Archive for July, 2011

Your Perfect Autumn Wedding Begins with Mattito’s!

Are you planning a fall wedding? All those decisions can be overwhelming, especially during a time when you’d rather sit back and bask in the glow of love than be sweating the details of the most important day of your life. If you’d like your special day to be fun and carefree for your guests and for you, choose Mattito’s Tex-Mex for your fall wedding catering.

Mattito’s will handle all the tiny details so you don’t have to. You can select one of our catering packages, or we can work with you to plan a custom menu specially prepared for the dietary requirements of your guests. And with Mattito’s award-winning fare, you won’t have to worry about the quality of the food. Starting with the tamales and ending with flan, you can be certain everything will be beautifully presented, served at the appropriate temperature and absolutely delicious.

When you make the decision to enlist our tex-mex restaurant for your fall wedding catering, you will work closely with one of our hosts or hostesses who will be your personal friendly liaison to answer all of your questions and resolve any last minute changes you may need.

In addition to food services, Mattito’s can provide stylish festive decorations to enhance the atmosphere for you and your guests. Our food service is also enlivened with colorful tablecloths, cloth napkins and authentic china. If you so desire, our house musicians can be enlisted to provide lively musical entertainment.

We are ready to cater your fall wedding to a guest list as small as 10, all the way to over 1000. Our employees are cheerful, fun and helpful and we would be delighted to be your caterer!

The cheeses of Mexican food

Mattito’s Tex-Mex Restaurant offers a unique dining experience for children and adults who enjoy Mexican food or dishes. We serve a large selection of delicious cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a variety of Mexican cheeses.

Tex-Mex entrees are Mexican cuisine made with United States food products whereas Mexican dishes are authentic dishes made with Mexican ingredients. Our decades-old family recipes satisfy everyone’s hunger, and we use only the finest cheeses in our meals.

Entrees using soft and creamy, but not melted, cheeses include Queso Blanco which resembles mozzarella and Monterrey Jack, Panela and Roqueson which are similar to ricotta cheese, and Queso Fresco which tastes like mild feta cheese. The latter is used to top beans, salads, rice, and quesedillas.

Mexican food or dishes made with melted cheese use mild Queso Quesadilla, chewy Asadero, tangy Manchego, Oaxaca which is similar to string cheese, or Chihuahua which is like mild cheddar or jack cheese.

Soft or semi-soft cheese includes Anejo which crumbles easily into salads and tacos and resembles Romano cheese, Asadero which is similar to Muenster and Fontina, and Oaxaca which tastes like mozzarella.

Entrees with semi-hard and hard cheese use Chontaleno, Chontaleno Ahumado, or Queso Seco para Freir which are similar to Parmesan. The latter can also be fried. Other selections include yellow Queso Criollo which resembles Muenster, and Enchilado and Cotija Enejo which are similar to feta cheese.

Cheese that is grated and mixed with beans, salads, and some meats are Cotija which resembles Parmesan. Anejo is coated with chili power or paprika and is another cheese often used.

Mattito’s Tex-Mex serves festive Mexican food or dishes with a variety of delicious meats, cheese, and spices. We take pride in our family recipes when making meals ranging from fajitas and enchiladas to tortilla soup and chili con quesa. Come to Mattito’s for tasty cheesy dishes year-round!