Food Service Options

All food and beverages for events taking place on MSU campus must be purchased from either Missouri State Catering or one of the vendors located in the Plaster Student Union food court.

Missouri State Catering

At Missouri State Catering, we pride ourselves on our professional approach and true attention to detail. We understand how important meals and refreshment breaks are to your programs. Our friendly, professional staff is always ready to assist you in choosing from a wide array of menu selections or to create a custom menu to make your event unique. We pride ourselves on our professional approach and true attention to detail. We will work closely with you to guide you through a simple and seamless process that ensures your particular event is managed and catered flawlessly.

Missouri State Catering blends stylishly fresh food and friendly and professional service with a desire to exceed your expectations effortlessly. We have several levels of catering service to suit your needs. As always, our professional staff is available to assist to ensure yours is a truly unique and custom-designed event.

Our catering team recognizes your event is unique. We look forward to assisting with you with the details and the planning of your event. Below is our most comprehensive catering guide which features a variety of catered solutions from breakfast to breaks and boxed lunches to themed buffets.

Download the Catering Guide

Contactless Catering Guide

Food Court Options

The Plaster Student Union has other food service options for your guests. Many of our vendors offer catering services; the request forms are linked below.  If you would like to provide food service, but want to give your guests the option to decide individually, you can provide a voucher for your guests to use at any of these food vendors.  


Enjoy delicious hand-breaded chicken sandwiches and nuggets, made daily salads, fresh squeezed lemonade and fresh cut waffle fries at Chick-fil-A, located on the second floor of the Plaster Student Union. Chick-Fil-A Catering Form


Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

Freddy's is an American fast-casual restaurant chain. Its menu includes steakburgers, Vienna Beef hot dogs, and frozen custard with a variety of specialty sundaes and concretes.



Freshly baked bread, delicious made to order sandwiches, salads, and flatbreads, and made daily cookies and parfaits. Subway on the second floor of the Plaster Student Union is your best choice for healthy, delicious, and on-the go. Subway Catering Form


Burrito Bowl

From Korean BBQ sauce and Athenian Greek dressing to strawberry vinaigrette and authentic buffalo sauce, Burrito Bowl offers signature bowls, burritos and salads with a unique international flair. Burrito Bowl is located on the second floor of the Plaster Student Union.


Panda Express

Panda Express on the second floor of the Plaster Student Union serves Asian inspired entrees, and hand made sushi. Come try our wok tossed chicken, original sauces, and fresh veggies. Panda Express Catering Form


Union Club

Your on campus restaurant to study, relax, and enjoy time with your friends. Open daily from 11:00am-1:00pm on the fourth floor of the Plaster Student Union, and we accept BoomerMeals. See our menu under the What’s on the Menu? Tab.


Other Food Options on Campus

Groups can also take advantage of our dining halls on campus by choosing to eat in the dining hall closest to your event or swinging by one of our two Outtake locations for a quick bite to eat or the much needed caffeine fix. Please let Event and Meeting Services know if your group elects to eat in one of these facilities so that we may make them aware of the extra guests. 


With two locations: Strong Hall and Meyer Library. Outtakes has what you need when you’re on the go or heading to a study session. We serve Starbucks espresso drinks, coffee, hot & cold teas, and Frappuccinos; as well as bakery sandwiches, salads, soups, and baked goods made daily.

Blair-Shannon Dining Center

Located in the center of Blair-Shannon residence hall, serving these Pulse on Dining entrees daily:

  • The Fresh Market
  • The Kitchen
  • Gumbo
  • Trattoria
  • Balanced U
  • The Grill

Garst Dining Center

Located between Hammons and Hutchens residence halls, completely remodeled to bring you a whole new dining experience. Serving these Pulse on Dining entrees daily:

  • myPantry
  • The Kitchen
  • Baker's Crust
  • The Fresh Market
  • Eat.Learn.Live.
  • Hearthstone

Kentwood Dining Center

Located in the historic Kentwood residence hall, serving these Pulse on Dining entrees daily:

  • Market Carvery
  • The Fresh Grill
  • Sandwich Central
  • Double Treat Bakery
  • Trattoria