Campus Event Services

Whether you need full meal service or a simple coffee break, the Rice campus is home to several operators who can meet your needs. When you support the operators on campus you are supporting Rice.

Coffee Breaks and Breakfasts

Rice Coffeehouse

Rice Coffeehouse located in Ley StudentCenter, is Rice’s student-run coffee house and provides on-line ordering for certified organic, Fair Trade coffees (including iced coffee) and teas. Bagels, cookies, scones and other classic treats can be included with an order made at least three days in advance. Specialty cakes can be ordered from Cakes on Call with five day notice. Orders may be picked up or delivered for an extra fee.

Rice Coffeehouse Catering

Brochstein Pavilion at night

FLO Paris at the Brochstein Pavilion located in the Brochstein Pavilion offers fresh brewed coffee from specially selected single origin beans custom roasted to exacting standards. French cuisine is featured focusing on artisan coffees, sweet and savory crepes, assorted quiches, delicious homemade soups and salads and speciality desserts and French macaroons. Soft drinks and bottled water are also available. Beverages may be picked up or delivered with a minimum order. A coffee service attendant to refill, restock and cleanup is also available for an additional charge. Tables and linens also are available for an additional charge.

Flo Paris at the Brochstein

FastBreak is an on-campus delivery service for the Rice community. A diverse menu is offered which includes breakfast tacos, traditional scones, cinnamon rolls, fresh fruit, breakfast frittatas and coffee cake. All services are designed to be drop-off only. All menu items are presented on high-quality disposable packaging. Deliveries are available Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 am until 11:00 am. Email or call 713-348-4084 for more information.

Audio Visual Equipment

The Ley Student Center is a resource to reserve audio visual equipment, for pick up only. Contact the RMC to reserve equipment or 713-348-3778.

The Digital Media Center is available to Rice students, faculty and staff. Equipment can be checked out, for pick up only. Contact the DMC to reserve equipment or 713-348-3635.

Lunch to Go

FLO Paris Lunches are packaged in eco-friendly boxes and include sandwich, chips, drink and a cookie. Deluxe boxes include a chocolate and side of fresh fruit. FLO Paris at the Brochstein Pavilion 713-254-5523

Whoo Deli Boxed lunches or salads can be pre-ordered and then picked up. Boxes can included sandwiches, salads, chips or fruit. Lunches can be picked up from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. To place an order, call 713-348-4084.

Dinners and Receptions

Cohen House (Rice University Faculty Club)
FLO Paris at the Brochstein Pavilion

Tables and Linens

The Ley Student Center can provide equipment for special events – pick up only. RMC equipment rental requests can be accessed on-line to reserve equipment or 713-348-3778

Aztec Events & Tents can provide equipment and tents for special events and parties. Orders should be placed within one week prior to the event.

Aztec Events & Tents

Superior Rentals and Design can provide equipment and tents for specials events and parties. Orders and information available by contacting 281-931-6684.

Vending Services

Rice Vending Services provides drinks, disposables, condiments, snacks and other miscellaneous items for departmental break rooms, kitchens or other on-campus needs. To submit an order, use the VENDING ORDER FORM

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