Food & Beverage Services

Signature Catering

A unique advantage of hosting your event at Mayo Civic Center is that you've got choices when selecting a caterer! We have partnered with four signature caterers, all known for their superior service and truly delectable cuisine that can be customized to any event. Whether it's a casual business meeting or an elegant sit-down dinner for over 2,000 attendees, let one of our caterers create an extraordinary dining experience for you and your guests!

Better yet, you can count on our dedicated sales managers to listen to your needs and assist you in making arrangements.

Contact the Rochester Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-634-8277 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Signature Caterers

Canadian Honker / Pinnacle Catering
Since 1984, Canadina Honker / Pinnacle Catering have built a reputation for exceeding customers expectations with superior food and world-class customer service. They are committed to providing fresh, made from scratch, innovative food offerings, while ensuring sustainable culinary practices.

Find out more: Canadianhonker.com & Pinnaclecateringmn.com, Sue Johnson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 507-258-4633

Catering By Design
For more than 15 years, Catering By Design owners Jeff and Kathy Windt have served hand-crafted culinary creations using only the freshest ingredients. Their approach is to avoid serving institutional, convenience foods-instant, canned, or powdered ingredients are off-limits in the Catering By Design kitchen. The hands-on husband and wife team is involved from the very beginning until the successful completion of every event.

Find out more: Cateringbydesign.org, Kathy Windt, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 507-282-3005

Kahler Hospitality Group
Kahler Hospitality Group's flexible menu means they're ready to cater to a wide range of special requests, from dietary restrictions to a variety of ethnic styles of cooking. Kahler Hospitality Group's high-quality, customizable cuisine options allow clients to design their own personalized culinary experiences.

Find out more: kahler.com/meetingsevents/catering-services,
Kelly Retterath, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 507-285-2753

Mayo Civic Center Hospitality Group
Mayo Civic Center Hospitality Group is Mayo Civic Center's on-site caterer and the exclusive provider for alcohol and concession services. Mayo Civic Center Hospitality Group custom-prepares fresh, inventive cuisine according to clients' wishes, and its chefs are experienced in preparing a wide variety of ethnic dishes and accommodating special dietary requests. For a playful twist, Mayo Civic Center Hospitality Group can provide clients with fresh, late-night snacking options such as chocolate fountains with fruit, popcorn served out of a vintage stand, and soft-serve ice cream.

Find out more: Chad Koehler, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 507-328-2172

To hear what our chef's have to say, download a pdf version of this information here.

Bar and Concession Services

Mayo Civic Center Hospitality Group is the exclusive provider for alcohol and concession services. Our team is made up of experienced industry professionals here to assist in making your event memorable.

Contact Mayo Civic Center Hospitality at 800-422-2199 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Bar Service
All alcoholic beverages must be provided by Mayo Civic Center Hospitality Services. Bartenders will be provided by the Mayo Civic Center. No person under 21 will be served.
Cash Bar (Includes sales tax)

Liquor – Call Brands(Captain Morgan, Smirnoff Vodka, Jim Beam, Jose Cuervo Gold)

$6.50/Drink 

 

$7.50/Cocktail

Liquor – Premium Brands(Crown Royal, Jack Daniels, Johnny Walker Red, Grey Goose) $8.50/Drink  
  $9.50/Cocktail
Beer – Domestic Bottle (Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob Golden Draft Light, Miller Lite) $5.50
Beer – Import/Premium Bottle(Summit Pale Ale, Schells Firebrick, Angry Orchard) $6.50
Wine – House Selection (Cabernet, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinto Grigio, Reisling, White Zin) $6.00
Soft Drink – Glass  $2.00
Water – 12 oz. Bottle  $2.00
 Hosted Bar (Does not include sales tax)
Keg Beer – Domestic 16 Gallon $290.00 
Keg Beer – Import/Premium 16 Gallon Market Rate
Beer – Domestic Bottle (Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob Golden Draft Light, Miller Lite) $4.50
Beer – Import/Premium Bottle(Summit Pale Ale, Schells Firebrick, Angry Orchard) $5.50

Liquor – Call Brands(Captain Morgan, Smirnoff Vodka, Jim Beam, Jose Cuervo Gold)

$5.50/Drink 

  $6.50/Cocktail
Liquor – Premium Brands(Crown Royal, Jack Daniels, Johnny Walker Red, Grey Goose) $7.50/Drink
  $8.50/Cocktail
Wine – House Glass (Cabernet, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinto Grigio, Reisling, White Zinfandel) $5.50
Wine – House 750 ml bottle (Cabernet, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinto Grigio, Reisling, White Zin) $26.00

Champagne/Sparkling Wine – 750 ml bottle

$32.00

Sparkling Cider – 750 ml bottle $19.00
Soft Drink – Glass  $2.00
Water – Bottle                           $2.00

*All hosted items are subject to sales tax and service charge.

**All prices effective January 1, 2017 and are subject to change without notice.