About Pioneer Grill Catering

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. 

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

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Catering Menu


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Contact Us

4403 Pioneer Road SE
Alexandria, MN 56308

(320) 759-4608

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Catering Options

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Special Events

When you select a caterer for your next big event, you're selecting more than just a meal... You are choosing an experience!

In addition to delicious and flavorful meals, the Pioneer Grill catering team believes in creating an experience your guests will remember through unmatched customer services, beautiful food displays, and more.

Trust us to serve you for any of the following special events:

  • Weddings
    • Grooms dinner
    • Wedding/reception
    • The morning after
  • Holiday parties
  • Company events
  • Baby and bridal showers
  • and more!

Off-site Catering

Off-site catering is 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.)

On-site Catering

*Due to COVID-19, The Pioneer Grill may be unable to host on-site events at our campus. Please contact us to discuss your options.

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.

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"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