Manchester University Conference Services
Choose from a full menu
of food service options.
You’ll have an
incredible range of dining choices at Manchester. Typically, groups
have most of their meals served buffet-style in our cafeteria.
Attendees love choosing from a variety of options at each meal, from
entrée choices to salad bars and dessert tables, and everyone can
enjoy as much as they like.
Our catering team
works with you one-on-one to coordinate all your group’s meals, from
cafeteria menus to truly elegant affairs. We have years of
experience developing unique, healthy menu options for group members
with special dietary needs, such as vegetarian, vegan,
particular ethnic preferences.
If you want something
special, we can help
you plan meals almost
anywhere on campus.
That might mean hors
d’oeuvres for a
reception outside a
recital hall, a banquet
in our union building, a
pizza party in a
residence hall den, or
a picnic on the campus grounds. Whatever you choose, we’ll work with you
to make all your meals come off flawlessly.
site full-service catering is available through
Conference Services at Manchester University and Chartwells.
Our team is fully equipped to handle private meals and
receptions of 50 to 500 people. Our conference
facilities host some of the most prestigious events in
the area and our banquet facilities are utilized for
anniversaries, retirement and rehearsal dinners, award
banquets, dinner-dances, and outdoor barbeques.
ordering catering for a conference
event is about
much more than
ordering food. What you will
receive from our staff
foodservice professionals is
one-on-one guidance with
theme decorations, and service
will make your
event a truly unique and memorable
In addition to
our personal service and award-winning foodservice program,
Chartwells offers the following amenities:
Custom-designed menus for
breakfast, lunch, and dinner for small or large events. Larger
groups can be accommodated in our spacious cafeteria.
We work with you to plan meals and
breaks that best meet the needs of your event and group.
Boxed lunches are the ultimate in
flexibility. We work with you to include items that best
reflect your event and guests’ needs.
We accommodate your guests with
special dietary needs. With our Terra Ve® program, we maintain
an exclusive database of vegetarian and vegan recipes from
Vegetarian Times magazine and our own Executive Chefs.
Additionally, we work with you to determine if guests have any
food allergies or other considerations.
Service team is prepared to help you coordinate all aspects of
planning a truly elegant affair or a more casual event. Both buffet
and plated menus are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
functions. We help you customize your menu or select from the many
choices available on our banquet menus. Chartwells at Manchester
University is delighted to work with groups to accommodate your group
Nancy Gjertson is the Director of Dining Services for Chartwells.