From a Father of a bride on Wedding Wire
I am the father of the bride. I look for value , however quality is extremely important to me as I come from an Italian family in which the abundance of food, taste. texture, aroma, and all around culinary experience is very important. We had all of this and more by having Chef Matthew Johnson at the helm of this culinary adventure. The tasting was a treat. We gave Chef Johnson an idea of what we were looking for. he created a menu that far exceeded our expectations. ( The coconut shrimp and the Maryland Crab Cakes was something that I did not at first consider, but after the tasting.....OMG I can't get them out of my mind!!!) The cocktail hour was an avalanche of color and delight. Skewers of beef, skewers of Jack Daniels Chicken, Crab filled stuffed mushrooms, coconut shrimp, Maryland Crab Cakes , eggplant caponata, flavorful cheezes, fresh brushetta, melon and prosciutto, and a cascade of fresh seasonal fruit ...crisp and sweet . Everything tickled the taste buds. The service was professional. Every one of the waitstaff conducted themselves with the utmost discipline and decorum yet friendly and accommodating. We opted for a sit down dinner that offered fillet Mignon, Chilean Sea Bass, and Tuscan Chicken. All 200 guests were served within 20 minutes flat. Everything was abundant, hot , uniform, and superbly prepared. Not one thing went back to the kitchen !! Every one of the guests raved about their food....even the most finicky of eaters. In conclusion, I just regret that I did not know about Matthew's Catering several years ago when my other daughter married. I might have been able to save several thousand dollars had I known of them at that time. The entire experience was positive. Every arrangement went according to plan. My advice ....On the day of the wedding, enjoy and relax. Let Chef Matthew and his staff do what they do best. If you need catering...........There is no question that Matthew's Catering is the best. Bravo !
From a customer on Yelp!
I was referred to this caterer by the manager of the venue we found and we could not be happier! The service we've received since day 1 has been spectacular. They are there for you every step of the way to help you plan your day. Not only is their food spectacular, but their prices cannot be beat. They will work with your budget and plan a spectacular, creative menu that is reflective of your tastes as a couple. I cannot recommend a caterer anymore. I was in the catering business for many years and have never seen such a wonderful catering service. ***Just wanted to update after the wedding reception. This caterer was fantastic. So helpful throughout everything. Spectacular service and amazing food that all of our guests were talking about for weeks!
From a user on The Knot
3 months before our wedding, my fiance & I received a call from our cater saying he wasn't able to do our wedding. He recommended Matthew's Catering and not knowing anything about them, I reached out to friends and family. Matthew's Catering turned out to be a popular suggestion. So that same day I called and spoke with Penny. She said they had that date open and sent me their menu choices and said not to look at the prices because they will work with our budget. We met with Matthew that same night and were very impressed. Our wedding was in the fall and my husband and I wanted to bring the fall flavors to our menu. What Matthew came up with was beyond anything we could have imagined. Though we wanted to stay within our budget, we knew there was a possibilty we would have to go over, since it was so close to our wedding. When we got the proposal from Matthew, we were delighted to see it was actual less then we expected. From the time we hired them to the time we left our reception Matthew, Penny and Richard (event organizer) were right there with us putting together the most delicious and amazing buffet. I met with Richard just before the date to go over the layout and gave suggestions for linens to go with the center pieces that had. On that day Richard was right there from start to finish making sure everyone, not just my husband and I, but my guests too, were taken care of. We highly recommend this company for any event. From Wedding to outdoor picnics. They are FABULOUS!!!