Procurement Policies and Procedures


The University has contracted with ARAMARK Corporation Campus Services to be the University's exclusive food services provider.  The scope of this contract includes the procurement, preparation, and service of all food, food products, and beverages on campus and also specifically includes on-campus catering of facilities and grounds.  Clemson Catering is routinely inspected by representatives of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and also complies with University contract requirements for all insurance coverage. Clemson Catering offers a wide array of catering services to meet all of your needs and expectations for your next special event.  Service capabilities range from the simplest of coffee breaks, to catered events for student functions, to elegantly prepared and served receptions and dinners.

ARAMARK’s contract is exclusive with Clemson University. Outside caterers are not permitted without a signed waiver from the ARAMARK Catering Director, an ARAMARK Food Service Director, or the ARAMARK Resident District Manager except for catering events that amount to less than $1,000. Please see details on Small Catering Engagements here.

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Catering Update 9.21.2020

If you have questions about hosting a catered event on campus, please call the Clemson Catering Director at 864-656-7851 or Food Service Director 864-656-7475.

Updated September 2020