USD Catering is proud to be the university's exclusive caterer. Our nationally recognized, award-winning program delivers excellence and quality. Whether your function is a continental breakfast for fifteen, a gala dinner for a thousand, or anything in between, we will deliver a caliber of food and service that is sure to please. 

  • For current catering guidelines and additional important information - please review the "Guidelines" posted above. To learn about USD's Campus Plan - visit the Onward website.

  • Place your catering order online!

    • Order select menus via our new ordering platform

      • Once you create a NetCatering account you may choose from our menus to place your order online.​

      • Menu options currently include: breakfast and breaks.

        • For custom lunch and dinner selections, please contact us. 

  • Looking for personal food service for individual meals on campus? We are pleased to present GET Food - an easy and convenient way to order and pay for a meal in advance. 



“The Catering team is awesome! Everyone is always friendly and professional. Thank you for helping us have great events. We couldn’t do it without you. We have several events throughout the year and love using USD Catering!”
– a satisfied customer, February 2020

La Gran Terraza

Reopening for Lunch on 8/9/21

La Gran Terraza is USD's own award-winning restaurant and pub. Choose La Gran Terraza as your special event destination. Take advantage of incredible ambience and a team of dedicated culinary and event professionals who will help you craft an exceptional catered event. La Gran Terraza's special catered event menu will be available for you when the restaurant reopens.


Order Requests​ and Inquiries

On Campus (Internal) Clients


  • Review the catering menu. If you need an event space,

    reserve it first via the USD Event Management System

    then place your catering order.

  • Submit an internal order request form.

    • Submit your order a minimum of 10 business days prior 
      to your event date.

  • If you have any questions, contact:

USD Catering Ph: (619) 260-8811


Office: University Center 280, level 2

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Consider the following before placing your order:

• Who is the main contact person for the event?

• Number of people to be served.

• Type of food you are interested in ordering.
• Who is paying for the event? Do you have a budget code?

• Will you need linens, flowers, or other decorations?

• Will alcohol be served? If so, please review the University alcohol procedures.

Off Campus (External) Clients

Send USD Catering an email or call (619) 260-8811.