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Catering and Venues in Sarasota, FL,
(941) 921-3400

About Us

As Sarasota’s Premier Wedding Caterer, Mattison’s Catering offers a full range of services to make your dream wedding a reality!

Mattison’s is dedicated to offering world-class cuisine with exceptional service. Our impecable attention to detail is one of the hallmarks of a Mattison’s wedding – if it is important to you, it is essential to us.

Mattison's can manage events of all sizes- from intimate to 400 person receptions. No event is too small, nor too big.

Mattison's Wedding Specialists are experienced professionals that are here to help make your Pinterest board a reality. Are you planning from afar and not sure which vendors to use? Your Specialist will refer to our Preferred Vendor List to find the best Wedding Professionals for your wedding vision. Their years of experience in the wedding field gives them credibility to help with the organization of all of your wedding rentals and/or work with your wedding coordinator to plan: floorplan, timeline, custom menus, flowers, entertainment, linens, settings, decorations, and more!

Taste the Difference

Mattison’s takes pride in, and is committed to utilizing the highest quality of meats. These animals are raised on sustainable family farms, have never ever been given antibiotics, steroids, growth stimulants or hormones. They are also fed 100% vegetarian feed, which has no pesticides, no preservatives and no artificial ingredients. We cook on site the day of your Wedding – bringing you restaurant quality food, which ensures fresh and top quality cuisine for you and your guests to enjoy. These factors are reasons we are recognized as one of Sarasota’s top Wedding Caterers.

Off Premise Catering Services and Cuisine

Mattison's Catering is dedicated to offering world-class cuisine with exceptional service. The Mattison's Wedding Specialist can create a menu based off of your event theme! We can accommodate to those with gluten free, kosher, lactose free, no pork, nut free, organic, vegan, and vegetarian dietary restrictions. They will also provide all needed barware, china, flatware, glassware and linens for your event. The wedding catering services they offer can include:

  • Breakfast/brunch
  • Buffet
  • Cake
  • Cake cutting
  • Chocolate fountain
  • Cocktail reception
  • Custom menu
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • French service
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Lunch
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tapas
  • Tastings

Off Premise Bar Services

Mattison's Catering also offers off-premise bar services for your special day. This can include:

  • Liquor license
  • Barware
  • Bartender(s)
  • Premium liquor
  • Specialty wine
  • Specialty beer
  • Champagne toast
  • Signature drink
  • House liquor
  • House wine
  • House beer
  • Outside alcohol
  • Cash bar
  • Limited bar
  • Open bar

In House Facilities, Capacity and Services

Along with doing off premise events, Mattison's Catering also offers both indoor and outdoor venue options for 10 guests to 1000 (or more).

  • Mattison's at the Van Wezel - The Grand Foyer is an indoor elegant space that looks directly out onto the sparkling Sarasota Bay, accommodating up to 350 seated guests or 500+ guests for a cocktail reception style event. The Grand Foyer also opens up to an outdoor Terrace and Bayfront lawn accommodating an additional 1,500 people.
  • The Galleria at Mattisons 41 - Available for weddings, rehearsals, bridal/groom events, buy-outs and private room rental. Modeled after the arcades in Milan, seats from 20-70 people for a formal sit-down event and can accommodate up to 150 for a cocktail party, with plenty of room for a dance floor and a private bar. Some of the unique design features are a wine cellar entrance, sky lights, elegant silver leaf on the walls and an outdoor garden terrace.

Mattison's can also provide many event rentals to make your wedding atmosphere complete. This can include:

  • Event Rentals - tables, chairs, tents and accesories, centerpieces, altars and arches, dance floor and more.
  • Event planning
  • Cake
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Lighting & sound
  • Parking
  • Shuttle
  • Valet
  • Wheelchair access

Caroline Templeton

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  • Kourtney was an awesome month of coordinator for our wedding in February at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium. As a couple planning our wedding from across the country, Kourtney helped make us feel confident and prepared leading up to the wedding. She handled details with the rigor and scrutiny that I would myself. Her relationship with vendors made everything easy. On the day of the wedding everything went off perfectly, and I think that can be credited to Kourtney. She went above and beyond to make sure all our details were in order and did a fantastic job with setting up our homemade centerpieces. Everyone in our wedding party was impressed by her ability to keep everyone focused and in the right place. I would highly recommend Kourtney. Mattison's was also a fantastic caterer. The food was delicious and our guests were so full and happy. Having our coordinator, caterer, and rentals all from one place also made everything seamless and easy. I would also recommend Matti... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Catering

    What is the average catering price per person for plated service?

    $ 36.00

    What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

    $ 38.00

    What is the average catering price per person for stations?

    $ 42.00

    What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres?

    $ 10.00

    Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering?

    Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up, Cake, Cake Cutting, Dessert, Cocktail Reception, Server(s), Tastings, Chairs, Tables, China, Linens, Flatware, Glassware, Chocolate Fountain

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 15.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    House Beer, House Wine

    What event services do you provide?

    Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up

    What catering services do you provide?

    Breakfast / Brunch, Buffet, Cake, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Custom Menu, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Lunch, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tapas, Tastings

    What types of cuisine do you cater?

    African, American, Asian, BBQ, British, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, Ethiopian, French, German, Greek, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Russian, Sandwiches, Seafood, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese

    What dietary needs can you accommodate?

    Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Kosher, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian

    What bar services do you provide?

    Liquor License, Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Limited Bar, Open Bar, House Beer, Specialty Beer, House Wine, Specialty Wine, Champagne Toast, House Liquor, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Outside Alcohol

    Which of the following items can you provide?

    Chairs, Tables

    Which of the following items can you provide?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

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