About Pioneer

Pioneer College Caterers, with a keenly focused vision of unparalleled client service and an intimate knowledge of the faith based college, university and seminary environment, is prepared to lead you toward your food service objectives.

We understand the special lifestyle and the spiritual issues unique in faith based college, university and seminary communities. We are committed to exceeding your expectations with continued emphasis on client satisfaction.

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Mission & Values Statement

Pioneer College Caterers is an organization committed to providing for the food service needs of Christian colleges and universities. We strive to maintain long term relationships with these special communities by:

  • Conducting our lives with integrity
  • Nurturing trust and faith in all our relationships
  • Respecting our clients’ missions
  • Exceeding our clients’ service expectations
  • Fostering the well being of our employees
  • Exhibiting good stewardship of our time, talents and resources entrusted to us
  • Maintaining profitability, which enables our existence and continued growth

Service is our product. It is our employees – at all levels – with their servant’s spirit who contribute to our success. We commit to establishing a fulfilling work environment which provides the opportunity for individual expression, personal and professional growth. We recruit and employ individuals with a passion for service.

Pioneer Philosophy

Realizing the need for a college food service management company that is a good partner-in-service to Christian colleges and universities, we are committed to the following objectives:

  • To develop and maintain personalized service for all clients
  • To maintain food programs of the highest standards
  • To develop, train, and promote management personnel from within the company, whenever possible
  • To provide an engaged corporate management team who thoroughly understand the communities they work with

At the core of Pioneer’s success is a philosophy that places client satisfaction before corporate growth. Client objectives are our primary concern. Pioneer achieves consistent, superior service because of our dedication of purpose, integrity, hard work, and an unflinching belief in true partnership. This is the “Pioneer Spirit.”

General Services

Pioneer’s services extend from the main dining hall to all other food service needs. Additionally, through strategic partnerships with experts in the field, value added services can be provided as well.

Comprehensively Managed Operations

  • Innovative Meal Plans
  • Proprietary Board Management System
  • Nutritional Awareness Program, A Matter of Choice
  • Special Event Catering Planning and Service
  • Emphasis on Student Employment
  • Retail Operations: Snack Bars, Coffee Shops & C-Stores
  • Partnering with National Brands; Chick-Fil-A, Pizza Hut and Starbucks
  • Vending Program Oversight

Value Added Services

  • Nationally recognized coffee shop program
  • Facility Redesign and Renovation
  • New Building Design
  • New Program Implementation