Catering Options

University events held on the first floor of the McNamara Alumni Center have two catering options: D’Amico Catering and 1851 Heritage Catering per the guidelines listed below.


612-624-9838

D’Amico Catering, the McNamara Alumni Center’s in-house caterer, has a full-service kitchen and an on-site office. They must provide food and beverage services under the following circumstances:

  • Weekday events in A. I. Johnson Great Room, Ski-U-Mah Room, Heritage Gallery, Minnesota Room, University Hall, Thomas H. Swain Room, The Commons, Gateway, and Big Ten Room taking place before 2:00pm.
  • Weekday events in Memorial Hall with guest count larger than 200 people unless approved by McNamara Sales Office in consultation with D’Amico Catering.
  • Events at which alcohol is being served
  • University events may incur food and beverage minimum requirements depending on the room, day of the week and month. See minimums.

1851 Heritage Catering

612.624.7173

1851 Heritage Catering may provide food and beverage under the following circumstances:

  • Weekday events in A. I. Johnson Great Room, Ski-U-Mah Room, Heritage Gallery, Minnesota Room, University Hall, Thomas H. Swain Room, The Commons, Gateway, and Big Ten Room starting after 2:00pm.
  • Events in Memorial Hall with guest count fewer than 200 people unless approved by McNamara Sales Office in consultation with D’Amico Catering.
  • Any weekend event in any room.
  • No events at which alcohol is being served
  • University events may incur food and beverage minimum requirements depending on the room, day of the week and month. See minimums.