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Catering Events, Cold Lunches, and Coffee Breaks

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Breakfasts, buffets, dinner service, hot and cold lunches, and coffee breaks are custom designed to your needs. Catering services are provided in the conference facilities at Berkner Hall, the Brookhaven Center, the Chemistry building and the Occupational Medicine Clinic (OMC). Services include coffee breaks and lunches, and special occasion dinners up to 400 guests.

  • Service for events that include hot meals are provided by the Virtual Hospitality Group food service staff. Contact the catering office, Ext. 3541, in advance regarding special dietary requirements or for more information.
  • Coffee Breaks and Cold Lunches can be delivered to department and division buildings. Contact the Conference Services Office, Ext. 3545 or email
  • Note: Pre-arranged functions will require event planning and coordination with BSA personnel or representatives. These events will be held primarily, but not exclusively, at the two main dining/conference facilities. Some catered events may include the serving of alcoholic beverages as approved by BSA. All Contractor personnel serving alcohol must be trained and certified in a New York State Approved Alcohol Awareness training program.
    Informal catering requests are held at buildings throughout the site. Pre-arranged coffee breaks and cold lunches may be delivered by the BSA staff.
    Catered events on-site in excess of 20 people will be exclusive to the Contractor if the event is being paid for with BSA funds. The Contractor will develop a flexible and creative approach to a wide range of catered functions.
    The Contractor will prepare food, provide service, and invoice separately for special functions as may be requested by individuals within BNL. Cost estimates or maximum costs shall be provided to BSA individuals requesting functions, prior to the commencement.

Conference Services provides conference and meeting support for all functions held at Berkner Hall (Bldg. 488), the Brookhaven Center (Bldg. 30), the Hamilton Seminar Room at Chemistry (Bldg. 555), the Large Conference Room at Medical (Bldg. 490) and the Research Support Building (Bldg. 400).

You may view the current availability and capacity of these facilities by accessing our Meeting Room Schedule, (also called the Event Management Systems [EMS]). You may also request rooms from the same page.