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Entertainment Meal Expense Limits

The maximum amount per person that can be reimbursed for allowable meeting and entertainment occasions varies depending on the meal:


Meal Type Maximum Per-Person
  As of July 1, 2022
Breakfast $31
Lunch $54
Dinner $94
Light Refreshments $22


Per-person meal expense is for an entire event and:

Includes Pre-meal items (e.g., beverages and hors d'oeuvres), meal, labor, sales tax, delivery charges, and other service fees.

Does not include: Room rental and setup fees, media rental fees, china, and linen rental, decorations, and other non-meal expenses.

The host is required to provide itemized receipts for departmental review. The receipts must identify both food and beverage charges.

When requesting payment or reimbursement, submit original, itemized receipts.