Ryan Center Menu

Our Catering Staff can help plan every aspect of your event, from food to flowers and more…

Welcome to a spectacular season of sports and entertainment at the Thomas M. Ryan Center, where fans and special event guests alike enjoy exciting entertainment and event action. The University Of Rhode Island Dining Service’s Catering Department, is proud to be the exclusive provider for the center including full-service options for luxury suite holders.

We are serious about maintaining our reputation for marvelous cuisine, refined style and inspired service – so our suite catering team will do whatever it takes to create one memorable entertainment experience after another, for you and your guests. Let our experience and expertise make this the best season, through top–quality menus and customized catering services.

Please ask us about special event catering at the Thomas M. Ryan Center, where special events do come alive.

To place an order, please contact us at: 401.874.2229.
Our catering specialists can help you with any questions you may have when you call!

Our Luxury Suites

All food and beverage equipment (chafing dishes, smallwares, and utensils) provided by University of Rhode Island Catering must remain in your suite and should not be locked in your suite cabinets. All orders are provided with appropriate serving utensils. Our dinnerware of plates, beverage containers and cutlery are fine quality disposables.


Ordering Info

The University of Rhode Island Catering Service is the exclusive provider for all catered food and beverage service at the Thomas M. Ryan Center. No outside food or beverages will be permitted into the building. Due to RI Department of Health regulations, no food or beverages can be taken off the premises. We have created a menu with a wide variety of selections. However, we will make every attempt to accommodate any special requests for products or services that are not available on our standard menu. Request for special services should be submitted as early as possible and must be finalized no later than five working days prior to the event.


Advance Ordering

In order to coordinate and execute the delivery of the highest quality products and services to your suite, orders must be placed in advance, no later than three business days (excluding Saturday, Sunday or Holidays) prior to the event.



Monday order must be placed by 2 p.m. on prior Wednesday

Tuesday order must be placed by 2 p.m. on prior Thursday

Wednesday order must be placed by 2 p.m. on prior Friday

Thursday order must be placed by 2 p.m. on prior Monday

Friday order must be placed by 2 p.m. on prior Tuesday

Saturday order must be placed by 2 p.m. on prior Wednesday

Sunday order must be placed by 2 p.m. on prior Wednesday

 Please call between 8:30 am – 4:00 pm  M–F (401) 874-4331.


Delivery Schedule

All ordered cold beverages and snacks (popcorn, peanuts, etc.) will be available in your suite 30 minutes prior to event times. In order to ensure freshness, all other food orders will be delivered no later than 30 minutes after the event begins. Your suite attendant will check periodically throughout the event for additional needs. Each attendant is responsible for serving several suites.


The Thomas M. Ryan Center
1 Lincoln Almond Plaza
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401.788.3200
Fax: 401.788.3210

The University of Rhode Island
Dining Services
Catering Department
10 Tootell Road
Kingston, RI 02881
Phone: 401.874.9408
Fax: 401.874.5089

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