Schwab Executive Services offers two distinct customized options for customers who desire the highest level of excellence in food and hospitality service. These menu options and catering services are tailored to each of our two locations, the Schwab Residential Center and the Knight Management Center, to ensure an exceptional and flawless event.

Schwab Dining offers catering services for events held at the Schwab Residential Center.

Schwab Dining menu (PDF)

Schwab Catering provides catering services for events held at the Knight Management Center.

Award-winning Executive Chef Raul Lacara’s leadership has enabled Schwab Executive Services to provide an unrivaled culinary and hospitality experience. Schwab offers impeccable service to world business leaders who attend Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Education programs, as well as both the broader Graduate School of Business and Stanford University communities.

Impeccable Food

Focusing on fresh, sumptuous and sustainable local ingredients, Schwab’s culinary professionals create sophisticated menus featuring global taste profiles. Whether you work with one of our standard menus or desire a menu tailored to your event, the Schwab cuisine will surely delight your guests' senses.

Impeccable Service

Our staff’s talent and attendance to every detail of your Schwab Dining experience is the reason we were rated as the finest executive dining program in the world 10 out of the last 12 years by the Financial Times. Our goal is to provide just the right mix of culinary excellence, friendly and efficient service, compelling décor and unique touches that leave your guests impressed.

Impeccable Events

Whether you're hosting a small staff meeting, elaborate dinner party or a large reception, Schwab is a perfect place to host an event any time of year. Serving groups from 25 to 800, members of the Schwab Dining hospitality team will work with you to deliver just the right mix of food, drink, entertainment and atmosphere to make your event a success.

Location: 680 Serra Street, Stanford, CA 94305

Room Reservations: To reserve the Vidalakis Dining Room, please call GSB Facilities 650.725.3215

Schwab Executive Services: 650.723.0283,


Chef Raul Lacara: Master Ice Carver


Raul Lacara  

Raul Lacara
Senior Associate Director of Executive
Conferences and Catering Services

Michelle Radisich
Senior Manager
Conferences and Catering Services