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Banquet & Catering Services

We have banquet facilities to serve your campus group or organization which can accommodate groups ranging from 20-300 people. We offer buffets, table service, or box lunches and trays for pick-up or delivery.

Food Service Reservations Contact

Radonna Sawatzky
Director of Food Service
Memorial Student Center Room 117
580.774.3783
radonna.sawatzky@swosu.edu

Food and Beverage Guarantee

A three-day prior notice is required on the number of attendees. Guarantees may be changed up to 24 hours prior to the event. If no change is made, the number of persons shown as expected attendance will be charged. A minimum of 25 in attendance is required on all buffet orders. No outside food and/or beverages are permitted. Alcoholic beverages are permitted in the Memorial Student Center with approval of the Student Union and Food Services director.

Ssales Tax

State sales tax will apply to all food and beverage orders unless a tax-exempt letter is presented.

Cancellations

All cancellations must be in writing or by phone 48 hours prior to the event. Groups who fail to pay their bill after 90 days will be referred for collections.

Event Decorations

Organizations that use the facilities are responsible for the decorations to the tables and banquet rooms. However, all decorations must be approved by the Student Union and Food Services director.

A Great Start

Coffee Breaks Include regular and decaffeinated coffees and condiments. The following choices are at a per person cost.

Description Cost
Coffee Only $1 per person
Coffee plus assorted can sodas $2 per person
Coffee with assorted donuts $2.25 per person
Coffee plus freshly baked muffins $2.50 per person
Coffee plus assorted fruit and fresh muffins $4 per person
Coffee and an assortment of breakfast pastries including coffee cake, fruit turnovers, and cinnamon rolls. $4.50 per person
Coffee with assorted fruit juices and hot tea served with breakfast pastries, including coffee cake, fruit turnovers, and cinnamon rolls. $6.50 per person
Coffee with assorted fruit juices and hot tea served with sliced seasonal fruit tray.  Also includes coffee cake, fruit turnovers, cinnamon rolls and croissants. $7.95 per person

Breakfast Buffets

Served with juice and coffee.

A minimum of 25 in attendance is required on all buffet orders.

Type Description Cost
Traditional Fluffy scrambled eggs with crisp bacon, sausage patties, hash browns, marinated fruit along with biscuits and gravy. $12 per person
Midwestern Fluffy scrambled eggs with onions, mushrooms and peppers, bacon strips and sausage links, western fried potatoes, biscuits and gravy, breakfast pastries, butter and preserves. $12 per person
Brunch Ham Quiche served with fresh fruit and assorted muffins. $12 per person
Breakfast Burrito Scrambled eggs, sausage, cheddar cheese, salsa and hash browns inside a flour tortilla. $12 per person
Continental Breakfast An assortment of pastries, fresh fruit  tray and imported cheeses. $9 per person
Oklahoma Breakfast Biscuits & sausage gravy and marinated fruit bowl. $8 per person

Lunch Entrées

Served with tea, coffee and dessert

Type Description Cost
Chicken Breast Croissant Sandwich Served with pasta salad and fresh fruit garnish. $12 per person
Deli Plate Croissant Sandwich Rolled ham, turkey, slice of Swiss and smoked cheddar cheese, French potato salad, and fresh fruit. $12 per person
Charbroiled Chicken Breast Salad Chicken breast cut into chunks tossed with assorted veggies and topped with Durkee fried onions and honey dijon dressing served on a dinner roll. $12 per person
Curry Grape Chicken Salad Chunks of boneless chicken breast with curry mayo grapes and almonds served on a dinner roll. $12 per person
Gourmet Cheeseburger Quarter-pound angus ground beef patty topped with cheddar, leaf lettuce, sliced tomato, red onion & pickles served with French potato salad. $12 per person
Take Out Pizza 16”

One topping
2 toppings
Supreme
Chicken Alfredo

Toppings: Pepperoni, Italian sausage, beef, mushroom, green peppers, onion, black olives, extra cheese.

$9.95
$10.95
$11.95
$11.95

Box Lunches

Includes your choice of sandwich, choice of potato chips or pasta salad, choice of fruit, apple, banana or orange, choice of cookie, White Chocolate Macadamia Nut, Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Raisin, or Double Chocolate chip and choice of assorted soft drinks or bottled water. - $8.95 per person

Type Description Cost
Chicken Breast Croissant Chicken Breast on a fresh croissant with fresh green lettuce, fresh sliced tomato with mayo and mustard on the side. $8.95 per person
Chicken Salad Croissant Chicken Salad served on a fresh croissant with fresh green lettuce, fresh sliced tomato with mayo and mustard on the side.  $8.95 per person
Triple Decker Club Shaved ham, turkey and bacon served on whole wheat toast with leaf lettuce, tomato and mayo. $8.95 per person
Deli Sub Shaved ham, salami, turkey and Swiss cheese on freshly baked sub roll served with lettuce, tomato with mayo and mustard on the side. $8.95 per person
Roast Beef on a Chiabata Bread Tender roast beef with leaf lettuce and horseradish sour cream sauce served on chiabata bread. $8.95 per person
Southwest Chicken Wrap Spicy chicken breast with grated cheddar and Monterey jack cheeses, ranch dressing, shredded iceberg lettuce, chopped tomato, roasted corn served on a cheddar tortilla wrap. $8.95 per person
Traditional Sack Lunch Shaved roast turkey or smoked ham with American or Swiss cheese on a 6” sub mayo and mustard on the side served with potato chips, choice of fruit (apple, banana or orange), choice of cookie (chocolate chip, sugar, oatmeal raisin)and choice of  assorted soft drinks or bottled water. $6.95 per person

Break Time & Beverages

All afternoon breaks are served with bottled water, assorted can sodas, freshly brewed regular and decaffeinated coffees, condiments, and specialty teas.  All prices are at a per person cost.

Type Description Cost
Health Club Break Fresh fruit tray, assorted granola bars, and individual fruit yogurt.  $7.50 per person
South of the Border Five layer bean dip, queso, and salsa served with tortilla chips. $7 per person
Chocolate Brea Freshly baked brownies, chocolate chip cookies, and mini candy bars. $6.50 per person
Cookie Lovers Break Double Chocolate Chip, White Chocolate and Macadamia Nut, Oatmeal Raisin, and traditional Chocolate Chip cookies. $5 per person
  • Apple Cider - $15 per pot
  • Café Vanilla Cappuccino - $15 per pot
  • Coffee - $15 per pot
  • Hot Tea (Bigelow) - $1 each
  • Ice Tea - $15 per gallon
  • Punch - $15 per gallon
  • Soft Drinks - $1.25 each

Specialty Buffet are all served with tea, coffee and dessert

A minimum of 25 in attendance is required on all buffet orders.

Type Description Cost
Deli Sandwich Buffet Assorted deli meats & cheeses, croissants, lettuce, pickle, onion, tomato served with chips and assorted homemade cookies. $11 per person
Salad Buffet Assortment of freshly prepared salads, hot rolls and dessert. $12 per person
Economy Buffet Chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, three cold salads, dinner rolls and chocolate mousse for dessert. $15 per person
Mexican Buffet Chicken enchiladas with refried beans, Spanish rice, guacamole salad and salsa & chips with margarita pie for dessert. $16 per person
Picnic Buffet Fried chicken with potato salad, baked beans, fruit tray, vegetable tray, coleslaw and brownies for dessert. $16 per person
Pasta Buffet Your choice of marinara sauce with Italian sausage or chicken alfredo with fettuccine pasta served with Caesar salad, fruit, bread sticks and chocolate mousse for dessert. $15 per person
Pizza Buffet Assorted 16” pizzas , Caesar salad, cookie and soft drink. $12 per person

Entrée Combinations

All entrees are served with your choice of salad, vegetable, starch, roll and dessert. Pairing for the vegetable & starch items for each entrée is stated under each entrée. However, you may pick another item off our menu accompaniments.

Description Cost
Petite Beef Tenderloin with Baked Alaskan Salmon topped with dill butter cream sauce served with rice pilaf and steamed asparagus. $22 per person
Petite Beef Tenderloin with Tempura Fried Shrimp with sweet & sour sauce for dipping. Served with snow peas and red skin mashed potatoes. $22 per person
Petite Beef Tenderloin with Baked Salmon topped with pesto sauce served with rice and a baked parmesan Roma tomato. $22 per person
Petite Sirloin with Chicken Breast w/butter cream sauce served with baby baked potatoes and island corn. $22 per person
Herb Spiced Grilled Chicken Breast with butter cream sauce with sautéed Shrimp Scampi served with rice pilaf and steamed asparagus. $21 per person

Beef Entrées

All entrees are served with your choice of salad, vegetable, starch, roll and dessert. Pairing for the vegetable & starch items for each entrée is stated under each entrée. However, you may pick another item off our menu accompaniments.

Type Description Cost
Chicken Fried Steak Classic Tenderized sirloin breaded in seasoned flour topped with country gravy and served with red skin mashed potatoes and bacon infused green beans. Lunch $14
Dinner $16
Beef Brisket Tender hickory smoked brisket topped with tangy BBQ sauce served with rich creamy corn and herb baby baked potatoes. Lunch $15
Dinner $17
Roast Beef Slowly cooked choice inside round topped with a rich beef demi glaze served with red skin mashed potatoes and fresh steamed green beans. Lunch $15
Dinner $17
Flat Iron Steak Wine marinated and charbroiled 8 oz. steak topped with a rich demi glazed sauce, served with rosemary infused baby baked potatoes and fresh steamed green beans. Lunch $15
Dinner $17
Beef Tenderloin Charbroiled beef tenderloin steak with a demi glaze, oven fried new potatoes, and steamed asparagus. Lunch $20
Dinner $20
Marinated Ribeye 10 oz. Ribeye charbroiled and served with oven roasted rosemary crusted new potatoes and sugar snap peas. Lunch $18
Dinner $18

Enhance your steak with the following toppings: Blue cheese crumbles and bacon add $1.50, roasted garlic butter with a balsamic reduction and mushrooms add $1, smoky and sweet bourbon sauce and bacon add $1.50, breaded and fried onions add .50¢.

Chicken Entrées

All entrees are served with your choice of salad, vegetable, starch, roll and dessert. Pairing for the vegetable & starch items for each entrée is stated under each entrée. However, you may pick another item off our menu accompaniments.

Type Description Cost
Chicken Monterey Boneless chicken breast topped with Monterey jack cheese, corn and black bean salsa and topped with crispy tortilla strips and served with rice. Lunch $15
Dinner $17
Chicken Parmesan Boneless chicken breast baked with a parmesan Italian herb crust topped with bacon and served with oven baked herb new potatoes and steamed asparagus. Lunch $15
Dinner $17
Fried Chicken Breast Boneless chicken breast dipped in ranch dressing and deep fried to a golden brown served with a side of cream gravy, red skin mashed potatoes and bacon infused green beans. Lunch $15
Dinner $17
Fresco Chicken Breast Boneless chicken breast marinated in olive oil, lemon juice and Italian herbs charbroiled and served over a bed of fettuccine pasta, fresh basil, tomato and garlic pesto then topped with shaved parmesan cheese. Lunch $14
Dinner $16
Charbroiled Chicken Breast Boneless chicken breast marinated in our spicy vinegar marinate and served with a side of BBQ sauce, cheddar red skin mashed potatoes and bacon infused green beans. Lunch $14
Dinner $16
CoCo Lopez Chicken Charbroiled chicken breast with jerk seasoning and topped with a sweet & spicy coconut sauce served with white rice, black beans, corn and red bell pepper. Lunch $14
Dinner $16
Tempura Chicken Breast with Lemon Sauce Boneless chicken breast tempura battered then deep fried topped with our homemade sweet and tangy lemon sauce served with fried rice, steamed snow peas and a vegetable egg roll.  Lunch $14
Dinner $16
Chicken Alfredo Boneless chicken breast marinated in Italian dressing then charbroiled and served on a bed of fettuccini pasta topped with mushrooms and a creamy alfredo sauce served with honey carrots. Lunch $14
Dinner $16
Stuffed Chicken Ricotta Chicken breast filled with ricotta cheese, fresh spinach, and fresh garlic topped with a light scallion cream sauce served with broccoli spears and risotto rice. Lunch $15
Dinner $17

Seafood Entrées

All entrees are served with your choice of salad, vegetable, starch, roll and dessert. Pairing for the vegetable & starch items for each entrée is stated under each entrée.  However, you may pick another item off our menu accompaniments.

Type Description Cost
Baked Salmon with a Dill Butter Cream Sauce Delicate salmon steak baked and topped with a rich cream sauce and fresh dill served with rice pilaf and asparagus. Lunch $16
Dinner $18
Fried Catfish Country fried cornmeal breaded catfish fillets served with homemade tartar sauce, hushpuppies, oven fried new potatoes and coleslaw. Lunch $15
Dinner $17
Seafood Papillote Shrimp and Tilapia baked in parchment paper with fresh herbs, lemon, and white wine butter served with asparagus and baby baked potatoes. Lunch $17
Dinner $19
Cajun Spiced Shrimp Large shrimp sautéed in butter and Cajun spices served over fettuccini pasta with corn La Crox. (a sweet & spicy seared corn). Lunch $16
Dinner $18
Grilled Tilapia Tilapia filets lightly breaded and grilled to a golden brown served with fresh lemon, rice pilaf and steamed vegetable medley. Lunch $15
Dinner $17
Mexican Tilapia Tilapia filets grilled in Mexican spices topped with mango salsa and chipotle sauce served with rice, corn, and black beans. Lunch $15
Dinner $17

Menu Accompaniments

For lunch and dinner:  All meals include one salad, one vegetable, one starch and one dessert.

On the side

  • Baby Baked Potatoes
  • Rosemary Roasted New Potatoes
  • Wild Rice Pilaf
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Fettuccine Alfredo
  • Steamed Broccoli Spears
  • Steamed Asparagus
  • Baked Beans 
  • Country Style Corn or Cream Corn
  • English Peas with pearl onions
  • Green Beans Almandine
  • Medley of Broccoli, Cauliflower & Carrots
  • Baby Carrots with brown sugar
  • Glazed Sweet Potatoes with molasses & pecans
  • Baked Parmesan Stuffed Roma Tomatoes
  • Squash Medley with garlic, red bell peppers & onions
  • Baked Sweet Potato with pecan butter

Desserts

  • Assorted Cookies
  • Assorted Specialty Cakes
  • Assorted Cheesecakes
  • Chocolate Layer Cake
  • Plain Cheesecake with assorted toppings
  • Brownies
  • Cream Pies
    • Chocolate
    • Coconut
    • Lemon
  • Fruit Pies
    • Apple
    • Cherry 
    • Pecan

Premium Delectable add $1 to the meal price

  • Tiramisu
  • Gourmet Cheesecake
  • Warm Bread Pudding with Lemon Sauce
  • 7-Layer Chocolate Cake
Type Description
Tossed Field Greens A blend of southwest grown field greens, purple cabbage, tomato, English cucumber, shredded carrots, and fried onions served with a choice of ranch, Italian or honey mustard.
Caesar Salad Cut heart of romaine served with garlic seasoned croutons, tomato, fresh parmesan cheese, garnished with sliced mushrooms and served with Caesar dressing.
Chopped Apples, Roasted Almonds and Leaf Lettuce Salad Assorted soft lettuce mixed with chopped apples, cranberries, raisins, and roasted almonds, garnished with tomato, and red onion served with a honey mustard dressing.
Spinach Strawberry Salad Fresh spinach tossed with sliced strawberries, ricotta cheese in a sweet sesame dressing.
Mexican Salad Ice burg lettuce topped with avocado ranch, chopped tomato, grated jack and cheddar cheese, and crispy tortilla strips.

Customer Choice Buffet

A minimum of 25 in attendance is required on all buffet orders. Tea and Coffee are also included with your selection.

Includes your choice of :  One or two entrees, three salad, one vegetables, one starch, dinner rolls and a dessert. Coffee, iced tea and water. Table linens are included.

Entrees: One Entrée Buffet $15 | Two Entrée Buffet $16

  • Sliced Roast Beef Au Jus
  • Meat Loaf
  • BBQ Brisket
  • Chicken Fried Steak
  • Beef Burgundy
  • Marinated Fried Chicken Breast
  • Baked Chicken Breast with Butter Cream Sauce
  • Sliced Turkey Breast
  • Baked Ham
  • Roasted Pork Loin with Fresh Herbs & Bacon
  • Baked Lasagna
  • Chicken Parmesan
  • Herb Baked Tilapia
  • Tempura Lemon Chicken
  • Fried Shrimp
  • Chicken Enchilada Casserole
  • Salmon Steak with Dill Sauce 
  • Chicken Monterey

Vegetable (Select One)

  • Green Beans
  • Whole Kernel Corn
  • Baby Carrots
  • Fried Okra
  • Peas and Mushrooms
  • Stir Fry Vegetables
  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Green Beans Almandine
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Steamed Asparagus

Salad (Select One)

  • Spinach Strawberry Salad
  • Caesar Salad
  • Tossed Garden Salad
  • Cole Slaw
  • Seasonal Fruit
  • Pasta Salad
  • Potato Salad
  • Layered Pea Salad
  • Marinated Cucumber
  • Broccoli Cole Slaw
  • Carrot Raisin
  • Ambrosia
  • Broccoli & Cauliflower

Starch (Select One)

  • Mashed Potatoes with Gravy
  • Au Gratin Potatoes
  • Whole New Potatoes
  • Rice Pilaf
  • Wild Rice
  • Candied Sweet Potatoes
  • Red Skin Mashed Potatoes
  • Oven Fried New Potatoes
  • Baby Baked Potatoes
  • Baked Sweet Potato w/Pecan Butter

Traditional Desserts (Select One)

  • Assorted Cheesecake
  • Plain Cheesecake with assorted toppings
  • Brownies
  • Black Forest Brownies
  • Carrot Cake
  • Lemon Bars
  • Pineapple Upside Down Cake
  • Strawberry Newport
  • Strawberry Shortcake
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Pecan Pie
  • Cream Pies
    • Chocolate
    • Coconut
    • Lemon
    • Key Lime
  • Fruit Pies
    • Apple
    • Cherry 
    • Pecan

Hors D’Oeuvres

The following hors d’oeuvres are set up as stationary buffets. All selections are priced per person.

Hot Hors D’ Oeuvres

  • Beef Brisket with silver dollar rolls - $2
  • Smoked ham with silver dollar rolls - $2
  • Buffalo Wings - $1.50
  • Meatballs with sweet & sour sauce - $1.50
  • Little Smokies  in bbq sauce - $1.15
  • Skewered Chicken with coco lopez sauce - $1.75
  • Smoked Salmon on toast points - $1.75
  • Fried Cheese Sticks with marinara sauce - $1.50
  • Artichoke Crab Dip with crackers - $1.50
  • Chicken Sliders - $1.50
  • Hamburger Sliders - $1.50
  • Mini Eggrolls - $1.25
  • Mashed Potato Bar - $4
  • Chicken Bites - $1.50
  • Potato Skins - $1.50
  • Queso & Tortilla Chips - $1.50
  • Stuffed Mushroom with sausage & Monterey jack cheese - $1.50
  • Shrimp with cocktail sauce – market value

Cold Hors D’ Oeuvres

  • Fresh Seasonal Fruit with dip - $1.50
  • Fresh Seasonal Veggie Tray with dip - $1.20
  • Assortment of Cheeses & Cracker Tray - $1.50
  • Assorted Mini Cheesecakes - $1.75
  • Fresh strawberries with yogurt dip - $1.50
  • Chocolate covered Strawberries - $1.50
  • Assorted Rolled Meat Tray - $1.75
  • Assorted Rolled Meat and Sliced Cheese Tray - $1.75
  • Assorted Finger Sandwiches - $1.75
  • Sandwich Setup - .90 ¢
  • Tortilla Pinwheels - $1.25
  • Shrimp Canapés - $1.75
  • Seven Layer Dip - $1.50
  • Chips & Salsa - $1.25
  • Chocolate Fountain - $4
  • Hummus & pita bread - $1.50