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Committed to Catering Excellence.

With an extensive staff of enthusiastic and highly trained employees, Catering & Events possesses the resources to provide first-rate service for any gathering, no matter the scope or occasion. From tie-and-jacket banquets to casual luncheon affairs, Catering & Events’ team delivers the same level of commitment and attention to detail at every function.

We expertly serve conferences, banquets, fundraisers, weddings, private celebrations, receptions and other events for a variety of university and non-university audiences:

  • The University of Wyoming community
  • Businesses
  • Government organizations
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Educational and academic organizations
  • Media entities
  • Travel and hospitality associations
  • University of Wyoming alumni
  • Other private gatherings


Something to Savor for Everyone.

With a comprehensive menu that includes buffets, plated meals, hors d’oeuvres, bakery items, desserts and beverages, Catering & Events offers a diverse and savory range of cuisine that will satisfy the palate of virtually any audience. Our experienced staff is capable of providing these menu offerings through full-service (waited, buffet-style, reception) or limited service (delivery, pick-up). No matter the occasion, Catering & Events’ delicious options and precise organization are sure to make your event a crowd pleaser.  

  • Breakfasts
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Hors D’oeuvres
  • Desserts
  • Beverages
  • Conference Break Items and Packages


Charming Sophistication. Dynamic Functionality. Incomparably Wyoming.

Catering & Events also offers the opportunity to host your event in a variety of captivating academic environments that only the University of Wyoming can provide. Catering & Events services the entire University of Wyoming campus, including the UW Student Union and the newly opened Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

Equipped with dynamic functionality, state-of-the-art technological infrastructure, and elegant furnishings, the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center is a truly visionary setting for gatherings. With a variety of aesthetically spectacular spaces – including the largest ballroom in Laramie – the Gateway Center provides unmatched sophistication and capability for conferences, banquets, receptions and other functions.  

UW Catering & Events by the numbers:

  • 3 - number of unique University of Wyoming event facilities (the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center, the UW Student Union, and the UW Conference Center) for hosting on-campus events
  • 12 - number of unique event and meeting spaces in the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center (ballroom and its salons, atrium, concourse, conference rooms)
  • 27 - number of plated dinner options available (including several vegetarian options)
  • 100+ - number of employees on the UW Catering & Event staff
  • 540 - capacity of the ballroom in the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center
  • 1200 to 1500 - number of events handled by UW Catering & Events each year
  • 1946 - year the UW Catering & Events was established 

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University of Wyoming Catering & Events

1000 E. University Ave

Dept 3394

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2050


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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