Dining Services

Bates offers curriculum-influenced grab-and-go items, sure to delight your palate and senses. We are located on the main floor of the Downtown Campus, Room A200. 

Please note that these services operate according to the college calendar and are closed during holidays, including the months of August, September and most of December.


Our newly-remodeled Bistro is set to open Fall Quarter. Stay tuned!

TBD for open dates and times.



7-10 a.m., Mon-Thu, closed Friday

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Mon-Thu, closed Friday


On-Campus Catering

Bates Technical College offers catering services for limited on-campus events at our Downtown, South, and Central Campus (Advanced Technology Building) locations. Our students and staff set up buffet lines, maintain all service standards, including clean up and take down of the buffet line. Note: There are additional costs associated with food transportation to South and Central Campuses.

Room Reservations

Call 253.680.7011 for campus room rental cost information and reservations. When reserving a room, please allow ample time for catering to set up and clean up based on the size of your event before and after your reservation time.

Payments and Deposits

We require a 50 percent deposit to secure an event date and time. We accept checks, Visa and MasterCard.  All events must be paid in full, the day before the event unless other arrangements have been made.

To Make Arrangements

We would be happy to discuss your upcoming event and develop menu options.  Please call or email the Catering Coordinator at 253.680.7011 or kmoody@batestech.edu to discuss a proposal for your event.


Coming soon!