Dining Services

Eat Up!

Avila University’s food service is provided by Great Western Dining and is committed to offering you a daily menu that offers a wide variety of great-tasting selections. We encourage you to share your comments and feedback with any of our food service staff.

We are here to serve you!

For Catering needs please contact the Catering Office at 816.501.3755 or lacie.lusty@avila.edu or click our catering guide link with prices and a function sheet to request catering for your next event.

Check our website often for the latest news on upcoming special events and other information pertaining to dining on campus.

Have a GGWD!
(Great, Great Western Day)

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday
Breakfast 7:20am-9am
Continental Breakfast 9am-11:30am
Lunch 11:30am-1pm
Soup/Salad/Deli 1-5pm
Dinner 5pm-7pm
Friday Dinner 5pm-6:30pm

Saturday & Sunday
Brunch 10:30am-12:30pm
Soup/Salad/Deli 12:30pm-5:30pm
Dinner 5:30pm-6:30pm

How do I add points?

Points can be added to your meal plan in increments of $25 with cash or check payable to Avila University through the Dining Services Office in the Marian Center.

What if I’m allergic to some food ingredients?

Contact the Food Service Director, Albert Macias in the food service office in the Marian Center or by phone at 816.501.0422.

I have questions about my meal plan. Who do I ask?

Contact your FSD in person, by phone 816.501.0422 or email Albert.Macias@Avila.edu.

https://www.facebook.com/GreatWesternDiningAvila

The Beak N Bean

Avila University is proud to be able to bring sustainable, organic and affordable Mother Earth coffee to campus to address the coffee needs of the students, faculty, staff and visitors at Avila University.

Our talented baristas will whip up your favorite specialty drink to keep you happy and hydrated. Visit the Beak & Bean Coffee Shop in the Marian Centre (Building #7) for coffee and fresh-baked goods in the morning or for coffee, tea, quick to-go sandwich, salad, and outstanding service anytime.

Convenient and welcoming, it’s the perfect place to take a study or work break. Avila Bucks are accepted. 

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
*Hours may vary according to Christmas break, Spring break & summer.

Subway Restaurant

Subway is located in the lower Whitfield Center.
Phone: 816.942.5300

Papa John’s Pizza

Use your meal plan to satisfy late night hunger pangs!

Papa John’s Pizza at 12315 State Line Road accepts points as payment for delivery or carry-out. Give them a call at 816.941.2112 anytime you’re in the mood for pizza.

Store hours of operation: 10:30 am – 11:00 pm. 
If using your points, please let Papa John’s know at the time of order.

https://www.facebook.com/BeakandBeanCoffee

Great Western Catering

Our Catering Guide includes menu options.  Call catering office for pricing, 816.501.3755.

If you are interested in booking an event with us, below are instructions on how to book a catering.

Avila employees and student organizations

  1. Book your meeting room through MRM-Campus Reservations.
  2. Contact facilities for room set up and needs.
  3. Complete the Catering Request Form at least five business days prior to the event and e-mail it to lacie.lusty@avila.edu. If the request is less than five days prior to the event, the event is not guaranteed to be accepted. Late fee may be applied*
  4. Put the account number on the form to assure we charge the correct department.
  5. If Great Western Dining doesn’t reply with an email to state form was received, please call the office at 816.501.3755.
  6. Contact the catering office with a confirmed number in attendance for the catering 72 hours prior to the event.

Community organizations/Off Campus Parties

  1. Book your meeting room through the Facilities Office by calling 816.501.3629.
  2. Complete the Catering Request Form at least five business days prior to the event and e-mail it to lacie.lusty@avila.edu. If the request is less than five days prior to the event, the event is not guaranteed to be accepted. Late fee may be applied*
  3. Contact the Director of Food Services with a confirmed number in attendance for the catering 72 hours prior to the event. 
  4. If tax exempt, please provide a letter prior to the event to avoid sales tax.
  5. There will be a 2.5% fee on any invoices paid by credit card.

If you have any further questions, feel free to contact our catering manager!

Contact

Great Western Catering
816.501.3755

Lacie Lusty, Manager
E: lacie.lusty@avila.edu

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