Catering Menu/Catering Policy
1 Gallon serves 10 – 12oz. hot cups
1/2 Gallon serves 5 – 12oz. hot cups
|Coffee||13.25 gal / 6.65 1/2 gal|
|Decaf Coffee||13.25 gal / 6.65 1/2 gal|
|Hot Tea||1.00 bag|
|Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate||1.50 cup|
|Hot Apple Cider||13.25 gal|
|Assorted Ocean Spray Bottled Juices (16 oz)|
|Orange juice||2.50 each|
|Apple juice||2.50 each|
|Cranberry Grape juice||2.50 each|
|Bottled Milk (white & chocolate – 12 oz)||2.25 each|
|Assorted Bottled Beverages (20 oz)
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mt. Dew, Diet Mt. Dew, Lemonade, Root Beer, Sprite, Cherry Pepsi, Green Tea Citrus, Code Red, Diet Coke & Assorted Pure leaf tea
|Aquafina Water (20 oz)||2.25 each|
|Nestle Pure Life Water (8 oz)||.40 each|
|Beverage by the Gallon – Available in the Activity Center & Muse Norris Conference Center only
1 Gallon serves 11 / 12oz cups
|Country Time Lemonade||11.50 gal (1.00 cup)|
|Lipton Raspberry Iced Tea||11.50 gal (1.05 cup)|
|Fruit Punch (100% fruit punch)||11.50 gal (1.05 cup)|
|Iced Water (Upon request & with Food and /or Beverage purchase only)||cost of cup .40 each|
Start your day with Good Food and a Smile
|Fresh from the Bakery|
|Assorted Doughnuts||1.50 each|
|Cinnamon Rolls||1.75 each|
|Muffins Baked Fresh Daily||1.50 each|
|Assorted Breakfast Breads||1.75 each|
|NIACC Breakfast||9.00 pp|
|Fluffy Scrambled Eggs, Hash Brown Potatoes and a Homemade Muffin served with Freshly Brewed Coffee|
|Hash Brown Cheese Egg Bake Breakfast||10.50 pp|
|Fluffy baked eggs with sharp Cheddar cheese on a bed of shredded Hash Browns, topped with Chives. Served with a Homemade Muffin, 3 strips of Applewood Pecan Bacon and Freshly Brewed Coffee.|
|Continental Breakfast||7.00 pp|
|Assorted Pastries & Bagels, Fresh Fruit Salad, Orange Juice & Freshly Brewed Coffee|
|Breakfast Sandwich with Ham||6.00 pp|
|Breakfast Croissant with Smoked Ham and Egg then covered with melted Cheddar cheese, served with Freshly Brewed Coffee|
|Breakfast Sandwich with Bacon||6.00 pp|
|Breakfast Croissant with Applewood Pecan Bacon and Egg then covered with melted Cheddar cheese, served with Freshly Brewed Coffee|
|Add the following:|
|Sausage Links (3)||2.00 each|
|Bacon Strips (3)||2.00 each|
|Bottled Juice||2.50 each|
|Bottled Milk||2.25 each|
|Fresh Cubed Fruit||2.00 each|
|Individual Yogurt||1.50 each|
|Cream Cheese||0.50 pp|
|Hash Brown Potatoes||2.00 each|
For suggestions on your food service experience, questions or concerns, call Food Service Director, Scott Nelson @ 422-4275 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lunch & Dinner Selections
After 2 pm & Weekends: Please see NIACC Catering policy with additional information > 20 % Staffing fee may apply
|Soup and Sandwich
Bowl of Homemade Soup with an assortment of Sandwiches; Ham, Roast Beef or Turkey with Cheese on White, Whole Wheat, Multigrain & Cranberry Wild Rice bread with Mayo & Mustard packets and a pickle spear
|Soup and Whole Sandwich||9.00 pp|
|Soup and Half Sandwich||7.50 pp|
|Assorted Deli Sandwiches
Assorted sandwiches; Ham, Roast Beef or Turkey with Cheese, with Mayo & Mustard packets on White, Whole Wheat, Multigrain & Cranberry Wild Rice bread served with Deviled Egg Potato Salad and a Pickle spear
|The Stella Club
Make your own Sandwich with Deli Turkey and Ham, crisp Applewood Pecan Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato with a Honey Mustard Mayo on White & Whole Wheat, served with a bag of chips and a pickle spear
1 Sandwich from an assortment of Ham & Cheddar cheese, Roast Beef & Cheddar cheese and Turkey & Swiss cheese sandwiches on White bread with Mayo & Mustard packets. Includes a bag of Chips, Cookie, an Apple and a Bottled Water or Soda
|Bag Lunch w/ beverage||10.00 pp|
|Without a Beverage||8.00 pp|
Assorted Wraps; Turkey, Roast Beef or Ham. All wraps are made with Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Shredded Lettuce and Mayo. Includes a Bag of Potato Chips, Macaroni Salad and a pickle spear
An assortment of Pepperoni, Sausage and Cheese pizza, a Brownie or a Cookie and a Bottle of Water, Soda or Milk (2% white & 2% chocolate) (It is kitchens discretion as to brand of pizza)
|With 1 Slice||6.00 pp|
|With 2 Slices||8.00 pp|
Make your own sandwich with Grilled Chicken, Spinach, Red Onion, Roasted Red Pepper, Havarti Cheese & Basil Pesto Mayo on a bun, served with Macaroni salad and a pickle spear
|Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich
6 oz. Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich served on a bun with Lettuce and Tomato served with mayo and an Italian Pasta salad and a pickle spear
|Smokey Mountain Chicken Sandwich
Marinated Chicken breast touched with BBQ sauce then smothered with Cheddar cheese, served on a bun with Bacon. Served with a Bag of Chips and a pickle spear
|BBQ Pork Sandwich
BBQ Pork on a bun, served with Macaroni salad and a pickle spear
Pre-plated up to 25, above 25; buffet style
Romaine Crowns, Roasted Red and Yellow Peppers, Tomatoes, Cucumber, Homemade Croutons, topped with Parmesan Cheese, served with Caesar salad dressing and a Breadstick
|Caesar Salad||8.00 pp|
|With Grilled Chicken||9.95 pp|
Choice of Sliced Brisket or Burnt Ends served with Baked Beans, Chips, Coleslaw or Deviled Egg Potato Salad and a Rolls & Butter
Chicken Breast (cubed) tossed with Fettuccini Pasta and Fresh Alfredo Sauce, served with a Tossed Green Salad w/ Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Italian, French & Ranch dressings and Croutons on the side with a breadstick
Lasagna Noodles layered with Ricotta and Parmesan cheese, topped with Italian Meat Sauce and Mozzarella cheese. Served with a Tossed Green Salad w/ Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Italian, French & Ranch dressings and Croutons on the side with a breadstick
Orange Chicken with green Peppers & Onions with an orange sauce. Served with White Rice, Crab Rangoon (2) and a Tossed Green Salad w/ Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Italian, French & Ranch dressings and Croutons on the side and Rolls & Butter
|Beef & Broccoli
Beef & Broccoli in a hoisin sauce. Served with Fried Rice, Crab Rangoon (2) and a Tossed Green Salad w/ Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Italian, French & Ranch dressings and Croutons on the side and Rolls & Butter
Sliced slow baked boneless Pit Ham, cooked to perfection. Served with Au Gratin Potatoes, Corn, a Tossed Green Salad w/ Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Italian, French & Ranch dressings and Croutons on the side and Rolls & Butter
Tender inside round of Beef slow roasted for maximum tenderness, sliced and served with a rich demi-glace and served with Roasted Red Potatoes, Green Beans & Carrots a Tossed Green Salad w/ Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Italian, French & Ranch dressings and Croutons on the side and Rolls & Butter
|Roasted Rotisserie Turkey
Slices of Roasted all white meat Turkey, served with Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Peas & Carrots, a Tossed Green Salad w/ Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Italian, French & Ranch dressings and Croutons on the side and Rolls & Butter
|Grilled Chicken Breast
Grilled marinated seasoned Chicken Breast served with Roasted Red Potatoes, Carrots w/dill butter sauce, a Tossed Green Salad w/ Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Italian, French & Ranch dressings and Croutons on the side and Rolls & Butter
|Add a Deli Salad to any meal
Chop Chop Salad, Macaroni Salad, Deviled Egg Potato Salad, Creamy Coleslaw, Broccoli Raisin Salad, Italiano Pasta Salad, Taco Pasta Salad, Summer Pasta
|Add a bowl of soup to any meal
Wild Rice soup, Mushroom Barley w/ dill, Vegetable with vegetable base, Chicken Noodle, Tomato Basil bisque, Cheesy Broccoli, Italian vegetable, Minestrone or French Onion with Croutons & Shredded Provolone on the side
Pasta Medley served with Marinara Sauce, Alfredo Sauce, Meatballs & Chicken accompanied with a Tossed Green Salad w/ Grape Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Italian, French & Ranch dressings and Croutons on the side and a Breadstick (Guest minimum of 25 required)
|All American Bar
Seasoned Grilled Burger (1), condiments include: Lettuce, Sliced Tomatoes, Onions, Pickles, and Cheddar cheese, served with Potato salad (Guest minimum of 25 required)
Don’t forget to add a house made dessert to your order!
|Assorted Cookies 2oz
(Chocolate Chip, Sugar, Fudge Nut Brownie & Maple Pecan)
|Pumpkin Bars||1.50 each|
|Lemon Luscious Bar||2.00 piece|
|Peanut Butter Chocolate Layer Bars||3.50 piece|
|Black forest cake 3 layer cake baked with cherries topped with whipped cream frosting||3.50 each|
|Lemon & Cream cake Three scrumptious layers of exquisitely moist shortcake decorated with our own dairy-fresh whipped cream and tangy lemon preserve.||3.50 each|
|Strawberry Shortcake||3.50 each|
|Chocolate Layer cake||3.50 each|
|Boston Cream cake||3.50 each|
|German Chocolate 2 layer cake||3.50 each|
|Orange & Cream shortcake||3.50 each|
|Assortment of Homemade Large Cupcakes minimum of 24 required||3.50 each|
|Assortment of Homemade Small Cupcakes minimum of 24 required||2.00 each|
|Hi rise Carmel Apple Nut Pie||3.50 slice|
|French Silk pie||3.50 each|
|Whole Fruit: Apple, Orange, or Banana||1.10 each|
|Fresh Fruit ~ Cubed ~Cantaloupe, Honey Dew, and Pineapple ~ Strawberries in season||2.00 pp|
|Potato Chips 1.5 oz bag||1.50 each|
|Trail Mix 2 oz bag
(Pieces of Chocolate, Peanuts, Raisins, Cashews & Almonds)
|Nutrigrain Bars (Strawberry or Raspberry)||1.25 each|
Call us for additional cake options
Your choice of White, Chocolate or Marble Cake with Creamy Buttercream Frosting or Whipped Frosting
|¼ Sheet Cake
Serves 15; 2 ½” X 2 ½” pieces of cake
|½ Sheet Cake
Serves 30; 2 ½” X 2 ½” pieces of cake
|Full Sheet Cake
Option #1: Serves 60; 2 ½” X 2 ½” pieces of cake
Option #2: Serves 72; 2” X 3” pieces of cake
Option #3: Serves 96; 2” X 2” pieces of cake
|Plates, forks & napkins||.75 pp|
Guest minimum of 25 required
|Silver Dollar Sandwiches (1) (with mayo & mustard packets)||2.00 pp|
|Taco Dip and Chips||2.00 pp|
|Fresh Vegetable Tray with Broccoli, Cauliflower, Celery, Carrots and Dip||2.00 pp|
|Spinach Artichoke Dip with Pita Chips||2.50 pp|
|Caprese Skewer (tomato, basil, mozzarella)||2.00 pp|
|Assorted cubed Cheese and Crackers||2.00 pp|
|Assorted cubed Cheese, Summer Sausage (3) & Crackers||2.75 pp|
|Chilled Shrimp with Zesty Cocktail Sauce (2)||3.00 pp|
|Tomato Basil Bruschetta||2.00 pp|
|Fresh Fruit Medley ~ Cubed||2.00 pp|
Guest minimum of 25 required
|Chicken Satay with Thai style stir fry sauce (1)||3.00 pp|
|Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts (1)||2.00 pp|
|Asian Pot stickers’ w/peanut sauce (1)||2.00 pp|
|Stuffed Mushrooms – Italian Sausage or Traditional (1)||2.00 pp|
|Scallops wrapped in Bacon (1)||4.00 pp|
|Spanakopita (1)||3.00 pp|
|Cocktail Meatballs- Cranberry BBQ, Bourbon, Maple Glazed or Swedish (3)||2.50 pp|
|Boneless Chicken Wings BBQ, Sweet Chili or Buffalo (3)||3.00 pp|
|Egg Roll with Sweet and Sour Sauce (1)||2.00 pp|
|Chicken and Vegetable Kabobs (5 oz)||3.00 pp|
|Steak and Vegetable Kabobs (5 oz)||3.75 pp|
|Deviled Eggs (2)||2.00 pp|
All orders come with disposable plate ware.
If you would like to upgrade your table service, with an additional charge, we offer Fiestaware.
Check with the Food Service Department on what would be needed for your event.
|Fiesta Ware Tableware|
|10.25” Dinner Plate||.95|
|9” Luncheon Plate||.85|
|6” Plate Dessert / Rolls & Butter / Hors d’oeuvres||.55|
|Salad / Soup Bowl||.55|
|Coffee Cup & Saucer||.65|
|Fork Salad / Dessert / Hors d’oeuvres||.20|
|Spoon Dessert / Coffee||.20|
|Water / Beverage||.45|
NIACC’s alcohol policy allows sales of alcohol (beer & wine) in a manner that complies with NIACC and Iowa laws.
What is permitted?
- Events with alcohol are permitted in designated areas only.
What is required for events that are permitted?
- Any event where alcoholic beverages are served must be held in accordance with applicable laws and must be approved in advance.
- The coordinator of the event is responsible for the conduct of all persons present and for compliance with the policy.
- The majority of those in attendance must be over 21, and identification must be checked.
- Neither alcohol nor its consumption can serve as the theme of an event.
- Events may not begin before 11 am or last after 1 am.
- No charge for bar service if the cash bar or open bar sales are $350.00 or more. Sales below $350.00 there will be a fee of $175.00.
- 1 bartender is included for up to 75 guests. Over 75 guests, additional bartender(s) will be required with a fee of $75.00 per bartender.
- All social parties are limited to a four (4) hour time period. If the client would like to extend this time period, they may do so at a cost of $35.00 per bartender per hour.
- You will be billed for any open bottles of wine.
- Bar service will end 30 minutes prior to the conclusion of any large event.
$7.00 / Glass
$31.50 / Bottle
$5.00 / Bottle
Food Service meals are Buffet style on 1st class disposables. Food Service can accommodate 200-250 guests depending on your event set up. For suggestions on your food service experience, questions or concerns, call Food Service Director, Scott Nelson @ 641-422-4275.
Menu item and prices are effective for the current fiscal year. Prices may change due to market fluctuation.
We must have a guarantee by 1:00 p.m. at least 3 business days prior to the event (not including the day of the event). We will accept an increase in your guarantee up to 3 working days prior to the event with the exception that we may not be able to increase the quantity of every menu item, but we will serve a substitution. You will be responsible for 100% of your guarantee or actual number of guests served; whichever is greater. If a guarantee is not provided, your last estimate becomes your guarantee. The guarantee is a firm commitment by the client and will be strictly enforced. We will require 2 weeks prior notice with the menu, as well as 2 weeks prior notice with an educated guess for a count. We will require 2 weeks’ notice with the serving time; if the serving time changes, additional charges may occur.
All food and beverages served on NIACC’s campus will be provided by NIACC Food Service unless an exemption has been granted. This is a per event process.
The process for catering exemption is as follows:
- Client contacts NIACC’s Event Manager.
- Food Service will inform the Event Manager as promptly as possible if unable to do the catering event.
- A catering exemption form with the policies is forwarded to and signed by the client and then given to the Food Service Director to approve/deny.
- After approval/denial, the Event Manager will send a copy to the client.
- Proper documentation from the approved caterer must be approved by the Food Service Director and be on file 14 business days prior to event-if not using Hy-Vee East, Hy Vee West, Mr. Taco, Butchers Steakhouse, Godfathers Pizza, Papa’s, Prime & Wine, Bennigan’s, Starboard Market or the Rib Crib which are approved caterers.
A cancellation charge of 40% of the total bill will be assessed for any function that is cancelled within 48 hours of the scheduled event. The cancellation fee covers expenses incurred in ordering perishable food items and labor that has already been scheduled. Special ordered items or other expenses that are unable to be cancelled will be charged.
In the event that the performance of this contract is subject to conditions beyond our control; i.e., acts of God, war, fire, disaster, weather (tornado or blizzard), or any other emergency that would make it impossible to provide service for you, this contract may be terminated without penalty to either party and a written notice of such incident will be recorded. If campus is closed due to weather conditions, Food Service is not available.
If your event is held after 2 pm Monday – Friday or on Saturday or Sunday, there will be a staffing fee of 20% of the final bill will be assessed to all staffed events.
Staffing Fee during Spring Break, Christmas Break, May, June, July or August
If your event is held before 9 am or after 1 pm Monday – Thursday or on Friday, Saturday or Sunday there will be a staffing fee of 20% of your final bill
Minimum of 50 guests required
Linens are available upon request
- Napkins .35 each
- Table cloths $6.00 each
Events that are delayed
The quality cannot be guaranteed if food is held more than 15 minutes past the arranged time.
Length of service time
With the standards of the Board of Health and Food Safety purposes all food items will be picked up within 2 hours of the service time.
Food & Beverages not used
Due to health code issues relating to food-borne illness, liability concerns and in accordance with health regulations for the interest of food quality and safety, all leftover food and beverage at the end of an event is the property of NIACC Food Service and cannot be removed from the premises by the client or guests. NIACC Food Service will not be held liable for food or beverage that is removed without our knowledge. No credit will be given for unused food or under attended events. However, a credit will be given for unused, uncompromised bottled soda, bottled water and bottled juice that are returned to the kitchen.
Food Allergies and Medical Concerns
NIACC Food Service does not take any responsibility for those with allergies or those who are allergic to certain ingredients and food types. We will do our best to accommodate your needs. NIACC’s kitchen is not a nut or gluten free environment.
Inform the Food Service Director Scott Nelson with any special dietary needs. We will accommodate you the best we can with the information given to us when the menu is provided.