In 2009, Boston Culinary Group merged with Centerplate to become the official concessionaire at the Ryan Center. Centerplate is one of the largest hospitality companies in the world and is dedicated to delivering Craveable Experiences. Raveable Results. to our many guests and clients. They devote themselves to providing our clients with a total solution platform that does much more than solely serve food.
Check out the concessions options offered at the Ryan Center.
During the 2014/2015 basketball season, the Ryan Center paired up with our internal concessionaire, Centerplate, to initiate the Ryan Center's first ever in-house bar, complete with beer and wine sales. Manged by the the Ryan Center, Rhody Pub is located on the South Concourse with an overhead look of our Alex and Ani court and is run by our TIPS certified Ryan Center Event Staff and Security Team. Open one hour prior to tip off, Rhody Pub is available to only guests 21+ with proper identification and closes 5 [game] minutes into the second half. Please note that all alcoholic beverages must be purchased and consumed only within Rhody Pub; no alcohol may leave the designated area.
URI Dining Services is responsible for all catering within the Ryan Center including catering in the Luxury Suites, Birthday Parties & Pre-Show Events/Dinners.
URI Dining Services is the exclusive caterer of the Ryan Center. For all suite food or beverage orders, please call Dominic Ferraro at (401) 874-9408. No outside food/beverage is allowed in the suites.
The Catering Office of Dining Services at the University of Rhode Island prides itself in the fine service which
it provides to the faculty, staff and students. Their services include served dinners, buffets, receptions, luncheons and refreshment breaks. In addition, they also offer a full service bakeshop which can provide for all of your birthday cake, cookie, and pastry needs.
CLICK HERE for the Ryan Center Luxury Suite Catering Menu. (PDF - Adobe Acrobat Reader required.)
Suite and Catering payments must be made at time of purchase at least three business days prior to event (please see ordering schedule included in catering menu.) If additional food is purchased during event, it will be billed to your account. A credit card must be on file with catering even if payment is by check