Catering Services

 EKU “Fun in the Ravine” Event – Seeking Food/Dessert Truck Vendors

Eastern Kentucky University is hosting a “Fun in the Ravine” event to celebrate with EKU employees and their families, and we are seeking local food trucks and dessert trucks to setup on campus to participate in the event. The event will allow EKU friends and families to come to campus and celebrate featuring live music, activities for the kids, and the options of bringing their own picnic meal or dining out at one of the food truck venues setup around the Ravine.

Visit the EKU Staff Council’s website to learn more about this event.

In an effort to ensure a wide assortment of menus available to EKU employees and families, the University is seeking a variety of food truck / dessert truck applicants for this event. Vendors will be selected based upon the types of food they serve and their ability to complete the necessary paperwork and insurance requirements to serve on campus. Meals should be capped at a maximum of $8 per person, and desserts should be capped at a maximum of $4 per person. The University will review details of the event and menus with selected vendors.

If you are interested in taking part in this event, please complete and provide the following paperwork to Eastern Kentucky University’s Division of Purchasing and Stores no later than June 26, 2017 by 4:00pm (ET). All forms should be emailed electronically to:

·         A Taxpayer ID Form

·         A Non-Conflict Form

·         Permit to Operate (vendor supplied)

·         ACORD Certificate of Insurance (vendor supplied)

If you have any questions concerning the paperwork required to qualify for this event, please contact EKU’s Division of Purchasing and Stores at or (859) 622-2246.


Aramark Dining Services is a Preferred Partner of Eastern Kentucky University and provides full service catering to the Campus Community.  They will also assist in coordinating room reservations, menu selection, linen and other items necessary to make your event a success. Browse Aramark's pre-planned menus for some of the  hottest foods.

If you’re looking for something that you don’t see on one of Aramark's menus, then feel free to contact them directly.  They have experts on hand to help create the perfect custom menu just for you!

EKU Dining (Aramark)

Catering Department
Phone: 859-622-2512

Outside Catering: Eastern Kentucky University  understands from time to time the schedule and/or volume of requests of Dining Services may require the assistance of outside caterers. Given the risks inherent in serving food and beverages on the University campus Departments must select from the Approved Caterers list to provide food services to University-sponsored programs.  For your convenience the Purchasing Office has preapproved the following caterers:

Approved Caterer List                             

The purchasing of food and alcohol must comply with all Eastern Kentucky University policies and procedures.