Catering to Your Every Need


Whether your meeting, event or wedding is in the morning, afternoon or evening, the Pioneer Grill by Knute Nelson has a full array of chef-inspired creations that will appeal to all, ranging from boxed lunches to delicious gourmet dishes with flavorful wine pairings and beer. 092519 Knute Nelson 58d.jpg

  • Appetizers
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Desserts
  • Beverages

View the Catering Menu

- Wedding Special -

Pioneer Grill by Knute Nelson caters to your wedding needs!

Our catering team recognizes that your wedding is one of the most important events of your life. Allow us the honor of ensuring every detail of your meals are perfect, so you can focus on what matters most... saying "I do."

We can take care of a part or all of your meals on your special day including:

  • Grooms Dinner

  • Wedding/Reception

  • The morning after


The Pioneer Grill is pleased to serve clients for any type of event, within our campus or externally. Our team can satisfy the palates of small groups for business meetings, medium groups for a bridal shower or even a large group for your next family wedding.

On-Site Catering

The Pioneer Grill by Knute Nelson is located at Grand Arbor in Alexandria, MN. This beautiful community allows for several room rental options to accommodate your group. 

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  • Community Room (capacity: 100) | $150 rental fee
  • Activity Room (capacity: 50) | $75 rental fee
  • Outdoor Patio (capacity: 75) | $75 rental fee
  • Multi-purpose Room (capacity: 50)  | $75 rental fee
  • Private Dining Room (capacity: 10) | $20 rental fee
  • Governors Room* (capacity: 65) | $100 rental fee

*Located at Nelson Gables by Knute Nelson

Discounted room rental fees are available for residents, their families, employees, and non-profit organizations.

Off-Site Catering

Off-site catering is also available to those hosting an event within 15 miles of Alexandria. This coverage area includes Osakis, Carlos, Holmes City, and immediate surrounding areas. Our professional team works relentlessly to ensure your event goes off without a hitch092519 Knute Nelson 78d.jpg.

In addition to preparing and serving excellent food, we also have affordable equipment rental options. 

Equipment Rental
  • Tents (16' x 10') | $100 per tent
  • Chairs | $1 per chair
  • Tables | $7.50 per table (6 ft. and 8 ft.)

We’ve held monthly meetings for Young Professionals at Grand Arbor for a few years and have had nothing but a great experience. From the delicious food that is always hot and ready to go, to the open communication on figuring out the best way to RSVP for our event, to the friendly customer service that we always receive. 

Melissa Amundson
Alexandria Area Young Professionals Leadership Team

You can also reach us at

Pioneer Grill by Knute Nelson
4403 Pioneer Road SE
Alexandria, MN 56308

(320) 759-4608