Catering and Rentals


Benchmark Restaurant Catering

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Benchmark Restaurant showcases food, wine and beer created, prepared and presented by students of the Canadian Food and Wine Institute. Our rotating menu remains local and seasonal, including college-grown, regional and provincial bounties. Benchmark can provide event catering, and can also facilitate large group reservations and use of the Benchmark Private Dining Room.

To request event catering from Benchmark Restaurant, or for more information about available options, contact Melissa Nevestuk at 905-641-2252 extension 4618, or

Student Centre Catering
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Catering services can be provided anywhere on Niagara College campuses, or as part of a Student Centre Rental. All catering options are priced per person. The SAC Student Centres offer a variety of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options. Please discuss your dietary needs with the Student Centre Operations Manager so that they can provide you with the best available menu for your event. Catering must be ordered 7 days in advance of your event.

To see the menu or to make a catering order, click here.

Building and Space Rentals

Student Centre Rentals
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The Core (Welland Campus) and The Armoury (Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus) are on-campus pubs with entertaining space, which are run by the Niagara College Student Administrative Council. The Student Centres have been used for alumni functions, stag and does, club functions, banquets, anniversaries, birthdays, retirements, graduation parties and more. They will be happy to work with you to plan your next event!

Contact Jennifer Olm at or 905-735-2211 extension 4226 or 7660  for details and pricing.

Gymnasium Rentals
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In the spring of 2011, NC completed a $90 million campus redevelopment project that included the construction of the state-of-the-art Welland Campus Athletic Centre. The facility includes a 15825 ft2 Gymnasium, a 3612 ft2 Fitness Centre, a 1266 ft2 Multi-Purpose Studio, an Athletic Therapy Centre, four varsity team rooms, four change rooms and more.

Rentals are full-day or by-the-hour bookings. Rates vary depending on your needs. For more information and to book the facilities, visit the Niagara College Athletics and Recreation website.