Planning Your Next Event

We pride ourselves in being able to meet all of your catering needs. The following steps and tips will help you through the process of organizing your special function.

Arranging and Reserving your Event Space

The location of your special event needs to be confirmed before we deliver your catering order. To reserve your room for an event, or to request facility equipment please contact the appropriate party listed below.

Sykes Student Union - Contact the Information Desk at 610-436-2984
Philips Hall - Contact the Information Desk at 610-436-1000
WCU Alumni House - Contact Deborah Naughton at 610-436-2813
Conference Services - Contact Mary Beth Kurimay at 610-436-6931
Oakbourne Mansion & Park - Contact Pam Coleman at 610-692-1930
Milestone Events - Elizabeth DeBaptiste at 610-918-4704

Alcohol On Events

All necessary bar items, except alcohol, are provided with the Bar Service Fee (see your Catering Sales Office for prices). This includes ice, mixers, napkins and plastic cups. There is an additional charge for glassware. We recommend at least one bartender for every 40-50 guests for beer and wine service.

• Beverage Attendant Fee is $50.00 per hour.
• Butlered Alternate Beverage Service is $35.00/server per hour.
• Minimum drinking age is 21 years of age.
• All of our servers and beverage attendants are TIPS certified.

Catering Sales Office

At least FIVE (5) business days prior to your event, contact your Catering Sales Office at 610-436-3130 or visit our website, to place your order. You may also visit our website at

A late fee may be administered to the order, if the order is placed within five (5) business days.

We also invite you to arrange an appointment and thoroughly discuss your event in detail with our Catering Sales team. The office hours are Monday- Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. We are closed on some holidays. Please call for an appointment at 610-436-3130.

After we have finalized all the details of your special event, you will receive a confirmation via email to be reviewed. All final changes, including guest count guarantee, must be given within five (5) business days prior to your function. If you do not contact us with the final number within five (5) business days allotted, we will prepare for the estimated number of guests and charge accordingly.

*Please call the Catering Sales Office for summer hours, 610-436-3130.


All food cancellations will be dealt with depending on the nature, case by case. If WCU is closed due to inclement weather, all catering CAMPUS events may be cancelled at no penalty to the client.

China Service

Our catering department provides high-quality plastic products as our standard set-up, unless otherwise requested. We also offer china service for any event at an additional charge. Please call the Catering Sales Office for prices.

Linen & Specialty Linen

We will provide linens for the food and beverage tables at no charge. We can also provide linen napkins and tablecloths for your guest’s tables.

For specialty linens, please contact your Catering Sales Office for detailed options and pricing.

Reference Event Vendors

We would be happy to connect you with our preferred event industry vendors. We have reliable and quality reference for all event needs including tenting, floral design, lighting and more!

Thank you for your interest in New Street Catering. 
We are committed to your success.