Mat's Cafe & Catering

Catering Menu


Continental Breakfast

Morning Express
Chilled organic juices, assorted pastries or bagels & cream cheese, organic fair trade coffee.

The Continental
Chilled organic juices, fresh fruit platter, assorted pastries or bagels & cream cheese, organic fair trade coffee.

Breakfast Buffets

Buffet A
Chilled organic juices, organic fair trade coffee, assorted pastries or bagels & cream cheese, fresh fruit platter, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, fried potatoes.

Buffet B
Chilled organic juices, organic fair trade coffee, homemade biscuits & sausage gravy, fresh fruit trifle, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, fried potatoes.

Hors d' oeuvres
All choices serve 20 people

Fresh fruit platter   
Slow roasted BBQ rib platter  
BBQ wings & rib platter  
Petite sandwich platter 
BBQ meatballs 
Sweet n' sour meatballs 

Swedish meatballs
Assorted petite quiche
BBQ wing platter
Beef teriyaki brochettes
Chicken pineapple brochettes
Imported & domestic cheese platter
Fresh vegetable platter w/ herb dip
Smoked salmon canapes
Peppered tenderloin slices w/ herb sauce
Stuffed cherry tomatoes
Jumbo shrimp cocktail platter
Sesame beef kebobs
Bacon wrapped sea scallops
Proscuitto & asparagus wrap
Cheese beignets w/ brandy dipping sauce
Fresh cocktail crab claws

Light Luncheons
All salads and soups are served with our fresh baked bread

Mat's House Salad
Fresh mixed greens topped with imported bleu cheese, crushed pecans, and dried Traverse City cherries and cranberries.

Grilled Chicken Caesar
Tender young Romaine leaves topped with a fanned chicken breast, fresh grated parmesan, and grape tomatoes

Big Texas
Fresh mixed greens topped with smoked beef brisket, red onions, and grape tomatoes.

Fruit Medley
The season's freshest fruit on a bed of leaf lettuce

Renaissance Cobb Salad
Fresh greens topped with Julianne slices of turkey breast, chopped bacon, imported bleu cheese, diced eggs, red onions, and grape tomatoes

Specialty Salad
Tuna, chicken, or egg salad on a bed of fresh greens with tomato, cucumber, green pepper, and shredded cheese

House Made Soups
All soups are made on site daily with only the freshest ingredients. Call today for daily choices.

Executive Box Lunch
All boxed lunches are priced per person
Includes a premium sandwich on our fresh baked rolls, gourmet cold salad, fresh baked cookie, and your choice of soda or bottled water.

Sandwich Selections...

  Turkey breast
o   Smoked ham
o   Corned beef
o   Tuna salad
o   Chicken salad

Salad Selections...

o   Pasta
o   Coleslaw
o   Fruit Cup

Grand Buffets
All buffets are served with fresh baked rolls or Jalapeno cornbread muffins Plastic
Tableware is included in all buffets

China is available at an additional cost per person.

To Start, choose from the following...

Mat's House Salad
Caesar salad
Assorted cheese platter with assorted crackers
Fresh vegetable platter
Fresh fruit platter

Soup De' Jour
Roasted Redskin Potatoes
Baked Potatoes
Smashed Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes
Whipped Mashed Potatoes with Gravy
Wild Rice
Rice Pilaf
Cornbread Stuffing
Steamed Broccoli with Cheese
Green Bean Almandine
Glazed Baby Carrots
Buttered Corn

Entree's, choose one of the following...

Mat's famous BBQ pulled pork
Mat's famous hickory smoked ribs
Fresh roasted turkey breast
BBQ chicken quarter
Herb roasted chicken quarter
Sirloin tips of beef
Smoked pit ham steak
Mat's signature stuffed chicken breasts
Grilled lemon pepper chicken
Chicken breast with sun dried tomatoes and garlic crust
Marinated chicken breast
Herb crusted roast beef
Certified black angus prime rib

Additional Choices

The following are choices to accompany any Grand Buffet and are priced accordingly.

Pulled BBQ pork   priced per pound
Roasted turkey   priced per pound
Smoked beef brisket   priced per pound
Our famous BBQ ribs  priced per slab (12 bones)
Stuffed cabbage   priced per roll (20 roll minimum)
Augratin potatoes   priced per pound
Scalloped potatoes   priced per pound
Smoked kielbasa & kraut   priced per pound
6oz. boneless chicken breast, any style   priced per piece
Herb rubbed roast beef   priced per pound

Chocolate Fountain

Experience mouth-watering taste and aroma of cascading chocolate: the unique and attractive Chocolate Fountain. An exciting addition to any wedding, party, or other event. The fountain is an experience your guests will remember for years to come. Imagine your guests experiencing the sight, sound, and fragrance of the rich, Belgian chocolate as it flows down an elegant, three-tiered waterfall.

o    Set-up/breakdown included
o    10 lbs. of Premium Belgian Chocolate
o    Adequate for 10 to 75 guests
250 wooden skewers for dipping
   3 hours of enjoyment

The Dippers Delight

   $3.00 per person + tax (dipping items are in addition to the rental price of the fountain)
o    Strawberries, pineapple, cherries, cream puffs, marshmallows, cookies, pretzels
o    Fresh flowers to decorate base fountain
o    Napkins, disposable plates and unlimited skewers


The finale to a great feast! From our kitchen, choose from a vast variety of tortes, cakes, flans, and individual desserts. Ask Mat for an appropriate selection to make this a memorable dining experience.

Yet another experience...
Now that you have seen our catering side, stop in with your friends and family. Check out our Café Menu for sit down dining at Mat's.