Approved Caterers

For any catered event in the Alumni Center, one of the following approved caterers must be used for meal functions. Alcohol service is available from most caterers.

Blue Hills Catering and Events
2317 Tuttle Creek Blvd
Manhattan, KS 66502
Nick Powers

Blue Hills Catering specializes in providing custom menu options to every type of event. Whether it be a wedding, anniversary, office lunch, holiday party or fundraiser; you do the celebrating, leave the catering to us. We pride ourselves in customizing every party to your palate!


• Bockers II Catering
1108 Laramie
Manhattan, KS 66502
Aly Limbocker

Bockers II Catering offers full-service catering for breakfasts, luncheons, hors d'oeuvres, buffets, seated dinners and full service bars. Whether you are planning a themed party, major galas, wedding or social affair our experienced staff of professionals will help guide you through a memorable occasion. 

Bockers II Catering has a reputation of flawless event execution and unparalleled customer service. Bob, Aly and our staff have been serving the community and K-State events for more than 30 years.


 • HCI Catering - Cox Bros. BBQ, CocoBolos and Powercat Sports Grill

Cox Bros. BBQ
223 McCall Road
Manhattan, KS 66502
Cox Bros. BBQ has been serving the best barbecue in the Flint Hills for more than ten years. With our mouth-watering, finger-licking, one-of-a-kind, genuine barbecue, we promise to bring you the best hand cut, wood smoked, quality meats around. We customize each event to have the complete barbecue experience with on-site mobile smoking to homemade sides, music and full bar options. 

Coco Bolos
Jessica Parr
1227 Bluemont Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Coco Bolos is one of Manhattan’s premier catering companies with a menu that offers all your favorite classic New Mexican dishes as well as traditional home-style meals. From extravagant to informal, from weddings and receptions to corporate meetings, we cater it all with our great service and top notch flavors. We are also pleased to announce our partnership with Bluestem Bistro and Varsity Donuts. We now offer our well known loud food and spicy music as well as your local sweet favorites! 

Powercat Sports Grill
Megan Roberts
3011 Anderson Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66502
Powercat Sports Grill is bringing the Ultimate Fan Experience to you with a new catering menu that will bring your favorite sports bar to your next watch party, tailgate or office lunch! Powercat Sports Grill is now catering your next quick lunch or sit-down dinner. Grab a Tailgate Tray for a get-together with friends, a box lunch for your office meeting, or a delicious All Star Buffet for your rehearsal dinner.


• Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que
910 Commons Pl.
Manhattan, KS 66503

Featuring hickory-smoked St. Louis-style ribs, Texas beef brisket and our award-winning Rich and Sassy barbeque sauce, Famous Dave's is the perfect choice for all of your catering needs! In addition to brisket and ribs, our menu features a wide variety of mouth-watering items including BBQ and country roasted chicken, BBQ sandwiches, burgers and salads, not to mention our made-from-scratch corn bread muffins, potato salad and coleslaw. A homemade hot fudge Kahlua brownie or an award-winning order of bread pudding offers the perfect ending to the best BBQ around!


• della Voce 
405 Poyntz
Manhattan, KS 66502
Caleb Edwards

With a contemporary atmosphere and eclectic Mediterranean flavors, della Voce is a unique Italian restaurant and caterer in downtown Manhattan, KS. We pride ourselves in the quality of our food and service. We'll give you big-city dining at an affordable price.


• Wahoo Fire and Ice Grill 
1101 Moro Street Suite 111
Manhattan, KS 66502
Megan and Austin Schuldt

From grand and exquisite to classy and simple, catering from Wahoo Fire and Ice Grill can and will meet your expectations.  We have plenty of affordable options and will work with any budget. From hors d' oeuvres to filet mignon to the freshest seafood. Wahoo will bring taste with a twist to your event!


Friendship House
507 Ash St.
Wamego, KS 66547
Mike Pray

Friendship House offers high quality home style cuisine. Bringing the favorites from home to you with a smile. We specialize in high quality food and personalized service. We can cater your needs: breakfast, lunch or dinner and don’t forget the dessert!