Your Event is Our Passion

Exquisite Meals, Flawless Service

Contact Free Catering Options

Staff, faculty, and researchers can choose from over 60 single-serve breakfast, lunch, or dinner boxes as a service aligned with Back2BU plans. Each box is assembled with individual care, includes single-use condiments, and delivered contact free to locations on the Charles River or Medical campuses. View the complete menu.

Imagine Your Future Events

Catering on the Charles is synonymous with exceptional dining. Our award-winning culinary team shares a passion for going the extra mile, both in imagination and attention to detail. Whether you’re planning a breakfast meeting, a summer picnic, or an elegant gala, we’re thrilled to help design and execute every aspect of your event. Our strength lies in providing creative menu ideas, exceptional presentation, and impeccable service. Flowers, linen, decor—we’ve got you covered. Please contact us for a request for proposal. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!

Just a few of our specialties

University Gatherings

From orientation breakfasts to graduation parties to retirement dinners, it’s what gets us up in the morning.

Corporate Events

Just because it’s a professional function doesn’t mean the atmosphere can’t be relaxed and the menu mouth-watering.


We’ll work tirelessly to plan, perfect, and execute your nuptial vision, on or off campus. Check out our all-inclusive wedding packages.

Kosher Celebrations

The Florence & Chafetz Hillel House is the premier event space on campus for any kosher event, from a catered lunch or reception to a wedding or Bar or Bat Mitzvah.

Graduation Festivities

One of the things we do best. Naturally.

Social Events

Birthdays, anniversaries, or thanking the crew for a job well done, we’ll help craft the perfect menu within any budget.


Need to go big? Like red-carpet big? We’ll handle it, no matter the size and formality you need.


*Any amount charged by Catering on the Charles (such as administrative, service, delivery, labor, or other charge or fee), unless expressly designated as a tip or gratuity, is not for the benefit of any employee(s) and is not a tip or gratuity.  Charges or fees other than those designated as tips or gratuities are not distributed to employees except where expressly stated otherwise in writing.