All events require a completed Catering Request Form. On this form you will provide important information such as the event contact person, number of guests, event time and location, type of service, and menu selections. To ensure we can meet your expectations, this catering request form must be filled out completely and submitted at least 7 business days in advance. Please review our Catering Menu before completing the catering request form. For any questions please contact Lea Miller at

Catering Services:

Catering services are for 10 or more guests. For smaller functions we have items ready for pick up at The Grille.  We specialize in utilizing seasonal foods to keep costs down.  Seasonal menu items may be available, please ask. At this time we will not entertain special requests.

Linens: Tablecloths $5.00 each. Napkins $0.50ea./25 minimum. The standard tablecloth color is white. With advance notice and an additional fee, black, maroon, and other colors are available.

Approved Outside Vendors:

A list of approved outside vendors is available through the Food Service Manager. You must contact the Food Service Manager for the approved vendor list. As per California Health code requirements and withstanding Hartnell College Food Service policy to be enforced, home cooked or baked items are not allowed on campus for distribution or sale. It is imperative to adhere to the food services policy for the safety of our students and faculty members.  The Food Service Department does not assume ANY responsibility for any outside, unapproved catering services used by any department on or off-site.  Please contact Ken Skinner at 831-759-6000 or

Room Reservations 

The Facilities Booking Application Form must be completed to secure a room and should be coordinated with the Facilities/Events Scheduler at the Main Campus or the Alisal Campus. Please refer to their website.
Billing:  All payments are due at the end of the event unless previously discussed. Credit cards, cash or checks are accepted.

Alcohol: Events where alcohol is planned to be served are coordinated with the Hartnell College Foundation 831-755-6810

Hartnell College Campuses are Smoke and Tobacco Free