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Approved Caterers and Charters

Departments must hire pre-approved charter services and caterers to provide services and food to UCSC-sponsored events, or to bring food for resale to campus. This policy is in place to ensure the safety and well-being of University employees and guests and to reduce risk to the University.

All caterers and charters listed below are approved. This list is updated daily. Questions can be directed to buy4me@ucsc.edu

 

 Select Vendor Type

 
  
  
Phone/Fax
Address
  
Description
  
5 Star CateringLaura Holmquist
PH: (831)-728-3090
FX: (831)-728-2655
P.O. Box 1834
Aptos, CA 95001
FiveStar831@gmail.com
Ecofriendly catering company that offers seasonal local menus 
Continental Breakfast, Hot Breakfast Buffets, Heart Healthy Vegitarian Options, Latin Style Lunches, Italian/Pasta Dishes, California Casual Deli Buffet, Box lunches(Ecofriendly), Budget Lunches, BBQ, Desserts, Wedding/Anniversary Services, American Buffet, Coastal Buffet, Mexican Fiesta Buffet, Hawaiian, Brunch services

@00088353
Bagelry Inc.
Cedar location: (831)-429-8049


Seabright location: (831)-425-8550



Soquel location: (831)-462-9888

Fx: 831-429-5126
Address 1:
320 Cedar St. Unit A
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Address 2:
1636 Seabright Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Address 3:
4763 Soquel Dr.
Soquel, CA 95073

scbagels@gmail.com, ristra@cruzio.com
Bagels and Smears
@00000765
Barbara & Company CateringMarina Camarlinghi
PH: (831)-426-6051
P.O. Box 4155
Santa Cruz, CA 95063

 

barbaracompanycatering@gmail.com
Californian, Mexican, Italian, BBQ, Box lunches
@00068498
Bruno's BBQRosanna Herrera
PH: (831)-438-2227
Fx: (831)-438-2242​
230 G Mt. Hermon Rd.
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
brunos.bar.grill@gmail.com
Barbeque, Chicken, Ribs, Side Dishes

As you can see we can do almost anything you want, from Cornish game hens to Prime Rib, Mexican to Thai food, whatever you want we will make it happen. Our menus have some great suggestions but please FEEL FREE TO INVENT YOUR OWN MENU!

25 guest minimum. 18% service charge & 8% sales tax applied.

@00030969
Buttercup CakesCarren Dixon
PH: (831)-466-0373
1411 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz 95060
scbuttercupcakes@gmail.com
​Morning Pastries including: muffins, koulgn amann, sugar babies.
Savories Pastries including: proscuitto batons, quiche, pesto palmiers, corn muffins, filled puff pastries.
Lunch: Ploughman's lunch boxes, salads, tartines, sandwiches.
Afternoon Tea: Cream Tea with scones, savory tea with current savory menu including finger sandwiches and above pastry selection.
Dessert: Cupcakes, cheesecakes, celebration cakes, brownies, cookies, pies, tarts.
Beverages: Iced tea, fruit coolers, coffee, milk, sparkling water.
@00102893
Capitola Gayle's Inc.Christine Klose, Kathy Getty, Dawn Johnstone, Kristen Chavez
PH: (831)-462-1200
PH: (831)-462-2014
FX: (831)-462-3811
504 Bay Ave.
Capitola, CA 95010

 

contact@gaylesbakery.com
California Cuisine; Party Packages & Trays, Oak Roasted Chicken, Vegetarian Dishes, Specialty Sandwiches & Salads, Breads & Pastries

$200 Minimum For Delivery

@00000758
Carried AwayAnnemarie Lecocq
PH: (831)-685-3926


7564 Soquel Dr.
Aptos, CA 95003
info@carriedawayfoods.com
Lunch & Dinner: Local Seasonal Cuisine; Delivery & Full Service Available

@00096619
Companion BakersErin Lampel
​831-419-4899
​2341 Mission St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
butter@companionbakeshop.com, companionbakers@gmail.com
​Bread and pastries and coffee.
@00071159
Crown Cafe & CateringEileen Gillette
PH: (831)-566-1425
14 Victor Dr. Scotts Valley, Ca 95066
contactus@crowncafecatering.com, eileeng@scottsvalleymarket.com
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Dessert Options.

Themed cuisines from a very diverse menu.

BBQ, American, Mexican, Italian, French, Indian, and Seafood Options.

Vegetarian and Gluten Free Options.

@00088002
De La Hacienda TaqueriaAlejandro Aparicio
​PH: (831)-234-0334
​354 Washington St
Santa Cruz CA 95060
haciendataco@gmail.com, payasiyo1831@gmail.com
Burritos, Tacos, Quesedillas, Tortas, Chimichangas, and a few dinner plates for those with a bigger appetite. Still it's the basics that make La Hacienda such a great place to eat at. Nothing beats an Al-Pastor burrito with a healthy dose of our popular salsa.​
@00087072
Dominos PizzaFrank Ferdows
PH: (​831)-429-9955
​2391 Mission St
Santa Cruz CA 95060
fcferdows@aol.com
​Pizza Delivery
@00098752
El PalomarEdna Gaub
​PH: (831)-212-6154
1336 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
ElPalomarRestaurant@comcast.net, ednagaub@aol.com
@00003653
Ella's at the AirportElla King
​Primary: (408)-209-7577
Business: (831)-728-3282
100 Aviaton Way
Watsonville, CA 95076
airportellas@gmail.com, ellakingthe@yahoo.com
Health conscientious meals in an environment that is upscale yet comfortable and never pretentious.​ Sustainable seafood and local & fresh produce.  
@00103107
Emily's Good Things to EatRobert Nahas
​831-588-1570

831-429-9866 (business)
​1129 Mission Street
robertnahas88@att.net
@00000324
Falafel of Santa CruzSam Lutfi
PH: (831)-459-0486
FX: (831)-621-1705
1501 Mission Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060
falafelsc@gmail.com
Mediterranean Food
@00045482
Feel Good FoodsAmy Linstrom-Padilla
PH: (831)-251-7716
306 Portero St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
amypadi@gmail.com 
Eco Friendly Local & Organic Caterer
Sandwiches, Appetizers, Unique Food Creations

@00003822
Holy Smokes Country BBQ & CateringJanis Cota
Ph: (831)-223-3737
755 14th Ave. #609 Santa Cruz, Ca 95062
holysmokesbbq@msn.com
BBQ Available for drop off or onsite grilling & Smoking.
Now offering "Lunch Time Box Lunches" with free delivery in a 20 mile radius
@00092968
India JozeJoseph Shultz
PH: (831)-325-3633
418 Front St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
joz@indiajoze.com
Asian, European, Middle Eastern, & Pastries
@00085206
Iveta GourmetLisa Bilanko
PH: (831)-423-5149
2125 Delaware Ave Santa Cruz CA 95060​
info@iveta.com, lisa@iveta.com
​Sandwiches Salads Soups and Assorted Pastries

Coffee, Tea, Juices, and Drinks
@00029630
Marianne's Ice CreamKelly Dillon
PH: (831)-854-7978
2100 B Delaware Ave. Santa Cruz, Ca 95060
kd@mariannesicecream.com
Ice Cream
@00094193
Mission Hill CreameryDavid Kumec
​PH: (831)-216-6421

Cell: (831)-239-4812
​1101B Pacific Ave.
Santa Cruz, Ca 95060
dave@missionhillcreamery.com
​Ice Cream, Cookies, Sweet Treats
@00097762
Mission Street BBQMegan
Personal: (408)461-0664 (Larry- owner)
On Site: (831) 458-2222
​1618 Mission St., Santa Cruz, CA 95023
accounting@rsbbqinc.com
​Our cooks prepare every cut of meat with care to ensure our barbeque is cooked to perfection. We strive for the best BBQ experience possible here in Santa Cruz. All meats are smoked fresh everyday. Classic cuts cooked our way. Real Smoked flavor from seasoned oak wood is what sets us apart. No short cuts BBQ the old school way. Low and slow with indirect heat. No gas here.
@00101252
Pacific Cookie CompanyLarry Pearson
PH: (831)-429-9709
303 Potrero Street, Bldg 40A/B Santa Cruz, Ca 95060
larry@pacificcookie.com
13 Varieties of Cookies and Cookie Dough
@00000419
Pacific Thai Santa CruzSam Kurita
PH: (831) 420-1700
FX: (831) 420-1771
1319 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, 95060 CA
pacificthaisc@gmail.com
Thai Cuisine and Boba Teas
@00078045
Party Helpers
PH: (408)-435-7337
FX: (408)-435-7454
780 Montague Expy, Suite 706 San Jose, CA 95131
kristin@thepartyhelpers.com
With The Party Helpers, the options are limitless. We offer our experience and expertise to make your wildest culinary dream a reality.
@00065035
Penny Ice CreameryZachary Davis
PH: (831)-204-2523
FX: (831)-427-9067
913 Cedar Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
managers@theglassjar.com
Ice Cream, Bon Bons, & Popsicles
@00084940
PFD Cafe @ ETCBrian Han
​(831) 420-8530

Personal: (325) 963-7966
​100 Enterprise Way Suite GC100
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
US
pfdcafe.etc@gmail.com
​PFD Cafe is a full-service cafeteria. The cafeteria features a deck overlooking the pond and tennis courts which combined with indoor seating supplies space for a total of 570 people. Catering menu includes: All-American Food, Oatmeal, Fruit Parfait, Coffee, and All pastries.
@00112380
Pizza My Heart
PH: (831)-426-2511
1116 Pacific Ave. #B
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
allison@pizzamyheart.com 
Pizza & Bottled Drinks
@00000507
Pleasure PizzaDerek Rupp
​831-600-7859
​1415 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
pleasurepizza@gmail.com
​Soure local produce when in season, and only uses organic tomatoes in sauce.
@00050437
Pono Hawaiian GrillK. Lyn Matthews
PH: (831)-426-7666
Cell: (831)-428-7546
120 Union Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
ponobookie@gmail.com, ponohawaiiangrill@gmail.com
Hawaiian Food



@00106959
Riverview FarmsCatlyn Whitaker
PH: (831)-336-5524
430 Riverside Ave Ben Lomond CA 95005
rfarm@sbcglobal.net 
BBQ, Bake, Fry, Grill
@00101352
Specialty's Cafe & Bakery
PH: (877)-502-2837
115 Sansome St., Suite 300 San Francisco, CA, 94104
 accounting@specialtys.com
Boxed Meal, Platters and Trays, Cookies and Baked goods, Snadwiches and Salads.
 
@00077498
Taqueria Santa CruzJose Hernandez
See Addresses
Address 1:
2215 Mission St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
PH1: (831)-423-0606

Address 2:
1002 Soquel Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
PH2: (831)-429-5193
Mexican Food
@00006274
Upper Crust Pizza & PastaJoseph Carollo
See Addresses
Address 1:
2415 Mission St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
PH1: (831)-423-9010

Address 2:
2501 Soquel Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
PH2: (831)-476-2333
crustpizza@aol.com 
Pizza, Pasta, Salads
@00000769
Vivas CafeConrad Sanchez
PH: ​(831)-459-3299
Address 1:
​200 McLaughlin Dr
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Address 2:
1201 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
casianoneinc@gmail.com
Fresh, natural and organic Mexican food
@00103216
Woodstocks Pizza Inc.ShanaLee Lewis
PH: (831)-427-4444
710 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
slewis@woodstocksca.com
Pizza, Sides & Salads, Gluten-Free Options
@00073893
Your PlaceArthur A Russell
​(831) 426-3564
​1719 Mission St
Santa Cruz CA 95060
yourplacesc@gmail.com
​Inspired by the rich availability of local organic produce, sustainable seafood and naturally raised beef, our dining experience is itself a destination. Immerse yourself in Santa Cruz and what it has to offer.
Zameen Mediterranean CuisineEd Watson
PH: (831)-688-4465
7528 Soquel Dr.
Aptos, CA 95003
info@zameencuisine.com 
Mediterranean Cuisine
@00074035
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