
619-800-4144
Ki's Kitchen $, $$ Ask

Janet Holcomb;
info@kisschoollunches.com

Los Primos $ 5% catering@primosmex.com
619-497-0700
Paella Valenciana $, $$ 5% info@paellavalenciana.com
858-672-2243
Porkyland $, $$ 8% porkycatering@gmail.com
619-952-7468
Porter's Pub $, $$ Ask booking@porterspub.com
858-213-3891
San Diego Paella $ 5% Web Price info@sandiegopaella.com
858-771-7777
Terra American Bistro $, $$, $$$ 10% events@terracatering.com
619-993-1437
The French Gourmet $, $$, $$$ 10% catering@thefrenchgourmet.com
858-488-1725 x2
The Jennhouse Catering & Events  $, $$ 15% thejennhouse@gmail.com
UC San Diego Catering $, $$, $$$, $$$$ 7.75% catering@ucsd.edu
858-534-3688

American Cuisine

Supplier Name Price Range Discount Contact
Avian's House Catering $, $$, $$$ 5-10% 619-755-7806
619-823-7060
Banyan Catering $, $$, $$$ 5-10% tess.brown@banyancatering.com
619-546-0650
Behind the Scenes $, $$, $$$ 10% john@btscenes.com
858-638-1400
Bekker's Catering $, $$, $$$ N/A info@bekkerscatering.com
619-287-9027
Brothers Signature Catering & Events $, $$, $$$ Ask Order@brotherssce.com
858-397-1777
Coast Catering $$$ 10% rentals Barry@coastcatering.com
760-212-7780
Come On In! $ 5% cercolano@sbcglobal.net
858 864-9607
Creations Wellness $ 25% Scott Steele: 760-230-2560
Creative Catering & Events $, $$, $$$ 5% per person nadia@sdcreativecatering.com
858-750-2365
Croutons $ Food card jwatts@croutonsinc.com
858-336-3955
Culinary Concepts $, $$, $$$ N/A kathyk@cateringspecialist.com
858-530-1885
El Tapatio $ 5% carolina@eltapatiocatering.com
 619-279-7459
Elijah's Catering $, $$ 10% elijahsdeli@gmail.com
858-353-5528
Feast on This $ 5-10% matthew@feasttonthis.com
858-597-0740
Firehouse Subs $ 5% michele.baker@firehousesubs.com
619-987-1701
Ki's Kitchen $, $$ Ask

Janet Holcomb;
info@kisschoollunches.com

Picnic People $, $$, $$$ Lawn games jessew@picnicpeoplesandiego.com
858-586-1717
Porter's Pub $, $$ Ask booking@porterspub.com
858-213-3891
Tender Greens $ N/A kathleen.treacy@tendergreens.com
Terra American Bistro $, $$, $$$ 10% events@terracatering.com
619-993-1437
The French Gourmet $, $$, $$$ 10% catering@thefrenchgourmet.com
858-488-1725 x2
The Jennhouse Catering & Events  $, $$ 15% thejennhouse@gmail.com 
UC San Diego Catering $, $$, $$$, $$$$ 7.75% catering@ucsd.edu
858-534-3688
Urban Solace Catering $$, $$$ 5% rentals kristenv@urbansolacecatering.com
858-264-5780
Waters Catering   $, $$, $$$ 5% info@waterscatering.com
619-276-8803
Which Wich La Jolla UTC $ 10% 858-824-9424
619-318-4270
Which Wich Sorrento Valley $ 5% sorrentovalley@whichwich.net
858-558-8434
Zanzibar Café $, $$, $$$ 10% catering@zanzibarcafe.com
858-678-0922

Asian Cuisine (Japanese, Chinese, Thai, etc.)

Supplier Name Description Price Range Discount Contact
Avian's House Catering Japanese, Chinese $, $$, $$$ 5-10% 619-755-7806
619-823-7060
Banyan Catering Custom, Thai $, $$, $$$ 5-10% tess.brown@banyancatering.com
619-546-0650
Behind the Scenes Korean, Vietnamese $, $$, $$$ 10% john@btscenes.com
858-638-1400
Bekker's Catering Any type $, $$, $$$ N/A info@bekkerscatering.com
619-287-9027
Brothers Signature Catering & Events Asian fusion $, $$, $$$ Ask Order@brotherssce.com
858-397-1777
Coast Catering Filipino, Chinese, Japanese $$$ 10% rental Barry@coastcatering.com
760-212-7780
Creative Catering & Events Chinese $, $$, $$$ 5% per person nadia@sdcreativecatering.com
858-750-2365
Supannee House of Thai Thai $ 5% supannee@sdthai.com
619-723-9439
Terra American Bistro Any type $, $$, $$$ 10% events@terracatering.com
619-993-1437
The French Gourmet Any type $, $$, $$$ 10% catering@thefrenchgourmet.com
858-488-1725 x2
UC San Diego Catering Any type $, $$, $$$, $$$$ 7.75% catering@ucsd.edu
858-534-3688
Waters Catering Any type $, $$, $$$ 5% info@waterscatering.com
619-276-8803

Eastern Cuisine (Mediterranean, East African, Kosher)

Supplier Name Description Price Range Discount Contact
Behind the Scenes Middle Eastern, Greek $, $$, $$$ 10% john@btscenes.com
kmcelroy@btscenes.com
Bekker's Catering Any type of cuisine $, $$, $$$ Ask info@bekkerscatering.com
619-287-9027
Bella Vista Italian, French, Spanish, Mexican, Mediterranean $, $$, $$$ 5% for repeat customers Luiza Bento;
luiza@bellavistacaffe.com
Brothers Signature Catering & Events Mediterranean, Greek $, $$, $$$ Ask Order@brotherssce.com
858-397-1777
Café Athena's Catering Greek, Eastern Mediterranean $, $$ 5% food manager@cafeathena.com
858-274-1145
Coast Catering Indian, Lebanese, Moroccan $$$ 10% rental barry@coastcatering.com
760-212-7780
Creative Catering & Events Greek $, $$, $$$ 5% nadia@sdcreativecatering.com
858-750-2365
Elijah's Catering Greek & Mediterranean $, $$ 10% elijahsdeli@gmail.com
858-353-5528
Feast on This Any type of cuisine $, $$, $$$ 10% matthew@feasttonthis.com
858-597-0740
Flavors of East Africa East African Food $, $$ 5-10% flavorsofeastafrica@gmail.com
619-905-0568
Shalom Catering Kosher & Israeli $, $$, $$$ 10% info@shalomcatering.com
619-985-8202
Terra American Bistro  Greek, Israeli, Persian $, $$, $$$ 10% events@terracatering.com
619-993-1437
The Jennhouse Catering & Events Mediterranean Falafel Bar $, $$ 15% thejennhouse@gmail.com
UC San Diego Catering Any type of cuisine $, $$, $$$, $$$$ 7.75% catering@ucsd.edu
858-534-3688
Waters Catering Mediterranean $, $$, $$$ 5% info@waterscatering.com
619-276-8803
Wild Thyme Mediterranean and Coastal $, $$, $$$ N/A 858-527-0226

European (Italian, French, German, etc.)

Supplier Name Description Price Range Discount Contact
Avian's House Catering Italian, French $, $$, $$$ 5-10% 619-755-7806
619-823-7060
Banyan Catering Italian, French $, $$, $$$ 5-10% tess.brown@banyancatering.com
619-546-0650
Behind the Scenes French, Italian, German $, $$, $$$ 10% john@btscenes.com
858-638-1400
Bekker's Catering Any type of cuisine $, $$, $$$ Ask info@bekkerscatering.com
619-287-9027
Bella Vista Italian, French, Spanish, Mexican, Mediterranean $, $$, $$$ 5% for repeat customers Luiza Bento;
luiza@bellavistacaffe.com
Brothers Signature Catering & Events Italian, French $, $$, $$$ Ask Order@brotherssce.com
858-397-1777
Buca Di Beppo Italian $$ Ask trice@bucainc.com
858-536-2822 
Coast Catering Italian, French $$$ 10% Rental barry@coastcatering.com
760-212-7780
Come On In! Euro-Bistro style café $ 5% cercolano@sbcglobal.net
858 864-9607
Creative Catering & Events Any type of cuisine $, $$, $$$ 5% per person nadia@sdcreativecatering.com
858-750-2365
Elijah's Catering Italian, Russian $, $$ 10% elijahsdeli@gmail.com
858-353-5528
Leucadia Pizza UTC Italian $ Ask 858-597-2222
Ki's Kitchen Hispanic, Italian, American, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Sandwiches, Coffee, Tea, Juices, Full or partial bartending $, $$ Ask Janet Holcomb;
info@kisschoollunches.com
Red Oven Italian, salad bar $, $$ TBD www.redovensd.com
Roma Market Italian Market & Deli $ 10% 1st time info@romamarkets.com
760-233-8003
The French Gourmet  French $, $$, $$$ 10% catering@thefrenchgourmet.com
858-488-1725 x2
UC San Diego Catering Any type of cuisine $, $$, $$$, $$$$ catering@ucsd.edu
858-534-3688
Villa Capri Styles from Capri, Italy $, $$, $$$ 5% sonny.qattan@yahoo.com
619-895-8050
Waters Catering   French, Nordic $, $$, $$$ 5% info@waterscatering.com
619-276-8803

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