America To Go
When an on-campus catering need is identified, the first option should be to contact University Housing. Purchases from Housing are processed via Journal Voucher and do not require multiple quotes or Purchase Order.
If University Housing is unable to accommodate your department’s need, the UIUC has partnered with America To Go (ATG) to offer an iBuy Punchout Catalog that is accessible to all UIUC departments through the iBuy Showcase. This partnership enables the University to provide autonomy to departments while ordering food. Each vendor available in the ATG Catalog has already provided all required documentation (e.g. Certificate of Insurance meeting University insurance requirements) to service our campus.
The ATG Catalog will support standard menu items from restaurants and caterers. Users can select items and quantities that can be bundled into a cart and can quickly be processed to fully executed Purchase Orders. Users will also have the option to upload catering quotes for vendors who specialize in custom events. For additional information regarding custom catering, please contact our ATG representative Vivian Bordon Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 917-344-9056.
All orders will also include a 20% contingency to offer processing flexibility intended to limit any needed last-minute changes. This contingency line will only be submitted to ATG. If no changes are needed, the restaurant or caterer will never see this additional PO line item. If the contingency is needed, an authorized representative from the ordering department will contact either our ATG Account Manager or your direct restaurant or caterer contact. Any agreed upon changes will be submitted on the final invoice. Any changes above the 20% contingency will require the department to submit a service desk ticket for a change order.
For ATG’s contracted vendor list please visit: ATG Vendors
When using the ATG Catalog, it is the departments responsibility to ensure their catered event aligns with the University policy for per diems.
Any food order related questions should be sent to the Purchasing and Contracts Management Office (217) 333-3505 email@example.com.
For frequently asked questions please visit: ATG FAQ