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I just wanted to write and thank you for a wonderful event last Thursday evening! It was a tremendous success, in every respect. The lovely tables, buffet, and beautiful flowers truly set a most elegant stage for a most enjoyable evening. Food and service were outstanding! I know that Gretchen and our Board member hosts were very pleased - the perfect occasion to introduce Ursuline's new president to our volunteer leadership community.
It is a great pleasure to work with Denise, Scott, and your staff. We look forward to the next opportunity to partner with SMU Catering!


Please accept my sincere appreciation for the fabulous catering services you provided for our events throughout this academic year. We held so many wonderful programs and the SMU Catering team was so instrumental in the overall success of all of our events.

There were so many different components to each of the programs; from the room set-up, to the flowers, the menu planning and several specialty aspects at each event. You were always amenable to last minute changes such as increasing guest count and advance set-up of rooms. You and your team's consistent flexibility and congenial manner while providing proficient service make it such a pleasure to have events here at SMU. This is so critical to event planners because we work with so many variables including VIPS, presenters and guests who request changes all the way up to the last minute. Without a doubt, the most important aspect of every event is great customer service and you and your team have always provided exceptional service throughout all of our events.

Additionally, we had several meetings and walk-throughs during the planning process for each event and you were there every step of the way to ensure all of the catering details were professionally managed. Please know I value your proficiency and have come to rely upon your great catering expertise.

Thank you again for your tremendous help throughout the year.


By all accounts the Maura Awards presentation was a huge success! We have had rave reviews from all of those who attended, and the thanks, in large part, go to you and your colleagues who worked so hard to ensure an extraordinary event.

As you know, our events are a significant part of SMU's public image. The audience for this particular event was, for the most part, new to the University, and I can assure you that their impression was very favorable. It is important that we continue to produce celebrations that area a credit to the University and your contributions to the Maura Awards will help us in that effort.

Again, please accept my thanks for your participation and hard work. I look forward to working with you again in the future.

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On behalf of the entire AT&T University team, I wanted to express my most sincere appreciation for the excellent support and guidance we received from Juanita Ovalle, SMU Catering and Sales Manager and her entire staff. The good portion success of this experience is predicated on the quality, service and presentation of all of our dining and culinary needs. Juanita and team have met every challenge, delivered on every request and provided a "can-do" attitude for all of our needs. Their response to our many requests exceeded our expectations. The menu variety was robust, the quality of food excellent and the service caring and responsive.

SMU Catering's partnership and service have enabled our Leading with Distinction programs to be a world class event. We look forward to the continued support as we move forward with our future sessions.