Catering Policies

  • Commons Café is the exclusive caterer for Commons Conference Center. Outside food is not permitted in conference center. 
  • Perishable food can remain in meeting rooms three hours after scheduled service time.
  • Catering service fee of 22% and Texas State Sales Tax of 8.25% applies to all catering charges.
  • Two-hour Hosted Bar Service available with TABC certified bartenders.
  • Minimum order of 25 for hot food buffet service.
  • Menu items and preliminary guest count must be placed ten business days prior to the program.
  • Final guaranteed guest count is due three business days prior to the program.
  • A delivery fee of $35 applies to each delivery made outside the Commons Building on the Research Campus. A minimum of $300 must be met in food and beverage for each delivery.
  • Final food pricing, beverage pricing and service fee will be finalized three months prior to program, due to volatility in commodity pricing.

Please contact us with any questions. 512.471.5898 or conferencecoordinator.com