After careful consideration, the University developed a list of caterers who are authorized to authorized provide services for FIU.  The caterers listed below represent a variety of providers whose service offerings, cuisine, and business models are best suited to serve the FIU community.

Experienced Caterers

Our caterers offer a range of services, from small breakfast menus to large formal events.

University Approved

Our caterers are insured and approved by the University Finance Team to accept University funds.

Commitment to Excellence

Our Caterers are familiar with the FIU community, and uphold a service level that aligns with the University vision.

For purposes of clarity, “Catering Services” is defined as the business of providing food service (including alcoholic beverages, as applicable) for groups larger than ten people at FIU, or such other designated location which is paid for with University funds. An exception request to utilizing the preferred caterers can be submitted.  Takeout orders and catering services paid through the Foundation Office are exempt.


Our Preferred Caterers

Panthére Catering


Our mission is to provide you with exceptional quality, exceptional service and a creative cutting-edge culinary experience.  We’ll work with you to create a custom gathering menu inspired by your unique needs that will leave a lasting impression on your guests.

Brulee Food Services


At Brulee Food Services we strongly believe that the execution of your event should be performed with the utmost quality and dedication. To our team, there is nothing more important than to make a diligent effort to prepare an exquisite event, which will satisfy your needs and those of your guests.

Corporate Caterers


We understand the importance of great food, appealing presentation and very reliable service. Corporate Caterers offers a fun and well presented variety of Corporate Style breakfasts, lunch and dinner menu options such as Steak and Chicken Fajitas suitable to cater to any special event, meeting or program.

Creative Tastes Catering


Creative Tastes Catering & Event Production is a premier South Florida Caterer.  Creative Tastes is owned by Executive Chef Andrea Curto-Randazzo and Frank Randazzo.  Whether its luxury catering or casual catering, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional food, beverage and service for your event.

David & Doug’s Catering


David & Doug’s Catering has been redefining catering experiences since 2009. Well regarded for his excellence in customer intimacy, David’s clients never have to worry, they get to sit back, relax and enjoy their celebration and event. No party is too big or small, Let us make your event better then you can imagine!

Elite Catering


Founded by Chef Kandace Pujol, Elite Catering has grown into a full service event company.  Unparalleled food combined with personal and professional service is the core of our business.  With no detail too small or challenge too large. Our team offers exceptional service to execute a seamless event.

Enticing Catering


At Enticing Catering, we pride ourselves in the variety of food that we serve, and service we provide. From an informal meeting of 30 people to a formal event for over 1000, we tailor to address the specific needs of each client, focusing on delivering innovative solutions to suit all budgets.

Exquisite Catering


At Exquisite Catering by Robert, we are committed to helping our clients plan the perfect event. We offer gourmet food for any occasion with professional service and attention to detail. Our skilled catering team provides custom catering for breakfast & lunch meetings, company events, fundraisers & more.

Inspired Events


Inspired Events is an all inclusive catering and planning company. From rentals and decor, to catering and coordination, our team of professionals is available to put your entire event together. An Inspired Events’ client is guaranteed a stress-free, professional, client-focused experience.

Juanita’s Kitchen


Juanita’s Kitchen is a trendy & upscale catering company that has been featured in indulge magazine for our world famous 7 cheese- mac & cheese recipe that has been passed down 4 generations. JK offers many flexible catering & events solutions from traditional to exotic or luxury with flawless execution.

MAR International


MAR offers our clientele more than 60 years of experience organizing, designing and executing luxury events. Our international experience allows us to excel in every aspect of event planning and luxury catering. We will serve all types of gourmet meals specifically designed for your event.

Mena Catering


Our catering team knows how to feed our clients with style and grace. In other words – you bring the guests, we’ll handle the rest. We believe it is uncompromising attention to detail that makes a party not just good, but truly memorable. Mena Catering is with you every step of the way to deliver your perfect vision. 

Palm Chefs


Palm Chefs has earned a reputation as a trusted resource for off-premise catering, based on a combination of exceptional food, superior service and unequaled reliability.  Whether you’re hosting a company picnic, business event, or social, we offer unsurpassed quality at affordable prices.

Special Events by Les


Since 1991, Les Oppenheim, has led his team in bringing one-of-a-kind events to life with his mouth-watering meals and delicious desserts. Most well-known for his incredibly tasty cuisine, customers and their guests are equally impressed by his extravagant plating, incredible displays, and jovial personality.

Standing Ovations


Standing Ovations Catering specializes in full-service catering, event production, heavenly desserts, fusion cuisine and cooking up healthy versions of your favorite foods. We work with our clients to customize our menus to fit your guests dietary needs, while keeping our prices fair and providing outstanding service.

Thierry Isambert


We are a full service culinary and event design company.  We create customized menu’s and designs while helping you with the logistics including ambiance lighting, furniture, décor, music and entertainment. A highlight is our team of internationally recognized chefs and our impeccable service staff.

Vicky Cafe


Vicky Café offers our community a place to share creative energy. Taste our classic menu items like pastelitos and cafecitos, as well as sandwiches and desserts.  We offer catering that can service your event no matter the size.  Choose from classic platters, or work with our team to create your own.