• Catering Procedures

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    Thank you for choosing Saint Louis Public Schools Catering Services. Our Food and Nutrition Services Department offers a full range of catering expertise and knowledge. Our Catering Specialists are skilled in large-scale events such as business meetings, conferences, and receptions as well as small parties and coffee breaks. No matter what the event is, we will work closely with you to provide top-quality, professional services ensuring that your event is a success. 

    Although we have listed a variety of menu options, we welcome your ideas and suggestions. We can customize a menu that is uniquely yours. A customized menu may incur additional costs. Our goal is to make your occasion a pleasurable experience. On behalf of the Saint Louis Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services Staff, we look forward to catering your special events this upcoming year.

    Booking An Event

    Please follow the catering guidelines below when placing an order. If you need additional information, contact Erika Hollinshed, Southwest Foodservice Excellence (SFE) Catering Services Coordinator in the Food and Nutrition Services Department at (314) 331-6115 extension 76115. Cancellations of catering orders will be an agreement between SFE, and the parties booking the event. 

    1. Email and/or contact Erika Hollinshed, SFE Catering Services Coordinator in Food and Nutrition Services Department at Erika.Hollinshed@slps.org at (314) 331-6115 or at extension 76115, to submit your catering request. Please copy Carolyn Penn, SFE General Manager of Operations carolyn.penn@sfellc.org and Althea Albert-Santiago, Director Food and Nutrition Services Department Althea.Albert-Santiago@slps.org on all catering requests. Catering requests must be submitted Monday-Friday by 3pm.  Next day catering orders will not be accepted.

    2. Complete the Saint Louis Public Schools Catering Request Form within 72 hours from the day of the event. All requests must be submitted via email to be considered valid. A confirmation will be sent within 24 hours via email when a catering order has been received.

    3. Erika Hollinshed will forward the following attachments within 24 hours after booking the event via email.  All three documents will be located at the lower left hand corner of the attachment:

    ·         Catering Request Form

    ·         Order Confirmation Form

    ·         Invoice Form

    4. It is the client’s responsibility to review all attachments.  

    5. The client should contact Erika Hollinshed at 314-331-6115 or ext. 76115 immediately, if there are any questions and/or concerns about your catering event.  (i.e. changes to the order, increase/decrease with the guest number, changes with event times, changes with the event location).

    6. After the event, it is the client’s responsibility to complete all required forms for payment (i.e. Checklist for invoice payments and reimbursements, voucher certification forms, etc.  Payments should be sent to: Mike Butler, Regional Director of Operations/Southwest Foodservice Excellence, LLC. 5020 Lexington Ave., Saint Louis, MO 63115.

    Thank you for choosing Saint Louis Public Schools Catering Services. Our Food and Nutrition Services Department offers a full range of catering expertise and knowledge. Our Catering Specialists are skilled in large-scale events such as business meetings, conferences, and receptions as well as small parties and coffee breaks. No matter what the event is, we will work closely with you to provide top-quality, professional services ensuring that your event is a success.
     
    For additional information and menus, please consult our Catering Guide