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Catering Policies and procedures

Triton Catering at Edmonds College is committed making every event a success. Our team of talented chefs and event planners will work with you to create a menu perfect for your specific occasion. The catering team will provide you with unprecedented customer service and help you plan your event down to the very last detail. We appreciate your business. 

Jennifer Roeter-Food Service and Catering Manager 425.640.1305 or 425.640.1932 

Chef Sam Salsman-Chef and Kitchen Manager 425.640.1932 

Tyra Spence-Kitchen Manager 425.640.1932 


Triton Catering is the exclusive caterer on the Edmonds College Campus. All food and beverage service on campus are to be provided by Triton Catering. Outside food and beverages cannot be brought onto the Edmonds College campus without explicit permission from the Director of Food Service and Catering. If catering services concludes that it cannot accommodate the food service needs of an organization, permission will be granted to bring outside food to campus. Other Catering Companies are never allowed to cater functions on the Edmonds College campus. 

Other regulations

Potlucks – Are not allowed for events that are open to the public. Potlucks are allowed for departmental meetings and small student groups. Please use proper food handling procedures when having any meeting with food.

BBQs – Barbecues are allowed on campus if written consent is given by the Food Service Department. A permit must be obtained by the Snohomish County Health Department 10 days prior to the event and any person serving food must have a valid food handler’s card. Visit the Snohomish County Health Department for more information. 

Bake Sales – Bake sales are allowed as long as the food being served can be held at room temperature. Ie: Cookies, Brownies, Cake, Candy, Popcorn, Donuts etc. No hot or refrigerated food is allowed. The food items must be wrapped individually. 

Food Demonstrations – Cooking demonstrations are allowed on campus as long as permission has been granted by the Food Service and Catering Director. Samples are only allowed if the chef/presenter holds a valid food handlers permit and the prepared food with prepped in a licensed food service facility. 

Leftover Food

Due to the regulations of the Snohomish County Health Department and catering industry standards, food not consumed at the event may not be removed. Leftover food is property of Catering Services and may be composted or donated to our local food bank under regulated conditions. 

Menu and Service Selection

Triton Catering will work with you and your team to provide you with a menu that fits that theme of your event as well helping to work within your desired budget. Please contact Jennifer Roeter at jennifer.roeter@edcc.edu to get started planning your Edmonds College event. Requests are first come first served and subject to availability. Please submit large event (over 50 guests) catering request 30 days or more prior to events. Smaller requests should be initiated two weeks prior to event. 

Vegetarian/Special Needs

It is the responsibility of the event host to find out if any special menus are required for their guests. Most dietary restrictions can be met including gluten and dairy free diets and food allergies. We are able to accommodate most special requests within 10 days of the event. 

Guaranteed Numbers

Planning for special events takes time and preparation. To provide the highest quality of service we require that you provide a guaranteed number of guests who will be served at the event. The guaranteed number must be finalized with our office seven (7) business days prior to the event. Charges will be based on the guaranteed number or the actual number served, whichever is higher. If a guaranteed number is not verified, the number provided on the initial contract will be designated as the guaranteed number. 

Payment Requirements

Inter-Campus Events: The budget number provided upon the scheduling of your event will be processed within one month of the conclusion of your event. 


Cancellation and significant count changes must be received within 10 business days of the event and may be subject to fees.

Event Linens

Tablecloths are included for food and beverage service only but can be purchased for guest tables. Round Linen or Rectangle Linens $9.00 Linen Napkins $1.00 each Linens must be ordered 2 weeks in advance 

Centerpieces and Decorations

Centerpieces for guest tables are not provided by Edmonds College but may be brought in for your event. It is the client’s responsibility to decorate the room and/or the guest tables. Catering Services provides decorations for the buffet. Please no glitter, confetti, ice, sand or popcorn. 

Woodway Hall 202 Details 

Seated Capacity: 250 Standing Capacity: 300 Tables-8 person round: 30 Tables-10 person round: 10 Tables-6’ Rectangle: 20 Chairs: 200 black chairs (new)/300 green chairs (old)