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Catering

Welcome to catering by Great Western Dining Service, Inc. on the Avila University campus! You are a valued guest, and it is our desire to make your special event a pleasant and memorable occasion. 

Here is a link to our Catering Guide which 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 kyleigh.wilson@avila.edu. If the request is less than five days prior to event, the event is not guaranteed to be accepted. Late fee may be applied*
  4. Put 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 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 kyleigh.wilson@avila.edu. If the request is less than five days prior to 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 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 Information

Manager: Kyleigh Wilson

Catering Office Phone Number: 816-501-3755

Email: kyleigh.Wilson@avila.edu

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