Events at the Phoenix Zoo are professionally serviced by our Premier Caterer as well as a list of Preferred Caterers. These culinary experts specialize in quality, customer service and on-site catering. Beverage service is also available for your event.

  • Premier Caterer
  • Preferred Caterers
  • Bar Services

Lancer Catering

Lancer Catering is proud to offer our award-winning catering services at Phoenix Zoo for your next event. Phoenix Zoo is a unique setting for social and corporate events. The Zoo has been host to every kind of party from wedding receptions to private parties, business meetings and company picnics. Lancer has been in the hospitality and catering business for more than 30 years and we cater thousands of events each year at cultural attractions, zoos and aquariums around the country.

Lancer Catering’s experienced professionals will help you select the menu and location perfect for the size and style of your event. We are famous for our flexibility as a caterer and offer customized menus for every occasion and budget. Whether you host an elaborate dinner, wedding reception or casual company picnic at the Phoenix Zoo, our expert catering staff will deliver exceptional cuisine and flawless service.

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Lancer Catering
455 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Andrew’s Catering offers the most versatile and exciting catering service in Phoenix with an emphasis on delicious food along with great service and affordability. The unique ability to cook on-site provides food fresh from the grill to the table. Whether it be small, intimate events, large outdoor picnics, or anything in between, let our party planners help you select from our trademark smoked BBQ, traditional hand carved meats, creative sides, innovative appetizers and delicious desserts. Andrew’s is the perfect partner for the perfect Phoenix Zoo event.

The diverse resources and styles to create the perfect atmosphere for any occasion. When professionalism and expertise are natural instincts. From a western round up to a black-tie extravaganza. Catering since 1966 we set the standards for catered affairs with uncompromising quality and incomparable service, with sumptuous food deliciously displayed for all occasions “Catering is Arizona Taste”.

Established in 1981, Atlasta is the most diverse catering company in Arizona. Consistently ranked in the top two catering firms by The Business Journal and having been featured in Phoenix New Times, the Arizona Republic, Arizona Foothills, Arizona Trends, Arizona Food and Life and on Channels 3, 5, 10, 12 and 15, Atlasta’s commitment to innovative menus, unsurpassed presentation and over the top service will ensure your event is the best it can be.


Known for our commitment to quality, our name speaks for itself. Creations in Cuisine Catering specializes in corporate, social and wedding catering offering pre-selected and custom menu creations combined with unsurpassed customer service, innovative event design and flawless execution making every event, large or small a memorable occasion. For over 19 years Creations in Cuisine Catering has been servicing Phoenix and the surrounding areas with innovative cuisine and event design. Our goal is to be your first choice when planning your wedding, corporate or social event. Creations in Cuisine Catering uses only the freshest ingredients available to prepare your food with an emphasis on taste, freshness and creativity.


Since 1996 Fabulous Food has been producing one of kind events with exquisite artisan cuisine. Fabulous Food specializes in creating events that are exclusively tailored for each of our clients’ specific desires. We excel at exceeding our clients’ expectations and can invent an occasion that is uniquely you.

Bar Policy
The Zoo operates under a State 6 Liquor License – ALL alcohol must be provided by the Zoo.

Liquor & Wine available include:

  • Domestic Beer
  • Premium Beer
  • House Liquors
  • House Wines
  • Cordials
  • Premium wines and liquors are available upon request (must be purchased by the case)
Bar Minimum Guarantee
An $8 deposit per person must be paid in advance.

Your deposit will be applied to final balance. If a hosted bar exceeds the deposit, the client will be billed for the additional balance due.

If a cash bar exceeds the deposit, the deposit will be applied to the total event balance or refunded.If cash sales do not reach the deposit, the Zoo will keep the difference.

Beverage Type: All choices are permitted at any daytime or evening event.

Service: Available everyday, daytime and evening, except for Sunday before 10:00 a.m.

Serving Ware: Glassware is reserved for indoor venues only.

Service Fee: 22% will be applied to all final hosted bar balances.

Set-up Fee: $200 for an Indoor Venue and $250 for an Outdoor Venue. This includes the bar set up & bartender. (Recommendation: one bar per every 100 people)