Catering & Beverages

When you plan your event at The Mendel Center, you have the comfort and convenience of working with our team of hospitality specialists. Our on-site catering operation and full line of beverage products and services, including licensed bartenders, simplifies your planning process and reduces the amount of coordination you have to do the day of the event.

You select the food and beverage plan best suited to your event, and we handle the details from there.

Dining options
Western egg scramble…avocado Cobb salad sandwich…braised beef burgundy…baked salmon fillet with dill butter…roasted crimini mushrooms. While it may sound like the menu from a 5-star restaurant, it’s simply a sampling of the culinary creations from which you can choose when you have your event at The Mendel Center.
Clients and guests rave about the incredible selection and quality of the dishes prepared by our expert chefs. No matter what type of event you are hosting, no matter what time of day, our extensive menu of appetizers, entrees, sandwiches, side accompaniments, and desserts will put a delicious signature on your gathering.
We are also happy to work with you to meet any special dietary needs including gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options. Talk with one of our event team members in advance of your event to learn more.

View the Breakfast Menu at the Mendel Center

View the Lunch Menu at the Mendel Center

View the Dinner Dance Package at the Mendel Center

View the Appetizers Menu at the Mendel Center

View the Complete Meeting Package at the Mendel Center

View the Mendel Center Venue & Services Guide

Bar and beverage service
Whether it’s bottled water and juices for your continental breakfast buffet, top shelf liquor for your cocktail reception, or the professional bartenders to serve your guests, we have everything you need. You don’t have to worry about obtaining special licenses or finding qualified bartenders serve your guests. Beverage selections include:

  • House brands, call brands, and top shelf liquors
  • Michigan craft beers and wines
  • Domestic beers and house wines
  • Soft drinks (Pepsi products)
  • Mocktails
  • Juices, teas, and lemonade

Catering and rental information
Brittany Watts
Mendel Center Services Coordinator
(269) 927-8606 or by email