Princeton University Dining Services provide two options for catering your events: Princeton Catering and Paper Tiger. Additional information can be found on the Dining Services homepage. Catering services are also provided by Restaurant Associates. Additional information can be found on the Prospect House Web site.

Outside Caterers:

If food service is being provided from outside the University, the catering firm must provide evidence of insurance for the following insurance coverages:

  • Commercial General Liability insurance, to include Products Liability, with coverage for bodily injury and property damage in an amount not less than $2 million per occurrence, single limit, naming "The Trustees of Princeton University and its Officers, Employees and Agents" as additional insureds and stating that the insurance is primary as to any other valid and collectible insurance
  • Automobile Liability Insurance covering bodily injury and property damage of at least $1 million per occurrence, combined single limit
  • Statutory Workers' Compensation with an Employer's Liability limit of at least $500,000

Coverage shall be underwritten by a carrier licensed in New Jersey and rated at least "A-" in Best’s Key Rating Guide. Evidence of insurance, along with a current Food Service License and Inspection Placard , must be received in the Office of Risk Management AT LEAST THIRTY (30) DAYS PRIOR to the event or function.

List of Approved Caterers:

The following is a list of caterers who have complied with the University's insurance requirements to the date indicated. Please contact the Office of Risk Management if planning to use one of these beyond the date specified.

Click here for a list of approved caterers (PU netid required).

 

For outside caterers not indicated in the table, refer to the guidelines for serving University events on-campus.

 

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