Catering is a service provided by vendors that generally involves preparing or serving food, setting up, or cleaning up after food is served on Cornell-controlled property, including facilities owned by Cornell and facilities that might be rented, leased, or otherwise under Cornell's control for the period of the event (for example, renting a banquet hall). Catering should not be confused with simple delivery service, such as pizza delivery, where no service is provided on the site.
Cornell University expects all catering vendors to adhere to the following:
- USDA Food Safety Inspection Service Guidelines
- Tompkins County Health Department: