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Phone: 503-823-7700

Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

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Preferred Vendor List

If you own a food business that aligns with the City’s guidelines and would like to be included on the provider list, please email the City's Sustainability at Work program to become certified. We’ll help you through the process and together we can make the City’s food purchases more healthful, sustainable and climate-friendly.


Elephants Catering & Events

Meals Offered
Breakfast, coffee, lunch, meeting snacks, dinner, appetizers

Lead Time
Orders must be placed by 2:30 pm the day prior to your event. Or, our corporate sack-and-box-lunch delivery team can provide same-day-ordering options.

How to Order: https://www.elephantsdeli.com/

Delivery Area: Greater Portland area

Minimum order/delivery fee
Delivery charges are based on zip code, we have no minimum and offer a wide-array of options that fit all budgets

About Us
Elephants has all your catering needs from hot, healthy breakfasts and lunch buffets to spectacular parties. Gluten-free, vegan or vegetarian? We have a menu for you! A certified B Corporation and Sustainability at Work gold-certified company, we work with purveyors who purchase local and sustainable products from a Food Alliance Certified Distributor. We also have an ever-growing list of local and regional sustainable companies that we support. We’re also a pioneering member of the Portland Composts! Program and prevent over 1000 pounds of waste from entering our landfills each week. Our delivery vans run on Bio-diesel, our Nissan Leaf is 100% electric, and our custom bike trailer delivers sack lunches and catering services. Elephant’s food is presented on durable, non-disposable platters. We provide re-usable table and flatware upon request, and our disposable tableware includes biodegradable paper plate, natural unbleached napkin and 100% post-consumer recycled flatware.


Green Zebra

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee, Hors d’oeuvres, Snacks

Lead Time: 48 hours in advance

How to Order
www.greenzebragrocery.com/catering/catering@greenzebragrocery.com,  503-583-4175

Delivery Area
Delivery available in the Downtown, Lloyd Center and North Portland areas. (Or pickup at store: PSU, Lloyd, Kenton).

Minimum order/delivery fee
No minimum order required, $15 delivery fee (for orders over $250, delivery fee is $20)

About Us
Green Zebra Grocery is an emerging, woman owned business. Our catering team works closely with local farmers, bakers & purveyors to serve food that is extra fresh and supports our community. We strive to use seasonal and organic ingredients as much as possible. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options are always available. We have minimized our carbon footprint by partnering with Portland Pedal Power for our deliveries and serving our food on large platters or in boxes with 100% recycled content. We look forward to providing a delicious and sustainable catering experience for your events! We’re happy to answer any questions.


HOTLIPS Pizza

Meals Offered: Lunch, dinner, snacks

Lead Time: Same day or days/weeks ahead

How to Order: hotlipspizza.kulacart.net/chooselocation

Delivery Area
Generally, we deliver within 2 miles of each HOTLIPS. Special arrangements can be made to deliver to any area, however. 

Minimum order/delivery fee: $20 minimum, $3 delivery fee

About Us
Locally and woman-owned, family ownership since 1984, currently employing 160 people. We use durable tableware and disposables with recycled content or recyclable whenever possible. We offer durable plates, bowls, cups, silverware. We source vegetables, meats, eggs, beverages, and fruits for our house made sodas from local farmers and producers - much is organic. We offer vegan and vegetarian slice options at all times. All our pizzas are available gluten-free, made to order; gluten-free slices are available upon request. We have sugar-free options on our menu, including beverages without sugar. We have 4 electric vehicles and plan multiple deliveries at a time to minimize trips. We minimize food waste with training, twice-daily inventory and daily ordering from central kitchen. Excess prepared food is donated to shelters and kitchens. We compost all organic waste through City’s Compost Program. Our staff is expert estimating quantities when discussing orders and planning events. 


Portland Pedal Power

Portland Pedal Power

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks (anytime from 7am – 7pm)

Lead Time: Varies by vendor, 24 hours or more preferred.

How to Order: orders.portlandpedalpower.com
Custom menu creation available for businesses with a corporate account.

Delivery Area
Central business district including downtown Portland, Pearl, NW,  inner-eastside, Lloyd District.

Minimum order/delivery fee
Minimum order: $50. Delivery and service fees vary based on order size and service level.

About Us

Portland Pedal Power delivers food from 70 local vendors (see menus). Whether you want pizza or a taco bar, salads or doughnuts, we organize everything to ensure a successful event. Our fleet of 15 cargo bicycles deliver a convenient and sustainable way to enjoy Portland’s best restaurants at your office.

Our catering staff provides full concierge services including building custom menus based on budget and preference, accommodation of dietary guidelines, delivery, on-site catering services and leftover planning upon request.

We encourage family style meals to reduce packaging waste and offer food donation delivery to local nonprofits. Our bicycle delivery ensures zero emissions transportation and reduces traffic congestion. Annually we ride over 16,000 miles and save 12.5 tons of CO2. We coach customers and restaurants on choosing sustainable choices – such as promoting plant-based options and encouraging family style packaging and reusable utensils and plates whenever possible.


Portland Roasting Coffee

Portland Roasting Coffee

Meals Offered
Coffee, Tea and Espresso beverages, Breakfast foods, Lunch and Grab and Go Items, Salads, Wraps

Lead Time: Varies by café

How to Order
503-236-7378

Delivery Area: Pickup is available at any of their cafes.

Minimum order/delivery fee 
There is no minimum price for orders, but the minimum volume of coffee is a 120-ounce box, which serves 16 8-ounce cups. Portland Roasting Coffee does not deliver.

About Us
Since Portland Roasting Coffee’s very beginning, in 1996, we have been committed to sustainability and creating a positive social impact. We have been carbon neutral since 2008; all energy used for our roasting facility, warehouse and Oak Street Cafe now uses renewable wind and solar energy and we collaborate with B-line delivery for carbon emission free bicycle delivery. We donate burlap sacks from green bean deliveries and leftover food to Meals on Wheels. Our foundation has always been rooted in establishing and nurturing strong long term relationships with farmers, suppliers and vendors. We use local food vendors who share our philosophy, including Rushmore Bakery, Petunia’s (vegan and gluten free) bakery, Marsee’s, Molly’s, Gem (vegan) and Pacific Pie.


Tamale Boy

Tamale Boy

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Lead Time: 48 hours

How to Order
www.tamaleboy.com/catering, catering@tamaleboy.com or 503-780-6681

Delivery Area: Greater Portland area.

Minimum order/delivery fee: $200 minimum order, $20 delivery fee, 20% gratuity added

About Us
Jaime Soltero Jr. started Tamale Boy as a catering company in 2008 called Mayahuel Catering. Tamale Boy has evolved into a food truck catering and restaurant business with two Portland brick and mortar locations.  Soltero Jr. and his team aim for Tamale Boy to be a fun and approachable dining option that is affordable for everyone. Tamale Boy offers a seasonally changing menu designed to highlight cuisine from various regions throughout Mexico. We welcome you to visit one of our two Portland locations and experience the creativity and passion of Tamale Boy.